NEWS

July 2016

Hurricane Sports Foundation are delighted to announce David Goodfield will be joining the coaching team for the Summer Hockey Camp on the 3rd/4th August 2016.  David will bring a wealth of playing and coaching experience to pass onto the juniors attending. 

 

David is currently involved in the Great Britain Development Squad and he currently playing club hockey in Germany for Harvestehuder in the German Bundesliga (top league in Germany) and the European Hockey League (EHL).  David was part of the Harvestehuder won the Euro Hockey League in 2014.

David has played for England at U16, U18 and U21 level. David represented GB at the Youth Olympics Australia in 2013, where they won Silver. David has also represented England at the Junior World Cup 2013.

David studied at studying BSc (Honours) Sport Development with Coaching at Sheffield Hallam University. Whilst studying David played for Sheffield Hockey Club and was also player coach of Sheffield Hallam University 1st team.

 

To book a place on the Olympic themed hockey camp click here 

 

 

 

 

April 2016

Hurricane Sports are delighted to announce a star studded coaching team for their upcoming hockey camps in June 2016 led by former England and GB forward Helen Grant.

 

 

Helen Grant

Helen made her England debut on 16 June 2001 in Belfast against Ireland and went on to amass 105 appearances and 30 goals before her final game on 8 October 2006 at the World Cup in Madrid.  Helen accumulated 11 caps and four goals for Great Britain.

Helen has played in two World Cups (2002, 2006) and two European Cups (2003, 2005). Helen was top goal scorer at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, the 2002 World Cup in Australia and the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.

Helen scored a total of 68 goals in the  England Hockey League before her retirement in 2008, and spent two seasons at Rotterdam where she scored 18 goals and was crowned top goal scorer for the First XI in her second season.

 In 2015 Helen returned to hockey and became player manager of GSK Orange United Hockey Team until September 2015, Helen returned to the UK at the start of 2016 and signed for Cambridge City where she helped them secure a 3rd place finish in the Investec Women's Hockey League Women's Conference East

 

Other Guest Coaches

Euan Gilmour

Current EH under 18 squad member

2015/16 EH National League Top Goal Scorer

Current Cambridge City 1st Xi – EH National League Conference East player

Former EH under 16 squad member

 

Andrew Gibson

Current Doncaster HC Ladies 1st Xi Coach

Current JRPC Coach Developer

Current EH Coach Developer

Current J Doncaster HC Junior Development Officer

Former Wakefield Girls High School Coach

Former Leeds Beckett University Coach

 

Matt Gibson

Current Doncaster HC 1st Xi Captain

Drag Flick Specialist

Current Wakefield Girls High School Coach

Former Penine Pumas JRPC Player

Former Futures Cup Performer Player  

 

Tom Butler

Current Cambridge City 1st XI – EH National League Conference East Player

Current Head of Hockey at St Johns School Cambridge

Former GB Colleges Player

Former University of New South Wales Player – Australia

 

Matt Bell

Current HC Indiana Player/Coach – Belgium

Current Brigg HC Coach

Former KHC Brugge Player/Coach – Belgium

Former Tamar Churinga Player/Coach   - Australia

Former Ben Rhydding HC Player

Former Doncaster HC Player

 

To find out more information about the hockey camps and how to secure a place please click here

 

 

November 2015

We are delighted to announce that we will be joined by four fantastic hockey players/coaches on our December game play camp.

  • Dr Phil Rhodes,
  • Matthew Bell,
  • Greg Nolan 
  • Josh Pettinger

 

All 4 will join the team of Hurricane Coaches for the day and pass on their playing and coaching knowledge to children aged 4 – 18 years 

 

The game play camp will develop aims to challenge players to elevate their game to the next level with high intensity match play sessions that will allow them to be better prepared for the second half of the hockey season. 

 

Sessions

4- 6 years – fun games introducing and developing the skills of hockey (1pm – 4pm).

 

7 – 11 years - fun and engaging developmental games covering a range of abilities (10am – 4pm).

 

 

12 – 18 Years - ability based match play sessions – technical and tactical support from the coaches, including a feedback session– (10am – 4pm).

 

For more information including booking procedure please click here

 

 

October 2015

We are delighted to announce that current Sheffield Hallam National League defender and former Great Britain College’s player Connor Jameson will be joining Team Hurricane at the upcoming hockey skills camp on Thursday 29th October 2015.


Connor will bring a wealth of experience from his playing and coaching career. Connor recently returned from the University of New South Wales in Australia having spent 6 months playing and coaching with the university.


Connor has been working in Sheffield delivering hockey to schools and community whilst playing for Sheffield Hallam in National League for the past 2 seasons.


We look forward to welcoming Connor to Lincoln next week.    

To book your child’s place on the junior hockey camp click here: http://www.hurricanesports.co.uk/school-holiday-clubs-activity-days/hockey-camp-lincoln/

June 2015

Hurricane Sports have joined forces with the Lincoln friends of Anthony Nolan to organise a 24 hour hockey match with all proceeds going to the Anthony Nolan Trust on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th August 2015. 

On Saturday 29th August there will be fun for all the family to help raise money for the charity and support the players through the day.

We would love to see as many of you as possible come down and support the squad through the 24 hour event so please feel free to pass this onto as many friends as possible and we look forward to seeing you all very soon. 

All information can be found here: 
http://www.hurricanesports.co.uk/sports-events/anthony-nolan-24-hour-hockey/ 

If you do require any further information please don't hesitate contact our team. 

Hurricane Sports Team 

APRIL 2015

BREAKING NEWS

 

We are delighted  to announce that current GB and England Senior Men’s Hockey Manager Andy Halliday will be delivering at our junior hockey camp (23rd and 24th July 2015) and the hockey coaches workshop (23rd July 2015) at the Lindum Sports Club.

Andy will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to pass onto the juniors and coaches, this is a fantastic opportunity for young hockey players and all teachers/coaches to come and learn from the current England manager.

 

 

We look forward to working with Andy at the Lindum Sports Club before he takes England to the Euro Hockey Championships in August.

 

Andy’s hockey career

As a player Andy played club hockey for St Albans HC he captained the club during the 1980’s and 1990’s, this was during a time when St Albans HC won eight national indoor titles and represented England in Europe.

Andy represented England Under 21 indoors and outdoors and he was a member of the England and Great Britain training squad for several years in the eighties and won a silver medal in the European indoor Championships with England in 1991. In 1990 Andy was awarded the UK player of the year award, the first non-Olympian to win the award.

As a coach/manager Andy first took up an International position In 2005 Andy took over managing the England Under 21 squad, In 2008, he was appointed as Head Coach for the England Indoor and in 2010 Andy was appointed as team manager for the England / Great Britain Senior group. 

 

To book your child’s place on the junior hockey camp click here:

http://www.hurricanesports.co.uk/school-holiday-clubs-activity-days/hockey-camp-lincoln/

To book your place on the hockey coaching workshop click here:

http://www.hurricanesports.co.uk/sports-coaching/hockey-coaching-workshop/

 

 

We are delighted to announce that promising young hockey coach Jack Rolfe from Marlow Hc will be joining the Hurricane Sports Hockey team at our upcoming hockey camp in Northampton. 


Jack first worked with the Hurricane team at the 2013 Sport Fest event where Jack helped the team deliver a superb hockey coaching zone. 

Jack has since gone on to win the 2014 U18 Futures Cup Winner as a player, and developed his coaching CV by working with the Seniors and Juniors at Marlow HC along with coaching JDC and JAC at Bucks County Hockey Association sessions.

Jack was identified by England Hockey as a talented young coach aged 17 and this has seen Jack attend many coaching workshops to help him improve his coaching. 

This summer Jack will be coaching the U16 Boys at Oxford JRPC and from September studying Coaching Science at Canterbury university. 

We look forward to welcoming Jack back onto the team for this special event in Northampton. 


MARCH 2015

Hurricane Sports will be delivering two hockey camps during the Easter Holidays. Hurricane Sports will be hosting a camp in Northampton for the first time and cant wait to deliver in the area. Easter will also see the team return to the Lindum Sports Association for another 1 day camp. 


The camps will see brothers Simon and Daniel Faulkner be part of the team. Simon was part of the team in October 2014 and was a huge success at the Lindum Camp. 


Daniel is currently playing for Loughborough Students and is part of the England Under 21 squad he will bring a wealth of experience for the children to learn from and help refine their core skills. 


The camps will also see the return of popular guest coaches Tom Butler and Matt Bell. 


Hurricane Sports cant wait to work with all of the coaches throughout the Easter camps. 



FEBRUARY 2015

Our February hockey camp at the Lindum Sports Club Lincoln will see Dr Phil Rhodes, Katy Honeyman and Brett Holland deliver session. 


All 3 coaches are well known to company owner Gary Johnson who has worked with all 3 for a number of years across a broad range of hockey courses. 


Gary and the rest of the Hurricane team look forward to working with all 3 coaches during the coaching camp. 

SEPTEMBER 2014 

Hurricane Sports are delighted to announce that former England Under 21 Captain and current EG national league player Simon Faulkner will be joining the coaching team for the two day hockey camp at the Lindum sports association. 


Hurricane Sports are really excited to have Simon as part of the team. 

JUNE 2014

We are proud to launch our LINCOLNSHIRE HOCKEY WEEK 11th – 15th August 2014.  

 

The week will see Team Hurricane travel to four locations around Lincolnshire (Louth, Skegness, Long Sutton and Lincoln) with a host of Star coaches (see below) to deliver junior hockey camps (4 – 18 years split into development and elite camps), adult masterclasses (18 years+), junior leadership and umpiring awards(12- 18 years) and a coaching seminar (aimed at coaches and teachers).

 

Our list of coaches who will be travelling with us are below:

Glenn Kirkham (Double Olympian)

James Fair (Double Olympian)

Sarah Thomas Double Olympian and London 2012 Bronze Medalist)

Kwan Browne (Current Trinidad International Player and England Hockey Centrally Contracted Coach)

Shona McCallin (Current England Senior) 

William Murray (England Under 18 assistant Coach and England Masters Over 40s Head Coach) 

Tom Morris (Current England Under 21) 

Matthew Bell (Current HC Brugge Player and Former England Under 16 & 18)

Hannah Fair (Current National League Player & Former England Under 18) 

Simon Miles (Current National League Player & European Club Gold Medalist)

 

Further information and bookings can be found here

MARCH 2014

Today (March 11th 2014) we can officially announce that current GB and England Senior International hockey player Shona McCallin will be joining the Hurricane team at the junior hockey camp and adult master class sessions as part of the official opening of the new

Lindum Sports hockey pitch on Friday 11th April 2014.

 

Shona was born and went to school in Grantham, Lincolnshire she started playing hockey at the age of 6 and made her debut for England at the age of 15. Shona progressed through the junior ranks gaining caps at England U16, U18 and U21 level before reaching senior level she also represented GB U21.  

 

In 2013, Shona captained England U21s to their best ever finish at the Junior World Cup (4th) and captained GB U21 to a Bronze Medal and the Youth Olympics in Sydney. In November 2013 Shona made her GB senior debut aged 21 in a 3-1 win vs Germany. Shona is currently training with the England and GB Senior Women’s Squad working towards the World Cup in June and the Commonwealth games in July.

 

Shona studied business administration at Tilburg University in Holland and gained valuable playing and coaching experience from the university and also her club in Holland MOP. This along with her wealth of International hockey experience will be of great benefit to juniors and adults who attend the official opening sessions at the Lindum Sport ground.

 

Shona has a wealth of hockey experience and we are really excited that Shona will be joining former GB and England legends Glenn Kirkham and James Fair (we announced last week) as part of our team at the event at the Lindum Sports ground. 

 

More information about the event can be found here

 

 

We are delighted to announce that Great Britain and England Hockey Legends Glenn Kirkham and James Fair will be joining our coaching team at the Lindum Sports Junior Hockey Camp (under 16s) and Adult Master Class Sessions (over 16s) as part of the official pitch opening on Friday 11th April 2014. 

 

Glenn and James will offer expert coaching to Juniors at the hockey camp during the day 9am-5pm (bookings for this can be taken here) and also to adults at the Master Class sessions in the evening (bookings for this can be taken here)

 

Glenn made 223 appearances for Great Britain and England before retiring in November 2013 from International Hockey. Glenn was a key part of England and Great Britain’s Progress over the last 10 years. Glenn currently plies his trade for East Grinstead in the NOW Pensions England Hockey Premier Division.  

 

James has made 139 appearances for Great Britain and England. James efforts have helped GB and England win 3 major medals including Gold in 2009 at the European Championships where he was also named Goal Keeper of the Tournament. James currently plays for Cannock in the NOW Pensions England Hockey Premier Division. 

 

We are absolutely delighted to have both Glenn and James join the coaching team as part of the official opening of this new fantastic hockey centre at the Lindum Sports Ground. This is a great opportunity for junior and senior hockey players to learn from two of Great Britain Hockey legends of the past decade. 

 

We look forward to seeing many of you at this illustrious event.