Dick Decloe

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Born (1953-05-20) 20 May 1953 (age 64)
Amsterdam, NED
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Hijs Hokij Den Haag
Krefelder EV
Kölner EC
Düsseldorfer EG
SC Bern
National team  Netherlands
Playing career 1973–1986

Dick Decloe (born 20 May 1953) is a former professional ice hockey player. A Memorial Cup winner, Decloe spent most of his playing career as a top scorer in the first German Bundesliga. A Canadian, he played international for the Netherlands at the 1980 Winter Olympics.

Decloe was a member of the 1973 Toronto Marlboros Memorial Cup championship team. He began his pro career with IJHC Den Haag of the Eredivisie in 1973. Decloe spent the next 8 seasons in the Bundesliga, 1974 to 1978 and 1980-1 with Krefeld Pinguine, 1978-9 with Cologne EC, and 1979–80 and 1981-2 with Düsseldorfer EG. He was the league's top point getter three times (1974-5, 1976-7, and 1980–81), top goal scorer four times (1974-5, 1975-6, 1976-7, and 1977-8). He was named to the league All-Star team for 1976-7.

Of Dutch ethnic descent, Decloe scored 5 points in 5 games at Lake Placid, as the Dutch finished in 8th place.

Dick Decloe currently resides in Canada and runs a successful hockey training programme in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. http://www.decloehockeyacademy.info/ He is also currently the warehouse manager for the Mississauga ReStore, part of Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga

• B.Sc., Business Management – Boston University • NCAA Hockey Scholarship Boston University • Assistant Team Canada Coach...Spengler Cup 1993 • 21 Yrs. Player & Coach...European Pro Hockey 1973-94 • Voted "Best Foreign Player of the Decade" 1970-1980

External links[edit]