Gregg Clark and Baljit Singh Saini to Coach Ranchi Rhinos

NEW DELHI, December 14: Ranchi Rhinos, one of the franchisees of Hockey India League is pleased to announce its support staff for the inaugural season starting from 16th January, 2013. David Ian John, a vastly experienced Exercise Physiologist from Australia, who worked with Indian National Men’s Hockey Team for almost 18 months. During his tenure our national team has won medals in tournaments like Asian Champions Trophy, Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and many others. Mr David has landed in the city this morning from Australia for participation in the Players’ auction to be held on 16th December.

Baljit Singh Saini

Baljit Singh Saini

Baljit Singh Saini (two times Olympian & Arjuna Awardee) who is also the head coach of Indian Junior Men Hockey team has been appointed as a coach of our team. Under Mr. Saini’s guidance Indian Junior Men team has recently won silver medal at the Sultan of Johur Cup, Malaysia. Continue reading →

Captain Gurjinder to Miss Sultan of Johor Cup Due to Injury

Skipper Gurjinder Singh was ruled out of the Sultan of Johor Cup invitational Under-21 hockey tournament due to an ankle during a practice game in the camp at SAI Centre Bangalore, which is a massive loss for Indian colts. The ace drag flicker Gurjinder Singh was main triumph card for India in the tournament. He is replaced by Harpreet Singh. Chief coach Mukesh Kumar said Gurjinder’s injury is a “big loss” to the team but he is confident that that his wards will be able to hold their own against Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Pakistan and hosts Malaysia in the round robin tournament at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium from Nov 5-12.

Manpreet Singh, Roshan Minz, Gurjinder Sigh, Vikas Sharma, SV Sunil

File Photo: Manpreet Singh, Roshan Minz, Gurjinder Sigh, Vikas Sharma, SV Sunil warming up before a practice game

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