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ROLE of the committee is to

  • Provide current and past international athletes with the opportunity to contribute to the continuous development, growth and evolution of hockey.
  • Represent the views of the athletes within the FIH, protect their interests and uphold their rights and obligations.
  • Serve as the link between active athletes and the FIH
  • To raise awareness and educate athletes on topics of direct concern.

Terms of Reference of the Committee Click to open document


ACTIONS of the Committee in 2013

  • The members attended to meetings and represented the voices of the atheletes on different matters: rules, competition, calendar.
  • We have in place post event surveys for the athletes and coaches to get direct feedbacks from the FIH events.
  • FIH organised meetings with the national teams at several events. The aim being to be in touch with the players, to update them on the different activities but also to hear from them.
  • We have created a forum where athletes can interact and have online discussed to develop and help new projects.



Chair of the Committee: Michael Green

Secretary of the Committee: Sandra Harik

Current Members:

Names Country


Int Appearance

Profession Caps*
Lindsey Wright-Carlisle RSA 2006 Sponsorship Manager 209
Linda Ee SIN 2009 General Manager NC
Henri Lhomme FRA 2012 Mechanical Engineer 40
Bram Lomans NED 2007 Marketing manager 201
Simon Mason ENG 2004 Co-owner and Managing Director  197
Liam de Young AUS Still Active
Club developement Officer 300
Scott Sandison CAN 2012 Global Athlete Relations Manager 178
Beth Smith NZL 2010 Paralegal 105

*As at the 28 february 2014


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