Gerard Rach (Germany), India’s first foreign coach was with the team in the 2004 Athens Olympics. Other foreign coaches have been Jose Manuel Brasa from Spain (June 2009-November 2010), Michael Nobbs, Australia (2011-13), Terry Walsh, Australia (2013-14), Paul van Ass, Netherlands (2015). Roelant Oltmans (pics), Netherlands is now functioning as both the high performance director and national coach.