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Hall of Fame - current talented athletes

Carly Bisset

Scotland U21 Indoor and Outdoor

MOTTO

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'YOLO' - You Only Live Once.

Carly Bisset

Scotland U21 Indoor
and
Scotland U21 Indoor Outdoor

    Previous Teams

  • Giffnock Ladies Hockey Club '06 - '09
  • West of Scotland U14 (mixed)
  • West of Scotland U15 Girls Captain
  • West of Scotland U16
  • West of Scotland U18
  • Scotland U16 Vice Captain
  • Scotland U17 - Bronze medal UK School Games '08
  • Scotland U21 Indoor + outdoor
  • Edinburgh Uni '09 - '14
  • Edinburgh Uni Captain '12 - '13
  • BUCS Trophy winner '12 - '13
  • Scotland Universities Hockey team '10
  • Scotland Universities silver medal @ BUCS Home Nations

Position

Defender.

Role models

Rhona Simpson + Teun de Nooijer. "Simmy" was my coach at Giffnock HC, and is defiantly responsible for helping me get to where I am today. Her Olympic achievements really were inspirational to me as I was growing up. Teun de Nooijer is my ultimate favourite athlete! To make 5 Olympic Games representing the Dutch National Team is no mean feat. Phenomenal player!

Superstitions

Before taking a penalty stroke I always spin my stick twice in my hands before taking it ... (and scoring!).

Chris Allison

Durham University Mens 3s (captain)

Tip

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Enjoy every minute in training and competition and always believe in your ability when faced with a challenge.

Chris Allison

It’s what you do before the season starts that makes a champion

Durham University Mens 3s (captain)

    Previous Teams

  • CALA U14 Mixed
  • George Watson’s College 1XI (vice-captain)
  • Watsonians Mens 1s
  • Watsonians U18 Boys
  • Watsonains U16 Boys
  • East District U18 Boys - 2 Years
  • East District U16 Boys - 2 Years
  • East District U15 Boys
  • East District U18 Boys Indoor
  • East District U16 Boys Indoor

Position

Centre Back

Superstitions

"Captains armband must always go on the upper left arm and always call heads. "

Heroes/mentors/role models

"My role models are Scotland international players past and present that I was lucky enough to play and be coached by Chris Grassick, Fergus Dunn, Linda Clement and Mike Leonard at George Watsons who truly inspired me to continue with the sport for so long. "

Max Thompson

Chelsea U10

Max Thompson

Chelsea U10

    From the beginning

  • Max started playing football from the age of 6.
  • Local team Pevensey & Westham in East Sussex
  • coaching with All Star Soccer
  • Max was scouted by Championship side Crystal Palace FC.
  • Crystal Palace FC under 9.
  • After a short spell at Crystal Palace, Chelsea spotted him and made an approach to sign Max from them.
  • Max then made his move at the end of 2011 and made his Chelsea debut on his 9th birthday!
  • Max has now been at Chelsea for one year and loves the club and is now an under 10.

Position

Striker or Centre Back, but can play anywhere.

Heroes/mentors/role models

Christiano Ronaldo & Wayne Rooney, but he has a high level of respect for All Star Soccer Coach and ex Middlesborough professional footballer Anthony Storey who has coached him from when he could just about kick a ball!!

Goal / Ambition

To stay in Academy football as long as possible with Chelsea and fulfil his ambition to become a professional footballer.

Ashpal Bhogal (Ash)

England International

Tip

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advice I would give to anyone  aspiring to be successful  wether its in sport or not; without being adventurous and finding an inspiration and inspiring, believing in yourself and your talents only then will you achieve and be the best. Simply, inspire, believe, achieve.

ASHPAL BHOGAL (Ash)

Pain is temporary, pride is forever.

England U18
Ireland Test Match Series and Germany Test Match Series

    Previous Teams

  • Pudsey Ladies Hockey Club
  • Harrogate Hockey Club
  • Leicester Hockey Club 2010/2011
  • Cannock Ladies Hockey Club 2011/2012
  • West Yorkshire Senior Ladies
  • West Yorkshire u14. u16, u18
  • Leicestershire U17
  • North U15 & U16
  • Pennine Pumas u16 2008 & 2009 (vice captain)
  • Mercia Lynx u18 2011
  • England U16 and England U18
  • England High Performance Centre (pennine pumas)
  • UK England Tigers Team - UK School Games May 2012

Position

Right/left half or centre half

Superstitions

Left sock before right, left shin before right and left astro before right

Heros and Mentors

My father (England Masters International) has been my biggest inspiration as well as him being my mentor, my hero but a  thriving role model. Not only does my father play the role of a father, leader, mentor and most of the time my best friend but more importantly my coach. Without him it would not have been possible for me to climb the sporting ladder and achieve

Kerry-Anne Hastings

Scotland International

Tip

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Never give up - even when it is tough.

Kerry-Anne Hastings

Go for your dream, not anybody else's dream of you

CALA Ladies 1s
CALA U18 Girls
Mary Erskine 1st XI
Scotland U18 squad

    Previous Teams

  • CALA U16 Girls
  • CALA U14 Mixed
  • U18 East District Girls
  • Scotland U16 for 2 seasons, captain in 2011/12 season
  • U16 East District Girls, once captain
  • U15 East District Girls
  • U14 East District Mixed

Position

Versatile but prefer upfront/attacking midfield

Advice for others

"Do not change who you are to suit anyone else. You can't say yes to everything in life to please everyone. If you are passionate about your dream do not let anyone put you down-never give up- even when it is tough. It will all be right in the end. Don't let anyone force you into doing something you don't want to do."

Heroes/mentors/role models

"My family because they have been through the good and the bad and I wouldn't be where I am today without them."

Duncan Riddell

Scotland International

Tip

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keep on trying as hard as you can in every aspect of the game - the rewards are worth it.

Duncan Riddell

Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit

Scotland U21
Grange Hockey

    Previous Teams

  • Watsonians mens 1s
  • George Watsons College (captain)
  • 2 years at east of scotland under 16s outdoor
  • 1 year at east of scotland under 16s indoor (captain)
  • 1 year at east of scotland under 18s indoor
  • 2 years at east of scotland under 18s outdoor
  • 2 years at Scotland under 16s
  • 2 years at scotland under 18s
  • Currently Scotland under 21s

Role Model

Mike Leonard. Not only was he the full Scotland men's captain but was my coach all the way through school and really helped me develop not only as a player but as a person. He had a huge impact on my hockey career and made sure he got the most out of me at every training session and I'm very grateful for everything he did for me.

Corey Hastings

Scotland U21 Squad

Tip

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Ask for help and advise. Enjoy life!

Corey Hastings

"Do what you love"

Northumbria University Mens 1s

    Previous Teams

  • CALA Mens 1s
  • CALA U18 Boys
  • CALA U16 Boys
  • CALA U14 Mixed
  • Stewarts Melville 1st XI
  • Scotland U21 Training Squad
  • Scotland U18 Squad
  • East U18 Boys 2 years
  • East U16 Boys 2 years
  • East U15 Boys
  • East U18 Boys Indoor

Position

Forward/Attacking Midfiled

Advice for others

"Whatever it may be in life make sure you are doing what you enjoy and are passionate about. There will be ups and downs but these just shape you as an individual. Dont have regrets and do your best. Ask for help and advise. Enjoy life!"

Heroes/mentors/role models

"My family - my parents and sister are all international athletes respectively. They have supported me through all aspects of life and I can't thank them enough for the time and support they have given and continue to give. All truly inspirational and everyone that knows them would agree."

Ffion Thompson

England International

Tip

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Coming soon - watch the space........

Ffion Thompson

Coming soon - watch this space........

England U16 captain
Millfiled School 1st XI

    Previous Teams

  • Millfield School 1st X1
  • England U16 - Captain

Position

Coming soon ........

Superstitions

Coming soon ........

Heros and Mentors

Coming soon - watch this space........

Megan Lewis Williams

Wales International

Tip

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Coming soon - watch the space........

Megan Lewis Williams

Coming soon - watch this space........

Wales U16 captain
Millfiled School 1st XI

    Previous Teams

  • Millfield School 1st X1
  • Wales U16 - Captain

Position

Coming soon ........

Superstitions

Coming soon ........

Heros and Mentors

Coming soon - watch this space........

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