TINDALL James < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 22 Apr 1983 in Redhill, ENG
Height1.78 m
Weight 86 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Languages English
Higher education St Mary's College: London, ENG
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing hockey at age nine at St Georges College in Wexbridge, England.
Why this sport? Hockey was the most popular sport at his school.
Club / Team Surbiton: Surbiton, ENG
Name of coach Jason Lee [national
Coach from which country? England
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
Handedness Left
International Debut
Year 2004
Competing for England
Opponent Netherlands
Location Netherlands
General Interest
Nicknames Tinds (greatbritainhockey.co.uk, 07 Sep 2010)
Hobbies Football, golf and cricket. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold at the 2009 EuroHockey Nations Championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2010)
Most influential person in career His parents. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2010)
Hero / Idol English footballer John Terry. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Injuries He has missed about a year of competition with ankle and knee injuries. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He always listens to the same playlist on his mp3 player before a match. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Never die wondering." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Awards and honours He was named the United Kingdom Hockey Writers' Player of the Year for 2006. (eurohockeymanchester2007.com, 30 Oct 2007; Athlete, 27 Jun 2008)
Ambitions To win an Olympic medal. (Athlete, 27 Jun 2008)