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Kate Richardson Walsh

Olympic Gold & Bronze Medalist, Ambassador for the Women’s Sport Trust, Team Performance Coach & Author

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Kate Richardson Walsh Biography

Kate Richardson-Walsh is one of Britain’s greatest ever female hockey players having captained GB for 13 years. Making her international debut in 1999, Richardson-Walsh’s international career spanned over 17 years with more than 370 appearances for her county. In 2016, she became the most capped female player in her country’s history, surpassing Karen Brown’s 355 mark in a series with Australia. Alongside her GB honours, Richardson-Walsh captained England since 2003 where she won the European Championships in 2015 and secured a bronze and two silvers in three successive Commonwealth Games.

After winning bronze in the London 2012 Olympics, Richardson-Walsh’s greatest achievement as a player came last summer at the Rio Olympics where she was instrumental in leading GB to their first ever women’s hockey gold medal. A moment that the British public shall never forget. In winning gold Richardson-Walsh also made history in becoming one half of the first same-sex married couple to win an Olympic medal playing in the same team.

Some of Richardson-Walsh’s individual honours include being shortlisted for the FIH World Player of the Year, winning Team GB Hockey’s Athlete of the Year, twice winning the prestigious Hockey Writers’ Player of the Year, and in 2017 was awarded an OBE for her services to hockey. Richardson-Walsh was also nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award in December 2016.

In 2013 Richardson-Walsh married Helen Richardson, her team mate since 1999, adopting a double-barrelled name in the process. Having retired from international hockey following their Rio success, both Richardson-Walsh and Helen are now playing for Dutch side Bloemendaal in North Holland.

After having such a long career, going through the ups and downs of international hockey and the vast pressures of performing at Major Championships, Richardson-Walsh has turned towards using such experiences in coaching, motivational speaking and in ambassadorial roles. Richardson-Walsh frequently visits schools and clubs to encourage grassroots development of the game, whether that be through coaching or speaking at events. Richardson-Walsh also regularly presents at corporate events to provide businesses with valuable insight in the world of elite sport, helping them to develop leadership and communication in the workplace.

She currently serves as an ambassador for the Women’s Sport Trust, strongly supports disability hockey as an ambassador for Access Sport, and sits on the British and European Olympic Athlete’s Commissions. Richardson-Walsh also indulges in a few of her other passions, including travel, fashion, cooking and a mild obsession with Manchester United.

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Kate Richardson Walsh Biography

Kate Richardson-Walsh is one of Britain’s greatest ever female hockey players having captained GB for 13 years. Making her international debut in 1999, Richardson-Walsh’s international career spanned over 17 years with more than 370 appearances for her county. In 2016, she became the most capped female player in her country’s history, surpassing Karen Brown’s 355 mark in a series with Australia. Alongside her GB honours, Richardson-Walsh captained England since 2003 where she won the European Championships in 2015 and secured a bronze and two silvers in three successive Commonwealth Games.

After winning bronze in the London 2012 Olympics, Richardson-Walsh’s greatest achievement as a player came last summer at the Rio Olympics where she was instrumental in leading GB to their first ever women’s hockey gold medal. A moment that the British public shall never forget. In winning gold Richardson-Walsh also made history in becoming one half of the first same-sex married couple to win an Olympic medal playing in the same team.

Some of Richardson-Walsh’s individual honours include being shortlisted for the FIH World Player of the Year, winning Team GB Hockey’s Athlete of the Year, twice winning the prestigious Hockey Writers’ Player of the Year, and in 2017 was awarded an OBE for her services to hockey. Richardson-Walsh was also nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award in December 2016.

In 2013 Richardson-Walsh married Helen Richardson, her team mate since 1999, adopting a double-barrelled name in the process. Having retired from international hockey following their Rio success, both Richardson-Walsh and Helen are now playing for Dutch side Bloemendaal in North Holland.

After having such a long career, going through the ups and downs of international hockey and the vast pressures of performing at Major Championships, Richardson-Walsh has turned towards using such experiences in coaching, motivational speaking and in ambassadorial roles. Richardson-Walsh frequently visits schools and clubs to encourage grassroots development of the game, whether that be through coaching or speaking at events. Richardson-Walsh also regularly presents at corporate events to provide businesses with valuable insight in the world of elite sport, helping them to develop leadership and communication in the workplace.

She currently serves as an ambassador for the Women’s Sport Trust, strongly supports disability hockey as an ambassador for Access Sport, and sits on the British and European Olympic Athlete’s Commissions. Richardson-Walsh also indulges in a few of her other passions, including travel, fashion, cooking and a mild obsession with Manchester United.

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  • How to book Kate Richardson Walsh?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kate Richardson Walsh for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kate Richardson Walsh, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kate Richardson Walsh or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kate Richardson Walsh?

    Booking fees for Kate Richardson Walsh, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kate Richardson Walsh, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kate Richardson Walsh?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kate Richardson Walsh for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kate Richardson Walsh for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kate Richardson Walsh or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kate Richardson Walsh or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kate Richardson Walsh is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kate Richardson Walsh for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Kate Richardson Walsh generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Donna Orender, Grace Chenxin Liu, Angelica Malin, Jamie Margolin and Meredith Walker. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kate Richardson Walsh for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Kate Richardson Walsh Communication Underpins Culture
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  • Love Stories | Kate & Helen Richardson-Walsh

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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