Shea McAleese

Shea Joseph McAleese (born 7 August 1984) is a New Zealand field hockey player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Olympics.[1] He was part of the New Zealand team that won the bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.[2]

Shea McAleese
Personal information
Full name Shea Joseph McAleese
Born (1984-08-07) 7 August 1984 (age 37)
Napier, New Zealand
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Central Falcons
Youth career
2004–2005 Canterbury
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Canterbury
2006–2007 Tassie Tigers
2007–2009 Hamburg
2010–2011 Braxgata
2011–2012 Central Falcons
2012–2015 HGC
2015–2017 Braxgata
2017– Central Falcons
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2021 New Zealand 316 (34)

Youngest son of Dan and Margie McAleese. Has an older brother and sister, Jonathan and Aimee.

Shea McAleese played at Uhlenhorster Hockey Club in Hamburg from 2007 till 2009. With the Team he won the Euro Hockey League 2007–2008. He also helped his team to a second-place finish in the competition in the 2008–2009 Season, when they were defeated by HC Bloemendaal of The Netherlands. He represents the Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League. He has also coached the Central Mavericks team in New Zealand.[2]

In August 2021, Shea McAleese announced his retirement from International Hockey.[3]