Meet the Athletes – 2023 U16 Male


Caleb Fitch

 

 

Position: Midfield
Hometown: Vancouver
Club/Team: Vancouver Hawks
High School: Saint Johns School
Year of High School Graduation: 2026
Other Sports: Ice Hockey, Golf

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey? To play on the National team
What are your other interests outside of field hockey? Other sports, hanging out with friends

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Callum Stocker

 

 

Position: Forward
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Club/Team: Vancouver Hawks
High School: Kitsilano Secondary
Year of High School Graduation: 2025-26
Other Sports: Volleyball, Golf

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
Play on the national team.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
Food, Music, Reading.

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Dash Nelson

 

 

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Devon Miller

 

 

Position: Midfield
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Club/Team: Vancouver Hawks
High School:St. George’s School
Year of High School Graduation: 2025-26
Other Sports: Ice Hockey

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
Make Junior Team Canada.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
Playing with friends, playing many other sports, hanging out with my siblings.

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Jason Padda

 

 

Position: Midfield
Hometown: Surrey, BC
Club/Team: Panthers FHC
High School: Frank Hurt Secondary
Year of High School Graduation: 2024-25
Other Sports: Track and Field, Soccer

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
To win and be the best I can.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
Running.

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John Bethell

 

 

Position: Forward
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Club/Team: Vancouver Hawks
High School: Point Grey Secondary
Year of High School Graduation: 2025-26
Other Sports: Ice Hockey, Golf

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
I would love to represent my country on a national stage in field hockey, both in the world cup and olympics.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
Fishing, Golf, Ice Hockey and spending time at the cabin.

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Kai Lawrence

 

 

Position: Defense/Midfield
Hometown: Victoria, BC
Club/Team: Sailors FHC & India Club
High School: Oak Bay High
Year of High School Graduation: 2025-26
Other Sports: Badminton, Cross Country, Volleyball, Ultimate, Track

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
I hope to go as far as I can in this sport. My aim is to play on the national team.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
Badminton (BC Games and Senior High School Team); Cross Country running (provincial champs), Track, Ultimate (Senior High School Team); Club Volleyball; Musical Theatre; I enjoy reading.

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Lachlan Scobbie

 

 

Position: Midfield/Defender
Hometown: North Vancouver, BC
Club/Team: West Vancouver FHC
High School: Handsworth Secondary
Year of High School Graduation: 2024-25
Other Sports: Ice Hockey

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
To progress through the “ranks” and one day to represent Canada at some level.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
Ice Hockey and socializing with my friends.

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Lucas Macdonnell

 

 

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Luke Williams

 

 

Position: Forward
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Club/Team: Vancoucer Hawks
High School: Point Grey Secondary School
Year of High School Graduation: 2025-26
Other Sports: Ice Hockey

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
To play for Team Canada in the future.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
I like watching sports on TV, like ice hockey and basketball.

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Maddox Hoo

 

 

Position: Midfield
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Club/Team: Vancoucer Hawks
High School: St. George’s School
Year of High School Graduation: 2025-26
Other Sports: Ice Hockey

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
To play at a competitive level, while adventuring different experiences.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
Playing ice hockey, travelling to different places, and creatively writing.

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Mehtab Rai

 

 

Position: Midfield/Forward
Hometown: Abbotsford, BC
Club/Team: Gobind Sarvar & Burnaby Lake
High School: Dasmesh Punjabi School
Year of High School Graduation: 2025-26
Other Sports: Track and Field (Javelin, Hammer Throw, Discus, 1500m and 800m)

 

 


What is your ambition in field hockey?
From the start, my goal was to make the BC field hockey team, whether it was u16 or u18. However, my upcoming goals are to get better, make the Junior National Team, and become a Next Gen player. Afterwards, my goal is to play in the Olympics.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
Besides hockey, I love to do track and field. (especially the Javlin Throw). Additionally, I have great respect and love for Shaster (Weaponary). I like to do Sikh Martial arts as well. Despite my hard work, I always thank the Guru (god) for making me what I am now.

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Muhammad Aaliyan

 

 

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Peter Dryden

 

 

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Ryan Wood

 

 

Position: Forward/Midfield
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Club/Team: Vancouver Hawks
High School: University Hill Secondary
Year of High School Graduation: 2024-25
Other Sports: Ice Hockey

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
My long-term goal is to play for the National team, but my short-term goal is to make the Junior National team.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
I love hanging out with my friends and playing many other sports.

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Theodore Goold

 

 

Position: Defense
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Club/Team: Vancouver Hawks
High School: Point Grey Secondary
Year of High School Graduation: 2024-25
Other Sports: Cross Country and Track and Field

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
To play on the Canadian Junior National team.

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Thomas Chalut

 

 

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Trevor Chin

 

 

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RESERVES

Baldeep Mangat

 

 

Position: Forward
Hometown: Surrey, BC
Club/Team: West Coast Kings FHC
High School: Semiahmoo Secondary
Year of High School Graduation: 2025-26
Other Sports: Basketball

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
My ambition in feild hockey is to become the best to my capability and make it to the highest level of hockey.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
Some other interests I have are playing basketball and soccer.

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Harry Laxton

 

 

Position: Midfield
Hometown: West Vancouver, BC
Club/Team: West Vancouver FHC
High School: Mulgrave School
Year of High School Graduation: 2025-26
Other Sports: Soccer & Golf

 

 

 

What is your ambition in field hockey?
Play in a challenging and fun environment.

What are your other interests outside of field hockey?
Chelsea FC, swimming and F1.

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Nikolas Hoffmann

 

 

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TEAM STAFF

Chris Roydhouse (Head Coach)

My name is CJ Roydhouse and I am the Head Coach of Team BC U16 Boys for the 2nd year in a row. My passion for field hockey goes back to my younger days where I grew up playing with Vancouver Hawks and joining BC and JMNT teams. My dad Mark Roydhouse played a huge role keeping me involved in field hockey and gave me so many opportunities. He is the main reason I continue to give back to the field hockey community, Whether it is coaching at the club level with BLFHC & VHFHC, organizing the new Metro Vancouver Pro League on and off-field events, or recently managing the JMNT in Barbados 2023 I am always looking to give back to the field hockey community in any way.

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Muhammad Imran (Assistant Coach)

Muhammad Imran is a two-time olympian and former captain of the Pakistani National Team; a drag flicker with 275  international caps and 193 goals scored throughout his career.

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Isabelle Roux (Team Manager)