Further Personal Information
||Unionville, ON, CAN
||Business Administration - Toronto Centennial College : Toronto, ON, CAN
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He began playing in Toronto in 1989.
|Why this sport?
||He was encouraged by his cousin and his uncle.
|Club / Team
||HGC Hockey Club: The Hague, NED
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
|Coach from what year?
|Preferred position / style / stance / technique
||All sports, sleeping and watching television. (Field Hockey Canada, 26 Apr 2004)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Scoring the winning goal against Argentina in the final of the 1999 Pan American Games which helped Canada qualify to the 2000 Olympics. (fieldhockey.ca, 19 Aug 2010)
|Most influential person in career
||His cousin John Desouza, who got him started in the sport. (Athlete, 22 Aug 1999)
|Hero / Idol
||His parents, because they made him who he is. (Athlete, 22 Aug 1999)
||He has suffered from a medial collateral ligament strain prior to the 1999 Pan American Games. (Athlete, 22 Aug 1999)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||Have fun and enjoy every day as if it's your last. (Field Hockey Canada, 26 Apr 2004)
||To make the national squad for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. (Commonwealth Games Media Guide 2006)
||2000 OLYMPIC GAMES QUALIFICATION
He scored the famous winning goal against Argentina in the gold medal match at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg. The goal gave Canada a 1-0 victory and meant automatic qualification for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. (Commonwealth Games Canada, 25 Mar 2002)