Updates for members and new faces

With training and the league in the not so distant future, it is important to look ahead to ‘new normal’ of hockey.

Daniel Peachey has been appointed as our Covid Officer. He is currently putting a document together for club members which will explain all as well as a risk assessment and map of the pitch. Please see here for details provided by England Hockey on returning to Hockey.

All members must complete the England Hockey Participation Agreement which can be found here.

Anyone interested in joining South Glos – we wouldd love to hear from you! Please email for more details. Due to the current climate, we need at least 24 hours notice before any prospective players attend our training sessions.


Website under construction

The website is undergoing some maintenance work and updating different aspects over the next week or so, so please bare with us. The fixtures will also be updated (finally I hear you say)! You will still be able to browse the website as normal!


Men’s coach required

South Gloucestershire Hockey Club are looking to appoint a coach to lead their men’s training for the 2017/18 season (and longer). South Gloucestershire Hockey Club have three men’s team, in the following leagues Central 2, West Central 2 and West Central 3. The men’s teams have a mixture of players. It is important that the coach is willing to develop all the individuals within the groups as hockey players.

Training takes place on Tuesday evenings at 8:00pm until 9:30pm at Bradley Stoke Community School, Fiddlers Lane, Bradley Stoke, BS32 9TB. Assistance at Saturday League Fixtures is optional.

Skills and qualifications:
Minimum Level 1 qualification
Good leadership and organisational skills
Ability to enthuse and motivate
Ability to give effective and constructive player feedback
Reliable and committed to a club ethos
An up-to-date knowledge of coaching principals in hockey

Main duties:
To prepare weekly sessions for all levels of men within the club
To liaise with the team captains regarding player progression and squad movement
To inform the captains in advance of any training sessions that cannot be attended.
Comply with the England Hockey Coaches code of conduct when representing South Gloucestershire Hockey Club

Payment is offered based on qualifications and experience. If interested, please contact



The details of the agenda for the AGM has been emailed out as well as details in case you are unable to attend on the day on how to vote by proxy. Please let Emma Player or Tom Monaghan know if you have not received this email, and it will be issued to you.

We are asked to remind you that only members who have paid subs and filled in the membership forms are eligible to vote.


Invitation to the South Gloucestershire Hockey Club’s Annual General Meeting

Meeting on Tuesday 18th July 2017 at Brewhouse – Cotham hill.
It is a 7:00pm meet for a prompt 7:30pm start.

The agenda will be as followed:
 Apologies
 Chairman statement.
 Captains reports.
 Pitch update
 Budget update, with a report from the treasurer.
 Subs for the 2017/2018 season (including summer league).
 Membership.
 Recruitment.
 Appointment of committee positions.
 Any other business

Committee positions details:
Please note that you can still run for a position where the current person is
not stepping down; it doesn’t have to be for a vacant position.
If you would like to stand for any of the positions, you must email Emma
Player @ & Tom Monaghan @ by Monday 10th July 2017 at midday – please do
not text or Facebook. If you decide on the day of the AGM that you
would like to be part of the committee, you may only stand if nobody
else has already put their name in the hat, as agreed at the 2016 EGM.

Details of those who are standing:

Chairman: Thomas Monaghan
Vice Chairman: Thomas Herbert (standing down)
Secretary: Emma Player
Men’s 1s captain: Matt Dawson
Men’s 2s captain: Mike Payne
Men’s 3s captain: Tim Jenkinson
Ladies 1s captain: Emily Hamnett-Harris
Ladies 2s captain: Nicola Ryder (standing down)
Webmaster: Thomas Herbert and Emma Player (TH is standing down)
Welfare Officer: Emma Player
Social Secretary: Mike Payne
Mixed Captain: Leanne Peachey (standing down)

Voting by proxy:
From the EGM minutes the rule of voting by proxy:
 Details of proposals and people running for positions will be
available by Wednesday 12th July, so please do not ask beforehand
as we have to allow for people to stand for positions and the email
be generated. This will be sent out by either the chairman or the
 If you are unable to attend the AGM, for whatever reason, you
must email both the chairman and secretary by midday on Monday
17th July 2017 (no late votes will be accepted). We do urge you to
attend and vote in person as there are likely to be topics arising on
the day.

I have been asked to remind you that only signed up and paid members will be able able to cast votes.