DICK Stephen < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA Scotland   
Gender Men
Born 21 Jun 1985 in Kirkcaldy, SCO
Height1.70 m
Weight 85 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Scotland
Occupation Teacher
Languages English
Higher education Physical Education - Edinburgh University: Edinburgh, SCO
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing hockey at age four. At the age of 12 he had to make a decision between concentrating on football or hockey.
Why this sport? He got interested in the sport through his parents. "My brother and I have pretty much played hockey since we could walk."
Club / Team Inverleith Hockey Club: Edinburgh, SCO
Name of coach Dave Reid
Training Regime He trains six days a week.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2004
Competing for Scotland
Location Ireland
General Interest
Nicknames Stevo, Dicky, Dicko. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Hobbies Watching TV, listening to music. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2007)
Memorable sporting achievement Representing Scotland at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, and playing his first international match for Great Britain (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Most influential person in career His parents. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2007)
Hero / Idol British cyclist Chris Hoy. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2007)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He ties his laces 10 times before each game. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2007)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Never give up." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Famous relatives His brother Allan has represented Scotland hockey as a goalkeeper. (cgcs.org.uk, 15 Sep 2010)
Ambitions To compete at the Olympic Games and challenge for a medal. At club level, to take his club, Inverleith, into the Euro Hockey League. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Other information RESIDENCE
He lives in Burntisland, Scotland. (Team Scotland Media Guide, 2010)