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To develop coaches who are highly skilled in working with children, adult club players and talented young people.
By being part of the Advanced Coach Programme, coaches will…
  • Improve their knowledge and understanding of the game, both technically and tactically
  • Advance their coaching practice through greater understanding and application of the Golden Thread and National Development Themes 
  • Be equipped to regularly self reflect and analyse their coaching practice and behaviours to positively affect player improvement for the long term
  • Grow as a coach by being part of a safe learning community in which check and challenge are encouraged and supported
  • Understand the key reasons why people play hockey and use this to create truly motivational learning environments and stronger coach, athlete relationships
  • Become more creative, open minded and prepared to raise the bar with their coaching 
  • Have increased connections within the hockey coaching community
  • On successful completion, graduate with an Advanced Coach Licence