DHC appoints a new Men’s Premier League Coach

December 23, 2015 at 7:56 PM

The Doncaster Hockey Club (DHC) Executive team is pleased to announce the appointment of the 2016 Men’s Premier League Coach, Wayne McIndoe.


Wayne brings outstanding qualities and a breadth of experiences to our club as a New Zealand Blackstick’s Captain & player, a Premier League coach and an Exercise Scientist. As an Olympian for New Zealand, Wayne was a fierce competitor of our own DHC Olympian, Andrew Smith.   

Wayne’s experiences includes:

  • New Zealand (Blacksticks) Men’s Team 1998-2005 (111 caps)

  • Olympian – Athens Olympics 2004

  • Commonwealth Games Silver Medal Manchester 2002

  • Senior Leadership Group New Zealand (Blacksticks) 2000-2005

  • New Zealand Blacksticks Captain 2005

Wayne has coached Premier League in New Zealand from 1998 to 2002 and from 2006 to 2010 winning premierships in 2006-2008 and achieving significant and lasting success at the clubs he has been involved in.

His extensive hockey background is supported by his academic attainment of a Diploma in Exercise Science and a Business Degree in Commerce.

Wayne is looking forward to building inclusive club culture based on a clear and open communication. He’s committed to empowering players to learn and develop skills both as a hockey player and as a person.

Wayne attended the mens first preseason fitness training session on Monday to meet the players.

On behalf of the entire Donny family, we’d like to welcome Wayne, his partner Martine and twin daughters Gemma and Anabelle. We look forward to getting to know them in 2016.


Sarah Gaskill (Club Chair), Ken Scott (Men’s Chair) and Ian Flack (High Performance Manager) on behalf of the DHC Executive.