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  • Janneke Schopman (USA)

    Education is key to Janneke’s success    

    “The team contesting the 2018 World Cup is completely different from the team that played in 2014, so it is impossible to compare them.” USA Coach Janneke Schopman is considering her team’s prospects ahead of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup in London and reflecting on the fourth place finish the team achieved at the same event in 2014. More

  • Sergio's Diablas dare to dream  

    Sergio Vigil is well known to hockey fans across the Pan American region. A member of the Argentina men’s team that contested the Men’s Hockey World Cups in and 1986 and 1990, since retiring as a player, Vigil has become a living legend as a high performance coach. More

  • Renata Carneiro

    Four months in - an interview with Renata Carneiro

    Renata Carneiro came into office as Managing Director of the Pan American Hockey Federation in January 2018. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge gained after 13 years with Olympic Solidarity for Brazil. More

  • Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF)

    Formal Proposal for Hosting PAHF Events (2019-2022)  x 2

    The Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF) is pleased to invite your National Association (NA) to participate in the bidding process for hosting the events from 2019 to 2022. More

  • PAHF Umpiring Workshop - Kingston, Jamaica

    Last days to register in the new E-Learning training courses with official PAHF certificate.

    Last days to register in the new E-Learning training courses with official PAHF certificate. More

  • Tyler Klenk (on the left)

    The 'third team' prepares for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games  

    With the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games less than two weeks away, a number of people from PAHF are preparing to travel to Australia as part of the team tasked with ensuring the Games run as smoothly as possible. PAHF is well represented at the event with five Technical Officials, including Paula Parks (Canada) and Willard Harris (Trinidad & Tobago) leading the way as Tournament Directors for the women’s and men’s event respectively. More

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FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf

FIH Quality Programme for Hockey TurfEnsuring the sustainability, affordability and accessibility of hockey turfs worldwide
A new hockey field is a major investment and it is therefore important that it meets the expectations of hockey players, associations and clubs. To help ensure good quality fields are built for all levels of play, from elite level competition to community development, the FIH has developed an internationally recognised quality-assurance programme:


On-line Courses


FIH Hockey Series Open
Hockey Series Open (men & women)
June 5 to 10, 2018 - Salamanca, Mexico

Coaching / Development

  • Sporty-brain

    PAHF e-Learning Coaching Courses ** NEW **

    Argentinian company Sporty-brain is associated with PAHF to offer E-Learning training courses. More

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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