Rob ("Shorty") Short (born August 11, 1972 in Maidstone, England) is a Canadian field hockey player.
Short played his first international senior tournament in 1995, at the Pan American Games in Mar del Plata. Highlights include the 1998 World Cup in The Netherlands where the Canadian team finished 8th with Rob scoring 4 goals in the 7 games. In 2000 he competed with the national hockey team of Canada at the Summer Olympics in Sydney, where the team finished 10th. A recent win (over Argentina in strokes) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the Pan American Games means Rob competed in his second Olympic Games in Beijing in the summer of 2008. Short now plays club hockey at the highest level in the Netherlands since 1999; 3 years with HC Rotterdam, 2 years at Laren and is currently playing his 7th year with HGC. He lives in Tsawwassen, British Columbia