Name: Deegan Huisman
Sport: Field Hockey
Position: Striker
DOB: 10/29/1997
Hometown: Almere, Netherlands
High School: Baken Trinitas Gymnasium
College: University of Amsterdam
Team/Club: HC Almeerse
World Championship Experience
  • Gold - 2018 Hockey Series Open (Salamanca, Mexico)
  • Bronze - 2017 Pan American Cup (Lancaster, Pa.)
  • 4th - 2014 Pan American Youth Championship (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018: Europe Tour (France, Spain, Scotland, Ireland)
  • 2017: Joined the U.S. Men's National Team
  • 2017: Series against France (Paris, France)
  • 2016: Won Gold at U-19 National Dutch Championship Indoor
  • 2014: Won Silver at U-17 National Dutch Championship Outdoor, Won Silver at U-17 National Dutch Championship Indoor
  • 2012: Won Bronze at U-15 National Dutch Championship Outdoor
  • 2014: Named to Junior U.S. Men's National Team
Personal: Son of Sia and Wim Huisman...Has a sister Daitlin...Favorite Sports Quote: "Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game." - Michael Jordan...Best Words of Advice: "Mentality is the key."
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Huisman started playing field hockey because his father played when he was young. His sister was also playing at the time and this sparked his interest.