Name: Aki Käppeler
Sport: Field Hockey
Position: Defense
DOB: 7/10/1994
Hometown: New York City, N.Y.
High School: karlsgymnasium Stuttgart
College: TU Darmstadt (Technical University)
Team/Club: Mannheimer HC
World Championship Experience
  • Gold - 2012 World League Round 1 (Chula Vista, Calif.), Named World League Round 1 Player of the Tournament
  • 5th - 2015 Pan American Games (Toronto, Canada)
  • 5th - 2013 World League Round 2 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • 7th - 2015 World League Round 2 (Chula Vista, Calif.)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015: Series against Argentina (Boston, Mass.), European Tour (Den Hague, The Netherlands & Antwerp, Belgium)
  • 2012: Junior Pan American Championship (4th, Guadalajara, Mexico)
  • 2012: Joined U.S. Men's National Team
Personal: Son of Joachim and Maki Kaeppeler...Sibling is Kei...Nickname is Mogli...Began playing field hockey in 2003...Game Day Habit: "Listening to good music."...Favorite Sports Quote: "Mailand oder Madrid, hauptsache Italien!" and "Soccer + Intelligence = Field Hockey"...Best Words of Advice: "Always know what you're fighting for."