Meet the Coach - Stanley Phulpagar
• Family: Wife, Penny; Daughter, Serena; Son, Seth
• Church: Louisville Church of Christ
• Sport(s) Played: In 2001, Coach Phulpagar was the head coach of a U.S. field hockey travel team that toured England and the Netherlands. Stanley played field hockey at Bhavan’s College of the University of Bombay, as well as semi-professionally for Marlhorn Sports Club in Bombay, India.
• Occupation: Asst. Professor of Chemistry; Ivy Tech Community College, Southern Indiana
What is your biggest goal in building the field hockey program? My goal is for the girls to truly love and trust each other. That will translate into good plays and great results.
What do you love most about coaching field hockey? I love the sport. I love the girls and their enthusiasm and passion. I love every aspect of the game...its pace and the talent and artistic skills needed to play.
What experiences, coaching or playing, have shaped your faith? My favorite coach shared his life and Christ with us. He led by example. He would reach out to all kids of all faiths and was persecuted for it. It really shaped my faith.
Which person of the bible do you relate to most and why? I relate most to Paul. I am extremely passionate and enthusiastic about what I do.
What are some of your pastimes/hobbies? Studying the Bible with people, date nights with my wife, and hanging out with my kids.