Freshly-Capped South African Looking Towards a LEAP

Recently, the LEAP Worldwide 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 this February, she made her debut as a member of […]

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

For Dutch 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 India in a nail-biting final that was decided with […]

How To Have The Best Time Playing 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 things you may look for or need in […]

Caribbean Hockey Player Finds Amazing Athletic, Academic and Coaching Opportunities Abroad

 Recently, the LEAP team caught up with Stefan Mouttet. Stefan is an international hockey player from the Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago and a member of Gryphon Hockey’s G-Team. He has some truly rich experience in playing, studying,  and coaching hockey abroad. Read on to learn more about his overseas experiences in both […]

Three Generations of Team South Africa Competed Together for Canterbury HC in England  

About a year ago, when LEAP Worldwide was taking form, Founder Ainsley McCallister got to chat with her then-teammates Jen Wilson, Dirkie Chamberlain, and Line Milan while they were all playing for Canterbury Hockey Club in England. This marked a unique roster, as Jen, Dirkie, and Line represent three generations of import players from South […]

South African Player Tanya Britz On Second Season Down Under

Tanya Britz is an international hockey player from South Africa. In 2016, she took her first LEAP to Perth, Australia to play for the Southern River Hockey Club. Though we are about to hear more about her journey to Perth, the fact that Tanya is currently there for her second season with SRHC tells us […]

Californian gets to Experience the World through hockey

Tyler Sundeen is an American hockey player from the Golden State of California. His home club is in Los Angeles with the Tigers, but he has spent a great deal of time playing abroad! His first LEAP was to London, England in 2013 where he played for Indian Gymkhana. Three years later, he made his […]

LEAPs and Bounds Taken for USA’s National Hockey Program

The United States has seen a significant boom in the number of Americans who play hockey, or as they call it, field hockey. According to statistica.com, over 1.5 million people now participate in the sport, which is a figure that has nearly doubled from polls taken ten years ago. But this increase didn’t happen on […]

Much More Than Just Great Hockey in England for Aussie Ross Hall

For Australian player Ross Hall, hockey has been a significant part of life from the get-go, as he started playing when he was just three years old. By age 14, he was representing Western Australia out on the field. There, he played both indoor and outdoor hockey until he was 19. Ross had the chance […]

Australian LEAPer Has a Decision to Make with Five NCAA Offers

The LEAP team recently got to catch up with the bubbly Maddy Murphy, a Tasmanian hockey player that signed up with LEAP Worldwide in search of a playing opportunity at the college level in the United States. Maddy’s drive and ambition shows on and off the field, as she’s looking for the right University that […]