Hockey: Pereira named coach for World League side

2013-01-30 00:00

THE South African Hockey Association (Saha) have appointed the management team that will be in charge of the South Africa men’s national squad for the World League round two event that takes place in Rio de Janeiro from February 27 to March 5.

The appointments are for the World League event only, as Saha will then be following a full recruitment process.

The South African men’s team head coach for the London 2012 Olympic Games, Gregg Clark, is coaching in the Hockey India League.

Former South Africa midfielder Charlie Pereira has been named head coach for Rio.

Pereira, the KZN Inland head coach, will have two trainers in his management team.

They are provincial coaches Pierre le Roux and Craig Fulton.

SA Hockey Association CEO Marissa Langeni said the appointments were made from the current senior provincial coaches and each brought a set of skills that the association believed would enhance the performance of the team in the World League event.

“Pereira has strong leadership skills … and has a notable ability to influence team dynamics and performance, while in trainers Pierre le Roux and Craig Fulton we have a solid base of technical and tactical knowledge,” said Langeni.

MANAGEMENT TEAM IN RIO

Head Coach: Charlie Pereira

Trainers: Pierre le Roux and Craig Fulton

Physical Conditioning Coach: Rob van Ginkel

Video Analyst: Mo Malebye

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.