Hockey India on 17 January announced that Roelant Oltmans, the Dutch Coach would serve the Indian Hockey Team as Director - High Performance and would look forward towards the sports in India till 2016 Rio Olympics.
Oltmans would be responsible for the planning the training program as well as calendar for both the junior and the senior Players in Men and Women sections.
• He is a Dutch field hockey coach and has coached the Dutch team for 14 years
• He is Dutch Olympic Committee as performance manager for elite sports
• He is serving Uttar Pradesh Wizards team in the ongoing Hockey India League
• He was the coach of the Dutch side that won Gold Medal in Atlanta Olympics
• He has also been a part of Dutch side in two FIH World Cups, Euro Hockey League and three FIH Champions Trophy