Category Archives: Interviews

Xavi ‘Matador’ Arnau

Who is Xavi Arnau? Former hockey player, played for Atletic Terrassa (1991-2000), R.C.Polo Barcelona (2000-2004) and Harvesterhuder HTC (1998). Also with the National Spanish Team. Currently I am a Coach, started with the women’s team of R.C.Polo, after that Club de Campo women’s also and finally Club de Campo men’s during 7 years. Now I […]

Mats ‘MG0’ Grambusch

Who is Mats Grambusch? I’m 23 years old, played for 3 different clubs (Gladbacher HTC, East Grinstead and Rot-Weiß-Köln) and I’m studying business studies at Uni Cologne. Why field hockey? Because of my parents I was pretty much born into a hockey club in Mönchengladbach. So when I was 3 years old started playing hockey […]

Bosco ‘Bossy’ Pérez-Pla

Who is Bosco Pérez-Pla? Bosco is an Spanish international player with 110 caps that is training hard to achieve his dream, play the Olympic Games in Rio 2016. Actually, Im back in Madrid playing for my home club, Club de Campo, after 2 amazing years at HGC playing the dutch league, the best league of […]

Dylan Wotherspoon -Kookaburra’s Young Gun

Who is Dylan Wotherspoon? Australian 22 Years old 23 caps 6 Goals Australia Men’s Hockey team (Kookaburras) Number 26 When and why did you start playing hockey? Started playing at a young age of 4 How was your career until you reached the kookaburras? Probably similar to a lot of people you go through a lot of […]

Viktor Lockwood – ‘All-round Français’

Who is Viktor Lockwood ? I am a sport lover. I love new technology and work on Web technology. When I am interested in a project I give 100% to succeed. I have an association FRENCH HOCKEY CONNECTION (http://french-hockey-connection.fr) with my brother IGOR LOCKWOOD and a friend MATTHIAS DIERCKENS (French goalkeeper player, plays for Dragons in […]

Laurens Goedegebuure – ‘The Hall Gatekeeper’

Who is Laurens Goedegebuure? I am a 28 year old goalkeeper for AHBC Amsterdam, father of 2 and an entrepreneur. I’m playing hockey since I was 5, started playing for my older brother his team. As his team did not have a keeper and I was always around (my father was their coach.) Why goalkeeper? […]

‘Benny’ Stanzl – Austrian Playmaker

Who is Benjamin Stanzl? A 27 years old Austrian player who really spend a lot of time at the hockey pitch. How did Hockey start in your life? My parents already played hockey so it was really clear that I would start playing hockey, got my first stick at the age of 2, there is a […]

Manpreet ‘7’ Singh

Who is Manpreet Singh? Just an ordinary guy with a big dream. I belong to a modest family from Mithapur, currently plying for Indian National Hockey team and Ranchi Rays for the upcoming season of HIL. I’m employed by Bharat Petroleum since 2014. Slowly but surely making my mark on international hockey and today I […]

David Kettle ‘Welsh Dragon’

Who is David Kettle? Current Surbiton and Wales GK. When did you start to play hockey? I was 11 when I first started playing in goal. My first game was at Repton School and it took my mother + two other parents to pad me up! I was always more focused on cricket but at […]

Justin Reid-Ross – The ‘Snipper’ from Stellenbosch

The story of Justin Reid-Ross? Hi everyone! I was born in 1986 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. I grew up in Port Elizabeth as well as Pretoria. My father and uncle both played hockey for South Africa so I was exposed to the sport from a very young age. When and why did you start to play hockey? […]