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** (added Jun 20) Cookstown Ladies 1st XI are seeking applications for the position of head coach as they celebrate their 40th anniversary season. With a very motivated youth set up producing a number of promising players, the club are principally looking for a person able to motivate and re-energise the squad as they move into Ulster Senior Two.

This promises to be a season of great challenges as the team seek to earn their place back in Ulster Senior One. Enthusiasm, creativity and the ability to create a positive and ambitious environment is just as important as experience or qualifications in coaching.

The successful applicant should be free to attend training on a Tuesday night at Steelweld Park as well as travel with the team on match days. For further information please contact Linda at lindablack9843@gmail.com or 0773 945 7285.

** (added June 9) The Trinity Ladies Hockey Club second team (Leinster Division 3) are seeking a coach for the 2017/18 season. Must be available Monday and Wednesday evenings (20.00-22.00) for training and Saturdays for matches. Travel expenses are covered.

Interested candidates should send a summary of work/hockey experience and any inquiries to Elizabeth Young at youngel@tcd.ie. Please include in your email a small paragraph explaining what you will bring to the team that will help them succeed this season.

** (added June 9) Newry Olympic Hockey Club is now recruiting a new head coach or player/coach, for their men’s first eleven side which play in the Ulster Premier Division. This can be a flexible post to suit the right candidate, initially on a one-year contract with an attractive salary negotiable.

Key Criteria:
- Relevant hockey experience and qualifications
- Good communication and motivational skills
- Knowledge to improve players and find talent to bring into the squad
- Attendance at training sessions and match days
- Enthusiastic and self-motivated

If you feel you meet the requirements we invite you to send your CV to Jeremy Greer at jeremygreer@hotmail.co.uk or alternatively contact him on 00 44 78 5020 6301.

** (added May 24) Pembroke Wanderers Hockey Club are delighted to announce that Elun Hack will coach the Ladies 1st team for the upcoming EYHL season. Having worked with us in a part-time capacity last season, Elun will work exclusively with the squad for this campaign, as we look to build on the experience of the first two seasons in the EYHL & strive to compete at the highest level.

** (added May 24) UCD Ladies Hockey Club are hiring coaches for a variety of junior teams across a range of Leinster divisions. Coaching for UCD LHC is a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself as a coach with a wide range of excellent students of different abilities. All coaches should be available for two training sessions midweek and a match on a Saturday. It is important that candidates are enthusiastic and motivated to guide their team throughout the season.

Interested candidates should:
- Have a minimum of a IHA Level One Coaching qualification
- Have completed a Code of Ethics course with Irish Hockey
- Be capable of preparing appropriate weekly session plans.

All candidates will be subject to Garda Vetting. For further information or to submit an application, please email ladieshockey@ucd.ie with an appropriate CV.

** (added May 23) Genesis Hockey Club is currently seeking applications for the position of Head Coach of Genesis. The Head Coach will coach Genesis 1st team and will oversee the implementation of the youth training plan by the Youth Coaching Coordinator.

Genesis 1st team plays in Leinster senior league division 1 and has the ambition to reach the play-offs for the EY league. Training for 1sts and 2nds is on Mondays and Wednesdays at Genesis home pitch at St. Raphaela’s school in Stillorgan, 19.30-21.30.

If you are interested applying for this coaching position please send your hockey CV to annkirwan123@gmail.com. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 May 2017.

Genesis is based in St. Raphaela’s School in Stillorgan, with 6 teams playing in Leinster senior divisions 1-12 as well as a thriving Colts section of 155+ players ranging from 8-16 years of age. Genesis welcomes new players to the senior club so if you are interested in joining us please contact us on genesislhc@gmail.com.

** (added May 17) Railway Union Hockey Club is seeking a coach for their first XI men’s team for the upcoming 2017/18 season. Competing in the EYHL since its inception, Railway Union offers the opportunity to coach at the highest Irish club level.

Applicants will require:
• A minimum of an IHA Level 1 coaching qualification, with Level 2 qualification preferable.
• Relevant coaching experience is essential.
• Familiarity and competence with game video analysis and the ability address and convey this in team video sessions.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to motivate players to perform to the best of their abilities.
The successful applicant will be responsible for:
• The design and implementation of structured, high intensity, team training sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
• Appropriate planning for, and attendance at, all team matches on Saturdays, with occasional Sunday and midweek matches throughout the season.
• Development and integration of young players into the senior squad, along with overseeing the development of second team players into the first team squad.
• Liaising with relevant members of the club committee as required.

Appropriate remuneration will be discussed with potential applicants during the interview process.
Please register your interest by Monday the 12th of June to railwaycoachingapplications@gmail.com

  • Stephen Findlater

    New/Club/School Umpires training night will be held on the 17th Oct in Pembroke at 8pm, all are welcome

  • Dublin University Hockey Club

    Dublin University (Trinity) Hockey Club are looking for new players and particularly goalies to join the club. Please contact Matthew Lewis on 087 1388326 or send an email to hockey@tcd.ie for more information!

  • Ciara Clarke

    St Raphaelas Secondary School in Stillorgan has pitch space available to rent. Any interested clubs please contact the school on 2888730 for further information.

  • Christina Connaughton

    Trinity Ladies Hockey Club are currently looking to find a coach for the upcoming 2014/2015 season for their 3rd team who will play in Division 6. Please contact Christina Connaughton on cconnau@tcd.ie for further information; this is a paid position.

  • UCD MHC

    UCD Men’s Hockey Club is currently seeking an Assistant Coach for their 1st XI. This position offers potential candidates the opportunity to work with one of Ireland’s most exciting sides. The club are also happy to accept applications from players who wish to both coach and play in the side simultaneously. All applications will be considered.

    If you have any queries or would like to submit an application please contact: ucdmenshockey@gmail.com

  • The YMCA Ladies 2s, freshly promoted to Division 9, are currently looking for a goalie to help continue their rise through the Leinster leagues. Whether you are interested in making a change from your existing club, looking to dust off your hockey stick after years of non use, or are keen to take up hockey for the first time, please get in touch. For anyone that’s interested, please email club.captain@ymcahc.ie

  • Ciara Clarke

    St Raphaelas Secondary School in Stillorgan are looking for a Hockey coordinator and coach from Sept 2015
    Please Apply with a CV to The Principal by Friday the 1st of May.

  • Notre Dame

    Notre Dame Secondary School are looking to fill a head hockey coach role for the coming academic year. Applicants must be available for coaching sessions as well as matches. CV’s including referees should be emailed to notredamehockey1@gmail.com

  • Emma Telford

    Trinity Ladies Hockey Club are currently looking to find a coach for the upcoming 2015/2016 season. They are looking for a coach for their 3rd team who will play in Division 6 this upcoming season. Please contact Emma Telford at telforde@tcd.ie for further information; this is a paid position.

  • Colin Watters

    Mullingar Hockey are looking for some enthusiastic players to join our Men’s & Ladies 1st teams, the lads in particular are looking for players to complement their already improving side to meet the challenge of Division 2 this season. Contact 087-4658797 or PM the Mullingar Facebook page. #believe

  • Speersson Rob

    SAM Hockey club in Bordeaux organise a veterans tournament next May 2016 for 3 days : le Tournoi des Chateaux.

    http://www.comeonsport.com/Veterans-Hockey-Tournament,122.html

  • Judy Dick

    Trinity Ladies 3rd’s team seeking a coach for the 2016/17 season. Training twice a week, Monday & Wednesday 6-8 in Santry, with matches every Saturday. If interested, email dickj@tcd.ie for more information.

  • Ciara Clarke

    St Raphaelas Secondary School in Stillorgan are looking for a Hockey Co Ordinator and Coach from Sept 16. Please apply with CV to the Principal.

  • Ciara Clarke

    St Raphaelas Secondary School are looking for a Hockey CoOrdinator and Coach from Sept 16. Please apply with CV to the Principal by Friday 26th of August.

  • Ciara Clarke

    Kilkenny Ladies Hockey Club are looking for a coach for the 2016/17 season. Training Tuesday and Thursday evening with matches some Sundays. If interested please email kilkennyhockeysec@gmail.com