Jason Lee (field hockey)

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Jason David Lee (born 21 May 1970 in Hayes, Greater London[1]) is an English field hockey coach and former player.

As a player, he won 82 caps for England and 35 for Great Britain, scoring 35 goals. He played in the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics, but retired after the 1998 World Cup to take up coaching.[2]

He has coached Great Britain at three successive Olympic Games (2004, 2008 and 2012), and took England to their first ever European title, at the 2009 EuroHockey Nations Championship.[2]

He led the GB men's team from 11th to 4th in the World Rankings and also took the England women's team to a World ranking high of 3rd, after achieving a silver medal with them in the 2013 European Nations, losing to Germany on penalties in the final.

He was a Head Coach for 11 years, GB's longest ever serving international head coach.

He was named in Loughborough University's Sporting Hall of Fame in 2010 alongside greats such as Lord Seb Coe. He is also a member of UKSport's Elite Coach alumni.

Works in human performance for business and sport, known as an experienced and knowledgeable person in leadership, teams and organisational performance.