Mark Hager: England and GB ladies’s hockey head coach resigns

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Mark Hager

England and Nice Britain ladies’s hockey head coach Mark Hager has resigned, one week after claiming bronze on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Hager was appointed in 2019 after nearly 10 years in command of New Zealand, with whom he received Commonwealth Video games gold in 2018.

His closing match noticed him lead Crew GB to a 3rd successive Olympic medal with a thrilling 4-3 victory towards India.

Hager, 57, will return to his household in New Zealand and Australia.

“I’ve thought lengthy and exhausting over the previous few months, and particularly since getting back from Tokyo, however I really feel the time has come to return dwelling to household and study to develop into a husband, father and grandfather once more,” mentioned Australian Hager.

“My time with Nice Britain and England Hockey has been pleasing and one I’ll cherish at all times as a result of the assist from everybody concerned throughout the programme has made the previous few years so memorable.

“I go away with a lot satisfaction in what has been achieved by the groups and know that the long run is vibrant in what’s a world-class programme.”

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