Wales : Hockey Wales revamps Leadership Award in Hockey Coaching!
Wales : Hockey Wales revamps Leadership Award in Hockey Coaching!
Hockey Wales first launched the 4689 programme in 2012. Since then, many young leaders, parents, teachers, students and a vast array of club members have attended a course and delivered the 4689 experience.
Due to advances in coaching, leadership, and the game of hockey itself, Hockey Wales have refreshed the course content to deliver an improved experience for hockey leaders and hockey participants of the future.
The Leadership Award in Hockey Coaching is perfect for anyone looking to take their first step on the coaching ladder or for those looking to build their leadership skills in a hockey setting.
Elliot Pottinger, National Lead for the Leadership Award said:
“The newly refreshed courses are an excellent learning opportunity equipping leaders to provide a great hockey playing experience to new and existing players. Awards offer those new to the game the chance to learn more about delivering hockey and gives existing leaders an update on game developments allowing them to create an environment where players can thrive. I urge everyone interested to look at the courses on offer to get your season off to a great start.”
What you will learn about:
• How to deliver fun and engaging hockey sessions
• 4689 game formats
• Physical Literacy
• GB Coaching Philosophy including the ‘Golden Thread’
• How to use CHANGE IT and SMILES
• Fun games and activities to use in your sessions
Courses are running across Wales throughout the year. If you cannot make the courses listed below, please contact your local Club Development Officer who will be organising future courses.
Follow this link to sign up to a course. or click here to see our webpage about the Leadership Award in Coaching
Club Development Officer contacts:
North – Tom Little – Mid – Elliot Pottinger – South West – Amanda Roberts – South East – Gabby Doyle –
Want to become a tutor? If you are interested in delivering the Leadership Award in Hockey Coaching, please contact your local CDO for more information. Delivery is paid £20 per hour + travel expenses.


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