Practical Coach Development Opportunities 2019

2019 Coaching Forums 


Throughout 2019, Canterbury Hockey will be running a range of open coaching forums for our local club, school and representative coaches. These forums will include a presentation from a quest speaker and an informal environment with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and interact with others. For more information on our upcoming coaching forums please see below:

Hockey New Zealand – Community Coaches Forum 
Venue: Nga Puna Wai Sports Hub 
Date: Sunday 17 February 
Time: 12.30pm – 2.00pm 
Target Audience: open to all coaches
Presenters: Nicole Youman, Simon Brill and Colin French

Hockey NZ with the support of Canterbury Hockey will be delivering a Community Coaches Forum which is open to all community coaches. The forum will provide an opportunity for the hockey community to meet and hear from the Hockey NZ Coaching team on the development of the Hockey NZ Coaching Plan as well as an important chance for coaches to connect and collaborate. It will be an informal session to promote interaction and sharing from everyone in the room.
Hockey NZ and Canterbury Hockey invite all coaches and members of the community interested in the coaching space to attend, please register here -


More information on future coaching forums and information evenings to come...


2019 Practical Coach Workshops

Canterbury Hockey will be running practical coaching workshops for our club and school coaches throughout March, April and May. For information on what is covered in our practical coaching workshops, please CLICK HERE . For formation on upcoming workshops, please see below:

Canterbury Hockey – Advanced Coaching Workshop
Venue: Nga Puna Wai Sports Hub
Date: Saturday 16 February
Time: 12.30pm – 3.30pm
Target Audience: senior club (CPL/DIV1 & SSP equivalent) and representative coaches
Presenters: Canterbury Hockey, Nicole Youman, Simon Brill and Greg Nicol

Canterbury Hockey with the support of Hockey NZ will be delivering an advanced coaching workshop to senior club and representative coaches. The workshop will be Pro-League themed, with game analysis and training observation being the major focus. Canterbury Hockey will be joined by Nicole Youman (Community Coaching Manager), Simon Brill (Performance Coaching Manager) and Greg Nicol (National Athlete Pathway Manager) from Hockey New Zealand, for what serves an exciting first coach development opportunity of 2019.

Canterbury Hockey and Hockey NZ invite all senior club (CPL/Div1 and SSP equivalent) and representative coaches to attend, please register here -


More information on future practical coach development workshops to come...

If you have any questions about anything to do with these practical coach development opportunities, please email