Category Archives: Interviews

‘El Porter’ Pol Garcia-Cascón

Who is Pol Garcia-Cascon?I’m just a normal guy who loves to play hockey. I also enjoy watching football or reading some biographies. I’m 30 years old and I work as an export manager for an Spanish company in the French market. I’m finally living again at my hometown Terrassa after 2 years in the Canary […]

Marc ‘jugón’ Sallés

Who is Marc Salles? I live in Matadepera, a small village next to Terrassa (Barcelona). I have studied business administration. Since very young I like to practice and discover more sports than hockey. I play golf, moto racing, skateboard, surf, snowboard and many more because I enjoy the feeling of getting better and the adrenaline you […]

Agustin ‘El Pibe’ Mazzilli

  What is the story of Agustin Mazzilli? My story is quite normal. I started playing hockey when I was 6 years old, but simultaneously I also played football and rugby. When I was 13 I definitely decided to play only hockey. I studied 2 years of economics after school but with this intense way […]

Tom Hiebendaal – ‘Renaissance’ of the classic attacker

Who is Tom Hiebendaal? I am 21 years old and I am a Dutch hockey player. I grew up in The Hague and moved to Amsterdam 2 years ago to study law at the “Vrije Universiteit”. I played one cap for the Dutch National team and hopefully there are much more to come! When and […]

Thomas Briels: Fast and Furious!

What is the story of Thomas Briels? My grandmother started hockey at Royal Antwerp Hockey club where she became Belgian champion. Afterwards she started the first women team at KHC Dragons. My mother and uncles also started playing hockey so you could say I followed my family and started playing at KHC Dragons at the […]

The inspiring leader of the Kookaburras: Mr. Mark Knowles

  What is the story of Mark Knowles? Grew up in Rockhampton, a country town of 70,000 in Central Queensland.  Both parents and family all played hockey from a young age. Moved to Perth in 2003 after being selected in the Kookaburras squad and have been here ever since.  Played 5 seasons in Hockey Club […]

Loïck Luypaert: A Lion that spits Dragon fire!

Who is Loick Luypaert? I’m 23 years old, I play for Kampong SV and the Belgian National Team as central defender. I have 105 caps for Belgium and around 20 goals. I live in Utrecht and Antwerp. I’m studying a bachelor in physical education and movement of science and started my master in sportmanagement this […]

Nikki Lloyd, the Scots barbie!

Hi, I’m Nikki, I’m a 28 year old female hockey player currently living around the London area. I play my club hockey for Canterbury and am fortunate enough to play for my country and have amounted 64 caps for Scotland… (Hopefully a lot more to come!) So how did I start playing? It was down […]

Christopher Rühr, German ‘Wonderkid’

When and why did you start playing hockey? I started playing hockey when I was six years old, because my sisters and my brother played and so I probably just got into it. Who was your hockey idol growing up? I did not really have one idol to whom I looked up to. I admired […]

Some would say a typical British girl… The majority would say: A great girl!

Susannah Grace Townsend, a Canterbury, England and Great Britain attacking midfielder. Some would say a typical British girl, born in London with 3 brothers and 1 sister! This sibling rivalry is a big factor I put down to pushing me in all areas of my life, as everyone wants to beat their siblings! My twin […]