Marc Lammers is an example of a modern coach. He is the former head coach of the Dutch women's national field hockey team. Earlier, at a relatively young age, he was the coach of the Spanish national team and a rather good hockey player himself. Marc played five international games with the national men's team.
During his stay in Spain he has led the Spanish team from the twentieth to the fourth place at the world ranking-list at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.
In 2003 the Dutch women's national field hockey team won the European Championships in Barcelona. The team finished second at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, after it lost the finals in a very exciting game against Germany. A completely new team won the Champions Trophy and the European Championships in Dublin, 2005. A year later the Netherlands won the Champions Trophy again. At the Olympic Games in Beijng in 2008 his team won the golden medal by beating host country China in the finals.
In 2012 Marc joined the Belgium Men’s National Field Hockey Team as their head coach for two years.
As from 2016 Marc is the coach of the Dutch Solar Team. A group of highly motivated students from Delft University of Technology working fulltime on developing a solar car. In order to inspire the world in the field of sustainability and innovation.