About Our Coach, when he had long hair!
Posted by Franklin Althouse on Sep 13 2006 at 05:00PM PDT
Shawn Hindy Born: 20 July 1975 Position: Fwd Height/Weight: 5-11, 195 International Caps: 52 International Goals: 26 Years on National Team: 1993 U.S. Under-21 Team 1994 U.S. Under-21 Team 1995 U.S. National Team 1996 U.S. National Team 1997 U.S. National Team 1998 U.S. National Team 1999 U.S. National Team 2000 U.S. National Team 2001 U.S. National Team 2002 U.S. National Team 2003 U.S. National Team 2004 U.S. National Team 2005 U.S. National Squad 2006-07 U.S. National Squad Regional Training Center: Mid-Atlantic Birthplace: Albuquerque, N.M. Hometown: Westlake Village, Calif. Residence: Westlake Village, Calif. High School: Westlake HS, Westlake Village, Calif. ('93) College: San Diego State Univ. Financial Services, 2004 Occupation: Assistant Field Hockey Coach, Radford Univ. Playing Career: Early Career Began playing field hockey at age 12 after seeing the sport played at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. International Career 1993 - US Under-21 Team...1994 - US Under-21 Team...1995 - U.S. National Team...1995 Olympic Festival...1996 - U.S. National Team...Pan American Junior Championships (9th)...World Cup Qualifying Tournament (10th/Cagliari, Italy)...U.S. Olympic Team alternate...1997- U.S. National Team...1998 - U.S. National Team...1999 - U.S. National Team...European Tour...U.S. Pan American Games team (5th/Winnipeg)... 2000- U.S. National Team...1st Pan American Cup (5th/Havana)...U.S. Field Hockey Male Athletes of the Year...2001 - U.S. National Team...World Cup Qualifying Tournament team (14th/Edinburgh)...2002 - U.S. National Team...Mexico 4 Nation Tournament (2nd/Salamanca)...U.S. Field Hockey Male Athlete of the Year... 2003 - U.S. National Team...1st Indoor World Cup (11th/Leipzig, GER)...Pan American Cup Qualifying Tournament (2nd/Santo Domingo)...USA Eagles California Cup champions...Pan American Games (5th/Santo Domingo)...2004 -Pan American Cup (7th/London, Ontario)...2005 - U.S. national Squad...U.S. Indoor Team...3rd Pan American Indoor Cup (3rd/Kitchener, Ontario)...2006 - U.S. National Squad...Canada Test Series (Chula Vista, Calif.)...USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago Test Series (Virginia Beach, Va.) National 2006 - Placed fourth at USA Field Hockey National Championship with Mid-Atlantic (Chula Vista, Calif.) Club: Univ. of Alicante, Alicante, Spain (2000-01); South Perth Wasps, Perth Australia (1998) Personal Sport Ambition: To play in the Olympic Games Ambition after field hockey: Earn good money and help develop the sport of hockey Favorite place to play: Australia. They love hockey and they're great people. Other than U.S. Athletes, which international players would you want to have as your teammates: Mathew Wells (AUS), Bjorn Michael (GER), Song Tae Seong (KOR), Juan Escarré (ESP) I would characterize my style of play as: Powerful, direct I am a natural at: Being the center of attention I can't live without: Family and friends Other than field hockey, my favorite Olympic sport is: track and field If I could, I would have to give a yellow card to: umpires for giving yellow cards to me Favorites: Food: Mexican; TV show: Seinfeld; Pro Team: Lakers, Hobbies/Activities: Big Brother program Major International Tours & Competitions: Year Tournament Site Position 2004 Pan American Cup London, Ontario CAN 7th 2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, DOM 5th 2003 Pan American Cup Qualifying Tournament Santo Domingo, DOM 2nd 2003 1st Indoor World Cup Leipzig, Germany 11th 2001 10th World Cup Qualifying Tournament Edinburgh, Scotland 14th 2000 Pan America Cup Havana, Cuba 5th 1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 5th place 1999 European Tour GER, BEL, NED -- 1998 England Tour Shropshire, UK -- 1996 World Cup Qualifier Cagliari, Italy 10th place
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