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Sofie Gierts- Belgium

Sofie won six Belgian titles with Antwerp, as well as spending successful seasons in Netherlands and Spain. She is a six-time winner of Belgium’s Golden Stick award. Head coach of the Royal Antwerp Hockey Club.

Ellen Hoog- Netherlands

The 2014 FIH Player of Year won Olympic gold in 2008 and 2012, and silver in 2016. Ellen also holds two World Cup gold medals, and one silver.  The Netherlands and Ellen have been hugely successful at the EuroHockey Championships – gold in 2005, 2009, and 2011, ; silver in 2007 and 2015 and bronze in 2013.

Barry Middleton- England

Barry is the most capped player in history of England & GB hockey (over 400 matches) and a former captain of the national team. Middleton competed at four Olympic Games, four World Cups and eight European Championships- winning gold with England in 2009 at the EuroHockey Championships. He was named in the world team of the year on three occasions.

Julia Müller- Germany

The former national team captain, Julia has won 2 gold medals in the EuroHockey Championships (2007, 2013), 2 silver (2009, 2011) and 1 bronze (2015). She competed at three Olympic Games, winning bronze in 2016. Julia is a decorated indoor player, winning silver at the 2014 EuroHockey Indoor Championships, and in 2007 she won a bronze medal in the Indoor Hockey World Cup  2007 and was top goalscorer.

Jérôme Truyens- Belgium

Competed in 3 Olympic Games for Belgium, helping them to Olympic silver in Rio 2016. The former national team captain also holds EuroHockey Championships medals- silver form 2013 and bronze from 2007. In 2010 Truyens won the ‘Golden Stick’, the prize for the best player of the Belgian championship.

Georgie Twigg – England

Georgie won a gold medal with Team GB at the 2016 Olympic games and bronze in 2012. She holds a World Cup bronze medal, and won gold, silver, and bronze medals at the 2015, 2013, and 2011 EuroHockey Championships.  She was named England Hockey’s Young Performance Player of the Year in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.

Robert van der Horst – Netherlands

Robert competed at 2008, 2012, and 2016 Olympic Games, winning a silver medal in 2012. He won silver at the 2014 World Cup and bronze at the 2010 World Cup. He won gold at the 2007 and 2015 EuroHockey Championships; silver at the 2005 and 2011 EuroHockey Championships; and bronze in 2009 and 2013. Robert was named FIH Player of the Year 2015.