South African Olympian Gregg Clark has been appointed as the new analytical coach of the Indian men’s hockey team till the Tokyo Olympic Games, Hockey India announced on Tuesday. He comes in for Chris Ciriello who quit last year.
Clark, who will join the national camp this month, had coached the Indian junior men’s team in 2013-2014 when it won the Sultan of Johor Cup and also participated at the 2013 FIH Junior World Cup in New Delhi. He was associated with the Canadian men’s team as an assistant coach between 2017-2020.
“I am really excited to join the Indian men’s hockey team. Having worked with Hockey India earlier, I understand the setup and their professionalism,” Clark said in a HI release.
“Most of the players I coached in the Junior Team back in 2013 are now in the Senior group and have come of age as…