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Uru Expert Garreth Ewing

Name: Garreth Ewing

Home Town/Country: Johannesburg, South Africa
Home Club: Randburg Oblates
Current Club: University of Johannesburg (Head Coach)

Hockey Journey/Summary:

I have played and coached in South Africa, The UK, and the USA, for the following clubs and teams:

Player:
Old Parktonians Club
Randburg Oblates Club
University of Johannesburg
Holcombe (UK)

Coach/Player-Coach:
University of Johannesburg
Old Parktonians Club
Holcombe (UK)
University of North Carolina (US)
Northeastern University (US)
St Stithians College
Jeppe High School for Boys
St John’s Colege

Coach of National and State teams:
National:
South Africa Men – World Cup, World League 3, World League 2, Africa Cup of Nations, Investec London Cup, Azlan Shah Cup
South Africa Indoor Men – Africa Cup, Indoor World Cup
South Africa U/21 Men – Junior World Cup, Africa Cup of Nations
South Africa A
Regional/State:
Southern Gauteng Men and Women from U/16 to Senior
South Region High Performance (US)

Why you’re excited/passionate about Uru:

Uru brings like-minded players and coaches together, making the hockey world smaller and even friendlier. As our network continues to grow we are going to bring great hockey experiences and relationships to every club and every continent. It’s so exciting the be part of the globalisation of hockey and the growth of the world hockey community.

Advice you’d give to the hockey community:

Make sure you sell yourself properly with a great profile and story about your skills and aspirations for your overseas experience. Be proactive and involved in the process, and arrive are ready to embrace an opportunity and add value to the club and community where you play/coach. Don’t be superstar, be a teammate.