How I Joined the Dutch National Team

Learn from Ireen van den Assem on Tips for Success in the Hockey World Let’s dive in – she’s a 7-time National Champion, 2-time European Champion, and World Champion. She’s won the Hockey Pro League, Hockey World League, and European Championship Indoor. Joining the Dutch National Team after the Rio Olympics, Ireen van den Assem […]

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Hockey in Holland – No Borders. Just Sports.

The Netherlands is one of the most competitive countries in hockey. It is known to be played at an extremely fast pace and with snazzy skills. The club system is very strong with a competitive National league for both men and women. Historically, the women’s national team is the most winningest team in the world […]

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A Kiwi’s Journey on the Uru World Team in Tokyo 2019

Tinesha Carey’s Uru World Team Experience Hockey Opens Doors Never Imaginable Tinesha Carey dove into the hockey world in her late teens, and has seized every opportunity that she could. Originally from New Zealand, Carey has played around the world in Australia, Belgium, UK, Holland, the United States, and more. Carey played with Braxtaga and […]

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2018 Field Hockey World Cup Halfway Point Review – Will the Dutch Win it All?

At the 2018 Women’s Field Hockey World Cup Halfway Point What a first half of the 2018 Field Hockey World Cup.  Lee Valley Hockey Stadium has been packed and the fans have been on the edge of their seats both for nail-biting last second results and to see some incredible goals. All the athletes competing […]

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Dinunzio Makes Team USA after a Great Experience “Getting Uncomfortable” at Rotterdam HC

Continue Your College Field Hockey Career By Playing Overseas In the fall of 2014, Division I standout Amanda Dinunzio approached her last field hockey season at Penn State with high expectations—some disbelief, dread.  “I knew I hadn’t reached my potential, and couldn’t be finished just like that,” said Dinunzio.  “Field Hockey was my life.” Elite […]

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Field Hockey Legend Ties Kruize Defied All Odds After Nearly Fatal Auto Accident

The story of field hockey star, Ties Kruize For Dutch field hockey superstar Ties Kruize, it looked as though there was nowhere to go but up. By the age of 21, he had not only competed in the 1972 Olympics Games but had become a World Champion, helping the Netherlands secure the Gold Medal against […]

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Holland vs. Australia: A Hockey Comparison with Roos Broek

Meet Dutch field hockey star, Roos Broek Back in October, Uru Sports’ Founder Ainsley McCallister got the chance to sit down with hockey player Roos Broek of Holland while they were both in Australia. Roos has first-hand experience playing both in her home nation and in Australia, and as a result holds some truly wonderful […]

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