Who's Who
Danny Kerry

Danny Kerry

Women's Head Coach

Danny is the most successful coach in British hockey history, having led England and Great Britain to numerous successes, including 2016 Olympic gold.

He took up the role on a full-time basis in April 2016 having been in interim charge from 2015, combining that with the Performance Director role he took up in 2012 having been head coach previously between 2004-2012.

During that first stint he won a World Cup bronze in 2010 and an Olympic medal of the same colour at London 2012, while he added a European gold in 2015 and that famous Rio win to an ever-growing collection.

Danny's first steps into realm of coaching began at Loughborough University as captain of the Men's 1st XI (before the club ever had 'proper coaches'!).

On finishing a higher degree at Warwick University, Danny started lecturing at Brunel University where he worked with the Men's BUSA team reaching five consecutive BUSA finals (1995-1999) and winning three consecutive finals 1996, 1997, 1998.

At the same time Danny worked with Ealing Ladies HC in the English Hockey League.  During 1997 he was appointed to work as an Assistant coach to the England U18 Men's group becoming Head Coach in 2001.

During 2001 Danny worked as an Assistant coach to the England U21 Men's team during the Junior World Cup Programme. From 2001 he took over as coach to Canterbury Ladies, winning the National Cup in 2003 and a silver medal in the European Cup Winners Cup in 2004.

During 2004 Danny successfully completed his FIH High Performance Coaching Qualification Final Seminar at the Champions Trophy in Pakistan. Following work with the England Women's 'B' group during 2003/4, Danny was appointed as Head Coach to the England Women's Senior Team in 2004.
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