Simon Mason (field hockey)

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Simon Mason
The Princess Edward, Countess of Wessex.jpg
Simon Mason accompanying The Princess Edward, Countess of Wessex in 2010
Personal information
Born (1973-03-30) 30 March 1973 (age 46)
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
SportField Hockey
ClubSurbiton Hockey Club

Simon Brindley Mason (born 30 March 1973 in Harpenden, Hertfordshire) is a male former English field hockey goalkeeper.

Hockey career[edit]

Mason participated in three Summer Olympics for Great Britain: in 1996, 2000 and 2004. Mason, nicknamed Long Arm of the Law, played club hockey for Firebrands, Stroud, Reading, Guildford and Indian Gymkhana Hockey Club. He represented England and won a bronze medal, at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is a resident of Woking, and is co-owner and Managing Director of Mercian Sports Company a specialist field hockey equipment company. He is the current President of the England Hockey Board, a member of the Executive Board for the European Hockey Federation and on the Athlete Committees for both the International Hockey Federation and the Organising Committee for the London Olympic Games.


  1. ^ "1998 Athletes". Team England.