Marc Lammers

Marc Lammers

Former golden hockey coach

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  • English
  • Dutch

About Marc Lammers

Marc Lammers is the example of a modern coach. With innovative solutions and a new way of leadership, he was able to stimulate and improve his team. This eventually resulted in Olympic Gold in Beijing 2008 with the Dutch National women’s hockey team.

‘’You don’t get responsibilities, you take responsibilities!’’  

Why Marc Lammers Book as a speaker ?

During his presentation, Marc Lammers speaks enthusiastically and passionately about his vision on coaching, innovation, leadership, working together, and pushing boundaries. He knows how to translate practical examples into business situations.


Marc Lammers is known for his catchy statements like ‘how to get the team in the flow’, ‘without innovations you’ll never become a champion’, ‘from feedback to feedforward’ and ‘make an eight a ten’.

Marc’s presentations was incredibly inspiring!

Marc Lammers is one of the most inspiring speakers in the business. With strong stories and emotional moments he knows how to captivate the audience, from beginning to end!



Before Marc Lammers became a hockey coach, he played hockey at a professional level.

With his Club Den Bosch, he won both the Dutch and the European title. In addition, Marc Lammers played for the Dutch team five times. Even before Marc Lammers stopped playing hockey, he was active as a coach. For a short time, he was a player/coach in Italy, after that he led the national women’s team of Spain. After the Sydney Olympics in 2000, he moved to the Netherlands, where he built up an impressive track record. In 2008 he was rewarded for all his efforts. He achieved the highest achievable, a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics!

Marc was appointed national coach of the Belgian hockey men in September 2012, where he was the coach until 2014. Marc Lammers is the example of a modern, innovative coach. The ‘Sinterklaas’ stick, the BH-heart rate, and penalty corner glasses are some of his groundbreaking ideas that have led to major changes in hockey. Marc Lammers isn’t sitting still. Innovativeness is central here. Not changing, is standing still.


The team or organization that knows how to develop best, will beat the competition!

By seeing opportunities instead of threats and being flexible and responding to the changing environment, a lot of profit can be made. Marc is currently the coach of the Nuon Solar Team, where he helps the students prepare for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.


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