Welcome to Rockhampton Hockey Association
Rockhampton Hockey Association would like to welcome all new and existing members to the 2015 hockey season. Estabalished in the 1930's the Association is made up of four clubs: Frenchville Rovers, Park Avenue Brothers, Wanderers and Southside United.
April 11th will see the biggest change to junior hockey in Rockhampton for some time and we are extremely excited about it!! We are very proud to announce RHA have a major sponsor come on board and we sincerely thank Pirtek Rockhampton for their support of our new junior program!
From April 11th HockeyRocks! will offer a training and small-sided games learning format on Saturday mornings for children in the U5, U7, U9 and U11 age groups. This format offers faster experiential learning and greater game participation with the view this will lead to greater recruitment and retention rates amongst children.
Teams will be even strength so that children may play in close scoreline games to foster resilience and enjoyment.
We are calling for coaches and age group coordinators NOW! Don't miss out on your chance to be involved in a most exciting junior development initiative!!
Register here to play. Register to coach or to age coordinate via email to email@example.com
Hit Up With A Friend!
Attention all Under 13 and Under 15 players!!
If you bring along a friend who registers to play RHA fixtures before the 1st May 2015, you will receive a green and gold training singlet signed by Jamie, Mark or Matt, your choice!!!
Your friend will go into the draw to win a Just Hockey pack as well, so start asking today!
Let us know you’ve introduce a friend by returning this form to the RHA Office:
new segment – Junior Sports Team of the Month
Each month an Under-6 through to Under-15 team will be identified and Channel 7 will attend one of their matches and do a full game report pack on the team, including match highlights and interviews. On top of that, the club will also receive $100 voucher from Sportscene to put towards purchasing new equipment.
All you have to do is nominate your team and tell us in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org why your side should be Channel 7’s Team of the Month.
The competition is open to all sports. Administrators, please share this to all your junior clubs and members.
Under 15 Queensland Representatives
Congratulations Elné Bezuidenhout, Cooper Johnson, Jordan Miller on your selection in the Qld U15 #1 team and Jaedon Evans who was Talent ID as a shadow player. They will compete at the National Championships in April. Well done guys and girls!
Congratulations Mark Knowles - World Player of the Year 2014
Rockhampton's own Mark Knowles was voted International Player of the Year 2014! Mark is the second Rockhampton player to win the prestigous award following in the footsteps of 5 time winner Jamie Dwyer. In 2007, Mark was honoured by being named the Young Player of the Year by the International Hockey Federation and more recently was awared Player of the World Cup in 2014 and Kookaburra Player of the Year 2014. Congratulations on a stellar year Mark and best of luck to Jamie, Mark and Matt in 2015!
State Squad Selections 2015
Congratulations to all athletes who were recently selected to trial in February for the U15 and U18 boys and girls Queensland Teams.
U15 Qld Mens Squad - Cooper Johnson and Jaedon Evans
U15 Qld Womens Squad - Elne Bezuidenhout
U18 Qld Mens Squad - Douglas Buckley and Jackson Willie
U18 Qld Womens Squad - Ainslee Deeth, Elne Bezuidenhout and Tayla Madden
Hockey Australia's Training Programs - How to Register
Community Umpire Training Program
The Community Umpire Training Program is designed to train umpires in the basic concepts of umpiring including umpiring roles and responsibilities; applying the basic hockey rules; safety and enjoyment.
It is an enjoyable and straightforward training program involving an online learning session, an applied learning quiz and a practical evaluation. The program is directed towards players, parents, teachers and other new umpires who are involved in Hook in2 Hockey, modified versions of the game or lower level club hockey.
The Community Umpire training program can be accessed as an educational resource for currently accredited individuals, as well as being a training requirement for those wishing to obtain their Community Umpire Accreditation.
Click here for instructions on how to register for the Community Umpire Training Program
Community Coach Training Program
The Community Coach Training Program is designed to train coaches in the basic concepts of coaching including group management and organisation conducting modified games and activities safety and enjoyment.
It is an enjoyable and straightforward training program involving an online learning session, an applied learning quiz and a practical evaluation. The program is directed towards teachers, parents and other new coaches who are involved in Hookin2Hockey and modified versions of the game.
The Community Coach training program can be accessed as an educational resource for currently accredited individuals, as well as being a training requirement for those wishing to obtain their Community Coach Accreditation.
Click here for instructions on how to register for the Community Coach Training Program
Rockhampton Hockey Clubs:
Frenchville Rovers Hockey Club
Southside United Hockey Club
Wanderers Hockey Club
Park Avenue Brothers Hockey Club