CornerShot - Official Newsletter
December 2013

Register for our Coach Education Seminar in Vancouver! 

Don't miss our Coach Education Seminar in Vancouver on the weekend of January 3-5, 2014! Deadline to register is January 2nd, but we encourage everyone to register early to guarantee themselves a spot. All courses will be offered at half-price! Plus, we will be offering a free goalkeeping clinic! For more information and to register click here. 

Goal-keeper Kevin Pereira awarded Man of the Match Award at Junior World Cup! 

Kevin Pereira, goal-keeper for the Junior Men's National team, played an outstanding game against India at the Hero Hockey Junior World Cup. He frustrated the Indian team, shutting down countless scoring attempts. Despite a 3-2 loss for Canada, Kevin was awarded the Man of the Match Award for his great effort in the game!

UBC Thunderbirds honour Howard Tsumura 

Howard Tsumura, journalist with The Province, was honoured by UBC for his many years of hard work celebrating the best of sport in B.C. In The Province's Annual Head of the Class, Howard has profiled many of BC's field hockey athletes, who have since gone on to play at University and National levels! Howard also covers local tournaments such as the Provincial AAAs. Here is a complete list of of all the athletes Howard has featured from 2000-2012.  

Handsworth wins 2013 Provincial AAAs 


Handsworth defeated South Delta 2-0 in the rainy gold medal game of the Provincial AAAs! The bronze medal game was very close, with Heritage Woods beating Cowichan in a shoot out after a 2-2 tie. (Final score 3-2). For full tournament results click here.  

Congratulations to the 6 Canadian athletes name to the 2013 Pan American Elite Teams! 


Field Hockey BC would like to congratulate the six Canadian athletes named to the 2013 Pan American Elite Teams! This is Scott Tupper's third nomination to the all-star team. He is joined by teammates Matthew Guest and Mark Pearson, both first time nominees. The nominees from the women's team are Kate Gillis, Hannah Haughn, and Danielle Hennig - all first time nominees as well. Read more.  

The Canadian Men's Junior National Team make a difference in Delhi, India  


While competing in the Junior World Cup in Delhi, India, the Junior Men's National Team found time to give back to the hockey community by donating 300 kg of field hockey equipment to a local charity. The Canadian players then met with a group of local children, organizing drills and playing mini-games which quickly became quite competitive! For more information and to read more click here. 

Canadian Junior Men show great determination at the Junior World Cup 

The Junior Men's National Team has shown great heart and determination at the Junior World Cup. After losing to Korea in their first match, Canada came out strong against the host team India, taking the lead twice. India continued to fight back and managed to get ahead by one in the last few minutes of the game. Canada carried the momentum into their next match against an unstoppable Dutch team. For full tournament details and results click here. 


Highlights from the Canada vs. India game: 

Women's Hockey World League Final Results 

Australia was no match for the Netherlands, who won 5-1 in the Gold Medal match of the Women's Hockey World League. Check out highlights from the Gold Medal match below. The bronze medal game came down to shoot outs, with England defeating the host, Argentina. For full match results and highlights click here. 


Netherlands vs Australia - Women's Hockey World League Final Argentina Final [08/12/2013]
Happy Holidays! 

Field Hockey BC Staff and Board Members would like to wish you all happy holidays! Our office will be closed from December 21st to January 1st. See you all in the new year! 

You may contact us at info@fieldhockeybc.com
In This Issue
Coach Education Seminar
Man of the Match
Howard Tsumura honoured
2013 Provincial AAAs
2013 Pan Am Elite Teams
MJNT Making a Difference
Men's Junior World Cup
World League Final - Women
Happy Holidays!
In Short
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