OLYMPIC COACH PROFILE; Janneke Schopman – Hockey (Team USA)
Johanna (“Janneke”) Dorotheo Maria Schopman is a Dutch field hockey player who played as a defender for Dutch club HC Den Bosch as well as for the Netherlands national team. Schopman was a member of the Dutch squad that won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, became World Champion at the 2006 Women’s Hockey World Cup and won the 2007 Champions Trophy.
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing she won an olympic gold medal with the Dutch national team beating China in the final 2-0.
Schopman was appointed to the role of Assistant Coach for USA in March 2014 and was a part of the coaching staff during Team USA’s gold medal performance at the 2014 Champions Challenge. Schopman will also serve as Head Coach of the Under-21 Women’s National Team.