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Adam Froese
  • Born: 08/13/1991
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 182cm
  • Weight: 78kg
  • Birthplace: Subang Jaya, Malaysia
  • Hometown: Abbotsford, British Columbia

Adam-FroeseAdam Froese has more than 110 senior national caps since making his debut in 2009. While growing up in Australia, his Canadian father brought him and his brother to Calgary to play in a U19 nationals. They were scouted, but his father kept that a secret until he was 17 and could tell him there was an opportunity to play for Canada. He was then able to achieve a childhood dream of playing in the Commonwealth Games in 2010, following up with a trip to Glasgow in 2014. Froese was also part of the Canadian team that won silver at the 2011 Pan Am Games in Guadalajara as well as at the 2013 Pan American Cup. In 2014 he scored the shootout winner versus Malaysia in the semifinal of the Champions Challenge 1. Canada went on to finish second in the tournament that was a qualifier for the Champions Trophy.

PERSONAL

Family: Parents Howard and Sheryl… Older brother Nathan… Grew up in Australia, where his parents have lived for 17 years of his life… Getting into the Sport: Started playing at field hockey age 8 in Perth, Australia… Outside Interests: Graduated from Trinity Western University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Business Administration… Enjoys golf, tennis, basketball, surfing, snowboarding, food… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Froesey…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

PAG: 2011 – SILVER

CWG: 2014 – 6th; 2010 – 7th

PACup: 2013 – SILVER

PAC (junior): 2012 – SILVER

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