Further Personal Information
||Perth, WA, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He started playing at age six in Darwin, Australia.
|Why this sport?
||His family introduced him to the sport.
|Club / Team
||Territory Stingers: Darwin, NT, AUS
|Name of coach
||Joe Kelly [club], Ric charlesworth [national]
|Coach from which country?
|Preferred position / style / stance / technique
||Wiz, Des (hockey.org.au, 13 March 2010)
||Watching films, listening to music, table tennis. (hockey.org.au, 12 Jun 2008)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (ausport.gov.au, 28 Nov 2011)
|Most influential person in career
||His parents. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2009)
|Hero / Idol
||US basketballer Michael Jordan and Australian rules footballer Andrew McLeod. (hockey.org.au, 07 Sep 2010; NOC, 31 Jul 2008)
||He suffered a knee injury playing club hockey in early 2011. He returned to the Australian team in October 2011. (abc.net.au, 12 Oct 2011)
He underwent a hernia operation in late 2007 and was sidelined for three months. (NOC, 31 Jul 2008)
He suffered from osteitis pubis in 2006, but after taking a break after a hernia operation in 2007 the problem began to heal. (NOC, 31 Jul 2008)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Don't be afraid of success." (hockey.org.au, 07 Sep 2010)
|Awards and honours
||He was named Northern Territory Sportsperson of the Year in 2009 and 2011. (newsroom.nt.gov.au, 25 Mar 2011)
||His cousin Joel Carroll has represented Australia in hockey. His cousin Travis Carroll has represented Australia at junior level. (theaustralian.com.au, 27 Jan 2010)
His cousin Dwayne has competed in the Australian Hockey League. (ntnews.com.au, 12 Jan 2010)
||To win an Olympic gold medal. (ausport.gov.au, 28 Nov 2011)