Gord Plottel has been a field hockey player since 1973. He was a member of the Hawks Field Hockey Club in Vancouver, and played on the British Columbia Men’s Provincial Team. Gord played on the Jr. National Team from 1978 to 1980, and on the Senior Squad. He still plays at the recreational level. Not only an athlete, Gord has coached and umpired at the club level. He established the current University of Victoria Men’s Field Hockey Club and has chaired numerous league disciplinary hearings.
When not involved in field hockey, Gord is a practicing lawyer and partner of Miller Thomson LLP, national law firm. He is a Legal Service Provider and part of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada. On the provincial level, Gord is the former Director and Chair of Sport BC. On the national level, he was appointed the FHC Director in 2010.