• Junior Performance

England Age Group Club And School Trials October 2021

England Hockey are excited to be hosting trials for the upcoming Age Group Programme, which are open to club and school players.

Please note - players involved in Player Pathway activity in 2020-21 will not be considered for Open Trials. This includes all Performance Centre players and those who were listed for Academy Centre or Development Centre (despite a lack of activity)*

The training days will take place as follows:

Age GroupDatesVenue
2006 GirlsSunday 24 & Monday 25 OctoberLilleshall NSC (Residential)
2006 Boys

Sunday 24 October

Thursday 28 October

Lilleshall National Sports Centre

Worcester Int’l Hockey Centre

2004 & 2005 Girls

Sunday 24 October

Thursday 28 October

Worcester Int’l Hockey Centre

University of Warwick

2004 & 2005 Boys

Saturday 23 October

Thursday 28 October

Lilleshall National Sports Centre

Worcester Int’l Hockey Centre

This nominations process opened on 21 September 2021. Coaches who are considering a player for nomination can access further information by clicking here.

The nomination window will close at 17:00 on Monday 4 October 2021. A panel will consider nominations before communicating to invited players by 19:00 on Friday 08 October.  In the case of an appeal, please refer to the England Age Group Nominations Policy document which can be found here.

We are pleased to be able to share the format of the six days in the table below. During the training sessions, coaches will have the opportunity to observe players and understand their individual profile further, in line with the technical, tactical, physical and mental player development qualities

Age GroupDatesVenue
2006 GirlsSunday 24 & Monday 25 OctoberResidential camp with a number of pitch sessions, finishing at lunchtime on 25 October
2006 Boys

Sunday 24 October

Thursday 28 October

Two individual training days running from 11:00hrs to 15:30hrs
2004 & 2005 Girls

Sunday 24 October

Thursday 28 October

Two individual training days running from 11:00hrs to 15:30hrs
2004 & 2005 Boys

Saturday 23 October

Thursday 28 October

Two individual training days running from 11:00hrs to 15:30hrs

*Futures Cup non-travelling reserves and those players unable to be considered for Futures Cup due to injury or illness will be invited to attend Open Trials. England Hockey will communicate directly with these players in the week commencing 20 September.