Terry Walsh and his goal in the 1986 FIH World Cup for Australia

Terry Walsh is not only a legendary Australian hockey coach but also one historical player. He used to play as a striker and he represented his country in two Olympic Games, winning a silver medal at the 1976 Games in Montreal. In 1986, he won the 6th FIH World Cup where he scored one of the goals of the game that finished 2-1 against England.

Following his playing career, he became a coach and had successful spells with Australia and Netherlands. He also coached the Indian men’s team and guided the team to its first gold medal at the Asian Games after 16 years.


By Pablo Mendoza

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