“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. “
Shane McLeod is a New Zealand hockey coach, coaching the Belgium national Red Lions Hockey Team since 2015. He led his team to gold at the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018, the 2019 European Championship and the 2020 Olympic Games. He was nominated Coach of the Year 3 times in 2017, 2018 and 2021.
- From 1996 to 1998, Shane McLeod played with the New Zealand Black Sticks Hockey Team and won the gold medal at the World Cup Qualifying Tournament in 1997 in Sardinia.
- From 2002 to 2006, he was the coach of the Red Panthers, the Belgium national women hockey team.
- He became Head Coach of the New Zealand Black Sticks Hockey Team in 2007 and coached the team at the 2008 Being Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics.
- Shane was coach of the Waterloo Ducks Hockey Club with two national titels in 2013 and 2014.
- Since 2015, he is national coach of the Red Lions, the Belgium Hockey Team.
- His team won silver at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, the 2017 European Championship in Amsterdam, the 2019 FIH Pro League
- His team won gold at the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup in India, the 2019 European Championship in Antwerp, the 2020 FIH Pro League and the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
- 2008 Ranked 7th – Olympics Beijing – New Zealand Black Sticks Hockey Team
- 2012 Ranked 9th – Olympics London – New Zealand Black Sticks Hockey Team
- 2013 Winner of Belgium National Hockey competition – Waterloo Ducks
- 2014 Winner of Belgium National Hockey competition – Waterloo Ducks
- 2015 Silver medal – World League final – Belgium Red Lions Hockey Team
- 2016 Silver medal – Olympics Rio – Belgium Red Lions Hockey Team
- 2017 Silver medal – European Championship – Belgium Red Lions Hockey Team
- 2017 Male Coach of the Year – Hockey Stars Awards – FIH
- 2018 Gold medal – Men’s Hockey World Cup – Belgium Red Lions Hockey Team
- 2018 Belgium Sports Team of the Year – Belgium Red Lions Hockey Team
- 2018 Male Coach of the Year – Hockey Stars Awards – FIH
- 2019 Silver medal – FIH Pro League – Belgium Red Lions Hockey Team
- 2019 Gold medal – European Championship – Belgium Red Lions Hockey Team
- 2020 Gold medal – FIH Pro League – Belgium Red Lions Hockey Team
- 2020 Gold medal – Olympics Tokyo – Belgium Red Lions Hockey Team
Team Building and Inspiring Leadership
Besides being a top sports coach, Shane McLeod is also a gifted motivational speaker. He delivers inspiring presentations for a wide audience. He also runs engaging team building workshops with business teams.
Key presentation themes include Team building, Goal setting and Inspiring Leadership. As a motivational speaker, Shane shares his expertise and insights from the angle of the sporting world through the team’s rise to success.
Organising an event and want to infuse some motivation and excitement ? Then incorporating a slot with Shane McLeod is the perfect choice to get the job done. Shane is an individual who made his team excel. He successfully represented Belgium on the Olympic stage. Then he turned his team into the World Champions. As a motivational speaker, he can also boost team spirit in your organisation. And in workshops, he provides practical insights how to proceed on the path leading to success.
Inspiring presentations and motivational workshops
Just a few of the options :
- Keynote speaker (typically 45min-1hour)
- Motivational Session (1-2 hours)
- Team building workshop (half day to full day)
- Or a tailor-made program, aligned with the theme and objectives of your team building, business meeting or off-site
Interested in a keynote speech, motivational session, coaching workshop or a tailor-made motivational program for your team or audience …
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