Butcher, Tive­rios new State coaches

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Sport -

HOCKEY WA has an­nounced the head coach ap­point­ments of the WA Thun­der­sticks and WA Di­a­monds for 2016.

Ja­son Butcher has been ap­pointed on a three-year deal to take charge of the WA Thun­der­sticks and Suzanne Tive­rios will take charge of the Di­a­monds on a one-year deal, with an op­tion for a fur­ther two years.

Butcher said he was look­ing for­ward to the chal­lenge of tak­ing charge of the nine-times Aus­tralian Hockey League cham­pi­ons.

The new coach said it was a priv­i­lege to lead “this great team through this tran­si­tion phase”.

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