Potential students and talented teenagers invited to experience hockey at University of Bath

31 March 2015

Talented teenage hockey players are being given plenty of opportunity to hone their game at the University of Bath’s world-class training facilities in the coming months.

Team Bath Tribe are staging a two-day hockey camp during the Easter holidays for players aged 13-16, including access to video analysis, the hydro-pool and strength and conditioning facilities at the Sports Training Village.

It will run from 10am-4pm on Tuesday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 8, priced £45. Call 01225 386915 to book a place or for more information.

Team Bath are also currently recruiting for their Junior Hockey High Performance Squads, aimed at talented young players who want to maximise their potential and increase the prospects of progressing to representative hockey.

The programme, open to boys and girls at U16 and U18 level, is run by University of Bath head coach Jody Paul, pictured, who performs the same role with England Boys U18s and is also an EHB centralised contracted coach.

Sessions will take place weekly from May 5 to July 2 on the water-based Sitec pitch at the Sports Training Village, with boys meeting from 6.30-8pm on Tuesdays and girls from 6.30-8pm on Thursdays.

The cost is £75 and players should be in, or willing to be in, the England Hockey Standard Pathway structure at Junior Academy Level or higher.

Contact University of Bath Hockey Development Manager Nick Kendall on 01225 385308 or ndk20@bath.ac.uk for more information.

Finally, hockey players who are considering applying to study at the University of Bath are being invited to a hockey open day on Friday, July 3.

It will run from 10am-4.30pm, including a 90-minute coaching session with Jody Paul, and is advised for students currently in Year 12 who are considering applying for 2017.

Contact Nick Kendall using the details above to register an interest.

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