Can You Make a Difference?

Can you make a difference?  The England Hockey is looking for dynamic, committed, proactive people who can contribute to the future of the game.

Following the adoption of the Knockout Competitions Committee and the Indoor Committee Terms of Reference by the Board in May 2009, the Board has now formally approved the formation of these two committees to assist the England Hockey with key areas of work on policy and delivery relating to its strategy for 2009-2013.  The Terms of Reference for the two committees are available to download below.

England Hockey have appointed Roger Lomas and Richard Organ as Chairs of the KO Competitions and Indoor Committees respectively and now seek to appoint further members for each Committee.  

The KO Competitions is a new committee and four members are sought for this committee.  The Indoor Committee existed in the previous EH committee structure and the members of that group form the new committee with one additional member sought.  The Board would welcome applications for both committees from individuals who have expertise in one or more of the following areas. 

Knockout Competitions Committee

• England Hockey’s current outdoor competitions programme including Cup, Trophy, Vase, 2nd XI, Masters, Mixed and Junior Age Group competitions and the County Championships

• Management, format and regulations of competitions

• Decision making in respect of disputes by teams and application of penalties for regulation breaches

Indoor Committee

• The current indoor competitions programme including Regional indoor activity, Indoor EHL, Junior Indoor competitions.

• Management, format and regulations of competitions

• Decision making in respect of disputes by teams and application of penalties for regulation breaches


Register of Interest Forms (RI Forms), Monitoring Equal Opportunities Forms (MEO Forms) and Terms of Reference for each of the committees are to be found below and under the Governance section at www.englandhockey.co.uk .  

All applications must be submitted on the RI and MEO Forms and must be supported by a second party who may be used as a referee. Applicants do NOT need to have served on county, regional or national committees prior to applying for these positions.

Closing date for receipt of all RI and MEO Forms is Wednesday 6 January 2010.  

The selection date for committee members will be during week commencing Monday 11 January 2010 and will consist of a telephone interview.  All applicants will be advised of the appointed persons within seven days of selection date.

Please send your application to 

England Hockey (KO Competitions/Indoor Committee Register of Interest), Bisham Abbey National Sport Centre, Nr Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1RR 

or email michele.townsend@englandhockey.org