Slambassadors are special connections for Slamstox. Professional athletes that understand the value of college sports and who support us in what we are passionate about.

Mink van der Weerden

Field Hockey

Mink is THE penalty corner specialist of the Netherlands. Since 2008, he plays for the first team of Hockeyclub Oranje-Rood (former Oranje-Zwart) in the highest Dutch national division. With his team he has won the national championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016, and won the Euro Hockey League in 2015.

Mink won a silver medal during the Olympic Games in London 2012, he won the European Championships in 2015 and placed second on the World Championships in 2014. He has played in every major international tournament and is very well-known for his strength and his penalty corners.

Together with Mink we will organize clinics, tournaments and exchanges with American teams and coaches. In addition, Mink provides our Slamstox field hockey players with specialized penalty corner practices. Are you interested in practicing with Mink, or would you like to ask him a question? Send us a message!

Lars van Meijel


Slambassador Lars van Meijel is one of the new rising golf stars from the Netherlands. In 2017, his first year as a professional, he finished 4th in the Alps Tour which secured him a spot for the 2018 Challenge tour season.

Lars has played 4 years of college golf (2013-2016) at University of Memphis. He is the most successful golf player that has ever played for the Tigers. In addition to many individual and team titles, Lars got selected to play the Arnold Palmer Cup; a tournament in which the best ten European and the best ten American college golf players compete against each other.

His experience and his success as a college golf player have helped Lars make the transition to professional golf. Lars truly understands the value of college golf and brings great knowledge and a large golf network to our team. Are you interested in talking with Lars or would you like to ask him a question? Send us a message!

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Together with our Slambassadors we organize clinics, exchanges, tailor-made practices and tournaments for Slamstox athletes. Do you have a question for one of our Slambassadors or would you like to set up a practice session with one of them?