Ben Carless

10 February 2011

Ben CarlessSport: Hockey

Position: Defender

Date and Place of Birth: 17 December 1990, Shrewsbury, UK

Height: 6ft

Weight: 84kg

Coached by: Jody Paul

Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2009

Course of Study: Mechanical Engineering

Length of Course: 4 years

Clubs: Team Bath Buccs, University of Bath

Representational honours:
Wales Under 16, under 18, under 21 and full senior side


Mechanical Engineering student Ben has been a key part of the University and Team Bath Buccaneers sides since he arrived here in 2009.

He was part of the Welsh men’s team that won silver at the EuroHockey Nations Trophy in 2010.

The defender was inspired to take up the sport by his brother who was a keen player and started playing hockey in the school playground.

He is also the Under 16 Team Bath Buccaneers Head Coach.

Career highlights:

Selected to represent Wales at Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, June 2014

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