Who Can Deliver Fun and Engaging Hockey Sessions?

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More guidance to support you in delivering fun, safe and engaging session

Find out how you can deliver sessions that everyone will love.
Do I need to be a coach to deliver fun games or does a club need to increase the number of qualified coaches?
If you are looking to offer small-sided games to adult players as a way to provide a great player experience, you do not necessarily need a qualified coach to lead this.  

A player or club volunteer, who can provide a positive and encouraging experience and facilitate the delivery of small-sided games, will provide a great environment. 

Who can deliver coached sessions?
England Hockey recommends that no coach except those at UKCC Level 2/EH Sessional Coach/EH Coach level, or above, should deliver coached sessions independently. 

For coaches who, in extreme circumstances, need to lead sessions but are not yet qualified appropriately, the following should be in place to ensure a safe and engaging sessions:

Where can I find support to recruit coaches/volunteers?
Click here for an interactive toolkit which aims to provide you with with guidance, hints, tips and examples to support you in successfully finding and recruiting coaches of the future.

Where can our coaches and volunteers go to get additional support?
England Hockey have launched The Hockey Hub which is full of video hints and tips and you can find it here.

As a club, you can speak to your local Relationship Manager who can help you develop and inspire your coaches and volunteers.