Saskia van Duivenboden Jackie Kintzer Nicolas Jacobi Kim Platten Yogita Bali Richard Curtis David Carter Laura Del Colle Kaitlyn Williams Ashlee Wells Elena Sotgiu Abratte Agustin Joyce Sombroek Anelle van Deventer Aisling D'Hooghe Alesha Widdall Alfredo Mella Imran Butt Lukas Graser Salman Akbar Sam van der Ven Patrick Smith Rajani Etimarpu Hanli Hattingh Savita Amelie Klaumuenzer Adrian Henriquez Haug Rachael Lynch Maria Lopez de Eguilaz Juan Manuel Vivaldi Kristina Reynolds Maria de los Angeles Ruiz Castillo Claudia Schuler Sally Rutherford Maria Belen Succi Anne Veenendaal Kyle Pontifex George Enersen Sreejesh P R Lisa Schneider Philippe Thiltges Amelia Gibson Rodrigo Faustino Sanani Mangisa Beatriz Wirth
Abratte Agustin Adrian Henriquez Haug Aisling D'Hooghe Alesha Widdall Alfredo Mella Amelia Gibson Amelie Klaumuenzer Anelle van Deventer Anne Veenendaal Ashlee Wells Beatriz Wirth Claudia Schuler David Carter Elena Sotgiu George Enersen
Hanli Hattingh Imran Butt Jackie Kintzer Joyce Sombroek Juan Manuel Vivaldi Kaitlyn Williams Kim Platten Kristina Reynolds Kyle Pontifex Laura Del Colle Lisa Schneider Lukas Graser Maria Belen Succi Maria de los Angeles Ruiz Castillo Maria Lopez de Eguilaz
What club you play for: Florianopolis Hoquei Clube
What country you play for: Brazil
Great achievements:Panamerican Games 4th place, qualifying to Rio2016.
Panam Challenge, Champion
Olympic Test Event, Champion
International caps/debut: 30 / 2006
Birthday: January, 6th, 1987
Hobbies: Listen Music, crossfit, travel, watch series and films and stay with my girlfriend and family
List of gear you use and why: To play: Carbon Helmet. Body armour, elbow guard lite, hotpants, overpants, RHP+, all ROBO. Left hand, LegGuards, Kickers all HI REBOUND. Stick straight as 36,5 & Yahoo groin guard. To train: I change the Elbow Lite to elbow guard, the groin and overpants to Cloud. Obo Makes the best ergonomic design & protection goalie gears, they are always making tests & improving, & personalize the equipment.
Best goalie memory: Panamerican Games Toronto 2015, after a drawing in 1-1 againts USA, the games went to the shootouts and I could Stop 3 of 4 and helped Brazil to qualify to the Olympic Games 2016 in our Home country.
How often do you train: Hockey 5 times a week, two turns each. Gym 3-5 times, more 2 psychologic training and 1-2 per week physio with injury prevention
Any secret tips: Work hard, focus, discipline & believe in yourself
Advice for younger goalkeepers: Work hard, always do your best, doesn't matter what the people talk bad thing to you, if you want something and do all you can to achieve this, CAN get it
Hockey aspirations: Play the Olympic Games, soon. Help more to develop hockey in Brazil. And keep playing in high level as much as I can
Goals in life: Be happy, and make the people around me happy as well and help as many people as I can
Social media: Facebook: /mtrfaustino, Instagram: @mtrfaustino, Athletes page: facebook.com/rodrigofaustinoatleta