Emily Defroand

women's sport, women's hockey, England, Team GB

Emily Defroand: The power of the platform

Authored by Sarah Juggins

Hockey players are often asked to be ambassadors for projects and organisations. And that makes a lot of sense: sports people are frequently in the public eye, they embody the many values associated with a successful sports career, and international athletes can get across messages in a way that teachers, parents, managers and politicians often cannot.

All of which means that the...