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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 Talent Development Framework
  • 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

How do I apply?

Applications for the 2020 cohort are now open. Please click here to complete the online application form.

The application deadline is Friday 1st May at 5pm

All candidates will be contacted by Friday 5th June 2020

Full payment of £1400 to be received by England Hockey by Friday 26th June

Please note the first compulsory workshop session will take place at the annual ACP Conference on Sunday 2nd August at Lilleshall National Sports Centre