Monday, May 23, 2022

Alyson Annan

One of the most successful coaches in history, Alyson led the Dutch women’s team to silver at the Rio Olympics and most recently to gold at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

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Alyson Annan: My top five women’s hockey players of all time

Having seen them play, played alongside, against or coached, our columnist has whittled a powerhouse list down to her top five women's players. It...

Alyson Annan: Why coaches shouldn’t overtrain their teams, fresh is better than fit

As our sport evolves, the game is becoming increasingly faster. Rule changes, technology and equipment have changed the speed of our game. Not to...

We need to spend more time on how to identify athletes with potential over talent

Being consistently good makes you great. Relying on your talent doesn't, says Alyson Annan   Talented athletes are a commonly discussed topic amongst coaches and parents....

Hockey is being taken over by complexity – it’s time to bring simplicity back

Over the past years I have been asked a lot about the success of the Dutch women's hockey team. What we did, how we...