Tom Carson (field hockey)

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Tom Carson
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Born (1990-06-29) 29 June 1990 (age 32)
CountryFlag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Flag of England.svg  England
Sport Field hockey
Position Forward

Tom Carson (born 29 June 1990) is an English international field hockey player who played as a forward for England and Great Britain.

Carson plays club hockey in the Men's England Hockey League Premier Division for Old Georgians.

He played for Beerschot in Belgium during the 2018–19 season. He played for 6 years, including 2 years as captain for Reading in the Men's England Hockey League Premier Division.

Carson also played for University of Exeter. [1] His younger brother James has represented Wales in international hockey. He is the oldest of four brothers, all of whom attended Wellington School, Somerset, where their father was a boarding housemaster. [2]

He is also a founder of YoungOnes Apparel, a fashion company which began by making and selling onesies. [3] He started the company while he was a student at the University of Exeter. He appeared on an episode of Dragons' Den , where they were offered £75,000 by Duncan Bannatyne, which they ultimately turned down. [4]

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  2. "Wellington School Hockey Dynasty Develops Further". UK Boarding Schools. Retrieved 13 January 2023.
  3. "About Us". YoungOnes Apparel. Retrieved 13 January 2023.
  4. Hallam, Katy (25 April 2014). "Fashion entrepreneurs who turned down a Dragons' Den offer pop up at the Bullring". BirminghamLive. Retrieved 13 January 2023.