Insight Interview with Warren Birmingham – HNSW Coaching Director & Former Australian Player
We recently caught up with 2015 NSW Waratah’s Coach and former Kookaburra player Warren Birmingham and discussed coaching and playing at a high level.
Warren is the current Hockey NSW Coaching director and an accomplished coach and former international player. Warren’s achievements are:
- Debuted for the Kookaburras in 1984
- Represented Australia for 1o years
- Played in 200 matches in 15 major tournaments
- Played in 1998 Seoul Olympics and 1992 Barcelona Olympics
- Won a Silver Olympic Medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics
- Played in 3 world cups winning 1 Gold and 2 bronze medals
- Played in 10 Champion Trophy Tournaments taking 4 Golds, 2 silvers and 2 Bronze Medals.
- Captained the Kookaburras from 1991 to 1994
- Voted Best Player in the World in 1989
- Selected in an unprecedent 10 consecutice World IX teams.
To hear Warren’s thoughts on hockey and coaching listen to the Inside the D Podcast.
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