STOTT Niall < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA Scotland   
Gender Men
Born 06 Feb 1981 in Dundee, SCO
Height1.73 m
Weight 74 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Dundee, SCO
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up hockey at age 13 at his local club in Dundee, Scotland.
Why this sport? All his friends played football and he had nothing to do one night, so he decided to give hockey a try.
Club / Team East Grinstead: East Grinstead, ENG
Name of coach Matt Jones [club], Jason Lee [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Defence
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 1999
Competing for Scotland
Tournament Three Nations Tournament
Location Canada
General Interest
Nicknames Stotty, Fingers, Mick Dundee (GB Hockey Media Guide, 15 Aug 2008)
Hobbies Ice hockey, mountain biking. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Most influential person in career His family. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Hero / Idol Canadian ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He always puts the right-sided things on first. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto "It's not over until the fat lady sings." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Awards and honours He was voted Player of the Year at the 2007 Scottish Hockey Awards. (GB Hockey Media Guide, 13 Aug 2008)
Other sports He is a former Scottish international ice hockey player. (gbolympichockey.com, 02 Nov 2007)
Famous relatives His brother Ross plays hockey for Scotland. (cgcs.org.uk, 19 Sep 2010)