Key facts

Senior Male

Josh Roden

International Experience

Josh first represented Team England at the 2014 FIL World Championships in the USA and was included in the 23-man squad for the 2016 European Championships in Hungary where the team won gold.

International Honours

– 2014 FIL World Championships (Denver, USA)
GOLD – 2016 European Championships (Budapest, Hungary)

Club/School/College/County (Territorial) Experience

Josh grew up watching his father play for Mellor and started playing in California after moving to the United States in 1997. He played four years varsity at Miramonte High School where he was a two year captain. In his senior year he earned All-American honours. He went on to play for Chico State in the MCLA Division One, where he was a three year captain and all-league three times. Since 2012 he has been an LDO at Timperley Lacrosse Club.

Getting to know Josh…

Q: At what age did you begin to play lacrosse?
A: 12

Q: Which game are you most looking forward to at the WC2014 and why?
A Iroquois, will be my first game at a world championships. Can’t wait to stand with my team mates in the stadium while the national anthem plays.

Q: What’s your proudest Lacrosse moment?
A:   Making the 2014 world championship squad

Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals/superstitions?
A:  No

Q: What’s your “Weapon of Choice”?
A:  STX stallion

Q: What is your favourite food (s)?
A: Burrito

Q: What is your favourite music/band (s)?
A: Red hot Chilli Peppers

Q: Who is your favourite sports hero (s)?
A: Eric Cantona