MARTIN Harry < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 23 Oct 1992 in Ipswich, ENG
Height1.86 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Economics - University of Nottingham: England
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up hockey at age nine at school.
Why this sport? He chose hockey over tennis because he wanted to play a team sport.
Club / Team Hampstead and Westminster: London, ENG
Name of coach Danny Kerry [national], GBR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Midfielder
International Debut
Year 2010
Competing for Great Britain
Opponent Japan
Tournament Four Nations Tournament
Location Nottingham, ENG
General Interest
Hero / Idol US basketball player LeBron James. (englandhockey.co.uk, 01 Sep 2014)
Injuries He was out of action for a month in July 2019 after sustaining a concussion. (hamhigh.co.uk, 16 Aug 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto "If not you, then who? If not now, then when?" (englandhockey.co.uk, 01 Sep 2014)
Awards and honours He was nominated for the British Universities and Colleges Sport [BUCS] Sportsman of the Year award for 2014/15. (bucs.org.uk, 03 Jun 2015)

He won the 2013 Suffolk County Council Sports Personality of the Year award. (eadt.co.uk, 12 Nov 2013)

He was shortlisted for the International Hockey Federation [FIH] Young Player of the Year award in 2012. (englandhockey.co.uk, 01 Sep 2014)

He was named as the UK Hockey Writers' Club Young Player of the Year in 2010. (hockeywritersclub.com, 12 May 2016)
Famous relatives His sister Hannah has represented England and Great Britain in hockey. She was part of the England team that won a bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. (SportsDeskOnline, 16 Jan 2020; jkhockey.co.uk, 04 May 2014)
Ambitions To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (hamhigh.co.uk, 16 Aug 2019)