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Talent Academy Applications Open for 2024-25 Season

England Hockey are delighted to share more information about the application process and timeline for new organisations aspiring to host an England Hockey recognised Talent Academy from September 2024.

This will be year 3 of Talent Academy delivery with 19 club hosted Talent Academies currently delivering provision during the 2023-24 cycle.

As a result of the location of existing Talent Academies, including those currently being led by England Hockey, England Hockey are only interested in applicants from the following geographical areas. 

  •  East Anglia (Norfolk / Suffolk) 
  • Birmingham
  • North Midlands (Staffordshire) 
  • Yorkshire
  • North West (Lancashire) 

The closing date for organisations to apply to host a Talent Academy is:

5pm on Wednesday 31 January 2023.

You will find all supporting documents and the application form below.

During December we are hosting two Talent Academy engagement two online workshops (via Zoom) to help potential applicants learn more about delivering a Talent Academy and whether or not it is something they wish to submit an application for.

Engagement Workshops

To sign up to a workshop please email talentacademy@englandhockey.co.uk by Friday 01 December with the club name, named individuals, their roles and email addresses of those who would like to register and which workshop you would like to attend.

Wednesday 06 December – 7pm – 8pm

Friday 15 December – 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Regardless of attending the above workshop opportunity, we encourage all interested applicants to reach out to us at talentacademy@englandhockey.co.uk to arrange an initial meeting prior to submitting an application.

Resources and application form