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Emily Hurtz

Emily Hurtz, Class of 2007

Achievements at Elderslie High School

•       Various athletics achievements

•       2005 - Selected into the U/16 Australian School Girls Team - toured and competed in South Africa.

•       2007 - Accepted into the Bachelor of Science/Master of Nursing program at the University of Sydney.

Achievements post Elderslie High School

•       Member of the Australian Women’s Hockey  Team 2009-2014

•       Member of the 2012 London Olympic Squad

•       Member of the 2014 World Cup Team - Silver

•       Member of the 2009 & 2011 Champions Trophy Team

•       Awarded high goal scorer award at the 2009 Women's Australian Hockey League

•       Lived in Amsterdam for two years (2012-2014) and played hockey with Amsterdam Hockey & Bandy Club in the Hoofdklasse Division (1st Div). In the 2012-2013 season, we became National Champions.

•       Although having retired from international hockey, I’m still highly involved in hockey in Victoria (due to now residing in Melbourne).

•       I currently play for Hawthorn Hockey Club and am coaching various hockey teams including the U/18 Victorian Girls Hockey Team and school hockey coaching at Caulfield Grammar.

•       I’m still in the process of finishing my undergraduate degree, planning to finish at the end of 2016. Due to my hockey commitments between 2008-14, I’d been unable to complete a significant part of the practical side of the nursing degree. In the future I plan to complete my Masters in Mental Health Science or Mental Health Nursing.


Emily Hurtz at school

Emily Hurtz today