Commercial and Membership Director

Following an extensive external recruitment process, the England Hockey is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Cockcroft to the position of Commercial and Membership Director at England Hockey.  

Jonathan CockroftJonathan joins England Hockey from Goodform Ltd, a sports marketing company specializing in membership, CRM and marketing, where he spent three years as Marketing Director and previously Sales and Marketing Manager.  Prior to his role at Goodform Jonathan worked for Warwickshire County Cricket Club for seven years in communications and marketing roles and was responsible for the Edgbaston brand development and integration with their commercial strategy.
 
An Oxford graduate, Jonathan also has a CIM Advanced Certificate in Marketing and has good experience working with a range of businesses including a number of National Governing Bodies of Sport.  He will be joining England Hockey on 14th September 2010 and will be based at England Hockey Head Office at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre.  
 
In looking forward to his new role Jonathon said "I am delighted to be joining England Hockey at such an opportune time for the sport.  Building on solid commercial foundations, the challenges of extending England Hockey’s reach, broadening its income base and capitalizing on the London 2012 effect are exciting ones.  

I look forward to working with an ambitious commercial team, and alongside all other stakeholders, to deliver these objectives for the wider benefit of hockey in this country."