Club Noticeboard

** (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

** (added May 11) Waterford Hockey Club wish to recruit two experienced Head Coaches - for the Men's 1XI/Senior Squad and the Ladies 1XI / Senior Squad.

Training times are Tuesday 7-9pm and Thursday 7-9pm. These times are flexible and can be changed to suit. The appointed coach should be available to attend and coach Saturday matches. Training sessions and home matches will take place in Newtown School in Waterford.

For both roles, coaching experience and a minimum IHA Level One coaching qualification would be beneficial. For further information or to apply with CV and cover letter, please email info@waterfordhockeyclub.com or drop a message on our Facebook page🏑🏑🏑

** (added May 10) Bray Hockey Club in Wicklow are seeking to appoint a number of hockey coaches for the coming 2017/18 season. Positions available include both Men’s and Ladies coaches in a range of divisions. The positions would involve coaching a dedicated team 2 evenings per week and attending weekend matches.

Suitable candidates must:

- Possess a Level 1 Hockey Coaching badge or relevant coaching experience
- Have completed a Code of Ethics course, are subject to Garda
vetting and will be required to agree to the LHA Code of
Conduct for Sports Leaders
- Be available on Saturdays for matches

Interested applicants should submit their CV, including references, to Vice-President of Bray Hockey Club, Caoimhe Guilfoyle at: caoimhe_guilfoyle@hotmail.com

** Annadale is a thriving hockey club running 4 men’s' teams. Next year promises to be an exciting time to be part of our club.

We are re-organising our coaching structure and are continuing to have Olympian and Irish International Peter Caruth as Club Coach to lead the elite performance of the 1st XI and FIH coach Andy Smyth as Director of Coaching to oversee the coaching strategy across the whole club.

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Club Coach who would work alongside the Director of Coaching and have specific responsibility for the coaching of the 2nd XI.

The 1st XI has recently gained promotion back into the Irish Hockey League. Our 2nd XI play at the highest possible level in the Ulster Hockey Junior 1 League. Our aim next season is to use the 2nd XI as a squad that can nurture our many underage Ulster and Irish players to become part of the 1st squad moving forward as well as winning the Junior 1 league.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and motivated coach to lead the development of players to make the transition from 2nd XI to 1st XI, working alongside an extended team of Assistant Club Coaches who will each have specific responsibility for the coaching of one of the squads within the club. We are especially looking for coaches who want to learn from some of the best coaches in the country to develop their coaching skills.

If you would like to know more about the Assistant Club Coach 2nd XI position, please read the job description on our website http://www.annadale.co.uk and feel free to contact Andy Smyth by email - smythandy@yahoo.co.uk

The deadline for letters of application for either post is Thursday June 30th with interviews planned to take place the following week. Please find below the job specification and requirements. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • 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