Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Coaching news and positions

* Former Irish international Linda Caulfield and IHA Hall of Famer Johnny Cole are among a high quality line-up of coaches for the two 'Genesis Talent Coaching Clinics' running later this month. The clinics are designed for proficient hockey players, aged between 16 and 19, with spaces limited to 20 players to ensure a coach to player ration of 1:5.

For goalkeepers, the clinics will run on June 22 and 23 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at UCD with Stephen O'Keefe, Jane Coyne and Eimear Fitzsimons among the coaches. For outfielders, June 24 and 25 are the dates with the clinics beginning at 6pm until 8.30pm. The clinics cost €10. For more information, contact or call Hilary on 086 840 9698.

* Suttonians currently have coaching positions available for the upcoming 2009/10 season for their men's, ladies and colt sections. An attractive package and support is available for the right candidates. All enquires to Darrell Reamsbottom (087-2523214) or

* Lisnagarvey are currently looking for a men’s 1st XI coach/player-coach for the 2009/2010 season to further develop the first team squad. The main duties will be to prepare the men's firsts for the Ulster Premiership and Irish Hockey League, with possibly further scope within the club.

This position may be a full-time or a part-time post, at the discretion of the club. Candidates would have minimum level 2 coaching qualification (or equivalent) and have experience of coaching/playing hockey at a senior level. For more information, contact

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