Athlete Profile

Jagdish Gill

Men's National Team

Nickname: Singh
Position: Midfield
Age: 30
Height: 175 cm
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Residence: Surrey, BC
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Senior Caps: 41
1st Int'l Appearance: 2011 in West Vancouver vs. Australia

Field Hockey Background

By looking at great players from my Khalsa English High School in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Former Teams: Toronto Lions Field Hockey Club

Coaches: Inderjit Singh, Jasbir Saran, Jaswed Singh and Robin D'Abreo

Favourite Moment with Team Canada

When I stand in line for the National Anthem.

Proudest Moment

Being selected to play for the Canadian National Team.

My Life

I enjoy playing field hockey and indoor games. I also enjoy music.

My father is Jagtar Singh Gill, retired from Air India Airlines. My mother is Amarjit Kaur Gill. I have two sisters; Mandeep Kaur Gill and Lakhbir Kaur Gill.

My goal is to be one of the greatest players in the world.


University: St Xavier's College & George Brown College (2007)

Degree/ Major: Financial Services

Languages: English, Punjabi, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu

Advice for aspiring athletes...

Work hard and never give up - one day you will achieve your dreams.

Role Model

Sylvester Stallone from Rocky Balboa.

Favourite Quote

"Who am I? I am a Champion."

Think like a Champion
Feel like a Champion
Dream like a Champion
Work Hard like a Champion

Interesting Facts

1. I am funny
2. I am lovable
3. I am determined

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