We are proud to present that the opening game of the upcoming ISBHF World Senior Championships in Zug on June 19, 2015 will be Switzerland - Bermuda
Mr Claudio Romano, the General Manager from Italia Men’s national team did the following interview regarding the 2015 WC in Zug.
Translation: English, Deutsch, Slovenčina
Results of the tournament
1. Thai Stix Thailand
2. Singapore Chili Crabs
3. Hong Kong Islanders
4. Bullies Resurrect Thailand
5. Chiang Mai Highlanders Thailand
6. Phuket Pucks Thailand
The 21st annual Asian tournament for ball hockey teams Mekong Cup 2015 will start tomorrow in Island Phuket in Thailand.
Translation in to English and Slovenčina
Canadian Ball Hockey Association
Structured Interview for participants at the 2015 WC in ZUG, Switzerland
Mr Jeff Dzikowicz, the General Manager from Canada Men’s national team did the following interview
Translation: English, Deutsch, Slovenčina
Conclusions from meeting in Brussel between Belgian Ball Hockey representative Gil Paelinck and Senior Vice-President ISBHF Roman Török on February 23, 2015.
In the capital city of Belgium in Brussels took place a meeting of representatives of the Belgian Ball Hockey Gil Paelinck and Senior Vice-President ISBHF Roman Török on February 23, 2015.
Portugal Ball Hockey Association announced the 2015 World Championships Roster Announcement
Nominácia družstva Portugalska na MS v Zugu vo Švajčiarsku v júni 2015
Nomination des Portugal Teams für die Weltmeisterschaften in Zug, Schweiz, im Juni 2015
The Team Canada Men's program is pleased to announce the most current roster as well as our additional staff positions.
Translation: English, Slovenčina, Deutsch
The American Street Hockey Institute is proud to announce the final 5 men selected to represent the United States and compete for a gold medal in the 2015 ISBHF World Ball Hockey Championships. The tournament is taking place in Zug, Switzerland on June 19th thru the 28th (www.zug2015.com).
Translation: English, Slovenčina, Deutsch
Die Jahrliche Mitgliederversammlung der ISBHF bindet am Samstag, 17. Januar 2015 in Pardubice statt.
Translation in to: English, Slovenčina, Deutsch
Belgian Ball Hockey Manager is speaking
My name is Gil Paelinck. I work at an International school in Belgium and we have a ball hockey program as part of our 11 and 12 grade Physical Education program.
Poland Ball Hockey
Translation in to: Slovenčina, English, Deutsch
Poland Ball Hockey team has participated in the U20 category of the World Junior Ball Hockey Championships in Bratislava for the first time in 2014. After this first appearance has the Poland Ball Hockey in youth categories developed significantly. The Poland Ball Hockey league is played in tournaments format.
Translation in to: English, Slovenčina, Deutsch
Haiti is new country on the Ball Hockey map of ISBHF
The ISBHF has managed after long-term cooperation to attract new country to ISBHF, exotic Ball Hockey country Haiti. Moreover, that Haiti on the basis of submitted documents has been approved as a full member of ISBHF since 2015. We have succeeded to ensure participation of Haiti in ISBHF Ball Hockey World Championships that will be held in late June 2015.
Haiti will start for the first time as a novice in World Championships in Zug Switzerland, which is another great success of ISBHF in attracting new nations to ISBHF family.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 201525.12.2014 l Veronika Torokova
The ISBHF wishes all ISBHF member nations Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2015.
ISBHF praje všetkým svojím členským krajinám radostné vianočné sviatky a šťastný nový rok 2015.
Die ISBHF wünscht allen seinen Mitgliedsländern Frohe Weihnachten und ein glückliches neues Jahr 2015.
ASHI announces US National Team Roster for
2015 ISBHF World Ball Hockey Championships in Zug, Switzerland…
American Street Hockey Institute ASHI, the USA representative for ball/dek hockey in the ISBHF International family of nations has announced its roster for the 11th World Championships the 2015 ISBHF World Ball Hockey Championships in Zug, Switzerland. ASHI’s Men’s Staff is made up of Cory Hershk (Team Pittsburgh Gods), George Tarantino (Elite), Chris Banks (Buffalo Fusion), and Mike Zambon. On that roster are 3 players with ties to the Greater Pittsburgh Dek Hockey Center and the Penn Hills Arsenal, Billy Sullivan, Justin Dunnivan, and Jonny Ruiz.
The American Street Hockey Institute is proud to announce the first 20 men selected to represent the United States and compete for a gold medal in the 2015 ISBHF World Ball Hockey Championships. The tournament is taking place in Zug, Switzerland on June 19th thru the 28th (zug2015.com).
The Canadian Ball Hockey Association (CBHA) is pleased to announce the following selections as members of Team Canada to represent our country and association in Zug, Switzerland in June 2015.
The Team Canada Men's team looks to regain past glory and get back to the top of the mountain in what looks to be the most competitive tournament to date. "The Slovaks and Czechs have outperformed us, and the Swiss will be motivated to impress on their home soil, and others such as the US will be looking to surpass us." said Team Canada GM Jeff Dzikowicz. "We prioritized our selections in the following way, Talent and Ability are paramount, Chemistry is strongly considered, Intangibles such as leadership, confidence and winning were next, and lastly provincial representation, the coaching staff and I feel strongly that this group of players fits our criteria, and will give us our best shot of climbing the mountain."
CBHA President Shelley Callaghan at the Hockey Canada Anniversary Gala with Canada Minister of State for Sport Bal Gosal.
ISBHF World Championship Zug - June 201527.10.2014 l Veronika Torokova
Participating ISBHF members on this tournament.
Till today ISBHF secretariat arranged application forms from 15 men teams and 6 women teams, which want to participate on the Ball Hockey Championship in Zug 2015.
Men category: Armenia, Canada, Czech Republic, Switzerland, United States of America, Austria, Cayman Islands, Bermuda, India, Slovakia, Finland, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Hong Kong and is going discussion with managers from Germany, Great Britain, Pakistan, Israel, France, Falkland Islands etc.
Women category: Czech Republic, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America, Italy and Slovakia and is going discussion with managers from Greece, Great Britain etc.
Czech and Slovak Super Cup for Clubs in Kladno Czech Republic on
October 25, 2014
HBC Alpiq Kladno - Nitrianski Rytieri Nitra 2:4 (0:0,2:2,0:2) Goals: 26. Schnaubelt (M. Hnízdil), 28. Pospíšil (Kudela) - 17. Káčer, 30. Hrivnák (Cebo), 41. Thron (Maxin), 45. Bujdák
- (U10) - Písek - Spišská Belá 9:1
- (U12) - Letohrad - Medokýš Martin 16:0
- (U14) - Hostivař - MŠK Kežmarok 6:3
- (U16) - Most - Medokýš Martin 4:3
- (U18) - Plzeň - MŠK Spišská Belá 1:3
The ISBHF is proud to present ISBHF family of ball hockey nations the Invitation to its 11th World Senior Championships and 5th World Women Championships to be held on June 19 - 28, 2015 in ZUG, SWITZERLAND.
The official website of the 2015 WC in Zug:
Ball hockey in Jamaica03.10.2014 l
Absolutely fantastic! Please see this ball hockey video from Jamaica. Most of all the kids were having fun playing the great game. Whether it was sunny or raining!!
Ball Hockey in Jamaica
2014 MASTERS MEN WORLD CUP in Street & Ball Hockey
ALLSTAR Team and Individual trophies of the 2014 Masters World Championships
2014 MASTERS MEN WORLD CUP in Street & Ball Hockey
4. OLD BOYS SLOVAKIA
6. USA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
10. NEWFOUNDLAND SCREECH
2014 MASTERS WOMEN WORLD CUP in Street & Ball Hockey
2. USA BLUE
3. WITHROW PARK
4: USA RED
Schedule for Sunday September 21 and Standings in 2014 World Men and Women Masters Championships
Standings of Mens and Womens teams in the 2014 Masters World Cup
Actual Standings and Schedule for September 20
The games results of 2014 Masters Championships - September 19
We present you the Standings of Mens and Womens teams Schedule of the third day of the 2014 ISBHF World Masters Men and Women Championships
Here are the results of games played on Day 2 of the 2014 ISBHF MASTERS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - TAMPA, USA.
Schedule for September 18 of the 2014 ISBHF Masters Championships in Tampa is here:
The results of games from September 17 on 2014 ISBHF Masters World Championships in Tampa, USA.
Masters Ball Hockey ISBHF World Championships men over 40 and women over 35 Tampa, USA15.09.2014 l
Dear ISBHF friends, the ISBHF would like to inform you that ISBHF Masters World Championships in category men over 40 and women over 35 will be held in Tampa, USA from Wednesday September 17 till Sunday September 21, 2014.
On the next links are internet and facebook connections on the web pages where you can find information about this tournament and also broadcasting of all games on the PC TV:
PC TV broadcasting of all games Masters World Championships:
Website of Masters World Championships:
2014 Master's World Championships - website
Schedule of the tournament:
2014 Master's World Championships SCHEDULE
SOURCE:ISBHF — at USA
We present you ALL STAR TEAM of 2014 ISBHF World Cup in Nitra
Final Standings of the 2014 World Cup for Clubs in Nitra, Slovakia.
The results of games from August 31 on 2014 World Cup for Clubs in Nitra.
Schedule for Sunday morning August 31 of the World Cup for Clubs
The results of games played on August 30 from World Cup for Clubs in Nitra.
Here are the results of the games played on August 29 during the World Cup for Clubs in Nitra
Schedule for Qualification to Quarterfinals of the World Cup for Clubs in Nitra is here
Here are the results of the games being played on August 28 during the World Cup for Clubs in Nitra
In Nitra, Slovakia today started World Cup for Clubs28.08.2014 l Roman Torok
15 teams from 7 countries and 2 continents will play from today on the World Cup for Clubs in Nitra, Slovakia.Information about tournament you can find on the www.isbhf.com or facebook
and text commentaries on www.onlajny.eu www.onlajny.eu
and on the website
Until the beginning of the upcoming 2015 World Championships remain just 10 months.
In the Swiss city Zug the Slovak senior national team will compete and defend the Gold medals.
The city Zug, Switzerland will host the World Senior and Women Ball Hockey Championships on June 19-28, 2015.
The Slovak senior representatives will compete and defend the Gold from the Canadian St. John's and the coaches Duris and Naus have their plan of preparation already drafted. The Slovak national team will have their first camp in the middle of October.
The preparation of the World Championships in Zug is ongoing and the host already launched the official website of the event www.zug2015.com
Schedule for the World Masters Championships published today - see annex.
The biggest Masters Championships will take place in September in Tampa, USA with the participation of 11 teams in men's category and 5 teams in women's category.
Schedule of the Word Cup for Clubs 2014 in Nitra announced today on Tuesday August 5, 2014
This World Cup for Club will be the biggest one in the history, from the number of participants point 15 teams of view or even from the perspective of the number of participating nations with the 8 nations (Canada, Great Britain, Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Austria and Slovak Republic) from 2 Continents – from North America and Europe.
Slovak Ball Hockey National Team U20 finished with the great performance deserving triumvirate of Slovak Gold medals.
During the whole game Slovak National Team dominated on the floor and nobody was surprised with definitive result after the game.
Individual awards and Final standings are presented at the bottom of the article:
In the game between 2 countries Slovak Republic and Czech Republic,that formed common republic Czechoslovakia in the past, the goals were shoot at the beginning and at the end of the game.
Individual awards and Final standings are presented at the bottom of the article:
Final game of U16 WJC in Bratislava finished with the Gold for Slovak Republic (SVK-CAN 2:1)
In an incredible atmosphere in the Arena of Vladimira Dzurillu a game between Canada and Slovakia was played. Canada shoot a goal in the first period, Slovakia align in second period to 1:1 and 5 minutes before the end of the game Slovakia shoot a goal and won this game.
Individual Awards and Final Standings are at the bottom of the article.
Saturday evening June 28, 2014 ISBHF Coaching Seminar was held in Bratislava, Slovakia. Lectors were Patrik Michnac and Jozef Duris, which presented Ball Hockey Game Analysis System using camera and PC. The Seminar was attended by 30 coaches from participating nations in WJC in Bratislava.
Exhibition games during World Junior Ball Hockey Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia27.06.2014 l
2014 World Junior Ball Hockey Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia
City Bratislava, Slovakia is hosting this week the World Junior Street and Ball Hockey Championships at the Ice hockey Rink of Vladimir Dzurilla in city District Ruzinov.
The exhibition games will take place on Friday June 27 – ball hockey games of Slovak ball hockey national team vs. Selection of players from Slovak Ball Hockey extra-league.
The second one ball hockey game attracts the attention of spectators and fans because of famous hockey and ball hockey stars, which will play exhibition game vs. Slovak ball hockey national team.
27.06.2014, Ice hockey Rink V. Dzurilla, Bratislava, Slovakia:
TOP STAR PLAYERS:
JOZEF STUMPEL – famous former player of NHL, President of Slovak Ball Hockey Union, World Ball Hockey Champion from 1999 and World Ice Hockey Champion 2002
RICHARD ZEDNIK – famous former player of NHL, World Ball Hockey Champion from 1999
RASTO PAVLIKOVSKY – famous former player of NHL, World Ball Hockey Champion from 1999 and World Ice Hockey Champion 2002
JAROSLAV HALAK – famous player of NHL, goalkeeper of New York Islanders
TOMAS STAROSTA - famous player of KHL Yugra Chanti Mantijsk
TOMAS ZABORSKY - famous player of KHL Salavat Julajev Ufa
MICHAL HREUS – famous former player of Slovakia, Silver Medallist from World Ice Hockey Championships 2000
ZUZANA TOMCIKOVA – famous player of Russian Women Ice Hockey league
JANA KAPUSTOVA – famous player of Russian Women Ice Hockey league
EDITA RAKOVA – famous ice hockey player of Slovakia
ĽUDMILA BEDNAROVA - famous ice hockey player of Slovakia
GEORGE GORTSOS – President of International Street and Ball Hockey Federation (ISBHF), World Ball Hockey Champion from 1996 and 4 times World World Ball Hockey Champion as Coach of Team Canada
At 5:00 pm after the end of the exhibition game of famous players will take place an autograph session of hockey celebrities will take place (Stumpel, Zednik, Pavlikovsky, Halak, Starosta, Zaborsky, Hreus).
Feel the Atmosphere of the Opening Ceremony from ISBHF World Junior Championships 2014 in Bratislava, Slovakia!
There are 20 teams from 9 countries present on the floor with 500 players ready to fight for Gold medals in 3 categories - U16, U18 and U20!
At the same, feel the nice atmosphere of the spectators in the hall. At the Opening Ceremony welcomed the partcipants City Mayor of Bratislava Mr. Milan Ftacnik, President of Slovak Ball Hockey Union Mr. Jozef Stumpel and WJC 2014 have been opened by by Mr. Roman Torok, Senior Vice-president International Street and Ball Hockey Federation.
During the ISBHF World Junior Championships on the ice rink of famous ice hockey goalkeeper Vladimir Dzurilla, mainly from Canada Cup 1976, will be played incredible 71 games.
History is being made in legendary Vladimir Dzurilla arena in beautiful Bratislava, Slovakia. The ISBHF is welcoming 20 national teams representing 9 member nations. This is the largest World Juniors in the history of our sport. A historical moment.
The players, coaches, referees, parents and fans will see and participate in many great games in the days ahead, and through that develop friendships and memories that will last a lifetime. The personal growth gained through these games by our players, coaches and referees is what we work so hard for and these teams sacrifice so much to attain. And makes us stronger as an ISBHF family.
WJC in Bratislava start Tuesday June 2423.06.2014 l Roman Torok
ISBHF and Slovak Ball Hockey Union would like to inform you than from tomorrow June 24, 2014 to June 29,2014 will Street and Ball Hockey World Junior Championships in the categories U16,U18 and U20 take place in Bratislava, Slovakia in the arenas of famous Slovak Ice hockey goalkeeper Vladimir Dzurilla, which played in the final Canada Cup in the year 1976 - see photo.
You can find information about this World Junior Championships on the website www.wjcbratislava2014.com and all games from this World Junior Championships you can follow via internet broadcasting on the link PLAYO.TV LIVE BROADCASTING
Cayman scores 1st in inaugural Caribbean Cup10.06.2014 l
Follow the exciting ball hockey from Cayman Islands here:
Cayman scores 1st in inaugural Caribbean Cup
One of the world’s leading figures in ball hockey sees big potential in the Cayman Islands.
International Street and Ball Hockey Federation President George Gortsos was on these shores for the 2014 Caribbean Cup at Kings Sports Centre over the weekend. Cayman would hoist the crown, beating arch-rivals Bermuda for the first time. Based on player feedback and the venue’s performance over the three-day tournament, Gortsos was left with a resoundingly positive first impression.
Cayman top Bermuda, lift Caribbean Cup
The Cayman Islands gained a fresh edge in their long sporting rivalry with Bermuda. Cayman defeated their arch-nemesis for the 2014 Caribbean Cup of ball hockey, beating Bermuda 2-1 in a penalty shoot-out after a 2-2 score through regulation and overtime. As a result, Cayman is now the region’s best under the International Street and Ball Hockey Federation, winning the tournament on home soil at Kings Sports Center on Saturday. Tim Courtis served as head coach.
Team Austria U20 is preparing for World Junior Championships in June 2014 Bratislava.
2014 Caribbean Cup began06.06.2014 l Roman Torok
June 4, 2014 in the Caribbean sea on the Cayman Islands began the Caribbean Cup with participating teams of Bermuda, Bahamas, USA, Armenia and 2 teams from Cayman Islands.
Follow it on:
2014 Caribbean Cup
Poland U20 team02.06.2014 l
Photo of newcomer in the ISBHF - team Poland U20, which will participate in the World Junior Championship at the end of June in Bratislava, Slovakia.
HBC ALPIQ Kladno Czech Champion for the season 2013/201431.05.2014 l
Third final game won team HBC ALPIQ Kladno with H.A.K. Pardubice 2 to 0 and all series 3 to 0 on the game in the season 2013/2014. After two season is again HBC ALPIQ Kladno Czech Champion.
Oberwil Rebells Swiss Champion for the season 2013/201431.05.2014 l
The third final game in the Swiss NLA won Oberwil Rebells again SHC Belpa 1107 6 to 5 in the exciping third final game. After this game Oberwil Rebels won the series 2:1 and is again Swiss NLA Champion.
Nitrianski Rytieri Nitra Slovak Champion for the season 2013/201431.05.2014 l
Third final game in the Slovak extraleague between teams Hokejmarket Skalica and Nitrianski Rytieri Nitra was played today. After two games from previous weekend gained Nitrianski Rytieri Nitra 2 to 0 in the games. Today third final game was very exciting from beginning. At the end, players from Nitrianski Rytieri Nitra were happy, because they won this game 3 to 1 and all series finished 3 to 0 on the games and Nitrianski Rytieri Nitra obtained fourth time in the series the title Slovak Champion.
During the weekend from May 23-25, 2014 Slovak organisators of WJC invited Technical Director of ISBHF Christoph Curchod for the Inspection journey. At the end of the inspection, Mr. Curchod gave the following interview:
Game Schedule for World Junior Championships in categories U16,U18 and U20 which will be held in Bratislava, Slovakia from June 24 to the June 29,2014 has been approved by ISBHF Board of Directors.
As an added benefit to our ISBHF member nations attending the World Juniors in Bratislava. The Slovak Organizing committee would like to alert the team management and executives that a free internet line will be made available for the purpose of beaming back news as it happens by each National program back home as the teams play games. This will be available on the 1 track in each from both arenas.
Yesterday during regular ISBHF Board of Directors Skype meeting was a new country approved as a new member of ISBHF. During this Skype meeting also Poland representatives Katarzyna and Marcin Kot presented their plans of building Ball Hockey in Poland.
2014 Caribbean Cup will be held in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
The ISBHF is proud to announce that the 2014 Caribbean Cup will be held in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands on June 5 to June 7, 2014 at the Kings Sport Centre. This beautiful facility, equipped with its unique arena and well appreciated air conditioning will be home to 4 National teams coming to Cayman from arch rival Caribbean nations of Bermuda, Bahamas and fellow B Pool nation of Armenia coming to win Gold. Also a group of veteran USA players will represent the USA plus the Cayman Island national team, and a host Cayman squad which will make for 6 teams looking to be crowned 2014 ISBHF Caribbean Cup champions.
Mr. Stuart Wilson, Head Coach from Great Britain National Team U16-20, did the following interview.
The CBHA is proud to announce Gwen Ranquist-Lemieux as the new General Manager of the Women's National Team. Gwen’s resume houses the pedigree that Canada needs to keep the Canadian Women at the top of the World stage. Her goal will be to amass another first class team to embark upon a journey to the Zug ball hockey village that is being prepared for 2015. This contingent will be challenged once again to defend its Gold performance against the ever-improving Women's World level.
The CBHA is proud to announce that Jeff Dzikowicz of the Manitoba Ball Hockey Association has been named as the General Manager of Team Canada Men's. Team Canada has won more Gold medals than any nation in the history of ISBHF events. And the CBHA Board and Executive are proud to give the reins to Jeff to carry on the tradition of excellence that this program has displayed since 1996.
Ms. Katarzyna Kot, President of the Management Board, from Poland national team U20 did the following interview:
Mr. Ian Poulsen, Coach of Canada U20 team is speaking:
Mr. Tyrel Spitzer, Coach of Canadian national team U18:
"Ball Hockey season has just begun in Canada, and excitement for this world championship grows daily! The staff has been in contact to confirm the style of play and direction we will take, now after learning about the players selected for our team, from our scouting staff/general managers. We have a good understanding of our core players on this years team, and the scouting staff/general managers are putting the final touches on our roster. At this point it is important that our staff is on the same page before approaching our players, with clear communication of our objectives."
We continue with Interviews with Coaches preparing the team for upcoming World Junior Championships to be held on June 24-29 in Bratislava, Slovakia. Mr. Dave Weloy is preparing the U16 Canada team for 2014 WJC
The ISBHF and Slovak Ball Hockey Union (SHBU) would like to invite all clubs interested in participation in the 2014 World Cup for Clubs in the city Nitra, Slovakia.
The 2014 World Cup fo Clubs will be held on August from 28 to 31 in Slovakia in the city Nitra (80 km from Bratislava and 150 km from Vienna).
Here is the link to the official website of the event with all relevant information in english:
2014 WORLD CUP IN NITRA
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Portuguese Ball Hockey from 2013 St. John's World Ball Hockey Championships
Video 2013 WC in St. John's
When we played ball hockey in summer 2013, many people laugh. To gain Gold depends on several small things – says Sidney Crosby.
The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2014 PRESTIGE Awards (Program Recognizing Exceptional Sport Tourism Initiatives, Games & Events), which celebrate the people, places and events that make the Canadian sport tourism industry so dynamic and important to the economic fabric of our communities.
This communication from the Canadian Government Agency (Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance) recognizies the St. John's ISBHF World Championship as a finalist among other high profile Canadian sporting events.
2013 World Ball Hockey Championships (St. John’s, NL)
General Manager for the Junior Division of American Street Hockey Institute answered the questions for both coaches of U18 and U20 US national teams preparing for 2014 World Ball Hockey Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Mr. Jiří Mašík, Coach of Czech U20 team is speaking about team preparation for World Junior Championships in June in Bratislava, Slovakia.
At what stage of preparation is Czech U18 team with regards to the World Chamionships in Bratislava?
Milan Maršner:"Currently we work with a wider selection of players. Within the preparatory period we already went through several training camps, which also included some games, for example against the U20 team. But still there is a lot of work ahead of us."
Mr. Martin Komarek, Coach of U16 Czech team is speaking about team preparation for World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Information and Media Department of ASHI adds several key staff12.02.2014 l
Information and Media Director of American Street Hockey Institute (ASHI) Mr. Chris Bokuniewicz announced several key additions to his department.
Ashley McMasters - Bronx, NY - Information and Fundraising Manager
Caroline McCrea - Pittsburgh, PA - Media and Design Manager
Stacy Gitlin - Plainville, CT - Video Production Coordinator
Leave it to the Swiss. I start 2014 talking about 2015 only to return to 2014. This is the way the weekend went. One great story after another. So we begin how it started. The Swiss Federation and the Zug Tournament Committee team totally impressed the delegates from around the ISBHF family with the venues that they have in place and are planning for WC 2015. From the incredible Bossard Arena which holds 8000 spectators, to the adjoining other two rinks, to the tent they are building outside the arena to have nightly music and festival as the players, coaches, referees and fans finish their daily ball hockey fix. To top it off the Alps are always in your view and the beautiful city of Zug awaits, with a panoramic lake, many restaurant's and pubs, and interesting walks through the old and new part of the town which is the capital of this Swiss region. Certainly all players should know it is a great venue for an event, and the Swiss are ready like the best Swiss watch.
I am also proud to say that the support I garnered along with our ISBHF board was very humbling for all of us. It was an election year, and to be a President for a second term, and to continue on our Core Values for what is important for the sport is something the leaders of the ISBHF all agree on. We had some very key meeting's with some very important sport bodies in Switzerland and will continue the work to make the sport have a solid future. I can tell our ISBHF family that all of us leaders are very much on the same page and working as one!!
Winchendon, MA 1/27/13 — General Manager Chris Banks announced today announced that the American Street Hockey Institute has hired Mark O’Neill as Program Development Director of ASHI. Mr. O’Neill will be responsible for providing leadership and organization relating to the growth and promotion of the sport in the United States. In this new role, he will be assisting tournament organizers, event hosts, and community leaders grow the sport across the country.
Winchendon, MA 1/21/13 — General Manager Chris Banks announced today a key addition to the ASHI staff. Mike Zambon, a native of New Jersey, has accepted the position of Chairman of the Rules and Competition Committee.
In his new position, Mr. Zambon will be responsible for a variety of tasks, primary among them is developing a national rulebook, creating the competition committee to oversee various matters, and representing the United States at international meetings regarding the competition and rules aspects of the sport of street/dek/ball hockey.
ISBHF President and Board members elected in 201420.01.2014 l
The ISBHF President and Board for the next 2 year term has been established at the ISBHF Conference in Zug, Switzerland.
George Gortsos from Canada has been elected as the ISBHF President at the ISBHF Conference that was held on January 18,2014 in Zug, Switzerland.
Vít Řezáč (CZE) and Roman Török (SVK) have been elected ISBHF Senior Vice-presidents.
The following other ISBHF Vice-presidents have been elected:
Christoph Curchod ( SUI)
Tony Iannitto (CAN)
Ricky Laperriere (USA)
Ali Cree (GBR)
John Kontitsis (GRE)
Winchendon, MA 1/20/14 — Head Coach Jay Machin announced today that the 2014 Master’s World Cup of Ball Hockey team captains have been selected.
“The persons selected for the honor Team USA Captain are four of the highest quality players and individuals in the sport today.” said Coach Machin. The selection process was comprised of a vote by the players along with an analysis of the coaching staff.
The captains are:
Anthony Cillo - Long Island, NY - Captain
Patrick Bernas - Buffalo, NY - Assistant Captain
Tom Gallagher - Boston, MA - Assistant Captain
Steven Zambon - Philadelphia, PA - Assistant Captain
Winchendon, MA 12/22/13 — Junior’s Team USA General Manager Scott Tarzy announced today that the coaching staffs have been finalized for the U20 and U18 squads that will compete for the gold medal at the International Street and Ball Hockey Federation’s June 2014 tournament to be held in Bratislava, Slovakia.
The coaching staff for the U20:
● Head Coach - Steve Gregory of Pittsburgh, PA
● Assistant Coach - Mike DeFazio of Lunenburg, MA
● Assistant Coach - Andrew Hildreth of Leominster, MA
● Bench Coach - Tom Ruiz Jr of Williamstown, NJ
The coaching staff for the U18:
● Head Coach - Tony Fischetti of Pittsburgh, PA
● Assistant Coach - Dan Gregory of Pittsburgh, PA
● Assistant Coach - Chris Liebers of Oakmont, PA
Mr. Grégory Dumas, Headcoach of the Swiss national team U 20, gave the following interview on the preparation of the team for the 2014 World Junior Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia.
U20 Slovak National Team is preparing for the upcoming 2014 World Junior Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia as well!
Mr. Zdenek Jurcak did the following interview about preparation of U18 Slovak National Team for upcoming 2014 World Championships in Slovakia.
We continue with the presentation of the interviews done with Coaches of national teams preparing for World Championships to be held on June 24-29, 2014 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Winchendon, MA 12/21/13 — General Manager Chris Banks announced today a key addition to the ASHI staff. Phelps Trobaugh, a native of Leominster, MA, has accepted the position of Community Relations Coordinator.
In his new position, Mr. Trobaugh will be responsible for a variety of tasks, primary among them is helping to communicate the ASHI vision and message to the community, such as parents, volunteers, and sponsors.
Wort des Präsidenten
Präsident der ISBHF
As the end of another year approaches, I must congratulate all the players, coaches, referees, volunteers as well as all administration and executives that make up the ISBHF family from all our federations around the World on another great season.
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