Guildford Hockey Club Est. 1912

GB Women Win Olympic Gold!!!

Whether you're 5 or 65, there's never been a better time to play hockey. We hope the GB Ladies have inspired you to give it a go or come back to hockey - we can help you find your game. Please have a look at our website and us for more information. All very welcome!

Have a look at photos from Team GB in Rio2016 Hockey here.

 


Guildford Hockey Club

Welcome to Guildford Hockey Club where players, parents and supporters have been enjoying the sport and social life that thrives around hockey since 1912. As the the game of hockey has evolved, so has Guildford to comprise 7 Men’s teams, 5 Ladies’ teams and a thriving Junior Section encompassing more than 500 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.

 


Club Day - Saturday 3rd September

Ladies and Gentlemen, mark the calendars and kick off the season (subject to tweaking).

Visitors and new/prospective members very welcome at the club anytime and on pitch with us from 1230:

Men

  • 10.00-11.30 - Men's 1s & warm-up space
  • 11.30 - 12.30 - Men's 2s v U16/17/18 Boys
  • 12.30 - 14.00 - Men's Fun Hockey
  • 14.00 - BBQ
  • 17.00 - Men's 1s match

Ladies

  • 10.00-11.15 Ladies 1s v London Wayfarers
  • 11.15-12.30 Ladies 2s v Cheam
  • 12.30-14.00 Ladies Fun Hockey
  • 1400 - BBQ

 

Junior Club Day - Sunday 4th September

And something for the Juniors, too:

  • 9.00-10.30 Coaches and Squad Managers Meeting
  • 11-13.00 Coaching the Coaches Session with Dan Fox
  • 12.30-13.30 BBQ
  • 13.30 1500 Sessions and games for U8s - U12s
  • 15.00-16.30 Sessions and garmes for U14s-U16s

 


Men's 1st XI Pre-Season Details

Men's 1st XI training every Tuesday and Thursday 8-10pm at GHC.

New players welcome. Please contact for details.

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Head Coach Toby Mullins is looking forward to coaching Guildford Men's 1st XI this season. Toby, an EHA Level 4 Coach, joined us last season with much 1st team playing experience and a breadth and depth of coaching experience including in the England System and with National League Clubs including Ipswich, Havant, Bracknell, Trojans and Olton.

He coached Ipswich Ladies to National Champions and Trojans and Olton in top levels of the Conference. Junior Internationals experience includes the U18 Ladies and Toby has much experience with U18, 19 and 21 Divisional men's teams as well as in the England Development Programme for the Senior Men.

Toby is an excellent addition to Guildford and will be well supported by Jason Ellis-Woodley, a strength and conditioning coach and Sam Plater, a sports developement coach, both of whom will be playing and supporting the coach and team. Here's to a great start to the season.

New players welcome, please get in touch.

Pre-season home friendlies:

  • Saturday 20th August at 2pm v Blueharts
  • Saturday 27th August at 2pm v Lewes
  • Saturday 3rd September (Club Day)
  • Saturday 17th September at 2pm

 


Ladies Pre-Season Details

Pre-Season hockey training for Ladies 1s, 2s, Juniors by invitation begins Wednesday 10th August. Meet at 7.30pm, finish 9.30pm.

New players welcome. Please contact for more details.

AliceLane-200First team coach Alice Lane started at GHC ahead of the 2015/16 Season, having come to us with 10 years of National League playing experience at a range of large clubs around the country (St Albans, Bristol Firebrands and most notably Reading where she was Captain of their National League side for nearly 5 years including leading them into the Premier League). This experience, she says, has provided her with a good insight into the workings of successful clubs.

With ten years of coaching experience, Alice has worked with a variety of Junior and Adult squads over the years.

Alice completed her England Hockey Level 3 coaching certificate whilst coaching the University of Portsmouth Ladies 1st XI. She has experience coaching in the Single System, including at JRPC level, in addition to her Club, School and Uni experience.

Alice has been a really positive addition to GHC, a terrific role model for the girls and ladies. She is looking forward to the 2016/17 season with plans well underway. Contact Alice for more information.

Pre-season friendlies:

  • Saturday 27th August - triangular at Eastcote (mixture of 1s and 2s)

  • Wednesday 31st August - match versus Woking (1s match) (2s training night)

  • Saturday 3rd September - Club Day

  • Saturday 10th September - Basingstoke HC away, stay over in Oxford...

  • Sunday 11th September - Oxford Hawks & Oxford HC away

 

Also please note: Monday evening fitness sessions begin Monday 8th August 7.30-8.30pm - open to all Ladies, delivered by Personal Trainer and Ladies 1s Player Suzi Cook! £2 contribution please.

 


New Club Kit - Order Now

Thank you to all who completed the survey about new kit. The kit committee has reviewed the current kit, our club requirements, what is available in the market, various supplier and retailer options and has made a decision and we are entering a new four year kit cycle. See the details here in Club News.

Many, many thanks to Anthony Greenhalgh for spearheading the effort to make sure that the best decision possible was made.

See our new Kit Shop webpage to order your kit ahead of the new season from new supplier Hawkinsport. Please order as soon as you can in order to get as many players as possible in the new kit ahead of the 2016/17 season. Samples are available in the clubhouse; more detail on the Kit Shop webpage.

 

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Goalkeeping Courses

Please see our exciting list of sessions and courses available for Goalkeepers looking for extra coaching during the summer and in the new season (note this is outside of regular weekly sessions taking place during the season when it starts).

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Registration for the 2016/17 Season

Having reviewed plenty of club management tools, we have decided to use PaySubsOnline and are in the process of implementing this tool for our needs and to help with management of membership, registration, renewals, payments, events and fundraising.

No tool is perfect or does everything that we need it to but this one will better support much of the detailed administration involved in managing more than 1000 members. The tool will be ready in the next few weeks at which point we will need all existing members to verify their details (and pay subs). We will also need new members to register using the tool.

Watch this space. Many, many thanks to Dave Dickson for leading the charge to help us improve what our army of volunteers can offer to the club and community.

 


Club News and Keeping InTouch with GHC

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