Coaching and Development

All enquiries to Jack Clayton – 027 4757515 – jackc@sportsforce.org.nz

2014 Course information
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To register an interest in any of these courses please follow this link - Click Here


Below is a summary of the course for 2014

HNZ Courses
  • Small Sticks 5-8y and 9-12y
    Wednesday 19 February 2014
    6:00pm – 9:00pm @ Gallagher
  • Small Sticks 5-8y
    Wednesday 02 April 2014
    6:00pm – 9:00pm @ Gallagher
  • Small Sticks 9-12y
    Wednesday 09 April 2014
    6:00pm – 9:00pm @ Gallagher
  • Club and Youth
    Wednesday 12 March 2014
    6:00pm – 10:00pm @ Gallagher

Coach the Coach Modules
  • Teaching Games For Understanding (TGFU)
    Wednesday 26 February 2014
    6:00pm – 8:00pm
    Run by Polley @ Gallagher
  • Player Management
    Friday 14 March 2014
    6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Run by TBA @ Gallagher
  • Season Planning
    Wednesday 19 March 2014
    6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Run by Hymie @ Gallagher
  • Team Culture
    Friday 21 March 2014
    6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Run by Simon Mead @ Gallagher
  • Fast Feet Workshop
    DATE CHANGE - Thursday 3rd April
    6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Run b
    y TJ Weistra @ Gallagher
  • Game Analysis
    Wednesday 26 March 2014
    6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Run by Hymie @ Gallagher
  • Tournament planning
    Friday 28 March 2014
    6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Run by Hymie @ Gallagher
  • Small Games Module
    Saturday 29 March 2014
    8:00am – 9:30am (During Academy)
    Run by Hymie @ Gallagher
  • Teaching Games For Understanding (TGFU)
    Wednesday 16 April 2014
    6:00pm – 8:00pm
    Run by Polley @ Gallagher
  • Goal Keeping module
    Monday 5 May 2014
    6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Run by Jack @ Gallagher

Online Courses Available Now!!

Free Interactive Online Coaching Courses
Hockey New Zealand is pleased to announce the launch of two free interactive online coaching modules.  These modules can be accessed from the Hockey NZ website and each takes about 30 minutes to complete.  The two modules, which were developed by SPARC, are targeted at first time coaches.


Quick Start Your Coaching
This module gives tips and information on the basics of coaching such as the role or the coach, how to communicate effectively, and planning. Quick Start Module - Click Here

Safety Net - The Coach's Responsibilities
This module introduces coaches to the SPARC Code of Ethics as well as providing information on both how to stay safe as a coach, and how to protect your athletes.  Safety Net Module - Click Here

All enquiries to Jack Clayton – 027 4757515 – jackc@sportsforce.org.nz