Training

Colts Training

The Colts section of Ben Rhydding Hockey Club caters for young players, providing them with targeted coaching techniques to develop their skills from beginners to internationals.

Boys Coaching – further information from Vaughan Stell on 07796 770375

Girls Coaching – further information from Melanie Scott on 07984 323164

Please be aware that some of the age groups are full and operate a waiting list so we ask that you contact the relevant co-ordinator (above) first

The training times for the boys are as follows:

Under 10s (Up to and including Y5) Fridays 5.30 – 6.30pm
Under 12s (Up to & including Y7) Fridays 6.30 – 7.30pm
Under 14s (Up to & including Y9) Fridays 7.30 – 8.30pm
Under 16’s plus.  (Up to & including Y11)  join Men’s Training, Wednesdays 8.30 – 10pm

U18 ‘Hockey Academy’ (including some U16s) Thursdays 8.30 – 10pm with Demy Dowley. This is by invitation & those who are eligible should have received the relevant information from Demy already.

Term Dates for Boys

Training restarts Wednesday September 7th

Girls Training

Under 10s – Wednesdays 5pm – 6pm
Under 12s – Wednesdays 6pm – 7pm
Under 14s – Tuesdays 5.45pm – 7pm
Under 16s – Thursdays 5.45 – 7pm


All players and parents should receive a copy of the Colts Handbook at the start of the season.

What Kit do I need for Coaching Sessions?

Players (and parents/guardians) should ensure that youngsters are properly prepared for coaching and matches. Please check carefully before you leave the house!

  1. Shinpads
  2. Gumshield
  3. Warm clothing
  4. Oh yes, and a stick!

Kit for Ben Rhydding Hockey Club can be purchased from Dobson & 11 Robinson Ltd, Intersport, The Grove, Ilkley, Tel: 01943608549 I. Website: www.dobsonandrobinson.co.uk

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