Name: Ranjot Sangha
Position: Midfield and Forward
Sport: Field Hockey
DOB: 11/22/1993
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Sheldon High School
Team/Club: Sacramento Hawks
World Championship Experience
  • 4th - 2013 Pan American Cup (Toronto, Canada)
  • 5th - 2015 Pan American Games (Toronto, Canada)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015: Competed in 32 international caps for the U.S. Men's National Team with his last competition being at the Pan American Games (Toronto, Canada)
  • 2015: Series against Argentina (Boston, Mass.), European Tour (Den Hague, The Netherlands & Antwerp, Belgium)
  • 2014: Summer series against Argentina, Chile and Mexico (Chula Vista, Calif.)
  • 2013: Joined U.S. Men's National Team
  • 2013: Australian Youth Olympic Festival (3rd, Sydney, Australia)
  • 2012: Junior Pan American Championship, (4th, Guadalajara, Mexico)
  • 2012: Joined U.S. U-21 Men's National Team
Personal: Son of Jaswant and Darshan...Siblings are Sharndeep Kaur and Sukhpreet Kaur...Nickname is Jot...Began playing field hockey in 2007...Game Day Mantra: “Always try to be a great role model and always respect your game.”...Favorite Sports Quote: "When you want to succeed like you want to breathe, that's when you'll be successful."...Best Words of Advice: "Be original."
Sangha didn't have to look too far for inspiration to pick up a field hockey stick. His mother planted the seed to play and his coach Buta Johal provided the platform in which his passion grew and took flight. Sangha started sporting the red, white and blue in 2012 when he was selected for the U.S. Junior National Team. He has since sprouted into the senior level where he stood out during a polished summer series on the USMNT's home turf against Argentina, Chile and Mexico.