Thursday, September 1, 2011
WSH now has a International Tournament Director....
Dennis Meredith, former director of competitions in the FIH, has been nominated as the Technical Director for the World Series of Hockey (WSH) to be held from December 15 to January 22.
Adelaide based Dennis, a former player, umpire, and administrator, was the technical director in the New Delhi Commonwealth Games, and played a leading role in the conduct of the World Cup earlier. He has also been advisor on technical matters in various competitions, including the Olympic Games, Champions Trophy and World Cup.
In the WSH, Dennis Meredith will be responsible planning and structuring of all the technical aspects in conformity with the international regulations and rules. He will also be in charge of staffing and a liaison with the technical committee.
“I am proud to be associated with World Series Hockey and am looking forward to the inaugural multi city franchise-based League. My association with India has been ongoing since I first visited as an umpire in 1982 and since then have worked and overseen multiple large scale hockey projects here. The League has a lot to offer to the players and the hockey enthusiasts and I am extremely confident of its success” said Dennis.
Yannick Colaco, COO Nimbus Sport said, “World Series Hockey has already signed on the worlds best players and we are now pleased to welcome on board one of the most accomplished tournament official, Dennis Meredith. The proven expertise that Dennis brings to the table is unparalleled and his appointment is in keeping with our commitment of delivering a world class event to hockey fans across the globe.”