How to Travel the World and Find a Career Through Field Hockey from Lucas Sevestre

The value of playing field hockey overseas Lucas Sevestre shared this quote with the Urū team back in September while sitting by the beautiful beach in Perth, Australia. If you’re thinking of playing abroad, just do it. It’ll be one of the best experiences of your life… Getting to know the people and all the […]

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Belgotex Elite Club Challenge – Interview with South African Field Hockey National Champion Rassie Pieterse

The Wanderer’s bring the Elite Club Challenge title back to Johannesburg The Wanderer’s Hockey Club from Johannesburg showed up big this past weekend at the Riverside Hockey Club in Durban for the annual Belgotex Elite Club Challenge.  This challenge consists of a three day tournament where the top teams from across South Africa battle it […]

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THE CAL CUP – Playing field hockey in Los Angeles

  The Cal Cup in overview This coming weekend is Memorial Day in the USA which is celebrated in LA by hosting one of the most popular social field hockey tournaments in the world, the Cal Cup. This tournament is hosted at and around Team USA Men’s home ground in Moorpark, California. There are over […]

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Dinunzio Makes Team USA after a Great Experience “Getting Uncomfortable” at Rotterdam HC

Continue Your College Field Hockey Career By Playing Overseas In the fall of 2014, Division I standout Amanda Dinunzio approached her last field hockey season at Penn State with high expectations—some disbelief, dread.  “I knew I hadn’t reached my potential, and couldn’t be finished just like that,” said Dinunzio.  “Field Hockey was my life.” Elite […]

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The Uniting Power of Sport – What I Learned Playing Field Hockey Overseas

Uru Founder Ainsley McCallister’s story Hi, my name is Ainsley McCallister from Ann Arbor, MI. A lifelong athlete, I graduated from the University of Michigan in 2014 with a Movement Science degree and thousands of hours on the field under my belt. I spent the following two years using field hockey, joining teams from England […]

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The Best Men’s Hockey Player in Uganda is Ready to Play Abroad!

A few months ago, we connected with Innocent Mbabali from Uganda. He messaged us with such amazing enthusiasm that we knew we had to hear his hockey story. Innocent is ready to compete abroad, and we are happy to help him open the doors to a club of great fit and other opportunities within the global […]

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Freshly-Capped South African looks to play overseas

Marlise van Tonder Recalls First Cap For Team South Africa Recently, the Uru Sports team had the chance to chat with South African goalie Marlise van Tonder. Marlise has been playing for Tuks Hockey since 2013 and has traveled to different countries, like Chile and Namibia, to compete with South Africa’s women’s U21 team. Just […]

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A Look into the EHL with Wimbledon HC Player Henry Weir

EHL – The world’s most pinnacle club field hockey tournament In Europe, club hockey is where it’s at, with players spending the majority of their year (30+ weeks) training and competing with their club teams. So for the 2007/08 season, after realizing the potential for cross-country, international club competition, the European Hockey League was introduced, […]

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Field Hockey Legend Ties Kruize Defied All Odds After Nearly Fatal Auto Accident

The story of field hockey star, Ties Kruize For Dutch field hockey superstar Ties Kruize, it looked as though there was nowhere to go but up. By the age of 21, he had not only competed in the 1972 Olympics Games but had become a World Champion, helping the Netherlands secure the Gold Medal against […]

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How To Have The Best Time Playing Field Hockey Abroad by Grace O’Hanlon

Priceless experiences come from playing field hockey abroad You may have read that title and thought to yourself that the idea of a specific method that all players can follow in order to have an awesome abroad experience sounds pretty skeptical, and in many ways, you’d be right. Everyone is different, which means the specific […]

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