Juan Manuel Vivaldi Savita Sabbie Heesh Tobi Walter Josine Koning Elena Sotgiu David Carter Ayeisha McFerran Maria de los Angeles Ruiz Castillo Abratte Agustin Aisling D'Hooghe Kaitlyn Williams Saskia van Duivenboden Ashlee Wells George Enersen Mark Appel Anne Veenendaal Richard Curtis Dom Dixon Sam van der Ven Rachael Lynch Kealsie Robles Sally Rutherford Sreejesh P R Kelsey Bing Grace O'Hanlon Jess Jecko Kyle Pontifex Maurits Visser Andrew Charter Imran Butt Rodrigo Faustino Maria Belen Succi Lisa Schneider Rajani Etimarpu
Abratte Agustin Aisling D'Hooghe Andrew Charter Anne Veenendaal Ashlee Wells Ayeisha McFerran David Carter Dom Dixon Elena Sotgiu George Enersen Grace O'Hanlon Imran Butt
Jess Jecko Josine Koning Juan Manuel Vivaldi Kaitlyn Williams Kealsie Robles Kelsey Bing Kyle Pontifex Lisa Schneider Maria Belen Succi Maria de los Angeles Ruiz Castillo Mark Appel Maurits Visser
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