Simon Mason (field hockey)

Simon Brindley Mason (born 30 March 1973 in Harpenden, Hertfordshire) is a male former English field hockey goalkeeper.

Simon Mason
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Simon Mason accompanying The Princess Edward, Countess of Wessex in 2010
Personal information
NationalityEnglish
Born (1973-03-30) 30 March 1973 (age 47)
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Sport
SportField Hockey
ClubReading Hockey Club

Hockey careerEdit

Mason participated in three Summer Olympics for Great Britain: in 1996, 2000 and 2004. Mason, nicknamed Long Arm of the Law, played club hockey for Firebrands, Stroud, Reading, Guildford and Indian Gymkhana Hockey Club. He represented England and won a bronze medal, at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

He is a resident of Woking, and is co-owner and Managing Director of Mercian Sports Company a specialist field hockey equipment company. He was the President of the England Hockey Board (2010-2013), is a current member of the Executive Board for the European Hockey Federation and was on the Athlete Committees for both the International Hockey Federation and the Organising Committee for the London Olympic Games (2005 - 2012).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 Athletes". Team England.