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Hockey Development Talk

32 EpisodesProduced by Gary Johnson Website

Welcome to the hockey development talk podcast where we will be chatting to hockey clubs, coaches, umpires and volunteers to hopefully gain insight and share ideas to enable the game to continue to grow in the UK.

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Episode 32: The impact of coaching with Lee Ible

September 26th, 2019


Lee discusses his playing and coaching career and how the impact of coaches such as John Bell and Paul Remington and how they have shaped his …

Episode 31: From Tasmania to England a discussion with Ali Addison

September 19th, 2019


Ali Addison is a current NaGs coach also working at Ipswich school whose journey started in Tasmania.

Episode 30: The Hockey Paper #watchyourones

September 12th, 2019


A discussion with Rod Gilmour about his background in hockey, the hockey paper and their current watch your ones campaign. We also talk about the Olympic Qualifying match draw. 

Episode 28: Development opportunities with Sudamerica Coaching

July 18th, 2019


Juan Gonzalez Media discusses what opportunities Sudamerica Coaching offer. At Sudamerica Coaching Juan and the team intend to develop coaches, …

Episode 27: Club development at Bicester HC

July 11th, 2019


Chris Birch discusses club development at Bicester HC

Episode 26: The Hockey Hub, the job, the coach, a discussion with Peter Crook

July 4th, 2019


Peter Crook discusses his role with England Hockey as resource officer and his own experience within Hockey at Haslemere HC

Episode 25: Goal Keeping with Danny Crowther

June 27th, 2019


Danny Crowther is a Goal Keeper Coach with England Hockey National Age Group Squads he talks through the delivery of goal keeper sessions

Episode 24: Hockey in Wales with Lee Ible

June 20th, 2019


Lee discusses his role within Hockey Wales. key topics we chatted was the support for clubs and how the junior pathway (360 programme) works across …

Episode 23: Umpiring Update and Rule Changes 2019/20

June 13th, 2019


David Elworthy the England Hockey Officiating Manager gives a brief update on whats being going on in the world of officiating and gives …

Episode 22: The coaching imposter a discussion with Matthew Way

June 6th, 2019


Matt Way discusses his journey in hockey. Matt now works full time for England Hockey as a coach developer and moved across from a teaching role as …

Episode 21: Young Rising Star, A discussion with Jeevan Chagger

May 30th, 2019


Jeevan Chagger at 21 is the chairman of Yardley Hockey Club
Jeevan is continually looking at ways to increase hockey participation and turn around a …

Episode 20: A hockey rollercoaster, a discussion with Kingston Upon Hull Hockey Club

May 23rd, 2019


A discussion with Kingston Upon Hull Hockey Club representatives Zoe Lewis and Lee Newsham. We discuss the clubs background, the merger of 3 clubs …

Episode 19: The Development Officer Role - Sheffield HC

May 16th, 2019


A discussion with Matt Godden the Development Officer at Sheffield Hc. Matt gives an insight into his role with the club along with the success and …

Episode 18: Club Growth with Old Silhillians HC

May 9th, 2019


A discussion with Steve Tabb club chair at Old Silhillians Hockey Club. The club have grown in numbers over the last 10 years and this discussion highlights the key changes made by the club to achieve the growth.

Episode 17: Community of Practice Live

May 2nd, 2019


Attendance at the community of practice being delivered by Russell Earnshaw, John Fletcher and Matt Way in 30th April 2019. Discussions held with the children who took part in the practical session, coaches who joined …

Episode 16: Danny Newcombe his journey and the constraints-led approach

April 25th, 2019


Danny Newcombe currently leads the (BSc) Sport, Coaching and PE degree.
He is a Senior Lecturer and teaches the coaching, practice to theory strand of the degree. 

Within the hockey world Danny is the Assistant Coach to …

Episode 15: Hockey in Scotland. A discussion with Chris Duncan

April 18th, 2019


A discussion with Chris Duncan about his journey in hockey coaching. Chris is the current Assistant coach to the Scotland Womens squad, the head coach of the Scotland U16 Boys and Director of hockey at Edingburgh …

Episode 14: Coaching across pathways with James Bateman

April 11th, 2019


A discussion with James bateman around his current coaching roles within hockey. James works at Oakham School as Director of Hockey, he is also Head …

Episode 13: The world of coach development a discussion with the Great Britain Hockey Coach Development Team

April 4th, 2019


A discussion with coach developers Matt Way, Paul Connolly and Sam Beveridge about their new roles and upcoming work. 

Episode 12 - SPECIAL EPISODE: No Number 9, A discussion with hockey player and author Fiona Campbell

April 1st, 2019


Fiona Campbell is a hockey player whose love of the sport as enabled her to write a fictional story within a hockey setting.  No Number 9 is a novel with a strong female lead character who's flawed but who readers will …

Episode 11: The Rise of Scarborough Hockey Club

March 28th, 2019


A Discussion with Chris and Laurence from Scarborough HC around their rise from 2014 to now. The discussion reflects on the clubs incredible rise from 2014 to now whilst also discussing various activities the club …

Episode 10: A discussion with Phil Bootland - the life of a hockey maker

March 21st, 2019


Phil Bootland is a long time club volunteer who after years of supporting his club decided to also volunteer at England Hockey Events as a Hockey …

Episode 9: The journey of a young player/coach. A discussion with Jack Rolfe

March 14th, 2019


A discussion with Jack Rolfe the journey of a young player/coach. Jack is the founder of the Coaching Lab and Jack created 60 match play coaching …

Episode 8: Parenting in Sport, a discussion with Richard Shorter (Non Perfect Dad)

March 7th, 2019


A discussion with Richard Shorter (Non Perfect Dad) around parenting in sport, what engagement clubs and other organisation can have along with the impact.

Episode 7: Hockey in London, a discussion with Steve Turner

February 28th, 2019


A discussion with England Hockey Relationship Manager for London, Middlesex and Hertfordshire Steve Turner.

Episode 6: The hockey club experience at university a discussion with Brett Holland & Andy Gibson

February 21st, 2019


Andrew and Brett discuss the experience of club hockey at Loughborough University a long with successes/challenges they face.

Episode 5: A player pathway discussion with Kevin Heath

February 13th, 2019


Kevin Heath discusses his roles and experiences within the England Hockey Player Pathway across the development centres, academy centres and …

Episode 4: A discussion with Russell Earnshaw

February 6th, 2019


A discussion with coaching wizard Russell Earnshaw. We discuss Russell’s experiences within hockey and Russell also discusses other coaching experiences for people to consider including his work with John Fletcher at …

Episode 3: A discussion with City of York Hockey Club.

January 25th, 2019


A discussion with City of York Hockey Club representatives Linda Skelton and Mikey Jacobsen. This discussion looks at the clubs current status, club growth over 10 years and the challenges faced.

Episode 2: Coaching ABC with Kelly Pryde-Fillingham

January 21st, 2019


A discussion with Kelly Pryde-Fillingham about her coaching Journey 

Episode 1: The umpiring landscape at club level a discussion with David Elworthy

January 11th, 2019


Episode 1: The umpiring landscape at club level a discussion with David Elworthy

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