Name: Geoff Williamson

Role: Central North Island

Why you are involved in the Masters Advisory Group?

To help grow the Masters infrastructure in New Zealand, the numbers and standard of NZ Masters Hockey and benefits and involvement in New Zealand Hockey in general.


Nickname: Goff (Yes, the misspelling of my name on a Hockey team list).

Town You Grew Up In: Lots of places. Whakatane and Hamilton for my last few years of school.

Where you currently live: Pahioa. Halfway between Tauranga and Katikati.

Occupation: Company Owner/Operator. We have two Companies we operate in Tauranga.

Which Hockey team do you support: Midlands. Any Kiwi team.

Sporting High: Winning the Gold Medal over Australia in the final of the International Masters Tournament Melbourne 2005.

Sporting Low: Drawing in last few seconds to miss medal in Gold Coast 2019….grrrrr…

Age you first got involved in Hockey: 17. Had friends playing and they thought I should.

Most Influential person: Lots of coaches and learned from a great many great players.

Hobbies: Not sure I have a hobby. Written and published a novel though. Two more being written.

Favourite TV Show: Sport and history channels.

Favourite Food: Indian, Italian and whatever someone cooks…

Favourite Music: Variety. Depends on the mood.