REID-ROSS Justin < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA South Africa   
Gender Men
Born 16 Jul 1986 in Pretoria, SAF
Height1.88 m
Weight 86 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Amsterdam, NED
Occupation Accountant, Athlete
Languages Afrikaans, Dutch, English, French
Higher education English - University of South Africa: Pretoria, RSA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing hockey in 1999 in Pretoria, South Africa.
Why this sport? He wanted to follow in his father's footsteps.
Club / Team Amsterdam Hockey Club: Netherlands
Name of coach Fabian Gregory [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Defence
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for South Africa
Tournament Commonwealth Games
Location Melbourne, VIC
General Interest
Nicknames R and R, Biebs, Fainga'a, Potch Express (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010)
Hobbies Music, writing, reading, cooking, travel, supporting English football team Manchester United. (Facebook page, 21 May 2014)
Hero / Idol South African hockey players David Reid-Ross and Craig Jackson, Dutch hockey player Timme Hoyng, German hockey player Florian Kunz. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010; sahockey.co.za, 13 Mar 2007)
Sporting philosophy / motto "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit." (sahockey.co.za, 13 Mar 2010)
Famous relatives His father David Reid-Ross played hockey for South Africa from 1976 to 1986. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Other information WELL TRAVELLED
In addition to playing hockey in South Africa, he has represented clubs in Australia, Belgium and the Netherlands. (Facebook page, 21 May 2014)