Mohan Gandhi

Field Hockey

Hometown: London, UK
Current Residence: Nottingham, UK
Born: 1993
Joined National Team: 2012
Position: Midfield
Number: 26 


In most cases, our first true competitor was not from a rival school or an opposing club team. A first-time competition is born when a sibling is added to the family – Gandhi can attest to this. Watching his sister play hockey from the sidelines, he naturally wanted to outshine her performance. What began as friendly family competition turned into a passion at age 15. Gandhi grew and excelled in his skill level at the Southgate Hockey Club to join the National Team in 2012. With a bronze medal finish at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival to his name, Gandhi looks to add more hardware to his resume with the National Team.


  • 2015: World League Round 2 (7th, Chula Vista, Calif.), European Tour (Den Hague, The Netherlands & Antwerp, Belgium), Series against Argentina (Boston, Mass.), Pan American Games (5th, Toronto, Canada)
  • 2014: Summer Series against Argentina, Chile and Mexico (Chula Vista, Calif.)
  • 2013: World League Round 2 (5th, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Australian Youth Olympic Festival (3rd, Sydney, Australia)


Nickname: Mo
Twitter: @MohanAronGandhi
High School: The Latymer School, Edmonton, UK
Club: Beeston, UK
College: University of Nottingham
Major: Civil Engineering
Names of parents/guardians: Raj and Denise 
Names of sibling(s): Camille, Lily and Joe 
Year you began playing field hockey: 2000
Game day mantra: Prove them wrong.
Favorite sports quote: "When you want to succeed like you want to breathe, that's when you'll be successful."
Best words of advice: Tough times never last but tough people do.


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