England Hockey and Great Britain Hockey Performance Director David Faulkner to leave post

Following seven and a half years of dedicated service David Faulkner has decided to leave his position as Performance Director with England Hockey and Great Britain Hockey at the end of 2012.

David Faulkner, Performance Director, England Hockey and Great Britain Hockey

David Faulkner

David has given his all to the role since he joined England Hockey in 2005, leading the national teams through their most successful period in more than two decades.  During his time in charge, he has led England’s men’s and women’s teams from world rankings of 11th to their current positions of fourth and under his leadership Great Britain won its first Olympic medal in 20 years this summer.

During his tenure England and Great Britain have won medals at the World Cup, European Championships, Commonwealth Games, Champions Trophies and most recently the Olympic Games. Highlights have included the England men winning the European Championships for the first time in 2009 and silver at the Champions Trophy in 2010, and the Great Britain women winning silver at the Champions Trophy and bronze at the Olympic Games in 2012.  Continue reading →