Coaching and training

Weekly Sessions


Playing hockey and living with COVID-19

We are back playing hockey while we live in a world with COVID still around, please read our dedicated website page for our latest guidance. Club members may contact their captains or club officers if you have questions or concerns.


The coaching team is overseen by our Director of Hockey (James Taylor) who leads the team and continues to coach within the England Hockey Player Pathway and as player/coach of our Men's 2nd team. Our principal coaches Dave Bryce (Ladies Performance Lead) and Richard Major (Men's Performance Lead Coach) bring with them a wealth of playing and coaching experience. They ensure all ability levels in the club receive quality, well structured coaching and training.

If you are interested in joining our coaching team please contact James Taylor (JT)

We are expanding our coaching provision and recruiting for some roles for season 2022-23.

  • Men's performance assistant coach - click for role details
  • **NEW ROLE** Junior lead coach - click for role details


Pre-season training:

  • Men's performance squad training from Tuesday 2nd August, 7 to 9pm at Warwick School.
  • Women's performance squad training from Wednesday 3rd August, 7 to 9pm at Warwick School.

Our full training programme:

We will be returning to Warwick School pitches for our main season training.

  • Men’s 1s / 2s: Tuesday 7:00-9:00pm (6th September to end of March).
  • Men’s 3s / 4s / 5s: Tuesday 7:30-9:00pm (6th September to end of March).
  • Women’s 1s / 2s: Wednesday 7:00-9:00pm (7th September to end of March).
  • Women’s 3s / 4s / 5s: Wednesday 7:15-9:00pm (7th September to end of March).
  • Juniors 5-13: Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm (tbc - September to end of March).
  • U16s / U18s: Training sessions are arranged to suit preparation for EHB competitions.

We are looking for players/parents who would like to gain a qualification in hockey to be able to coach. As a Club we will fund you as long as you put something back in the way of coaching. There are various qualifications from beginner to advanced which can all be found on If you are an existing qualified coach we would like you progress and get further advanced qualifications.

We have various opportunities for coaches and we would like as many people as possible to gain qualifications. We have identified some courses that we encourage members and friends of our club to consider volunteering for, see the list of courses here and contact us to let James Taylor (JT) know if you are interested by email:

We always welcome new players.

We cater for players of all abilities, providing excellent coaching and playing opportunities. So please come along and make yourself known to the lead coach at the session. Or contact us for more information.

Our Coaching Team

Dave Bryce

Women's performance lead coach

James Taylor (JT)

Director of Hockey

Richard Major

Mens performance Coach

Supporting Coaching Team Season 2021/22

We have a number of coaching opportunities under the guidance of JT, that will give you the chance to develop your coaching skills. Please contact JT to find out more about the coaching roles available and the rates of pay / benefit for club members.

Rich Major

Womens development coach

Dave Lomas

Juniors Coordinator


Mens development coach

Chris Roberts

Mens development assistant

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