EHB - Player Pathway


Taverham Recreation Centre, Beech Avenue, Taverham  Norwich, NR8 6HP
It's been great to get back to a normal start to the season and Norfolk Hockey will be continuing the momentum with a range of playing and coach development activities for our young players this half term. Our coaching is led by EH qualified coaches.

Tuesday 26th October 10am - 3pm Norfolk Hockey Centre (Academy) Players.
School Years 7,8,9.  Outfield and *Goalkeepers. - £20 per player
Thursday 28th  October 10am - 3pm Norfolk Hockey Centre (Academy) Players.
School Years 9,10,11,12,13    Outfield and *Goalkeepers. - £20 per player

Wednesday 27th October 10am - 3.00pm  Players NOT presently at the Norfolk Hockey Centre.  
School Years 7 –12   Outfield and *Goalkeepers - £20.00 per player

*Please note:  GKs must have their own kit.
England Hockey Young Leaders Courses

Monday 25th October 10am – 3pm     EH Quicksticks Hockey Leader Course
Friday 29th October    10am – 3pm     EH In2 Hockey Leader Course
Quicksticks is the KS2 Primary School hockey format and In2 the High School 7-a-side hockey format.
Each course covers leadership, coaching, umpiring and managing a team.
The courses are mostly practical and active. 
Participants need to be 14+. 
An EH certificate is available at the end of each course. £25 per course or £35 for both courses.
If you require any further information, please contact;
Mary Cheesman, NH Player Pathway Lead Coach pplcoach.norfolk@gmail.com  01692 404624, Glenn Moore ppadmin@norfolk-hockey.co.uk
The half term hockey camp / course registrtaion form can be downloaded here => [HalfTerm_Oct21]

 Norfolk Hockey Centre Schedule - UEA Sports Park 2021-22

The latest schedule for the Norfolk Hockey Centre - 2021-22 cycle can be found here => [2021-22 NHC Schedule]
Dates and times are subject to change.


Summer Sessions 2021 

We are excited to announce that the Norfolk Hockey Centre Summer Sessions have been released today, 13th March 2021 and are open for bookings.
We look forward to welcoming new players as well as returning players and players that may have taking a break. #SummerSessions21
Monday afternoon  camps 2pm - 4pm   £10 per player per session
Sunday / Tuesday / Wednesday camps 10am – 3pm 
£25 per player per session 3 or more day sessions booked by an individual @ £20 per player per session.
     School year / Age Group
 1st Sep. '09 - 31st Aug. '10 -
 U12 player Yr7
 1st Sep. '05 - 31st Aug. '06 -
 U16 player Yr11
 1st Sep. '08 - 31st Aug. '09 -
  U13 player Yr8
 1st Sep. '04 - 31st Aug. 05 -
 U17 player Yr12
 1st Sep. ' 07 - 31st Aug. 08 - 
 U14 player Yr 9
 1st Sept. '03 - 31st Aug. '04 -
 U18 player Y13
 1st Sep. '06 - 31st Aug. '07 -
 U15 player Y10
 Extended to include Yr 12 & 13


Sun  4th July 10-3    U12   U13   U14
Sun 11th July 10-3   U15   U16   U17   U18
Sun 18th July 10-3   U12   U13   U14
Sun 25th July 10-3   U15   U16   U17   U18
Week 1
Mon 26th July 2-4      U12   U13   U14  - No GK *** FULL ***
Tues 27th July 10-3   U12   U13   U14  - No GK   
Wed 28th July 10-3    U14   U15   U16   U17   U18 - No GK
Week 2
Mon 2nd Aug 2-4        U15   U16   U17   U18  *** FULL ***
Tues 3rd Aug 10-3      U12   U13   U14
Wed 4th Aug 10-3       U14   U15   U16   U17   U18
Week 3
Mon 9th Aug 2-4         U12   U13   U14
Tues 10th Aug 10-3    U12   U13   U14
Wed 11th Aug 10-3     U14   U15   U16   U17   U18 - *** FULL ***
Thurs 12th Aug 10-3  GK Masterclass Aurora Mears - All ages *** FULL **
Week 4
Mon 16th  Aug 2-4      U15   U16   U17   U18
Tues 17th Aug 10-3    U12   U13   U14
Wed 18th Aug 10-3     U14   U15   U16   U17   U18
Week 5  Festival Games
Mon 23rd Aug 2-4      U12   U13   U14
Tues 24th Aug 10-3   U12   U13   U14 Girls

Wed 25th Aug 10-3   U14 Boys    U15   U16   U17   U18 -  *** FULL ***
Fri 27th Aug 10-3 U14 Boys  U15  U16  U17  U18  - *** ADDED SESSION ***
The Summer Sessions booking form can be downloaded here: [Summer Sessions 2021]

Return To Play- March '21

The last 2 Academy sessions fot the 20/21 cycle have been scheduled as follows; 18th April 2021, 25th April 2021 
Details of the sessions have been populated to the Player Pathway profiles.
(These sessions will be subject to Covid safety restrictions imposed by EH following guidance from the government.)
#TeamNorfolk  27th Feb. '21


Return to Play Impact of Tier 4 from 20 December 2020

The Return to Play - Impact of Tier 4 (20th December 2020) can be downloaded here:- [RTP - Tier 4 20DEC20]

EH Announce Player Pathway Activity Suspension.

Club and community hockey is to be suspended from 5th November until at least the 4th December. EH will be communicating with Player Pathway organisers in the coming days. We have currently completed all of our training sessions scheduled before Christmas and the dates of the remaining training sessions for 2021 will be added to player profiles this week. As soon as we have any additional details from EH, we will communicate to players vis the Player Pathway. Thank you again to all or players, coaches and parents that have supported our Development Centre and Academy Activity during this current cycle. We will be in touch soon. Stay safe everyone.



EH announce the move to Step-4 on the Getting Back on the Pitch roadmap.

Details of Step 4 were released yesterday evening (7th Aug. '20)  by England Hockey, these can be found on the COVID-19 club support page => [Step4]
All players taking part in the Development Center summer sessions will need to complete the [Participation Form] having read the [advice for participants]
If a player does not complete the form, they will not be permitted to participate in Step 4 hockey activity.


NHA DC Summer Camps - Guidance in Relation to COVID-19 (11th August 2020 - Subject to change) - Taverham Recreational Facility  [Covid-DC Guidance]     

Registered Players can log into their England Hockey Player Pathway Profile here => [Login]      ***  UPDATE YOUR PROFILE WITH A HEAD & SHOULDER PICTURE ***

 Summer 2021 Activity 


Norfolk Hockey Summer Sessions are open to the following birth years;

2010 - U12
2009 - U13
2008 - U14
2007 - U15
2006 - U16
2005 - U17
  2004 - YR12
  2003 - YR13


The Summer Sessions are a great opportunity to have a fun day playing hockey while picking up the latest skills in this exciting Olympic sport and experiencing EH Player Pathway coaching. The sessions are aimed at players aged 11-18 years old (birthdates 2010 – 2003.) Players are welcome to attend as many camps as they like but those wishing to be considered for the Norfolk Hockey Centre (running from September) must attend a minimum of 2 Summer camps. 

NHA manages the Player Pathway in two sections in order to continue to provide the best support for our players, parents/carers and coaches.  The managers of both sections work closely together to ensure that the system offers the best experience for our players.
Glenn Moore (Norfolk Player Pathway Administrator) will take on the responsibility of managing the online system, payments and training/tournament information.
He will be the first point of contact for players, parents/carers and managers.
[M] 07500-364552 
[T] 01553-672784  
[E] ppadmin@norfolk-hockey.co.uk
Mary Cheesman (Norfolk Player Pathway Lead Coach) will take on the responsibility of managing the coaching programme and player assessment.
She will be the first point of contact for coaches.
[M] 07956-864076
[T] 01692-404624
[E] pplcoach@norfolk-hockey.co.uk

15-16 Season can be found here => [Archive]
Read more information about the Single System Pathway.


Hockey Development

DC / AC 2020-21

Norfolk Hockey run summer Development Centres (DC) and Academy Centres (AC) for the U12 to U17 age groups. The Player Pathway journey starts with players attending summer DCs, qualifying players are then invited to join the Norfolk Academy.

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EH Player Pathway

One Vision; One System

The Player Pathway aims to provide the best possible talent development experiences for all players. 
Find out more information on the England Hockey website.

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