U18 Boys Lions – Team BC

Tajveer Bisla

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 17
Current Club: United Brothers Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC Yellow team, 2015 U18 BC Blue team 2016 U18 BC squad

 

 

 

Jasmeet Bring

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 15
Current Club: Surinder Lions Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2016 U15 BC Blue team

 

 

 

Christophe De Haas

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 17
School: Windsor Secondary School
Future School: Simon Fraser University
Position: Midfield/Defence
Current Club: West Vancouver Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC White team, 2015 U18 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6; Got asked to play in the Netherlands
Biggest Inspiration: My mom because of how giving she is
Who do you admire most in Sport? Fernando Torres
Long Term Sports Goal: National Team for Field Hockey
Biggest Sports Highlight: Winning Cal Cup and winning the League for Gold Soccer 3 years in a row
Accomplished Family Members: My Sister, Julia is a rower at the University of Calgary

Jason Dhaliwal

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 16
School: Tamanawis Secondary School
Current Club: Surinder Lions Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 10; My Uncle took me to the field

 

 

Rajan Dhaliwal

Hometown: Vancouver
Age: 16
School: Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School
Current Club: Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC White team, 2015 U15 BC White team, 2016 U15 BC Blue team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 8
Long Term Sports Goals: Be on the Canadian Field Hockey National Team
Biggest Sports Highlight: Winning Gold at Nationals in 2016
Career Aspirations: Lawyer

Roop Dhillon

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 15
School: Sands Secondary School
Position: Anywhere (Preferably Center Mid)
Current Club: Gobind Sarvar Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2016 U15 BC Blue team
Began Playing Field Hockey: My dad introduced it to me
Awards: 2014-15 Athlete of the Year

 

Aidan Doherty

Hometown: Vancouver
Age: 16
Current Club: WVFHC
Provincial Teams: 2013 U15 BC White team, 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC squad
National Teams: U20 Canadian Mountain Running Team
Who do you admire most in Sport? Mike Babcock because he is a true champion of sport
Long Term Sports Goals: Consistently achieve my short term sports goals
Biggest Sports Highlight: 2nd in 3000m & 3rd in 1500m at the 2016 BC High School Track & Field Championships
Favourite Quote: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give” – Winston Churchill

Daniel Goodwin

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 15
School: St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School
Position: Goalkeeper
Current Club: WVFHC
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC White Team Reserve
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; Joined WVFHC as I enjoyed team sports
Biggest Inspiration: Steve Jobs – He was a visionary, a hard worker and very successful
Who do you admire most in Sport? Scott Tupper – He is a great athlete and he is encouraging and supportive of Junior Players in BC
Long Term Sports Goals: Play Field Hockey for Canada
Biggest Sports Highlight: Making Team BC

Johnny Jacoby

Hometown: Victoria
Age: 15
Current Club: VJFHA
Provincial Teams: 2015 & 2016 U15 BC White team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6; A friend told me about Field Hockey

 

 

 

Manveer Jhamat

Hometown: Abbotsford
Age: 15
School: WJ Mouat Secondary School
Position: Midfield
Current Club: Gobind Sarvar Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC Yellow team, 2016 U15 BC Blue Team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 8; My dad plays Field Hockey so he introduced me to it and I have enjoyed it ever since
Who do you admire most in Sport? Conor McGregor because at the beginning of his career, he was a nobody and started from the bottom but stayed committed and worked hard and is now one of the most successful fighters
Long Term Sports Goal: Representing Team Canada at International Events
Biggest Sports Highlight: Being named to the U16 National Championships Tournament 11 and winning U15 Club Championships 3 years in a row

Anmol Johal

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 18
School: Ecole Panorama Ridge
Position: Goalkeeper
Current Club Team: India Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC team reserve & 2016 U18 BC squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; I was introduced to Field Hockey by my Dad, who played his whole life
Biggest Inspiration: My dad because he always told me to work hard and to never give up on my dreams
Long Term Sports Goal: Representing Canada in the Olympics
Favourite Quote: “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible” – Walt Disney

Gurvir Natt

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 17
School: Panorama Ridge Secondary School
Position: Midfield/Defence
Current Club: India Field Hockey Club
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 11
Who do you admire most in Sport? Bindi Kullar and DJ because both of them play similar positions as me and really inspire me
Long Term Sports Goal: Represent Canada on the International level

Imroz Saran

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 16
Position: Defender
Current Club: Surinder Lions Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: In 2011; My Uncle told me he needed players for his U11 Boys team and my Dad signed me up for the next practice

 

 

Sam Seaberry

Hometown: Vancouver
Age: 16
School: Point Grey Secondary School
Position: Defence
Current Club: Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 8; My parents enrolled me

 

Naman Sharma

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 16
School: Tamanawis Secondary School
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Current Club: Surinder Lions Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 8
Biggest Inspiration: Michael Jordan because he never gave up his dream about being a Basketball player even though he didn’t make the Grade 8 Basketball team
Who do you admire most in Sport? My Uncle because he got me into this sport
Long Term Sports Goal: Represent Canada in the Olympics
Biggest Sports Highlight: Doing my role on any team I am put on
Accomplished Family Members: My Dad is a Doctor
Awards: 
– 2012/13 MVP for Volleyball
– 2012/13 Most Athletic Person

Jarod Timmins

Hometown: Victoria
Age: 17
Current Club: VJFHA
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC Yellow team, 2016 U18 BC squad

 

 

 

Reserves

Amon Sidhu

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 18
Current Club: India Field Hockey Club

 

 

 

 

Bhavneet Randhawa

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 17
Current Club: Burnaby Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC White team

 

 

 

 

Bhavdeep Dhaliwal

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 16
School: Tamanawis Secondary School
Position: Midfielder
Current Club: Panthers Field Hockey Club
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; My cousin told me to join in 2009
Biggest Inspiration: My dad because he supports me all the time
Who do you admire most in Sport? My brothers because they’re always there for me
Long Term Sports Goal: Make Team Canada
Biggest Sports Highlight: Scoring my first goal

Coaches

Mathias Ahrens

Stephen Bissett

David Jameson