The city skating coaches Harpreet Singh and Jaswinder Singh have been named coaches of the Indian women inline-hockey team that will compete in the World Championship to held in France in the first week of July.
The first two training camps for the event were held in Sirsa under the guidance of both the coaches, and the final camp will be held in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
Harpreet, a former international roller hockey player, has worked with the women’s team on earlier occasions also, and is also an international referee. He is employed with Accountant General, Punjab, office.
Jaswinder, who is a senior assistant at the Advocate General, Punjab, office, has been named national coach for many international outings. Jaswinder is also a former international hockey player.
Both the coaches are expecting good results from the team. “I know the world championship is going to be a very tough competition. But I am sure the girls will give their best and our main target is to make it to the quarterfinals,” says coach Jaswinder, who is traveling with the team to France.