Tag Archives: Netherlands

MIRCO PRUYSER: ADDICTED TO GOALS!

Born in Hoofddorp, a small town 25 minutes away from Amsterdam, Mirco Pruyser is one of the leading players in world hockey. Always looking for the next goal, Pruyser has also a great view for the future! Self Pass got to know better the Dutch superstar and found out that goals is only one of […]

Delfina ‘Leona’ Merino

Who is Delfina Merino? My name is Delfina Merino. I was born in Argentina, Buenos Aires the 15th October of 1989, since I was a little girl I was involved in sports and especially in hockey. Started playing when I was 5 years old at Banco Provincia club which is my current club in Argentina […]

Robert ‘Tiger’ Tigges

Who is Robert Tigges? I’m a 31 year old living in Amsterdam. Working at Bovelander & Bovelander as an account manager for field hockey clinics. Also just started a master study in sport marketing in Maastricht. Playing for Amsterdam 1st men’s team and the Dutch national indoor team. How did hockey start in your life? […]

Teun Rohof – The Rock!

Who is Teun Rohof? I am Teun Rohof, 31 years old, living in Amsterdam for 11 years and playing for AH&BC my favourite hockey club in The Netherlands How did hockey start in your life? I started to play hockey in the back yard with my brothers, sister and even my parents. I started as […]

Constantijn ‘Conny-G’ Jonker

Who is Constantijn Jonker? A field hockey player who has played for SV Kampong for his whole life How did hockey start in your life? My brother played at SV Kampong in Jongens D1 (U12). As a young spectator I was always around. From the first moment on I liked football more than hockey (and I guess […]

Jelle ‘Kali’ Galema

Who is Jelle Galema? Jelle Galema is a Dutch striker, 24 years old, playing for Oranje Rood and for the Dutch team (47 caps). Currently living in Boxtel, born in Den Bosch on the 11 of November, 1992. 3x Dutch champion, one time EHL champion, third place European Championship in Boon 2013 and second place […]

A real Dutch coach: Sjoerd Marijne

Who is Sjoerd Marijne? I have been 10 years player in the first team of Den Bosch and have been 14 year coach of several teams. Besides that I have a family with 4 children and a company called ML Hockey Support what I am doing together with Raoul Ehren (coach of Den Bosch ladies).  We have the dream to let every child […]

A big adventure in front of you!

For the first time on the pitch as an umpire is like driving a car for the first time. You have studied the rules, have passed your exam and than the real moment arrived. Full of knowledge but also full of nerves you walk on the pitch together with your colleague to meet the captains […]

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 […]