23 May 2019

Thursday 23 May 2019

Congratulations to King's College First XI Girls Hockey Coach Rick Child and his wife Sheryl Law, who were bestowed with Queen's Service Medals for services to hockey.

Rick Child


The medals were awarded by Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy at an investiture ceremony at Government House on Tuesday. 

Rick Child II

Rick in action coaching the First XI Girls.

Head of Hockey Jude Menezes says Rick has been instrumental in providing a platform for many of our girls to achieve higher representative honours. 

"We in the King's hockey community are extremely proud and would like to congratulate Rick and Sheryl on their well-deserved awards," Jude says. 

Rick and Sheryl have two sons, Simon Child (Greenbank, 2003-05) and Marcus Child (Greenbank, 2004-08), who are both New Zealand hockey internationals.