Will Mead


Key Achievements

  • Under 15’s JRPC selection
  • Under 15’s HiPAC selection
  • Winning the league with the Men’s development squad
  • Winning the Polly Wittelton Award (for the junior with Outstanding Potential)
  • Junior Player of the Season for Men’s development squad
  • England Under 16’s selection
  • Captaining the England Under 16 boys to Tri Nations wins against both Scotland & Ireland

Future Goals

  • To play in the Youth Olympics for Great Britain
  • To play in the senior 2024 Olympics for Great Britain


Age: 15

Will started playing hockey when he was 10 at Folkestone Optimist Hockey Club and played a couple of matches that season. He started competing at County level when he was 12 and regionally when he was 14. Will started playing in a men’s team at the age of 13 and won the league with that team. He helps to coach the under 8’s team at Folkestone Optimists Hockey Club.

Will broke into the England Under 16s boys team and captained the side to Tri-Nations wins against both Scotland and Ireland.