Player   Pathway

The Player Pathway, formerly the Single System, was launched in October 2016.

The Player Pathway provides an environment that helps junior players realise their potential and is made up of the following tiers:

Development Centres, Academy Centres, Performance Centres, Futures Cup, Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE), National Age Group Squads (NAGs) and U21 / Development Programme.

If you would like more information about the Player Pathway, please contact a member of the ECHA Coaching & Youth Committee

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Essex Development Centres

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0 Essex Hockey Academy Assessment Days

As a junior hockey player, we are pleased to invite you to Essex Academy Assessment Days. These are an important part of the new Player Pathway.


More information for each age group, including dates and times can be downloaded below:


Under 13 Girls Information

Under 14 Girls Information 

Under 15 Girls Information

Under 16/17 Girls Information 


Under 13 Boys Information

Under 14 Boys Information

Under 15 Boys Information

Under 16/17 Boys Information

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