Ron Steens

Ronaldus "Ron" Franciscus Johannes Steens (born 18 June 1952) is a former field hockey player from The Netherlands, who was a member of the Dutch National Team that finished sixth in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. Eight years earlier the midfielder was also on the Holland squad, that ended up fourth at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.[1]

Ron Steens
Personal information
Born18 June 1952 (1952-06-18) (age 68)
Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight80 kg (180 lb)
Sport
SportField hockey
ClubHCKZ, Den Haag

Steens, a powerful midfield player who played club hockey for HC Klein Zwitserland, earned a total number of 166 caps, scoring 43 goals, in the years 1973–1985. He retired from international hockey a year before the 1986 Men's Hockey World Cup in London.[citation needed] His younger brother Tim was also a field hockey international for Holland.[2]

Nowadays, Ron Steens works as a HR consultant at GITP, a HRD consultancy firm, founded in 1947 in collaboration with the Nijmegen University and the Tilburg School of Economics (Netherlands).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ron Steens". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 17 February 2010.
  2. ^ "Tim Steens". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 17 February 2010.

External linksEdit

 
Edo Buma (center) is attacking, Steens brothers are watching behind him