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Hockey Coach

Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick. There are many types of hockey such as bandy, field hockey and ice hockey. Often one variation of the sport, such as field hockey or ice hockey, will predominate in a certain area and be known simply as "hockey".

Career Options

  • - Teacher - Bio-mechanics - Sport psychologist - Sport journalist - Sports Player - Sports Coach & Instructor - Commentator - Sports Photographer - Personal Trainer - Professional Athlete - Physical Education Teacher - Health Advice Officer - Health & Public Services Leader

Educational Qualifications

  • 10+2 in any stream

Personal Skills

  • - Physical Energy and Stamina - Energetic - Enthusiastic - Physically fit - Patience - Sporting Spirit

Courses to be pursued

  • 1. Diploma Course: - Diploma in Sports Medicine - Diploma in Sports Coaching - Diploma in Sports Management - Diploma in Sports Science & Nutrition 2. Undergraduate Courses: - B.Sc in Physical Education
  • Health Education and Sports Sciences - Bachelor of Physical education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sports Management - B.Sc (Hons) in Sports Science - B.Sc in Sports and Recreation Management - Bachelor of Sports Management (BSM) - Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Sports Management 3. Postgraduate Course: - Master of Physical education - M.Sc in Sports Coaching - Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine - Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management - Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Business - MBA in Sports Management - Master of Sports Management (MSM) - M.Sc in Sports Science 4. Doctoral Degree Courses: - Ph.D in Physical Education - M.Phill in Physical Education - Ph.D in Sports Management

Top Colleges

  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education & Sports Sciences B-Block, Vikaspuri, Delhi, 110018 Ph- 011 2854 4497 Website-
  • Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports Old Moti Bagh, Moti Bagh, Patiala, Punjab 147001 PH- 0175 221 5289 Website-
  • University Of Calcutta Senate House, 87/1, College Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073 Ph- 033 2461 5445 Website-

Working Conditions

Becoming a professional hockey player is more of a lifestyle choice than a career. In order to be successful, you will need to keep your body in peak condition at all times, and you will constantly have to refine and develop your technique. You will need to manage your diet, train every single day, and have serious drive and determination.

Top Companies

  • Sports Authority of India Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Complex (East Gate), Lodhi Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110003 Ph- (011) 24362571 Website-
  • Marcos Quay Sporting excellence Pvt. Ltd Pace House, 5th Floor, JVPD Road No.1, 7 Swastik Society, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400056 Website-
  • Human Capital Solutions Plot No B-1/i-1, First Floor, Mohan Co-operative Industrial Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110044 Ph- 011 6606 5200 Website-

Successful Persons

Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand (29 August 1905 – 3 December 1979) was an Indian field hockey player, who is considered as one of the greatest field hockey players of all time. He is known for his extraordinary goal-scoring feats, in addition to earning three Olympic gold medals (1928, 1932, and 1936) in field hockey, during an era where India was the most dominant team in Hockey.

Dhanraj Pillay

Dhanraj Pillay (born 16 July 1968) is a retired Indian field hockey player and former captain of the Indian national team.He currently serves as the manager of the team. Also, he is a member of the ad hoc committee of Indian Hockey Federation, formed after the suspension of Kanwar Pal Singh Gill. As a player, he is regarded one of India's best ever. Pillay made his debut in 1989 with the national team and in a career spanning over 15 years, appeared for India in fourOlympic Games, World Cups and Champion Trophies each. He made 339 appearances for the national team and is recorded, unofficially, to have scored 170 goals.

Balbir Singh Dosanjh

Balbir Singh Dosanjh (born 10 October 1924) is a former hockey player from India. He is a three time Olympic gold champion having played a key role[2] in India's wins in London (1948), Helsinki (1952) (as Vice Captain), and Melbourne (1956) (as Captain) Olympics. He has been called the greatest hockey player ever a modern-day Dhyan Chand a legend of the sport and is widely regarded as the sport's greatest ever centre-forwards his Olympic record for most goals scored by an individual in an Olympic men's hockey final remains unbeaten.

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