What does it feel & look like to win the 2016 USA Division I field hockey tournament? A breathtaking video!

The University of Delaware won the 2016 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Tournament after defeating North Carolina by 3-2.

(Source: NCAA.org) This game took place on November 20th, 2016. Head Coach Rolf van de Kerkhof, in his sixth season at Delaware, walked off as the first male coach to win the Division I national title.

 

“It’s them, it’s not about me. They did it, and I was fortunate to contribute along the way.”“At the end of the day, gender is not important, it’s the group that did it together,” said van de Kerkhof, who left Michigan State for Newark, Del. “It’s the group that set out on a journey together. They looked each other in the eye from time to time and had to be honest with each other, and we grew along the way.

By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the CEO of A Hockey World. Contact: pablo@ahockeyworld.net

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