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)
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My wish for our sport in 2014 is that it continues on a path of growth, excellence and strategic values that the leaders of our sport have worked on and agreed are key to our future these past two years and will continue to work on this unified path so that it will benefit all the players and nations the ISBHF today and in the years ahead.
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