BOARD MEMBERS

Robert Hindy - President

Involved in the US Olympic movement to fund-raise for the LA Olympics.  During this time he was introduced to the grand father of men’s  hockey – Tom Harris and subsequently encouraged his son Shawn to take up the game and he went on to represent the US national team. 

 

 

 

Dave Jackson - Vice President

Grew up and played premier hockey in Australia and New Zealand, moved to US in the mid eighties and continues to play in Moorpark where he has been instrumental in growing the men’s game in California where the program centered in Moorpark has supplied numerous male players into the national team.  Dave has been both a coordinator and selector for US national team and is a certified coach & umpire.

Lenny McCaigue - Treasurer

Currently director of athletics at The Derryfield School in Manchester NH.  Was the USA Men’s national coach from 1992-1996.  Coached the Junior Irish teams from 1980-1988.  Coached University of Manitoba and Manitoba provincial teams from 1988-1991.   Assistant coach to Canada women’s team 1990-1991.

Ian Wagge - Secretary

A lifelong club player and coach, Represented Buckinghamshire in England at all levels.  Ian has played and coached on four continents.  Coach at Arizona State University from 2000-2016. Has represented the USA masters team in three world cups.

 

 

Manzar Iqbal

Played over 14 years on the men’s national team, including captaining the team at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.  Held assistant coaching positions for the men’s national indoor team. Currently, Co-founder and head coach of FC United Field Hockey Club.  Previously athletes representative on the USA Field Hockey Board and member of USFHA Ethics committee.

Peter Jones

Has managed and coached the national outdoor and indoor teams and played for the USA indoors.  He has also represented the USA in three masters world cups.  Peter has held positions in the USFHA and is a long standing member of the USMFHF Board.

Marc Bakerman

Grew up playing traditional American sports- Baseball, Football & Wrestling in Canoga Park, CA.  Walk on varsity baseball player at San Diego State University.  Coached youth baseball on all levels up to high school varsity.  Has managed and coached boys youth hockey teams for 10 years.  Chair & Tournament Director for Cal Cup International Field Hockey Tournament

JJ Wellings

- USA Men's team outdoor/indoor- 2001-2014- 2 x Pan Am Games, Pan Am Cup, Olympic Qualifier 4 x Pan Am Indoors, Indoor World Cup

- Former Athlete Rep on USAFH Board of Directors

- Attorney-at-law- United Kingdom and California

- Owner HFS- Official Distributor for Adidas Field Hockey USA and Canada

Pat Cota

-Assistant Coach • Recruiting Coordinator Stanford University

-A member of the U.S. National Team (1999-2012), Cota was part of the U.S. National Indoor squad that participated at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Indoor World Cup in February 2011. Cota was currently the only member of the U.S. National Team to have achieved 100 career caps.
-A native of Camarillo, Calif., Cota completed his bachelor's degree in history from UCLA in 2010.

Katherine Hennessy

Katherine grew up in Pennsylvania playing field hockey in High School and continued at Syracuse University.  Katherine coached teams from Middle to Varsity programs in Massachusetts.  A parent of 3 athletes, one female soccer player and two field hockey players, a male & a female.  Through her son, a practice player at Penn State University, she has had a front seat on creating opportunities for boys to play in the United States and the efforts needed to support the growth of Men's Field Hockey.  Katherine has made impacts for Boys / Mens field hockey through involvement on the MIAA Field Hockey Board, a volunteer for the USA Men's Junior National Team, a photographer supporting USAFH Indoor & Outdoor programs and a certified umpire in Massachusetts.

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