Learnt new skills of goalkeeping under Dave Staniforth: PR Sreejesh

The India Men Hockey team started their training session at Auckland for the upcoming New Zealand Series which commences on 02 October. India is touring New Zealand for a 4-Test match series against New Zealand National Team and two matches against New Zealand A team.

Dave Staniforth training young Indian Hockey Goalkeepers Harjot Singh and Sushant Tirkey

Dave Staniforth training young Indian Hockey Goalkeepers Harjot Singh and Sushant Tirkey

The wall of the Indian Hockey team, Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh is confident of putting a good show in the upcoming Test Series. Specially after having undergone a three week goalkeeping camp under Dave Staniforth, PR Sreejesh is looking more confident of his form and is positive of showcasing a more consolidated defence. Continue reading →

Staniforth appointed as Strategic Analyst and Goalkeeping Coach

Dave Staniforth has been appointed as Strategic Analyst and Goalkeeping Coach of the Indian Senior & Junior Men Hockey teams. South African Hockey International, Staniforth, worked with Ranchi Rhinos in the inaugural edition of Hero Hockey India League in a similar role.

Dave Staniforth

Dave Staniforth

The 37 year old, Athens Olympian, who was also Goalkeeping coach with the South African national side for three years, said “I am very happy with my new role with the Indian men teams and really look forward to preparing the goalkeepers for the busy hockey schedule ahead. Having spent a lot of time following the Indian team during the last two years, I have a good understanding of the goalkeepers strengths and weaknesses”. Continue reading →