TRAINING

DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

U13 Development Centre is open to players nominated by their school or club. Open to players born in 2007 and 2008.

DatesTuesday 20th – Thursday 22nd August
Time9.00am – 3.30pm
VenueBedford Hockey Centre, Chester Road, Bedford MK40 4HL

Players must register no later than 31st of July 2019.

 

ACADEMY CENTRE

Players must be nominated for Assessment by Club / School / U13 Development Centre.

SquadU13 GirlsU15 Girls U17 Girls U13 Boys U15 BoysU17 Boys 
Birth years2007 & 20082005 & 20062003 & 20042007 & 20082005 & 20062003 & 2004
Indicative Squad SizeApprox 30
incl. circa 6 GK
Approx 20
incl. circa 2 GK
Approx 20
incl. circa 2 GK
Approx 30
incl. circa 6 GK
Approx 20
incl. circa 2 GK
Approx 20
incl. circa 2 GK
Competition Format7-a-side
3 squads of 10

11-a-side 

1 squad of 16

11-a-side

1 squad of 16

7-a-side
3 squads of 10

11-a-side

1 squad of 16

11-a-side

1 squad of 16

Coaching Structure:

U13 Girls Head CoachU13 Boys Head CoachU15 Head CoachU17 Head Coach
Girls Lead CoachBoys Lead CoachGirls Lead CoachBoys Lead CoachGirls Lead CoachBoys Lead Coach
Girls Asst Coach (2)Boys Asst Coach (2)Girls Asst CoachBoys Asst CoachGirls Asst CoachBoys Asst Coach

GKs will be integrated into the training with specialist GK coaching available to squads, on rotation, as well as, there are GKs additional training sessions for ALL AGE GROUPS provided, please see the dates below.

Schedule: 

  • All squads: 5 x 2 hour training sessions
  • Training Venue: Bedford Hockey Centre, Chester Road, Bedford MK40 4HL
  • Tournaments (venues to be determined within East Region)
  • Additional GK Training for all age groups: 14th October, 4th November, 6th January, TBC date January/February
o      U13s: 2 Festivals plus Finals Dayo     U15s/U17s: Finals Day
Assessments
8 Sep: 2-4 pm
Outcomes
sent 11 Sep
Assessments
8 Sep: 2-4 pm Outcomes
sent 18 Sep
Assessments
9 Sep: 7-9 pm Outcomes
sent 27 Sep
Assessments
9 Sep: 7-9 pm Outcomes
sent 27 Sep
Assessments
2 Sep: 7-9 pm Outcomes
sent 20 Sep
Assessments
2 Sep: 7-9 pm Outcomes
sent 20 Sep
U13 GirlsU13 BoysU15 GirlsU15 BoysU17 GirlsU17 Boys
7 – 9 pm7 – 9 pm7 – 9 pm7 – 9 pm7 – 9 pm7 – 9 pm
16 September23 September7 October7 October30 September30 September
14 October4 November18 November18 November11 November11 November
25 November2 December16 December16 December9 December9 December
Sun 1 Dec
Festival
13 January27 January27 January20 January20 January
6 JanuarySun 19 Jan Festival2 March2 March24 February24 February
3 February3 FebruarySun 15 Mar
Finals Day
Sun 15 Mar
Finals Day
Sun 15 Mar Finals DaySun 15 Mar Finals Day
Sun 9 Feb FestivalSun 9 Feb FestivalAdditional training matches against other County sides may be scheduled within Monday evening training sessions prior to
Finals Day
Sun 1 Mar Finals DaySun 1 Mar Finals Day

FIXTURES

[TO BE DETERMINED]

RESULTS

[TO BE DETERMINED]

TOURS

Bedfordshire Hockey is considering organising two Hockey Tours. 

For U13 Academy Players the provisional dates are 3rd to 5th of April 2020.

For U15 Academy Players the provisional date is February Half Term 2020.

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