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Matt
Smith

Matt
Smith

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$50
30 MINS

Coaching Bio

I'm a former Australian Hockey Olympic, World Cup and Commonwealth Games Medallist with over 20 years of playing and coaching experience. Since retiring I have coached a number of athletes and teams.

I retired from international hockey following the Kookaburras' gold medal-winning performance at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. I was first selected to play for Australia in May 1994 against India and I played my 100th international match in the bronze medal playoff against Germany at the 1998 World Cup. I work with players of all abilities developing Core Skills such as Elimination, Goal Scoring, Receiving, Creating Space, Defending, Passing and Dribbling. I have participated in International Tournaments : Olympic Games 1996 Atlanta Bronze World Cup 2002 Kuala Lumpur Silver 1998 Utrecht 4th Champions Trophy 2001 Rotterdam Silver 2000 Amstelveen 5th 1995 Berlin Silver Commonwealth Games 2002 Manchester Gold 1998 Kuala Lumpur Gold International Caps : 166 International Goals : 55 Coaching History: 2018 - Brisbane Blades Assistant Coach - Australian Hockey League Brisbane Girls Grammar 2012 - 2017: Queensland Academy of Sport - Consultant Coach Kedron Wavell Men's 1st Division Coach - Brisbane 2016: Queensland U/21 Women's Assistant Coach 2007-2012: NSW Institute of Sport - Consultant Coach 2011: NSW U/21 Men's - Head Coach Briars Women's 1st Division Coach - Sydney 2008-2009: UTS Men's 1st Division Coach - Sydney 2008 - NSW U/21 Men's Assistant Coach

Expertise

  • Hockey Core Skills
  • Elimination
  • Goal Scoring
  • Receiving
  • Creating Space
  • Defending
  • Passing
  • Dribbling

Qualifications

  • QLD Working With Children Check expiry 31/05/2021

Coaching Locations

  • Commercial Hockey Club Inc. 106 Finsbury St, Newmarket, Brisbane, QLD 4051, Australia
  • Northern Suburbs Hockey Club 4 Mirrabooka Rd, Ashgrove, Brisbane, QLD 4060, Australia
  • Easts Hockey Zahel St, Carina, Brisbane, QLD 4152, Australia

Session Types

One-on-One Coaching 30 MINS $50

One-on-One Coaching 45 MINS $60

One-on-One Coaching 60 MINS $70

One-on-One Coaching 90 MINS $110

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