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Find a range of ideas for your sessions under the Golden Thread via the Hockey Hub, your one stop shop for coaches.

Click here to follow us on twitter to be the first to hear of news and development, and gain access to resources and articles to help you inspire more, better and happier players

Click here to find out how to become an EH Coach member and access essential tools and resources to support coaching delivery including discounts on CPD and tickets, free gift and coaches insurance.

Coaches play a vital role in delivering fun, engaging and developmental sessions for children which influences whether children take up, stay in and progress within hockey.

For more support on how to deliver sessions that will help inspire more, better and happier players please see the information below or click here to discover the right coaching pathway for you.

All junior coaches
Any coach working with players under 18-years-old needs to ensure they have a current and maintained DBS check and an appropriate Safeguarding Certificate.

I help out coaching young children
If you are a parent, young leader or aspiring coach wanting to help out with junior coaching sessions in clubs or schools, then we have a number of Coaching Workshops to help give you the support, knowledge and confidence in your role and to help you deliver fun and engaging sessions.

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What other development is available?
I lead coaching sessions with children
Are you delivering independent junior coaching sessions in clubs or schools?

England Hockey strongly recommends you have, as a minimum, the UKCC England Hockey Sessional Coach Award.

Are you the lead coach and so also involved in the planning of sessions over a season or term?

England Hockey strongly recommends you have, as a minimum, the UKCC England Hockey Coach Award.

What else can I access to support my coaching?
Please see the Twitter, Hockey Hub and Coaches Membership links at the top of the page. You can also attend Coaching Club Workshops related to coaching children to provide you with further knowledge and support.
For more support on how to make sessions unmissable for young people please click here.