Student Athlete Profile - Daniel Gould

Daniel Gould



What is your Sport? 

Underwater Hockey


What degree are you studying at ANU?

I'm completing my 2nd Year Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) - Science


How many hours per week do you spend training/competing?

Roughly 9 to 11 hours per week


How do you juggle the committments of underwater hockey and studying?

With great difficulty. It is all about compromise!


Does sport assist you in your academic pursuits?

Absolutely. Sport is a great release from the books. 


Greatest sporting achievement?

Greatest achievement was claiming the Most Valuable Player at a nationals or attending the World's competition in Spain


What is your long-term sporting goal?

Winning Gold at the 2017 World's competition


Who has had the greatest influence on your sporting career thus far?

Thomas Milner 


Who is your sporting idol and why?

Thomas Milner. His commitment and love of the sport is commendable.