Santi Freixa

Santiago "Santi" Freixa i Escudé (born 13 February 1983) is a Spanish field hockey coach and former player who played for the Spain national team as a forward.

Santi Freixa
Freixa in 2005
Personal information
Full name Santiago Freixa Escudé
Born (1983-02-13) 13 February 1983 (age 38)
Terrassa, Spain
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Amsterdam Men (coach)
Youth career
Atlètic Terrassa
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2006 Atlètic Terrassa
2007–2011 Amsterdam
2011–2012 Atlètic Terrassa
2012–2015 Amsterdam
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2014 Spain 193 (126)
Teams coached
2015–2017 Netherlands Women (assistant)
2016–2019 Kampong Women
2019–present Amsterdam Men

In November 2015, Freixa received the Athletes in Excellence Award from The Foundation for Global Sports Development, in recognition of his community service efforts and work with youth.[1]