The game of Hockey is played widely across the world.
In England it is a popular family orientated sport, played mainly in clubs by both men and women. The game is well-liked in many schools, particularly in the independent sector and offers a lifetime of both sporting and social opportunities for players, officials and administrators alike.
2012 is a big year for hockey as an Olympic sport and we would love you to get more people involved in hockey through informal or organised activities or by volunteering at our special events or club activities.
HOCKEY MAKERS are the volunteers who will be making more hockey happen ‐ in their local area and at big events.
There is a Hockey Maker opportunity for everyone, whatever your interest. Previous experience of hockey or of volunteering is not essential.
England Hockey are looking for the highest calibre of volunteer, the people who genuinely make a difference to everything they touch and do. We want people who inspire others, who enjoy and make enjoyment, are proud to be a part of hockey's success and determined to make hockey more successful. If that sounds like you then please apply now to be a Hockey Maker.
To find out more about Hockey makers and the volunteering opportunities available go to the England Hockey website
RUSH HOCKEY is a new and great way to play for men and women of all abilities. It's fast, it's furious, it's fun, it's indoors or outdoors, the pitch is small and the game is 4‐a‐side or 5‐a‐side. It can be played informally or as part of a league and is available nationwide.
Each Rush Hockey club or sports centre will supply the equipment and you and your friends will usually be welcomed by an Activator to help get things started. Some centres are operating on a turn up and play basis and some are organising leagues. To find out where to play Rush Hockey or to register a team go to play Rushhockey on Facebook or check out the Rush Hockey website
BACK TO HOCKEY is a fun new activity for women that provides a gentle introduction or reintroduction to hockey. 'Back To' provides a great opportunity for women to bring friends and make new friends - to really enjoy playing in a friendly and relaxed environment. Back to Hockey is available nationwide and equipment is provided. The sessions usually run for a few weeks so as all you need to do is get some female friends together and find your nearest Back to Hockey programme.
For more information about Back to Hockey go to the website
There are 22 opportunities listed on the Physical Activity Directory. To view local opportunities please select your local area.
Regional Relationship Manager, England Hockey
T: 0191 3018428
M: 07718 980511
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Dates for your Diary - Eurohockey Nations Championships - 17th August