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Hockey Coach

Hockey is a sport which involves two teams who play against each other by moving the ball into the opponent's goal with the help of a hockey stick. This is the national game of India.

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

  • Minimum Qualification required is 10+2

Personal Skills

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

Courses to be pursued

  • - Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) - B.Sc. in Sports Science and Nutrition - B.Sc. in Physical Education and Sports Science - B.Sc. in Sports Science - BBA in Sports Management - Bachelor of Sports Management - BA in Sports Management

Top Colleges

  • Major Dhyan Chand Sports College Address: Near Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences, Saifai, Uttar Pradesh 206130 Phone: 090454 49119 Website:
  • Guru Gobind Singh Sports College Address: Kursi Road, Guramba, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226026 Phone: 0522 236 1633 Website:

Working Conditions

Professional hockey players have to work irregular hours which includes evenings, weekends or holidays. While their sports season they have to work 40 hours a week for several months. Due to playing outdoor games, they have to tolerate every type of weather.

Top Companies

  • Hockey India Address: E14, Block B-1, Block E, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Estate, Badarpur, Delhi 110044 Phone: 011 4051 9770 Website:
  • Ice Hockey Association of India Address: Ice Hockey Association of India K-1/114, 2nd floor Chittaranjan Park New Delhi 110019 Phone: +91 11 64636463 Website:

Successful Persons

Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand is was an Indian field hockey player. He is known as one of the greatest hockey players in the history of hockey. During the era when Indian team was dominating hockey, he won 3 Olympic gold medals for his country.

Dhanraj Pillay

Dhanraj Pillay who is a retired Indian hockey player was also the former captain of Indian hockey team.He has represented India in 4 Olympic games, World cups and champion trophies and made 339 appearances in the game and has been recorded with 170 goals.

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