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Great Britain Assistant Coach Karen Brown has been named as the FIH?s Female Coach of the Year (UK)

kAREN bROWNEngland and Great Britain Assistant Coach Karen Brown has been named as the FIH’s Female Coach of the Year. Brown’s award was announced alongside Ireland’s Craig Fulton, who won the men’s award and Nathan Stagno and Michelle Joubert who won the Umpire of the Year categories.

Brown is Great Britain’s most capped female international player, amassing 355 caps in a storied and successful international career. She competed in three Olympic Games collecting a bronze medal in 1992 to add to a European Gold (1991) a Commonwealth Games silver and of course numerous medals in her club career with Slough.

She began her coaching journey at Chelmsford back in 2000 leading them to a European Cup Winners Cup silver medal and the national indoor title. She has worked with the England U16, U18 and U21 and B programmes. She was Head Coach of the England U21 women’s team at the Junior World Cup in Chile in 2005 and joined England Hockey that same year as Junior Performance Manager, moving to Assistant Coach working alongside Danny Kerry in 2006.


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