Distinguished career of Daniel Medeiros extends to compelling leadership role with Canada By Mark Staffieri Having been part of national teams on both sides of the Atlantic, the career of Daniel Medeiros embodies the global scope and reach of the ISBHF. With familial roots in Portugal, Medeiros represented his heritage as their national team’s goaltender, a team that he founded. Residing in the province of Ontario, home to some of the country’s finest players on the slab and on the ice, Medeiros has been a member in good standing for 30 years in the Canadian Ball Hockey Association (CBHA). As a player, his lasting legacy has been enhanced by the attendance of 20 National tournaments since 1997. Possessing participation in 11 World Championships overall, along with his record number Canadian national championship tournaments between the pipes, more than any other goaltender, Medeiros has certainly attained legendary status on the slab. Medeiros is the first (and only) goaltender in history to record shutouts versus powerhouse teams Czech Republic and Slovakia during international play. Recognized three times at the CBHA Nationals as Best Goaltender, along with the Most Valuable Goalie Award as a member of the Toronto Wolfpak at the 2015 CBHA […]
The 2019 ISBHF Annual General Meeting will be held in Great Britain on January 24-27. Our warmest thanks go to Ball Hockey UK, an organisation that has become a genuine powerhouse within the ball hockey family of nations. Their offer to host the Conference was received with excitement – the ISBHF looks forward to meet in Great Britain once again! Delegates will arrive in Sheffield on Thursday, January 24th and meet on Friday, January 25th in the iceSheffield arena, which hosted the 2016 ISBHF World Junior Championships. On the following day, the ISBHF representatives will visit the BHUK Tier 1 Winter Tournament held in Sheffield before travelling to Scotland. It will be the first visit of the ISBHF Board to Scotland, where the BHUK Scottish Conference has seen tremendous development and is among the fastest growing leagues in the world. The attending delegates will look back at the achievements of 2018, with four tournaments hosted in three continents, and discuss upcoming events and the development of the sport going forward! The weekend promises to be another milestone for ball hockey, so make sure you stay tuned for the news from Great Britain!
The Czech Coaching Academy as a part of the Czech Olympic Committee invites all coaching professionals, from elite to amateur level, to the 2018 MOSTY Conference. The December 3rd conference being hosted in Prague, Czech Republic will feature several high level coaching professionals from various backgrounds sharing their insights into what is actually required of elite professionals in order to reach the pinnacle of sporting success. Some of the key professionals include: – Key Way, speaking on Sport Psychology given his work with several pro teams. – Daniele Baiesi – Sports Director for Bayern Munchen speaking on how to Build an Effective Team Culture – Matt Hale – Southhampton FC Academy Manager on Building Excellence with an Organization Full details are enclosed below. The ISBHF wishes all those aspiring to reach the peak of their professional coaching goals the best of luck travelling to the Czech Republic and also thank our Czech Partners for hosting such a productive conference encompassing all facets of coaching performance!
2018 World Tournaments
How To Join
Become a member
Quest for Gold
Social Media Feed
Follow us on social media! Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube!