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 Jackie Laycock ((07721 679616)

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
Under 18s – Thursdays 7pm – 8pm

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:

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