• Kettering HC. England Hockey Club of the Year

    Posted by Angi Harrell on 29 May 2018

    Kettering Hockey Club received national recognition for the progress they have made this year when, at the England Hockey Awards evening in Leicester, they were presented with the NottsSport Club of the Year Award. This is the most prestigious award of the evening which celebrates Hockey from grass roots to international level.

    The capacity 500 audience including gold medal winning Olympians, current internationals and  representatives of other nominated clubs were there to see Sam Quek present Kettering chairperson Jaime Cox with the award.

    Jaime commented “ WOW!!! What a night!!! We are still very much in shock at being named ‘Notts Sport Club of the Year 2018’!!! I don’t think many of us got much sleep last night and our ‘Executive Committee Whatsapp Group’ has been going nuts since.  This award will help not to just put Kettering Hockey Club on the National Map, but help EH promote the sport that we all love to other people by sharing our experiences and giving something back to EH, who have clearly believed in us!!”

    The Award is a reflection of the work that goes into running a successful club both on and off the field. Off the pitch the Club have reorganised their committee structure to be more streamlined and now have a robust business plan and development plan in place. The Club have innovative ideas that are now being used by other clubs such as free shirts for officials. They take their role in the community seriously and donate a percentage of their fundraising to local charities.

    This off field structure has led to unprecedented success on the field. This year alone the Mens 1s, for the second year running, and Men’s 2s were promoted and the Ladies 2s have moved into a regional league. The Club currently run 4 ladies and 4 men’s teams as well as under 14, 12, 10 and 8s. Older players are catered for by entering Masters competitions for over 45 ladies and Over 50 men.

    The Hockey Club, which is part of the larger Kettering Sports Club, also have an active social scene and run various functions throughout the year.

    Jaime’s speech on the night reflected that all the hard work doesn’t just happen and paid tribute to all the volunteers who make the Club so successful.

    Chief Executive of England Hockey, Sally Munday, commented “Congratulations, a well-deserved award and it is really great to see how much it means to the club”.

    Kettering are now waiting to see if they will be shortlisted for European Club of the Year.

     

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  • NCWHA Division I Winners

    Posted by Angi Harrell on 16 May 2018

    Congratulations to Kettering II on their promotion to the Midlands Feeder East League. The Committee would like to wish them lots of luck in the forthcoming season.

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  • Kettering HC shortlisted for England Hockey Award

    Posted by Angi Harrell on 6 May 2018

    KHC have been shortlisted for England hockey 'Notts Sport Club of the Year'

    NOTTS SPORT - THE LEADING SPECIALIST IN SYNTHETIC SURFACING

    England Hockey announced the shortlists of clubs and individuals nominated for their prestigious end of season awards and Kettering HC are delighted to have made it onto the short list for Notts Sport Club of the Year.

    EH website announced the news -

    "On the evening of Saturday 19th May, at the Athena in Leicester, hockey lovers from all over the country will gather at the England Hockey Awards Dinner to celebrate the achievements of volunteers, umpires, coaches and players over the past year.

    The quality of the nominees in each of the categories was once again exceptionally high, making for some tough decisions for the England Hockey selection panel. We are, however, delighted to now announce the following shortlist.

    Notts Sport Club of the Year
    Tower Hamlets
    Durham Dales
    Kettering
    Wilmslow
    Hampstead & Westminster
    Norton
    K Sport
    Aldershot & Farnham "

    This is a great reflection on all the hard work that has gone into this year being probably the most successful in recent history with no less than three teams winning promotion as champions of their leagues. We have also made huge strides off the pitch and have exceeded the expectations of with our progress administratively as well as our charity work and efforts to make KHC as good as it can be for its members.

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  • County AGM 14th May 2018

    Posted by Angi Harrell on 21 March 2018

    The AGM is being held at 7.30pm on Monday 14th May 2018 at Brixworth Sports and Social Club NN6 9EA. All Clubs are required to send two representatives . However it would be a pleasure to see anyone that would like to attend. All Clubs will receive details in due course.

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  • General Data Protection Regulations

    Posted by Angi Harrell on 21 March 2018

    The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into effect on 25 May 2018 and will replace the Data Protection Act (DPA). Legal advice suggests that GDPR does not present a drastic overhaul to the current DPA framework but rather, it plugs gaps, or strengthens existing rights and obligations and defines certain concepts more precisely. 

     

     

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  • Tickets to World Cup from local source

    Posted by Angi Harrell on 26 January 2018

    As a result of a sticky digit so to speak, our own Debbie Farrow has found herself with a number of tickets to The Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup at London between 21 July - 5 August 2018.


    This is the biggest hockey event in the world and the first time it will be hosted in the United Kingdom. A total of 16 world-class teams, including England, will be welcomed to the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on Stratford's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the home of the sport.


    The official schedule has now been announced and this is your chance to get tickets to the hottest head to head fixtures of the tournament.
    Tickets to England pool matches, Quarter Finals 3 & 4, Semi-Final, and Final have sold out however this is an opportunity to still get some of them via this source.
    Your ticket will secure you access for sessions containing 2 matches.

    If anyone is interested in them please contact Debbie Farrow on 07759308875 or by e-mail dfarrow58@aol.com as soon as is possible.

     

    These are still available via your local source so please make contact with Debbie ex Wellingborough Hockey

     

    6 x Pool Matches 1 & 2 (Incl. Eng)

    Saturday 21st July 2018 at 12:00pm

    Adult Category B

    £50.00

    6 x Pool Matches 3 & 4

    Saturday 21st July 2018 at 6:00pm

    Adult Category B

    £30.00

    6 x Pool Matches 5 & 6

    Sunday 22nd July 2018 at 11:00am

    Adult Category B

    £30.00

    6 x Pool Matches 7 & 8

    Sunday 22nd July 2018 at 5:00pm

    Adult Category B

    £30.00

    6 x Pool Matches 11 & 12 (Incl. Eng)

    Wednesday 25th July 2018 at 6:00pm

    Adult Category A

    £55.00

    6 x Pool Matches 17 & 18

    Saturday 28th July 2018 at 12:00pm

    Adult Category B

    £30.00

    6 x Pool Matches 19 & 20

    Saturday 28th July 2018 at 6:00pm

    Adult Category B

    £30.00

    6 x Pool Matches 21 & 22

    Sunday 29th July 2018 at 11:00am

    Adult Category B

    £30.00

    6 x Pool Matches 23 & 24 (Incl. Eng)

    Sunday 29th July 2018 at 5:00pm

    Adult Category A

    £60.00

    6 x Classification 3 & 4 (Incl. Eng*)

    Tuesday 31st July 2018 at 6:00pm

    Adult Category A

    £30.00

    6 x Quarter-Finals 1 & 2

    Wednesday 1st August 2018 at 6:00pm

    Adult Category B

    £35.00

     

     

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  • Merry Christmas

    Posted by Angi Harrell on 20 December 2017

    May I take this opportunity to thank all our members for their support this year. Thanks to everyone for your seasonal messages.

    I wish you all a Merry Christmas 🎄, and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year from us all on the Committee

    See you all in 2018,

    With best wishes

    Angi Harrell

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  • Time to Listen Course 21/03/18

    Posted by Angi Harrell on 12 December 2017

    Dear all,  

    Northamptonshire Sport are hosting a Time to Listen course on Wed, 21 Mar 2018 (18:30 - 21:30) at Moulton College its £35 per person. England Hockey would recommend you send a couple of representatives as Time To Listen courses are not held locally very often and it is worth having a few club members trained so that you can discuss how to manage the club with regard to welfare issues. People who should take the course would be Lead/Head coaches in bigger clubs, Welfare officers, Club Chair/President

     

     

    The workshop will:

    ·         Describe how a club welfare officer works with others to create a child centred environment

    ·         Explain how the club welfare officer role fits into the wider safeguarding environment

    ·         Apply learning to case studies including sharing good safeguarding practice

     

     

    To book on the course follow the link  https://www.northamptonshiresport.org/events/2018/03/time-to-listen---multisport1

     

     

    ·         If you want your club to be invoiced then contact lucy.alexander@firstforwellbeing.co.uk or call Lucy on 07841784264 (Please do this when you book on or the system can’t accept you).

     

    ·         N.B. If your club is invoiced then you are liable for VAT, if your coaches book on as individuals then the price is as stated on the booking portal.

     

    ·         If you plan to attend, you will need England Hockey’s Safeguarding SafeD resource and have it before the course, you can contact Stuart Thomas at head office and as long as you order one week before the course it should get to you.

     

    Any questions just ask?

     

     

    Regards

     

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     Andrew Dale
     Relationship Manager

    Direct: 01509 228676 | Mobile: 07725 432013

     

     

     

    England Hockey SportPark 3 Oakwood Drive Loughborough LE11 3QF

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  • Women's Midland Masters 2018 - An update

    Posted by Angi Harrell on 2 November 2017

    Hi all

    Firstly thank you to those of you that have registered their interest in representing the Women’s Midland Masters in 2018.

    O40s, O45s and O50s age groups

    Due to a large number of players playing in the various EH Cup competitions, the Management Team have made the decision to move the trials for the O40s, O45s and O50s age groups and therefore there will be NO trials for these age groups on Sunday 19thNovember. We are working on arranging a new date. Please watch this space and we will notify you as soon we have a date and pitch.

    O55s and O60s age groups

    The Women’s Midland's Masters O55’s and O60’s trials are still to be held on Sunday 19 November 2017 at Hampton Hockey Club (www.hamptonhockey.org.uk).

    Address Shadowbrook Lane, Hampton In Arden, B92 0DQ

    Timing is as follows

     

    Registration from 11.45pm

    12pm – 12.30pm – warm up time

    12.30pm – 2.30pm – Trials

    Please ensure you bring dark and white shirt/socks and £5. A numbered bib will be provided.

    If you haven’t already done so and are interested in representing Midlands in 2018 please can you email WomensMidlandMasters@yahoo.com by Friday 10th November at the very latest.

    If you wish to be available for selection and are unavailable to attend the trials, due to injury, prior commitments (cup game, re-arranged league game) or illness, please still let us know of your wishes to be considered.  If one of the selectors has been able to see you play, or knows of your ability from previous squads this will be taken into account when selecting this year's teams.

    If you have any queries please get in touch with

    Midland O40s Management Team

     

    Manager - Cheryl McCulloch

    Cheryl.McCulloch@yahoo.co.uk

    07749277397

    Assistant Manager – Nik Baker

    superkeeper_5@hotmail.com

    Coach – Ella Bevan

    Midland O45s Management Team

     

    Manager – TBC

    Coach – Sarah Dudsey

    sfellows1@gmail.com

    Midland O50s Management Team

    Manager - TBC

    Coach – Mandy Gatherer

    amandagatherer@aol.com

    Midland O55s Management Team

    Manager - Cheryl McCulloch

    Cheryl.McCulloch@yahoo.co.uk

    07749277397

    Assistant Manager – Nik Baker

    superkeeper_5@hotmail.com

    Midland O60s Management Team

    Manager- Jean Scott-Miller

    jean.scottmiller@googlemail.com

    Kindest Regards 

    Women’s Midland Masters Management Team

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