HARRISON Charlotte < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Women
Born 31 Jul 1989 in Palmerston North, NZL
Height1.67 m
Weight 55 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Auckland, NZL
Occupation Athlete, Coach, Director
Languages English
Higher education Beauty Therapy - Auckland University of Technology [AUT]: Auckland, NZL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began playing hockey at age eight.
Club / Team Auckland: Auckland, NZL
Name of coach Jude Menezes [club], IND; Mark Hager [national], AUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
International Debut
Year 2005
Competing for New Zealand
Opponent Australia
General Interest
Nicknames Lottie (hockeynz.co.nz, 27 Feb 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning silver at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (hockeynz.co.nz, 27 Feb 2013)
Most influential person in career Her parents, New Zealand hockey player Grant McLeod. (hockeynz.co.nz, 27 Feb 2013)
Hero / Idol United States of America basketball player Michael Jordan, New Zealand rugby union player Carlos Spencer. (hockeynz.co.nz, 27 Feb 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Practise makes perfect, so practise how you want to play." (hockeynz.co.nz, 27 Feb 2013)
Famous relatives Her younger sister Samantha has also represented New Zealand in hockey. (nzherald.co.nz, 23 Jan 2013)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Facebook Team profile, 08 Mar 2016)
Other information DIRECTOR
She works as a managing director at The Beauty Bar, a beauty salon in Auckland, New Zealand. (Facebook profile, 11 Dec 2015)

BREAK
In January 2013, she announced she was taking a break from international hockey, but made herself available for selection again in April the same year. (nzherald.co.nz, 23 Jan 2013)

YOUNGEST
In 2005, at age 16, she became the youngest player to be named in a New Zealand hockey squad. (northernadvocate.co.nz, 21 Oct 2005)