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FIH Honorary Members
Within the Federation such an honour is restricted to persons who have served on the Council. It may also be given to individuals outside the Federation as a special honor for outstanding contribution and services to hockey.

FIH Honorary Members

Within the Federation such an honour is restricted to persons who have served on the Council. It may also be given to individuals outside the Federation as a special honor for outstanding contribution and services to hockey.

Jhr. W.C. HOOFT GRAAFLAND*

NED nominated in 1961
J. DAUBRESSE  FRA nominated in 1963
J. de AGUILERA  ESP nominated in 1964
Ms E. de JOSSELIN de JONG   NED nominated in 1964
H. HOLST  DEN nominated in 1964
Jhr. L. J.QUARLES VAN UFFORD* NED nominated in 1966
J.M. SAINZ de LOS TERREROS  ESP nominated in 1970
G. BRINCHI-GIUSTI  ITA nominated in 1970
P. REINBERG  FRG nominated in 1971
TUN HADJ ABDUL RASAK BIN HUSSEIN MAS nominated in 1975
Sir G.J. YEEND  AUS nominated in 1979
Air Marshall (Rtd.) NUR KHAN  PAK nominated in 1979
A. DEMAUREX**  SUI nominated in 1981
H.R.H. SULTAN HAJI AHMAD  MAS nominated in 1982
Mrs A LANCASTER**  BEL nominated in 1984
H.E. J.A.SAMARANCH ESP nominated in 1985
M.RAAFAT**  EGY nominated in 1992
Mrs E. HYNDMAN**  SCO nominated in 1992
Ms M.CORBACHO  ESP nominated in 1994
E.F. GLICHITCH*  FRA nominated in 1996
J.A. CALZADO DE CASTRO  ESP nominated in 2001
Brig. M.H. ATIF  PAK nominated in 2002
Dr. Jacques ROGGE  BEL nominated in 2006
Theo YKEMA NED nominated in 2006
Rosa DE MASSA  ARG nominated in 2008
Wolfgang ROMMEL  GER nominated in 2008
Mrs. Els VAN BREDA VRIESMAN* NED nominated in 2008
Antonio von ONDARZA  VEN

nominated in 2010

Sue NEILL CAN nominated in 2012
Peter COHEN AUS nominated in 2012

 

 

Order of Merit

 

The Order of Merit may be awarded to individuals, whether members of FIH or not.
In the case of FIH members for distinguished service over a period of at least ten years, or for exceptional achievement or contribution that is important in the international field.
In the case of those who are not members of the FIH, constructive and positive activity over a period of at least 15 years, or unique personal achievement or contribution which has benefited international hockey. No more than four awards may be given during each two-year period.

Order of Merit

The Order of Merit may be awarded to individuals, whether members of FIH or not. In the case of FIH members for distinguished service over a period of at least ten years, or for exceptional achievement or contribution that is important in the international field. In the case of those who are not members of the FIH, constructive and positive activity over a period of at least 15 years, or unique personal achievement or contribution which has benefited international hockey. No more than four awards may be given during each two-year period.

Leslie Howard NORTON  NZL  Posthumous
Albert DEMAUREX SUI 1974
Eska de Josselin de JONG NED 1974
Mark G. COWLISHAW ENG 1974
Kenneth H. INGLEDEW WAL 1974
Rodolfo WESTENDARP CHI 1976
Harry V. WARREN CAN 1977
Wolfgang KLEE AUT 1979
Havilah DOWN NZL 1979
Adrienne LANCASTER BEL 1979
Louise MOREAU FRA 1980
Hec CORMIE AUS 1980
Stewart Mac ILDOWIE RSA 1981
Ashwini KUMA IND 1982
O. de SALES HKG 1983
Mahmoud RAAFAT EGY 1983
Miguel AZRIEL ARG 1984
E. Newbold BLACK IV USA 1984
Alain DANET FRA 1984
Maurice FRAIKIN BEL 1984
HARDIAL SINGH KEN 1984
Eileen HYNDMAN SCO 1984
Pat G. RYAN AUS 1984
Dorothy SIBERT-BAILEY MAL 1984
HRH. SULTAN AZLAN SHAH MAL 1984
Elisabeth TUMMERS BEL 1984
Muneyoshi UEDA JPN 1984
Harry Van ZINNICQ-BERGMANN NED 1984
Doris CRISP ENG 1985
Brig (Rtrd) M.H. ATIF PAK 1986
L.S.E. JONES ENG 1986
Finlay MACNAB AUS 1986
Mrs. Ruby ROBINSON AUS 1987
Mrs. Barbara KOLBENSCHLAG GER 1986
Miss Mercedes CORBACHO ESP 1986
Peter N. PORRITT CAN 1987
Patrick ROWLEY ENG 1987
Willy HENKEL GER 1987
Dorothy SIMONS NZL 1987
Jacobus D.J. IDENBURG NED 1987
Aileen GOODER NZL 1988
Vaclav POSIK CZE 1988
K.George D. CROFT ENG 1989
Ernest  S. WALL SCO 1989
Ivo ZLATAR YUG 1989
Carlos HERNANDEZ SCHAEFLER MEX 1991
Tadeus SOCHOLIK POL 1991
Antonio von ONDARZA VEN 1991
Jurg SCHAEFER GER 1992
Rosa de MASSA ARG 1992
Brian BREMNER NZL 1994
Albert LEIKIN RUS Posthumous
Peter M. CRANE ENG 1994
Els VAN BREDA VRIESMAN NED 1994
Heinz WOLTJE GER 1994
Frank YEEND AUS 1994
Phil APPLEYARD ENG 1996
Bob DAVIDZON NED 1996
Marguerite GLICHITCH FRA 1996
Ingeborg GRUNER AUS 1996
Sue NEILL CAN 1998
Jacqueline COUTOU FRA 1998
Willem F.CORNELIS NED 1998
Robert LYCKE BEL 2000
Leandro NEGRE ESP 2000
Brenda READ ENG 2000
Wolfgang ROMME NED 2000
Gamal SHIRAZI EGY 2000
Theo YKEMA NED 2000
J.O. CONNOR IRL 2001
Pamela TYE AUS 2001
Robert WATSON ENG 2001
Allan WOODS USA 2001
Kathleen WATSON USA 2001
Adrien PETERS BEL 2001
Seif AHMED EGY 2002
Peter COHEN AUS 2002
Annabel DILLON  SIN 2002
Steve JASPAN RSA 2002
David BURT ENG 2004
Roger WEBB ENG 2004
Claire PEETERS-MONSEU BEL 2006
Derek WILSHERE NZL 2006
Fook WONG USA 2006
Bark-Jae SHIN KOR 2006
Peter Paul LATHOUWERS NED 2008
Evlyn RAISTRICK SCO 2008
Jean-Pierre STREBEL SUI 2008
Martin COLOMER ESP 2008
Aaron SHER USA 2010
Anne ELLIS WAL 2012

 

Diploma of Merit
The Diploma of Merit may be awarded to individuals, whether members or ex-members of the FIH.
For shorter period of distinguished service or lesser service than that required for those receiving the Order of Merit, extended by a continuation of the individual’s devotion to hockey (for past members of FIH). No more than six awards may be given  during each two-year period.
Barbara KOLBENSCHLAG (GER) Postumous
Hugh WEIR (AUS)Postumous
Georgina O.A. VAN DER POEL DOYER (NED) Postumous
Albert LEIKIN (URS) Postumous
Mohammad SAFDAR (PAK) 1994
Jacqueline COUTOU (FRA) 1994
Ingeborg GRUNER (AUT) 1994
David METTER (RSA) 1995
Gamal SHIRAZI (EGY) 1994
Chica GILMER (NZL) 1994
Ernst WILLIG (GER) 1995
Hubert ASSELMAN (BEL) 1995
HARDEV SINGH (KEN) 1995
Morley PECKER (ENG) 1996
Brenda READ (ENG) 1996
Muneer SAIT (IND) 1996
G. VIJAYANATHAN (MAL) 1998
Bev CAMPBELL (ZIM) 1998
Peter BROWN (ENG) 1998
Horacio SERVETTO (ARG) 1998
Dato Seri P ALAGENDRA (MAS) 2000
ISLAH-U- DIN  SIDDIQUI (PAK) 2000
Lelio MANUNTA (ITA) 2000
Fumio OGURA (JAP) 2000
Evlyn RAISTRICK (SCO) 2000
Roger SELF (ENG) 2000
John McBRYDE (CAN) 2001
Avtar SINGH (KEN) 2001
Roger WEBB (ENG) 2001
Kurt SCHNEIDER (GER) 2001
Alan BERRY (AUS) 2002
David BURT (ENG) 2002
Eric DONEGANI (CAN) 2002
Nick IRVINE (ENG) 2002
Graham NASH (ENG) 2002
Corinne PRITCHARD (NZL) 2002

Diploma of Merit

The Diploma of Merit may be awarded to individuals, whether members or ex-members of the FIH.For shorter period of distinguished service or lesser service than that required for those receiving the Order of Merit, extended by a continuation of the individual’s devotion to hockey (for past members of FIH). No more than six awards may be given  during each two-year period.

Barbara KOLBENSCHLAG GER Postumous
Hugh WEIR AUS Postumous
Georgina O.A. VAN DER POEL DOYER NED Postumous
Albert LEIKIN URS Postumous
Mohammad SAFDAR PAK 1994
Jacqueline COUTOU FRA 1994
Ingeborg GRUNER AUT 1994
David METTER RSA 1995
Gamal SHIRAZI EGY 1994
Chica GILMER NZL 1994
Ernst WILLIG GER 1995
Hubert ASSELMAN BEL 1995
HARDEV SINGH KEN 1995
Morley PECKER ENG 1996
Brenda READ ENG 1996
Muneer SAIT  IND 1996
G. VIJAYANATHAN MAL 1998
Bev CAMPBELL ZIM 1998
Peter BROWN ENG 1998
Horacio SERVETTO ARG 1998
Dato Seri P ALAGENDRA MAS 2000
SLAH-U- DIN  SIDDIQUI  PAK 2000
Lelio MANUNTA  ITA 2000
Fumio OGURA JPN 2000
Evlyn RAISTRICK  SCO 2000
Roger SELF ENG 2000
John McBRYDE CAN 2001
Avtar SINGH KEN 2001
Roger WEBB ENG 2001
Kurt SCHNEIDER GER 2001
Alan BERRY AUS 2002
David BURT ENG 2002
Eric DONEGANI  CAN 2002
Nick IRVINE  ENG 2002
Graham NASH ENG 2002
Corinne PRITCHARD NZL 2002
Graham NASH ENG 2003
Martin GOTHERIDGE ENG 2004
Bev JOHNSON USA 2004
Chris WATERS USA 2004
Richard AGGISS AUS 2006
David CHRISTISON AUS 2006
Claire DIGBY RSA 2006
Alain RENAUD FRA 2006
Marianne KOOIJMAN NED 2006
Janet ELLIS CAN 2008
Ken READ AUS 2008
Peter WEFERS-BETTINK NED 2008
Elisabeth FUERST  AUT 2008
Yan HUCKENDUBLER CAN 2008
Richard STAINTHORPE ENG 2008
Gordon MORRISON ENG 2008
Uschi SCHMITZ GER 2008
Peter von RETH NED 2010

 

 

 

 

PRESIDENT’S AWARD
The President’s Award may be awarded to individuals who are not members of the FIH for long and valuable services to hockey, whether direct or indirect, or services that have had an indisputable beneficial effect for hockey at international level. No more than 10 awards during a two-year period.
Marta BATISTA (ESP) 1994
Lyn CROFT (ENG) 1994
Judith HOWSAN (ENG) 1994
Antoni KARWACKI (POL) 1994
Roberto GONZALES (CUB) 1994
Pisit NGAMPANICH (THA) 1994
Ceri O’DONNEL (WAL) 1994
Takashi HIRAOKA (JPN) 1994
Ed MILNER (USA) 1995
Krishna ACHUTAN (ZIM) 1995
Audrey PALMER (ZIM) 1995
Gill TAYLOR (RSA) 1995
André HAFKAMP (NED) 1996
Aaron SHER (USA) 1996
Sydney FRISKIN (ENG) 1996
Ron RILEY (AUS) 1997
Michelangelo RUCCI (AUS) 1997
Alwyn PICHANICK (ZIM) 1998
Kay WILSON (JAM) 1998
Hanns-J. WINZER (GER) 1998
Muhammad SARDAR (PAK) 1998
Laurence JUBBER (NAM) 2000
NAVI NASIK (PAK) 2000
Ibrahim ALMOHANDIS (EGY) 2000
Reinhold BORGMANN (GER) 2000
Seif AHMED (EGY) 1999
Gerhard de GROOTH (NED) 2000
SHAMS UZ ZAMAN (PAK) 2000
Takafumi ISOMURA (Osaka) (JPN) 2000
Ruud VERBUNT (NED) 2001
Anne ELLIS (WAL) 2001
Tayyab IKRAM (PAK) 2002
Bethan WALSH (WAL) 2003
Warren NATHAN (AUS) 2004
Wolfgang HILLMAN (GER) 2004
Larry CORNOFSKY (AUS) 2005
Muneer SAIT (IND) 2005
Uschi SCHMITZ (GER) 2006
Rupert RUMNEY (ENG) 2006
Bill COLWILL (ENG) 2006
Sun CHENGMIN (CHN) 2008
Esteban GEYGER (CHI) 2008
Ken READ (ENG) 2010
Roger WEBB (ENG) 2010
Wiebke MULLER-EISING (GER) 2010

PRESIDENT’S AWARD

The President’s Award may be awarded to individuals who are not members of the FIH for long and valuable services to hockey, whether direct or indirect, or services that have had an indisputable beneficial effect for hockey at international level. No more than 10 awards during a two-year period.

Marta BATISTA ESP 1994
Lyn CROFT ENG 1994
Judith HOWSAN ENG 1994
Antoni KARWACKI POL 1994
Roberto GONZALES CUB 1994
Pisit NGAMPANICH THA 1994
Ceri O’DONNEL WAL 1994
Takashi HIRAOKA JPN 1994
Ed MILNER USA 1995
Krishna ACHUTAN ZIM 1995
Audrey PALMER ZIM 1995
Gill TAYLOR  RSA 1995
André HAFKAMP NED 1996
Sydney FRISKIN ENG 1996
Aaron SHER USA 1996
Ron RILEY  AUS 1997
Michelangelo RUCCI AUS 1997
Alwyn PICHANICK  ZIM 1998
Kay WILSON JAM 1998
Hanns-J. WINZER GER 1998
Muhammad SARDAR PAK 1998
Laurence JUBBER NAM 2000
NAVI NASIK PAK 2000
Ibrahim ALMOHANDIS  EGY 2000
Reinhold BORGMANN GER 2000
Seif AHMED EGY 1999
Gerhard de GROOTH NED 2000
SHAMS UZ ZAMAN PAK  2000
Takafumi ISOMURA JPN 2000
Ruud VERBUNT NED 2001
Anne ELLIS WAL 2001
Tayyab IKRAM  PAK 2002
Bethan WALSH WAL 2003
Wolfgang HILLMAN GER 2004
Warren NATHAN AUS 2004
Larry CORNOFSKY AUS 2005
Muneer SAIT IND 2005
Uschi SCHMITZ GER 2006
Rupert RUMNEY ENG 2006
Bill COLWILL ENG 2006
Sun CHENGMIN CHN 2008
Esteban GEYGER CHI 2008
Ken READ ENG 2010
Roger WEBB ENG 2010
Wiebke MULLER-EISING GER 2010
Great Britain Hockey GBR 2012
New Zealand Hockey NZL 2012

Leautey Cup

From 1928 to 1973, the Council awarded the Leautey Cup every year named after the Founding President of the FIH (FRA 1924-1926) This Cup was awarded to the National Association with the best results at the international level or that had through its initiative, its activity, its behaviour and progress, shown itself to be the most deserving team in the sport of hockey. 

1928 Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond
1929 Association Royale Belge de Hockey
1930 Real Federacion Espanola de Hockey
1931 Deutscher Hockey Bund
1932 Ligue Suisse de Hockey sur terre
1933 Indian Hockey Federation
1934 Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond (Women)
1935 Association Royale Belge de Hockey
1936 National Hockey Association of Afghanistan
1937 Fédération Française de Hockey
1938 Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond
1947 Association Royale Belge de Hockey
1948 British Hockey Board
1949 Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond
1950 Real Federacion Espanola de Hockey
1951 Pakistan Hockey Federation
1952 Finland Hockey Förbund
1953 International Federation of Women’s Hockey Associations
1954 Association Royale Belge de Hockey
1955 Osterreichischer Hockey Verband
1956 Australian Hockey Association
1957 South African Hockey Union
1958 Dansk Hockey Union
1959 Deutscher Hockey Bund
1960 Federazione Italiana Hockey e pattinaggio
1961 Real Federacion Espanola de Hockey
1962 Indian Hockey Federation
1963 Fédération Française de Hockey
1964 Japan Hockey Association
1965 Canadian Field Hockey Association
1966 Arab Hockey Federation
1967 Polski Zwiazek Hokeja na trawie
1968 Federacion Mexicana de Hockey
1969 Pakistan Hockey Federation
1970 Association Royale Belge de Hockey
1971 Real Federacion Espanola de Hockey
1972 Deutscher Hockey Bund
1973 Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond

Pablo Negre Trophy

The Trophy is dedicated to the memory of the greatly missed Pablo Negre, a leader loved and esteemed by all and who rendered exceptional services to the hockey. It was presented to the FIH in 1973 by his family and his friends. The Trophy is awarded annually by the FIH to the National Association which has by its activities, initiatives and sportsmanship served best the course of hockey and made it more popular during the previous two years.

1974 Canadian Field Hockey Association
1975 Malaysian Hockey Federation
1976 Federacion Mexicana de Hockey
1977 Real Federacion Espanola de Hockey
1978 Asociacion Amateur Argentina de Hockey sobre cesped
1979 Fédération Française de Hockey
1980 Pakistan Hockey Federation
1981 Australian Hockey Association
1982 Malaysian Hockey Association
1983 Egyptian Hockey Federation
1984 Scottish Hockey Association and Scottish Women’s Hockey Association
1985 Yugoslav Hockey Federation
1986 Korean Hockey Association
1987 Field Hockey Association of America and U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Association
1988 Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond
1989 Trinidad & Tobago Hockey Federation and Trinidad & Tobago Women’s Hockey Association
1990 Zimbabwe Women’s Hockey Association
1991 Federacion Cubana de Hockey
1992 Deutscher Hockey Bund
1993 Singapore Hockey Federation
1994 Irish Ladies Hockey Union and Irish Hockey Union
1995 New Zealand  Hockey Association
1996 Japan Hockey Association
1997 Federazione Italiana Hockey
1998 Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond
1999 Australia Women’s Hockey Association/Australia Men’s Hockey Association
2000 Scottish Hockey Union
2001 Pakistan Hockey Federation
2002 Ukrainian Hockey Federation
2003 Deutscher Hockey Bund
2004 Japan Hockey Federation Women’s National Team
2005 Egyptian Hockey Federation
2006 Royal Spanish Hockey Association
2007 England Hockey
2008 USA Field Hockey
2009 Hockey Australia
2010 Confederación Argentina de Hockey
2011 Papua New Guinea Hockey Association
2012 Royal Belgian Hockey Association

Super Fair Play Trophy Rene G. Frank

This Trophy was created by the FIH to preserve the memory of Mr. René G. Frank who was both the FIH Secretary General (1950-1966) and President (1966-1983). It was presented to the FIH in Brussels in 1984 by the Association Royale Belge de Hockey during the celebrations of the 60th Anniversary of the FIH.

The Trophy is awarded every two years in conjunction with the Congress, to a team or an individual that showed the greatest spirit of sportsmanship during a period of two or four years. Men, Women, Senior and Junior teams as well as individuals may aspire to this Trophy.

1984 Canadian Women’s Field Hockey Association
1986 Pakistan Hockey Federation
1988 Polish Hockey Association
1990 Indian Team at the World Cup  Lahore
1992 Unified Men’s and Women’s teams (CEI)
1994 Deutscher Hockey Bund
1996 Federacion Cubana de Hockey
1998 Hockey Association of Zimbabwe
2001 Lithuania Hockey Federation
2002 United States Field Hockey Association Women’s National Team
2004 Argentina Hockey Federation Men’s National Team
2006 Chilean Hockey Federation
2008 New Zealand Hockey
2010 Belgium Men's National Team
2012 Singapore Hockey Association

Guust Lathouwers Memorial Trophy

This award was created by the FIH and was presented to the Federation by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond, to preserve the memory of Guust Lathouwers and his great contribution to the world hockey community. It is awarded every two years, in conjunction with the Congress to an individual that gave outstanding service to the development and promotion of Umpiring.

1986 Dennis Meredith AUS
1988 Gulasingam Vijayanathan MAS
1990 Bob Davidzon NED
1992 Horacio Servetto ARG
1994 Alain Renaud FRA
1996 Robyn Bannerman Davis AUS
1998 Richard Kentwell USA
2000 Corinne Pritchard NZL
2002 Peter von Reth NED
2004 Don Prior AUS
2006 Jan Hadfield  AUS
2008 Clive McMurray RSA
2010 Masako Kamisuki JPN
2012 Santiago Deo ESP

Theo Ykema Award

Awarded once every two years at the Congress 1’000 Euros is awarded to a National Association that has: New development initiatives, increased hockey activities, increased in participatiXX"="">">on in tournaments & events, local, national, continental & international, increased in number of qualified officials, including umpires, coaches and technical officials, participated in regional, continental and international seminars and activities, increased in number of active members, men and women, juniors and seniors

2006 Ghana Hockey Association
2008 Fiji Hockey Association
2010 Myanmar Hockey Federation
2012 Thailand Hockey Association

Etienne Glichitch Award

The Etienne Glichitch Medal is awarded by the Executive Board once every two years, usually at Congress. Nominations may be made by any member of the Executive Board, by a Continental Federation or by a National Association. The recipient is a person, Continental Federation or National Association that has made a significant contribution to the growth and development of the sport at local, continental, national or international level, particularly but not limited to administration, and recognizing innovative ideas and selfless dedication to the sport.

2006 Coen TEULINGS BEL
2008 Bob DAVIDZON NED
2010 Antonio ANTONOV BUL
2012 Hockey Australia AUS

 

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