Tim Brand is a NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) graduate athlete and a forward in the Australian Men’s Hockey Team, the Kookaburras. He made his Commonwealth Games debut at the 2022 Birmingham Games, winning a gold medal as a member of the Kookaburras who have won the gold medal seven times at the Commonwealth Games.
Born in the Netherlands, Tim grew up in Chatswood in North Sydney and played for local Hockey club. He was member of the Australian U21 team for the 2015 world cup qualifier and NSW U21 NSW team that won the 2017 Australian National Championships. Tim then joined the national development squad and at 19 made his debut for the senior team in June 2018 in a test series against Germany.
The forward was part of the gold medal-winning team from the 2018 Champions Trophy in the Netherlands and finished a stand out year with Bronze at the 2018 World Cup in India.
In 2019 Tim helped the Kookaburras to gold in the inaugural FIH Pro League took also took out the inaugural Hockey One Australia Championship – scoring 4 goals in the championship final.
Tim was officially selected on the Australian Olympic Team for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games in July 2021.