Quick facts

Birthdate

April 20, 1969

Birthplace

Calgary, AB

Residence

Calgary, AB

Sport

Goalball

Darren Hamilton was a member of Canada’s men’s goalball team that placed fifth at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games.

He has coached for more than 10 years and was an assistant coach for the men’s national team at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, where the team placed third and earned a berth in Rio.

At the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Hamilton was a member of goalball’s support staff and provided video analysis to the teams.

For the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Hamilton serves as assistant coach for both the men’s and women’s goalball teams.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2007 assistant coach, Canadian junior men’s national team IBSA World Youth and Student Championships … 2009 head coach Canadian junior men’s national team IBSA World Youth and Student Championships and head coach Alberta national champions… 2010 and 2011 video analyst and live stream broadcast IBSA World Championships… 2011 national team video analyst Parapan American Games… 2012 national team video analyst men’s Intercup and London 2012 Paralympic Games… 2013 assistant coach men’s national team at Malmo International, assistant coach junior women’s national teams at IBSA World Youth and Student Championships, video analyst men’s and women’s national teams IBSA Pan Am Championships… 2014 Alberta assistant coach at Parapan Am Games test event…2015 head coach men’s national team IBSA World Championships and assistant coach men’s national team Parapan Am Games… 2016 assistant coach men’s and women’s national teams Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

  • 2015 Parapan American Games: men’s assistant coach: 3rd
  • 2011 IBSA World Games, Korea: men’s head coach: 11th