Great Britain women’s captain Alex Danson has been left out of the squad for the inaugural FIH Pro League as she continues her recovery from her head injury.
The 33-year-old was ruled out due to injury after banging her head on a concrete chair on holiday.
She may join at a later date for the tournament, depending on her recovery.
Danson made her full international debut in October 2001 against Germany. She won a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Gamesand a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games.
Alex is currently the most capped player in the Senior Women’s Teams for both GB and England.
The competition, replaces the Hockey World League and serves as qualification for the World Cup and Olympics.
Great Britain’s women take on New Zealand away in their opening game on 10 February, with their first home tie against United States on 27 April.
GB women’s squad: Giselle Ansley, Grace Balsdon, Sophie Bray, Nicki Cochrane, Amy Costello, Emily Defroand, Sarah Evans, Sabbie Heesh, Tess Howard, Jo Hunter, Hannah Martin, Lizzie Neal, Lily Owsley, Hollie Pearne-Webb, Suzy Petty, Ellie Rayer, Sarah Robertson, Erica Sanders, Amy Tennant, Anna Toman, Susannah Townsend, Laura Unsworth.