RIX Mariette < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA South Africa   
Gender Women
Born 08 Apr 1981 in Caledon, SAF
Height1.66 m
Weight 63 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Ipswich, ENG
Occupation Coach
Languages English
Higher education Psychiatry - Stellenbosch University: South Africa
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Ipswich HC: England
Name of coach Sandie Lister [club]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Goalkeeper
International Debut
Year 2005
Competing for South Africa
Opponent Scotland
Location Potchefstroom
General Interest
Nicknames Rixie (Twitter profile, 31 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol South African hockey player Johke Boezaart. (Facebook page, 22 Mar 2014)
Injuries In 2010 she suffered from chronic lower back pain that affected her for six months. (hockeysa.co.za 20 Sep 2012; witness.co.za, 21 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Enjoy what you do. Love every experience."
(sahockey.co.za, 02 Apr 2012)
Other information INTERNATIONAL RETIREMENT
She retired from playing for South Africa following the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (teacherswhocoach.co.uk, 11 Oct 2012)