CATLIN Nick < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 08 Apr 1989 in Marlow, ENG
Height1.75 m
Weight 76 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Maidenhead, ENG
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education History - University of Nottingham: England
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up hockey at age three.
Why this sport? He followed his older brothers Graeme and James into the sport, and was encouraged by an enthusiastic physical education teacher.
Club / Team Holcombe: England
Name of coach Julian Halls [club], GBR; Bobby Crutchley [national], GBR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Midfielder
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for England
General Interest
Nicknames Cat (Athlete, 28 Jan 2010)
Hobbies Golf, travelling, going to the cinema. (greatbritainhockey.co.uk, 01 Sep 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement Playing in front of 16,000 spectators at the 2010 World Cup in New Delhi, India. (greatbritainhockey.co.uk, 01 Sep 2014)
Hero / Idol Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (greatbritainhockey.co.uk, 01 Sep 2014)
Injuries He has injured his ankle ligaments during his career. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Quit ye like men." [Rise up and act like a man] (greatbritainhockey.co.uk, 01 Sep 2014)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and work in the legal industry after his hockey career. (telegraph.co.uk, 10 Jan 2014)
Other information EXPERIENCE
He travelled to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing as part of the British Olympic Association's [BOA] Olympic Ambition programme. The programmes was designed to give young athletes experience of the Games as an athlete. (greatbritainhockey.co.uk, 01 Sep 2014)

EARLY DAYS
He lived in Venezuela between the ages of two and five while his father worked there. (telegraph.co.uk, 10 Jul 2012)