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The Essex County Hockey Association (ECHA) oversees hockey activity within the county, from managing the Essex Women's League to providing coaches to the Player Pathway Development and Academy Centres
The Essex Hockey Umpiring Association (EHUA) appoints umpires to a variety of county and regional league divisions, as well as providing development opportunities for the umpires to progress along the England Hockey Pathway
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The EHUA AGM will be held at Chelmsford HC on the 23 May 2019 with 7.30 prompt start. Sandwiches will be provided at 7pm for those coming straight from work This years AGM has a guest speaker. David Elworthy , the officiating relationship manager from England Hockey, he has been invited to give us some information concerning the new season ahead and how it impact on Umpiring associations. So please take this opportunity to hear some interesting information and support the EHUA by attending. Reports and relevant documents for the AGM can be downloaded below: 2019 AGM Agenda 2018 AGM Minutes Constitution - March 2019 President's Report Secretary's Report Treasurer's Report - Accounts Treasurer's Report - Predicted Budget Selection Report Coaching Report Level One Sec. Report Young Umpire Report Indoor Report
The East Young Umpire Pathway is running a series of Young Umpire Training Day's across the region. This is a great first step to get involved in officiating and start your umpiring career. Who is it for? People who are keen to umpire that are of secondary school age (11 - 16 years old). If you are over the age of 16, we recommend you take the England Hockey Level 1 Course When and where is it? A number of events are being held across the region, in June and July, with one being held in Essex, at Old Loughtonians Hockey Club on 2nd June How much is it? £20 per person to attend, which includes a whistle and a free umpiring shirt! What do I get out of it? You will become an East qualified Young Umpire, which will allow you to officiate at a number of in2hockey events. You'll be able to umpire the junior games within your club, and get the opportunity to progress further by umpiring at junior county events, such as Academy Centres. You'll also be added to the East Young Umpire Pathway's Academy Programme, where the support team of coaches and mentors will be on hand to help your progression and development. Don't worry, you wont be asked to umpire for the adult sides on a Saturday just yet. What would I need to attend? Notepad and pen, refreshments for the day and your playing kit - yes you get to play! This course involves both theory and practical elements, and is highly interactive to ensure you learn as much as you can, but also have a fun time. All the umpiring bits you may need (such as a whistle) will be provided upon arrival. So if you're interested don't miss out and book your place today! If you would like further information about the training day, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get back to you as soon as possible
The ECHA will be having its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 9th May 2019. It will be at Chelmsford Hockey Club, starting at 7.30pm prompt. There will be vacancies for ECHA Secretary and Welfare Officer. Please find below relevant documents for the AGM, including the agenda: 2019 AGM Agenda 2018 AGM Minutes
As part of the increase in matches within the National League for the 2019/20 season, NPUA with England Hockey are looking to recruit a second Umpiring Appointments Administrator to assist Colin Barthorpe with the umpiring appointments. The role, whilst being recruited by England Hockey, will be under the direct line management and responsibilities of the NPUA. Saying this, applicants do not need to be current members of the NPUA to apply and a representative group of key stakeholders are involved with this recruitment process. Details of the position can be found by following this link to the England Hockey website. If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact David Elworthy, Officiating Relationship Manager, at England Hockey.
The job role We are looking for a coaches for our adult teams with a primary focus on the mens and ladies 1st XI squads, but with responsibility for 4 mens and 3 ladies teams. The person will need to be organised, reliable and committed. They will need to work effectively with teams captains, match day managers and the committee to deliver improved performance and results for the mens and ladies 1s team squads and the capability and overall performance for the remainder of adult teams in the club. Ideally they must be an England Hockey Level 2 coach, or equivalent. We welcome applications from player coaches. This is a paid role that would be suitable for a person to balance alongside existing full-time work or additional coaching or teaching work. Remuneration is based on an hourly rate (which is set dependant on qualifications) for coaching delivered. Selection via an initial paper sift followed by interview with SHC committee member/s Main responsibilities are; Setting out a coaching programme for delivery to all adult participants (in season and a strategy to take us 3-5 years out) One coach required for each of our mens and ladies 1st teams – the role holders will personally coach each team and travel with them to matches. Ensuring coaching is delivered to a programme you define to accommodate all abilities for the mens and ladies teams (3 mens and 2 ladies teams) with a view to delivering progress at all levels in the club. Encouraging and developing coach volunteers to gain qualifications and deliver coaching within the club. Support the recruitment of players into Sudbury Hockey Club teams. Supporting the junior coaching co-ordinator such that there is a complimentary coaching programme and link between the junior and adult coaching. Retaining and where possible growing the number of adults participating Running coaching camps/learning interventions throughout the year to maintain participation, improve capability and generate revenue for the club. About the club Sudbury Hockey Club has circa 100 adult members and we four mens and three ladies teams playing in East League; Mens 1st promoted into Premier B, the other mens teams play Div 4, 5 and 6 Ladies 1sts solidly holding their place in Division 1N, the ladies 2nds promoted this season into Div 3 and the 3rds play Div 5. We also have a flourishing 100 junior members ranging from aged 7 to aged 17 and field competitive teams in the following age groups; Under 8, 10, U12, U14, U16, U18 boys and girls teams. See www.sudburyhockeyclub.co.uk for more information about the club Interested? Come and help us build on our success! Email – Chairman@sudburyhockeyclub.co.uk Please supply CV and covering note and supply a contact telephone number All candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
Easter Junior Camp at Chelmsford Hockey Club 15 and/or 16th April 9.30-3pm Led by Olympic medallist Sally Walton For boys and girls 5-18. £35 for 1 day and £70 for 2 days Half days available for under 8s, Early drop off and late pick up available. Booking link here: https://chelmsfordhc.org.uk/summer-camp-registration/ For any questions contact email@example.com GK should register interest with Sally so demand can be assessed. Venue: Chelmer Park, Beehive Lane. CM2 8RL
There are a number of England Hockey Academy Centre events coming up, for which Essex needs to provide umpires. All dates umpires are needed for are below. If you are available to umpire can you please let Mick Pullin know ASAP on firstname.lastname@example.org Events umpires are required for: Sunday 3rd March - Under 15 Boys @ Old Loughts Sunday 3rd March - Under 13 Girls @ Haileybury Sunday 17th March - Under 16/17 Boys @ Old Loughts Sunday 31st March - Under 14 Boys @ Redbridge
GB & England Hockey takes player welfare seriously and has been a primary supporter of the2008, 2012 and 2016 Concussion in Sport Consensus Meetings. These meetings bringtogether the world experts in concussion every four years to review the current evidencesurrounding concussion. Following a Consensus Conference, a position paper (ConsensusStatement) is developed summarizing the current evidence based on knowledge in the areaof concussion. This concussion guideline has been updated to reflect the principles agreed following the2016 Concussion Consensus conference. These guidelines are designed to be used byMedical Practitioners and approved healthcare professionals. All other parties involved inconcussion management should refer to the guidelines for non-approved healthcareprofessionals and General Public. These Guidelines are meant to ensure that players who suffer concussion are managedeffectively to protect their short and long-term health and welfare. Scientific knowledge in the field of concussion is constantly evolving and the consensus process and scientific meetings will make sure that the guidelines keep pace with these changes. A number of documents are available for download below: - Concussion Policy (Updated November 2018) - Concussion guidelines for Parents and Coaches (2019) - Appendix 1 - Adult SCAT 5 2017 - Appendix 2 - Child SCAT 5 2017
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