Monday, May 23, 2022

Alyson Annan

Announcing our 2022 columnists: Driving the world hockey agenda

The Hockey Paper is delighted to announce the most exciting line-up of columnists ever assembled by a hockey journal. Our unrivalled coverage will now be bolstered by a fresh selection of top coaches, players, umpires and journalists to add to...

‘Empathy and passion’: Alyson Annan hopes for more female hockey coaches

The Netherlands women's coach Alyson Annan hailed her "self-learning, self-reliant" squad after racing to a third Olympic title in four editions on Friday. The Dutch proved a class apart in Tokyo, outscoring their Pool opponents 18-2. They then won their...

Olympics Hockey: Annan hails Albers’ ‘see it, do it’ approach as key to gold pursuit

There’s no real dominance in a sport like the Dutch women in hockey - and it shows in their attitude said coach Alyson Annan after her side beat Britain 5-1 to reach their fifth consecutive Olympic final. Not least...

Euro Hockey 2021: Multifaceted Netherlands a class above All Blacks aura

THP columnist and coach Todd Williams picks out the main points from the European Hockey Championships in Amsterdam More flexible, more agile. Holland women's coach Alyson Annan has concocted a better team than the one that competed in the Rio...

Alyson Annan records landmark win as Dutch hockey coach

Alyson Annan cemented her status as one of world hockey's most successful coaches after racking up her 100th international win at the helm of the Holland women's team at the weekend. Holland's 2-1 Pro League win over Germany on Saturday...

Maddie Hinch claims FIH world hockey prize as Belgium dominate awards

Maddie Hinch was hailed as a "real presence" on Thursday after being named world goalkeeper of the year for a third year in succession - with the annual awards dominated by Belgium. Hinch, 30, is currently taking an international break...

Emotional Alyson Annan reveals tough day at Hockey World Cup final

Dutch coach Alyson Annan has admitted to a tough day watching Holland defend their World Cup title at the weekend. Annan's brother died of a heart attack at the age of 39, seven years to the day that she oversaw...

EuroHockey 2017: There’s always pressure to succeed with Holland, says Alyson Annan

Amsterdam  - The pressures of managing the Dutch hockey teams were laid bare by Alyson Annan, the great Australian now in charge of the women's side, on the eve of their clash against England here. At last summer's Olympics, Annan...
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Maddie Hinch: ‘So proud to make history’ as Tilburg reach Dutch big league

Images like this have become a familar sight in world hockey: Maddie Hinch jumping into sprinting team-mates following shoot-out...
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