Ashley Jackson (field hockey)
Ashley Steven Jackson
(born 27 August 1987) is an English international field hockey
player who plays as a midfielder for the England
and Great Britain national team
In June 2017, together with his brother, Wesley Jackson, he founded Jackson7 coaching.
He currently plays club hockey for Old Georgians'
. Jackson has also played for East Grinstead
in two spells in the Dutch League, as well as for Ranchi Rhinos
in the Hockey India League
. He started playing hockey for Tunbridge Wells Hockey Club whilst a schoolboy at Sutton Valence
, Kent. In December 2014 Jackson began playing ice hockey for Invicta Dynamos
, scoring a goal on his debut against London Raiders.
Jackson made his full international debut for Great Britain
in 2007 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy
and for England
in 2009 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy
. He was named FIH
Young Player of the year 2009 and is the first English player to receive this accolade. He was a member of the Great Britain squad that finished ninth at the 2004 Summer Olympics
in Athens, competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics
in Beijing, and finishing 4th at the 2012 Summer Olympics
in London. Jackson also played in the England squad that won Bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games