The URU Sports Team
Our Urū Team is passionate about bringing clarity, knowledge and connections to a world full of awesome opportunities to compete, travel, study and work while playing the sport you love. Together we combine our knowledge and connections to create an unparalleled experience, taking people to places they never dreamed and opening unimaginable possibilities.
Our Team has strong global networks from playing professionally overseas. We are also fortunate to have a seasoned tech entrepreneur, strong advisory board and corporate partners.
We are expanding the team in the areas of business operations and marketing, and adding athletes to lead our expansion into new sports and new countries.
McCallister was named an All-American while playing for the University of Michigan and she played for the USA at the Jr. World Cup in Germany. Post graduating college, she played for six different teams across the world, competing throughout South America, Europe and Australia. She was on a team that played in England’s National Championship, and teams that played in two of the worlds pinnacle hockey championships, the European Club Championship in Bilthoven, Netherlands and the Australian Hockey League in Perth, AUS.
Pieterse is the first male field hockey ambassador of the South African Hall of Fame. He is an international business wizard, being the MD of TK international and also helped launch Shrey Cricket Helmets. Additionally, he is an Olympian and a current member of the South African National Team. Pieterse has played for South Africa for 11 years and counting. He has also played in the Hockey India League and the Hoofdaklasse in Holland. Pieterse has also traveled the world as a goal keeper consultant, working with teams and coaches in the USA and Pakistan. Pieterse brings his international business and sporting experience to Uru Sports.
URU Field Hockey Experts & Ambassadors
Urū Experts are well-respected, well-connected athletes responsible for growing Uru’s team base in their home country and helping athletes connect with excellent playing opportunities and helping teams recruit athletes of great fit. Our Ambassadors are awesome individuals have lived out the Uru experience and are passionate about helping support our mission, representing our brand and bringing awareness of the amazing opportunities sport can open doors to all across the world.