Florien ten Broeke Placed

Hockey beurs Amerika Florien

Date of birth:
Year of grad:



Available Fall 2017



May 2017

Country: The Netherlands
Height:  5'7 ft
Weight: ... lbs 

Personal and academic information


Florien is a 16-year-old girl who lives together with her father Martijn, mother Katja and two little brothers Hugo (14) and Pieter (6) in the east of the Netherlands. She comes from a super athletic family with a grandfather who was a PE teacher and played a lot of sports ( also field hockey), an uncle who played field hockey, a father who played field hockey, baseball and tennis, a little brother who plays tennis, golf and field hockey and another little brother who just started playing field hockey. Florien herself plays field hockey in the highest team of her age (Under 18).


Florien is a social, serious, hardworking, to the point and neighborly girl with an enormous amount of perseverance and willpower. Since Florien was little she always wanted to study abroad and especially in the United States. This comes from her parents, her mother studied a couple months in England and her father studied for one year in Michigan.


Florien is currently in her senior year of high school (HAVO) and is expected to graduate in June of 2017 in the subjects: Dutch, English, German, Math B, Physics, Science, Biology and NLT (Nature, Life and Technology). She achieved a composite score of 20 on her ACT and is scheduled to take her TOEFL in May of 2017.


Athletic information


Florien started to play field hockey for field hockeyclub HC Houten at the age of six. After one year she moved to Delden and started playing for field hockey club HC Twente and has been playing there ever since. 


During her junior career Florien has always played in the varsity teams. This year Florien plays in the highest junior team (U-18). The last few years Florien also trains and plays with the first women’s team.


Florien is a fast, dynamic and especially a strong defender who can also play midfield when needed. She has an enormously strong pass and her specialty is defending a penalty corner. She is the first one to walk out of the goal and is one of the fastest of her team.