July 30, 2011
Field Hockey Canada is pleased to announce the new Men’s National Team Assistant Coach – Anthony Farry of Australia. Farry will join the team for their Europe Tour, August 2 – 19,and move to British Columbia in early September to support Team Canada in their final preparations for the Pan American Games in October. To achieve success on the international stage, world-class coaching is paramount. Adding Farry to our coaching staff is one more step toward London 2012.
“The addition of Anthony to our team compliments well the dedicated and talented professionals already surrounding us,” says Head Coach Robin D’Abreo. “His knowledge and experience will undoubtedly move our program forward and we are very excited to welcome him to Canada.”
Farry brings a wealth of field hockey experience with him. Most recently, he was the High Performance Coach for the Australian Capital Territory. Prior to that Farry was an assistant coach with the Australian Hockeyroos, who placed first at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
“I am very excited and thankful to FHC for the opportunity to work with the Men’s National team,” says Farry. “I look forward to helping add to what is already a successful and professional program so that we continue to achieve our goals. I can’t wait to get over there and get to work!”
Canada opens their European tour with a 3 Test series vs Belgium on August 5th. Please keep checking www.fieldhockey.ca for updates.