Rich started playing hockey aged 10 and played with Quasar Hockey Club for 10 years. He captained the club’s U14, U15, U16 and U18 teams. He started playing men’s hockey at 14, helping to get the Men’s 1st team promoted to National League 2. Rich represented North/Highland district at U14, U15, U16, U18 and U21 levels. He captained Highland district to its only tournament win. He was also selected to represent Scotland at U16, U18 and U21 levels. At the age of 16, Rich gained his Level 1 Coaching and has since been involved in both youth and adult coaching for both outfielders and goalkeepers. He been at ESM since 2014 and has coached the Youth, Women’s and Men’s teams.