Local Hockey Player - Daniel Coultas
Richardson Ford Supports Local Hockey Player
Local Driffield Hockey player Daniel Coultas is keen to get back to training for Great Britain ready for the Olympics. Daniel was selected for the Great Britain squad in 2013 and gained his first cap this year. He recently returned from the Common Wealth Games in Glasgow, representing Scotland he scored the equalising goal which then lead to a 4-3 win against Wales.
Daniel’s passion for hockey started when he was 7 years old, playing for the local Driffield Hockey Club. Having graduated with a BA (hons) in Sport July 2012 and named 2010/2011 Durham University Sportsman of the Year plus twice named Most Valuable Player his sights were set higher.
He was eligible to play for Scotland through his grandfather John Anderson and was put forward for the Scottish Trials and began playing for Scotland in 2011. Daniel said “he owes so much to his dedicated and supportive parents Paul and Anne they have been amazing all the way through my career and try to attend all matches”. Daniel has been heavy training for the Olympics and the Scottish Championships which take place next summer. Toby Richardson, Richardson Ford Managing Director said: “We are delighted to be able to support Daniel and wish him every success in his hockey career”.