Tag Archives: FIH

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 […]

Paul MacKinnon – A Story of the Average Player?

  Hi, my name is Paul MacKinnon. While ago I was asked to write something for Self-Pass and I’ve sat on it. I’ve read stories of some amazing people and their achievements and thought “my achievements don’t come anywhere near them, what can I write about that would be interesting?” To give you an idea […]

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? […]

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 […]

What would you change in Hockey? | Part 2

This is the second of the three parts of the article ‘What would you change in Hockey?’. In mid September we have publish the first part that you can read it here, and now we decided to invite different guests, again from different backgrounds to share their vision about what could change in our sport. […]

What would you change in Hockey? | Part 1

‘Hockey is a sport in permanent change’ must be the most quoted sentence heard lately, isn’t it? We think and project our game as an open and sophisticated sport; change and innovation are becoming ‘traditional’ regarding rules and formats. This forward thinking that is reshaping the game year after year is sustained by the desire to attract […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]