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  • Carla Rebecchi

    Carla Rebecchi retires from Las Leonas

    For people who love watching hockey for the grace, speed and skill of the game, then the presence of Argentina’s Carla Rebecci on the international stage has been an absolute joy over the past 14 years. With more than 220 international caps to her name, Rebecchi has won medals, plaudits, awards and the hearts of thousands of fans. More

  • Eduardo Leonardo

    Rio, six months after

    There is a public debate over the abandonment of Olympic facilities in Rio but, despite some rocky months, one man is convinced that hockey’s legacy is a step closer to being achieved. Eduardo Leonardo could be described as the face of the Rio hockey legacy. More

  • 2017 Pan American Cups

    Schedule announced for 2017 Pan American Cups in Lancaster, USA    

    The Pan American Hockey Federation has announced the schedule for the 2017 Pan American Cups, men and women, to be hosted by the US Field Hockey Association at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex in Lancaster, PA from August 4 to August 13, 2017. More

  • Janneke Schopman

    The reluctant role model  

    The coaching team led by Craig Parnham and Janneke Schopman took the U.S. Women’s National Team from a dismal 12th place finish at the London 2012 Olympics through to a fifth-place ranking. Not bad for just over three years of work. Now Parnham has moved on and Janneke Schopman, the straight-talking Dutch Olympian, has taken over the helm. More

  • Candela Diaz Bustos

    Candela Diaz Bustos appointed PAHF Social Media Coordinator    

    The Pan American Hockey Federation is pleased to announce the appointment for one year of Candela Diaz Bustos, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, as Social Media Coordinator, a part-time position. More

  • World League R1, Salamanca, Mexico - Barbados

    Barbados - Self-funded success  

    The past few months have been quite something for the Barbados men’s hockey team, ranked 48 in the world, up from 56. With qualification to the second round of the Hockey World League (HWL) courtesy of a second place finish in the HWL Round One event, Barbados hockey is experiencing a resurgence. More

  • Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF)

    PAHF list of current Registered Technical Officials, Course Facilitators and Mentors  x 3

    The Pan Am Hockey Federation’s Competitions Committee has published an updated continental list of current Registered Technical Officials, Course Facilitators and Mentors for the Pan Am Region at 1st January 2017. More

  • Pan American Hockey Federation

    PAHF year 2016 in review

    As the year draws to a close, we can reflect upon some of the highlights of the hockey calendar. Of course, that magical night in Rio with Los Leones is the icing on the cake, but as we trawl back through the archives, it is clear that on the whole, PAHF and its individual nations have had a pretty good year of hockey. More

  • Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF)

    Social Media Coordinator

    PAHF is seeking an experienced, dynamic person, passionate about field hockey and its’ development in the Pan American region, and ready to take on the challenge of strategically growing the programming and resources of Pan American Hockey Association as its Social Media Coordinator. More

  • Diamond Mineral Water Indoor Hockey Festival  

    The 2016 Diamond Mineral Water Indoor Hockey Festival was another huge success for Guyana as the tournament once attracted teams from the Caribbean and North America for one of its most exciting competitions ever. More

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2017 HWL R2 Tacarigua
2017 World League R2 (men)
March 25 to April 2
Tacarigua, Trinidad & Tobago
PAHF teams: Barbados, Canada Canada,
Chile, Trinidad & Tobago, USA

2017 HWL R2 Vancouver
2017 World League R2 (women)
April 1 to 9
Vancouver, Canada
PAHF teams: Canada, Chile, Mexico,
Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay

PAHF in Action - 2015

Coaching / Development

FUNdamental Field Hockey
FUNdamental Field Hockey
Youth development initiative
emphasizing fun physical activity

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Athlete Reference Guide to 2015 World Anti-Doping Code

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