MOORE Robert < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 21 May 1981 in Winchester, ENG
Height1.84 m
Weight 83 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Wife Camilla, son Alfie [born 2010]
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Economics - University of Nottingham: Nottingham, ENG
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up hockey at age eight with Trojans Hockey Club in England.
Why this sport? He played many sports, but he had the most natural ability in hockey.
Club / Team Surbiton HC: England
Name of coach Todd Williams [club]; Bobby Crutchley [national], GBR, from 2013
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Midfield
International Debut
Year 2003
Competing for England
Tournament Friendly Match
Location Belgium
General Interest
Nicknames Rob, Gumbo, Hot Rod (thetopofthed.com, 27 Jan 2014; NOC, 10 Jul 2008)
Hobbies Golf, cricket, rugby, squash, music, films, travelling. (Facebook page, 11 Aug 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold at the 2009 EuroHockey Nations Championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (thetopofthed.com, 27 Jan 2014)
Hero / Idol Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna, English rugby union player Richard Hill. (englandhockey.co.uk, 2012)
Other information FIRST CHILD
He missed the 2010 Four Nations tournament in Nottingham, England, as his wife Camilla was due to give birth to their first child Alfie. (sportinglife.com, 08 Jul 2011)