Tag Archives: Germany

Hockey: Game vs Brand!

  I embrace different roles in the sport: I am firstly and primarly a coach, then also a coach educator, a marketeer, a businessman and above all an enthusiast (freak some would say). Those different areas, when in complementary balance help me to have a wider and deeper understanding of the hockey game inside the […]

Tobias ‘The Composer’ Hauke

Who is Tobias Hauke? Tobias Hauke is a 29 years old Hockey player. He was born on the 11.September 1987 in Hamburg. He is playing Hockey since 1990 at the HTHC- leaved just for 2 years (2008-2010) to Cologne (Rot-Weiss Koln). Why did you decide to go for hockey? My familie is a Hockeyfamily, my […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

Indoor Hockey – Love it or Leave it…

Think a second about Indoor Hockey. (Sweden – Germany) Done? What comes to mind, especially when you compared it with field version? Well this is what comes to mine: An intense and thrilling game, with shorter number of players (now still in a very polemic 5X5 format, after this Leipzig WC will return to the […]

Die Hockey-Kids

A little book scores in the Hockey-World… Watching all the new releases of kiddies’ books pile up on the library shelf day by day, some of you may say, ‘Well, that’s just another one, so what?!’ That’s surely true but in relation to my little Hockey-Kids, I hope, you might not be as right as […]

The multitasked coach Chris Faust

What is your current involvement with Hockey? I am the manager of my home club Safo Frankfurt being involved in school hockey as a coach, coordinate coaches, management for more then 300 kids and 25 coaches. I am also involved in the senior teams, especially the men’s. I am coach of the “Hessen” county boys […]

Yvi’s World!

Hi There, Talking about my goalkeeper career tells a funny story because I switched sports from soccer to hockey. My intention was to become a goal scorer in hockey but sometimes things turn out to be very different. My coach asked me at the age of 12, after I’ve been a striker for two years, […]

Jag är inte Zlatan, Jag är Johan Björkman!

Johan Björkman 03-09-93 Sweden National Team Harvestehuder THC 1st Men’s Team At the age of 5, I started with hockey in Partille Sport Club, Sweden. People often ask me ”Why did you start playing hockey in a country were hockey almost doesn’t exist?” it’s simple; if your dad is a ex-national player and trainer, your […]