Richard Lane joined East Grinstead in the 2019/20 season, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to our men's first XI. Starting his hockey journey with Cannock, Richard went on to study at the University of Birmingham and later achieved international honours with England.

Throughout his career, Richard has accomplished a number of significant milestones, including six Premier League titles and three EH Cups. He has also secured three European club silver medals and was named the EHL player of the season in 2008/09. His leadership qualities were recognised when he was appointed England's indoor captain in 2007.

Off the field, Richard applies his passion for sports and his expertise in hockey to his role as a teacher, showing his commitment to nurturing the next generation of athletes.