Naomi van As

Naomi van As

Multiple Olympic hockey champion

About Naomi van As

Naomi van As had a brilliant hockey career. She played top hockey for years and was also active in the most successful national women’s team ever. Naomi has already won all the titles in international hockey. She became European, World and Olympic Champion. She is known for her disarming character and enthusiasm, formerly on the field and now on television show Zappsport where she presents.

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Why Naomi van As Book as a speaker ?

Naomi van As can be used for clinics and duo presentations. She talks about collaboration, motivation and the way she got to the top. During hockey clinics she enthusiastically gives various tips and advice on improving technique and ball skills. Naomi van As is also experienced in promotional campaigns, photo shoots and (advertising) campaigns.

Biography

Naomi van As was born and raised in The Hague. After coming over from hockey club HDM, Naomi played since the season 2001-2002 in the main force of The Hague hockey club Klein Zwitserland. In 2010 she made the switch to Laren, where she would continue playing until the end of her career. Besides her hockey career, Naomi follows the HBO study Oral Hygiene. Apart from hockey, she has a great passion for fashion and clothing. Together with the hockey players Sophie Polkamp and Ellen Hoog she has ideas and plans to set up her own fashion line, for the time being under the working name 'NEP'. Hockey star Naomi van As made her debut for the Dutch team in 2003. As a player she was especially characterized by her agility, fine technique and enthusiasm on the field as well as in the dressing room. In 2008, Naomi already achieved the highest achievable for any athlete at the Beijing Games: a gold medal. The team would repeat this achievement at the London Olympics. Individually, Naomi was named Best Hockey Star in the World in the year 2009. In 2014 she and the Dutch women's team won the World Hockey Championships in The Hague. During the EK Hockey 2015 in England they won a silver medal. During this tournament Naomi played her 200th international tournament, a unique number. After a disappointing second place at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Naomi announced that she would no longer play for the Dutch. Not long after, at the end of the 2016/2017 season, Naomi announced to end her career in professional hockey.

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