U23 Men BC Lions – Team BC

Kyle Bishop

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 20
School: UBC (Bachelor of Science – Forestry)
Position: Forward
Current Club: UBC Thunderbirds
Provincial Teams: FHBC U15, U18, U23
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 8; Through a friend
Long Term Sports Goals: Canadian Men’s National Team
Biggest Sports Highlight: Named to Field Hockey Canada SDS

 

Samuel Cabral

Hometown: Vancouver
Age: 20
School: UBC (Bachelor of Arts)
Position: Midfield
Current Club: UBC Thunderbirds
Provincial Teams: U15 & U18 Team BC

 

 

 

Rowan Childs

Hometown: Tsawwassen
Age: 19
School: UBC (Bachelor of Arts)
Position: Midfield
Current Club: UBC Thunderbirds
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC team reserve, 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC Blue team, 2017 & 2018 U18 BC Rams
National Teams: 2016 U21 Canadian Junior Field Hockey World Cup Team, 2018 U18 Canadian Youth Pan Am Games Team
Awards:
– 2016 Graeme Carswell Fair Play Award
– 2016 FHBC Under 23 Male Player of the Year

Shahbaaz Dhaliwal

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 22
Current Club: India Field Hockey Club

 

 

 

 

Brendan Guraliuk

Hometown: Tsawwassen
Age: 18
School: UBC (Kinesiology)
Position: Midfield
Current Club: UBC Thunderbirds
Provincial Teams: 2013-2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC team, 2017 & 2018 U18 BC Rams
National Teams: Field Hockey Canada Junior Development Squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6; My mom played and signed me up at a very young age

 

Nick Hackwell

Hometown: Haarlem, Netherland (resides in Vancouver)
Age: 20
School: UBC (Engineering)
Position: Midfield/Forward
Current Club: UBC Thunderbirds
Provincial Teams: Victoria, Australia – Field Hockey
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; I grew up in Holland
What I Love About Field Hockey: Team aspect
Biggest Inspiration: My father because we have very similar interests
Biggest Sports Highlight: National Championship in Australia

Thomson Harris

Hometown: Vancouver
Age: 21
School: UBC (Bachelor of Arts)
Position: Midfield
Current Club: UBC Thunderbirds
Provincial Teams: U15, U18 & U23 Team BC

 

 

 

Arjun Hothi

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 19
School: UBC (Kinesiology)
Position: Defence/Midfield
Current Club: UBC Thunderbirds
Provincial Teams: 2013 U15 BC White team, 2014 U15 BC Yellow team, 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC team, 2017 & 2018 U18 BC Rams
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 10; My grandpa introduced me to the sport
Accomplished Family Members: My grandfather was a member of the Indian Army and he played Field Hockey for the Indian Army as well
Awards:
– 2016 FHBC Junior Under 18 Male Player of the Year

Rajan Kahlon

Hometown: Vancouver
Age: 21
School: UBC (Bachelor of Science)
Position: Defence
Current Club: UBC Thunderbirds

 

 

 

Jérémie Leclair

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 19
School: Capilano University (Human Kinetics)

Career Aspirations: Working in community to help others with healthy lifestyles
Position: Forward
Current Club: West Vancouver FHC
Provincial Teams: 2018 U23 Men Team BC, 2017 U18 Team BC Reserve
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6; I started playing at Hugo Ray in small sided games when I was six years old through the West Vancouver Field Hockey
What I Love About Field Hockey: The atmosphere of the team, speed of the game, complexity of skills and tactics
Biggest Inspiration: I was most inspired by my coach Gavin Caldecott from my early days in Field Hockey. He was always welcoming, cheerful, encouraging and enthusiastic. He was passionate about Field Hockey for boys and his dedication to the team was unwavering
Long Term Sports Goals: Member of the National Team to represent Canada, compete in the Olympics and coaching the next generation of athletes
Biggest Sports Highlight: Recipient of `Club Commitment Award` from West Vancouver Field Hockey Club; Participating in U23 National Championships in 2018
Awards:
– 2019, West Vancouver Field Hockey Club (WVFHC) Commitment Award
– 2019 and 2018, Scoring Leader Division 2 WVFHC
– 2017, Junior Coach Award
– 2017, Coaching Award – Special Contribution to Boys Field Hockey

Ethan McTavish

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 19
School: UBC (Bachelor of Arts)
Position: Goalkeeper
Current Club: UBC Thunderbirds
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC White team, 2016 U18 BC squad, 2017 & 2018 U18 BC Rams
National Teams: FHC Junior Development Squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 10; Signed up with WVFHC with a group of friends in grade 4 and never stopped playing since

 

Bhavneet Randhawa

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 19
School: Kwantlen Polytechnic
Position: Defence
Current Club: Burnaby Lake Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2018 U18 BC Lions
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 12

 

 

Alex Schmaling

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 22
School: UBC (Forestry)
Position: Forward
Current Club Team: UBC Thunderbirds

 

 

 

Harbir Sidhu

Hometown: Victoria
Age: 21
Position: Midfield
Current Club: India Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: U15, U18 & U23 Team BC
National Teams: FHC Senior Development Squad

 

 

Sahib Suri

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 20
School: UBC (Bachelor of Arts)
Position: Forward
Current Club: UBC Thunderbirds

 

 

 

Jarod Timmins

Hometown: Victoria
Age: 19
Current Club: West Vancouver Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2018 U23 Team BC, U18 & U15 Team BC

 

 

 

 

Reserves

Kabir Dulai

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

 

 

 

 

 

Sahjun Sehmi

Hometown: Victoria
Age: 19
School: University of Victoria (Bachelor of Arts – Psychology)
Career Aspirations: Lawyer/Psychologist
Position: Midfield
Current Club: Victoria Tigers
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 Team BC, 2018 U18 BC Lions (Field Hockey); 2017 ABC Bowl Team BC (Football)
National Teams: 2018/2019 Junior Development Squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 5; Dad put a stick in my hand as soon as I was able to hold one, then joined up right as I became old enough
What I Love About Field Hockey: The speed and thrill of the game
Biggest Inspiration: My dad because he was a superstar athlete back in his day and I grew up seeing all his trophies and hearing stories about him
Long Term Sports Goals: To wear the flag and represent Canada on the world stage
Biggest Sports Highlight: Being selected for the Junior Development Squad for field hockey
Awards:
– 2019 Team BC Field Hockey
– 2018/2019 Junior Development Squad
– 2018/2019 Academic Entrance Scholarship to the University of Victoria
– 2018/2019 University of Victoria Athletic Scholarship
– 2018 Team BC Field Hockey
– 2017/2018 Graduated Highschool with Honours
– 2017 ABC Bowl Team BC Football
– 2017 Most Outstanding Defensive Back ABC Bowl Football
– 2017 Canadian Football Chat Fox 40 Prospect Challenge Invitee
– 2017 Zone Bowl Island Team Football
– 2016 Zone Bowl Island Team Football
– 2015 Team BC Field Hockey

Jodhvir Tiwana

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 18
Current Club: Panthers Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U18 BC Rams

 

 

 

 

Coaches

Kinder Gill