WILSON Jason < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 02 Jul 1987 in Tweed Heads, AUS
Height1.78 m
Weight 72 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Perth, WA, AUS
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started playing hockey at age eight.
Why this sport? His mother played hockey.
Club / Team Queensland Blades: Australia
Name of coach Matthew Wells [club], Ric Charlesworth [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Australia
Opponent France
General Interest
Nicknames Junior (hockey.org.au, 31 Dec 2009)
Hobbies Golf. (Twitter profile, 06 Oct 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement Earning his first Australian senior cap, winning gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (olympics.com.au, 09 Apr 2012; qld.gov.au, 16 Mar 2010)
Most influential person in career His mother. (hockey.org.au, 31 Dec 2009)
Hero / Idol Australian hockey player Nathan Eglington. (qld.gov.au, 16 Mar 2010)
Injuries He has sustained a lower back injury. (hockey.org.au, 31 Dec 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Have fun." (qld.gov.au, 24 Nov 2011)
Awards and honours He was named Young Player of the Tournament, and won the Most Promising Player award at the 2010 Champions Trophy. He was also joint top scorer at the tournament. (voodoo-hockey.com.au, 09 Aug 2010)