Guildford Hockey Club Est. 1912

Guildford Hockey Club

Welcome to Guildford Hockey Club where players, parents and supporters have been enjoying the sporting and social life that thrives around hockey since 1912. As the the game of hockey has evolved, so has Guildford to comprise 6 Men’s teams, 4 Ladies’ teams and a thriving Junior Section encompassing more than 400 children from the ages of 6 to 18 years old. We are situated at Broadwater School in Godalming with two all-weather pitches and a Clubhouse that is brimming with activity on weekday evenings and on weekends during the season when we are training, playing matches and running social events.

We pride ourselves on providing an enjoyable and productive hockey experience for all age groups and all ability levels. Please have a look at our website and if you are interested in playing or getting involved. We welcome new players. Come and see why Guildford is A Great Place to Play.

 


Alex Danson Visits GHC - 23 January

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The Junior Section will be treated to a special presentation by GB and England Team Member, Alex Danson, on Friday evening during their training evening at the Club. Alex will join the Under 12 Girls for some drills and will then share with our Juniors her thoughts on her journey to London 2012, what inspires her and what it feels like to be an Olympian. She will no doubt also talk about her preparations for the road to Rio 2016.

The evening will be hosted by Olympic Gold Medallist (Barcelona 1992 Coxed Pairs' Cox) and BBC Olympic Commentator, Mr Garry Herbert, MBE.

All Junior Players Under 10 to Under 18, boys and girls welcome. Please RSVP using the link in the email from your squad manager.

Click on Alex's GB Hockey Profile here to see her impressive list of national team selections and medals.

 


Under 12 Boys win Gold

One of the tournaments we look forward to each year in the Junior calendar is the Teddington Xmas Invitational. This tournament, held the Sunday before Christmas, includes top teams from across the South region of the country. Not only an excuse to avoid shopping, the Under 10 and 12 boys and girls have a great time and play some really competitive hockey.

Well done to our Under 12 Boys who came home with the gold medals this year.

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February Skills Courses for Juniors

Players looking to improve their fitness and skills need look no further than Guildford Hockey Club. Our Performance Coach and 1st XI Ladies and Men's teams Coach, Ian Jennings, is running holiday courses during the February half-term holiday.

Please check the Junior web pages for details and booking forms:

Also remember the Tuesday and Thursday 6-7pm sessions weekly from 13 January to 19 March. £5 per session pay as you go.

 


Junior Tour to Barcelona

Five teams of GHC Junior players ranging in age from 10 to 16, boys and girls, participated in one of Europe's top youth tournaments in Barelona, Spain during the first weekend in December. All teams played very well against strong teams from across Spain and from Russia, Ireland, France and Belgium.

The hockey was fast and physical and our boys and girls did themselves proud by producing some of their finest hockey not to mention their outstanding behaviour on and off the pitch. Coaches, administrators and parents had probably as much fun (or more) than the children; all players were a pleasure to look after and coach during the weekend.

See the full Tour Report here.

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Under 14 Boys - Runners-Up

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Under 16 Boys - Third Place

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Back to Hockey

Whether you're a beginner, a mum or dad who used to play way back when, a potential new joiner or you simply want to have fun and get fit, come Back to Hockey...

Men - 8.00pm to 10.00pm Wednesday evenings at the Club on the sand based pitch; all ages and abilities welcome for gentle training and mini matches. A £5 roll up fee is payable on the night.

Contact on 07790 023570

Ladies - Monday evenings 8pm to 9.30 from Monday 8 September. Come 'Back to Hockey' - even if you never went away from it or were never in it to begin with! Fitness with a fun and social side to it. £5 per session.

Contact or see the Ladies Back to Hockey page for more information.

 


 

National Champions 2014 - Under 14 Boys

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The Guildford Under 14 Boys were crowned National Champions on Saturday 10th May in Wakefield. The 2013/14 competition started in September with 80 teams from across the country. Eight teams made it through to the Finals Day on which Guildford came out on top.

 


South Region Champions 2014 - Under 10 Boys

After winning the Surrey County Heats in the beginning of March, Guildford Under 10 Boys were at it again. They were crowned South Region Champions in the season-ending tournament after a brilliant run of matches in which they scored 28 goals and let in none. Well done!

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