Ben Hawes

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Ben Hawes
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Full name Benjamin Robert Hawes
Born 28 July 1980 (1980-07-28) (age 39)
Lewes, East Sussex, England

Benjamin Robert "Ben" Hawes (born 28 July 1980) is a former English field hockey player, a 3x Olympian who played for the English and the British national team in midfield or as a halfback.

Hawes competed for England and Great Britain at numerous tournaments, and has represented Great Britain in Field hockey at the 2004, 2008 (as captain) and 2012 Summer Olympics. He had 132 caps representing England and 99 caps representing Great Britain (231 International Caps) before he announced his retirement from international hockey in 2013.[1] He currently is the coach of the Wimbledon's men's team, having previously played for them, Surbiton and Amsterdam.

He was named Chairman of the British Olympic Association Athletes' Commission in 2015,[2] representing British Olympic Athletes on the BOA Board, after serving on the Commission for 4 years.


  1. ^ "Five announce international retirements - England Hockey". Retrieved 16 April 2013.

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