Development Programme

Rathbones Junior Development Programme

The Rathbones Development Programme caters for the development of over 180 young players in Jersey, across a variety of age groups and abilities. The Programme is primarily aimed at young players from primary school age up to 16. All development groups are coordinated by the Jersey Hockey Administrator, Sarah Heelis, contact@jerseyhockey.co.uk.

Name School Year Day Time Venue Lead Coach
Girls and Boys SUPER MINIS

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Reception-Year 3 Sunday 08:00 - 08:45 Les Quennevais Shelagh Herbert
Girls and Boys MINIS

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Years 3-6 Sunday 08:45 - 10:15 Les Quennevais James Wetherall
Girls “Puffins”

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Years 7-8 (9 as appropriate) Monday 17:15 - 18:45 Les Quennevais Sarah Heelis
Boys Falcons and Eagles “Feagles” TRAINING

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Years 7-8 Tuesday 17:00 - 18:15 Les Quennevais Adrian Heelis
Boys Falcons and Eagles “Feagles” MATCHES Years 7-8 Sunday See fixtures for times See fixtures for venue Adrian Heelis
Boys Caesareans TRAINING

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Years 9-10 Tuesday 18:00 - 19:15 Les Quennevais Neil Merritt
Boys Caesareans MATCHES Years 9-10 Sunday See fixtures for times See fixtures for venue Neil Merritt
Boys U16s Performance Squad (by invitation only) Years 9-11 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:15 Les Quennevais Bill Aston, Dominic Pallot
Junior Inter Insulars
  • Junior Inter Insulars take place for both boys and girls at the U14 and U16 age groups.  Dates will be agreed with Guernsey and advised accordingly.

The U14 and U16 GIRLS
  • The U14 and U16 GIRLS are run by the Jersey Secondary Schools Sports Association (“JSSSA”) whose contact is Ciara McQuaid – ciaramcquaid7@hotmail.com.

England Hockey Player Pathway
  • For more information on the Player Pathway please click here.  Players in Jersey who are considered to be ready for assessment will be invited to attend a trial, in Jersey, at which England Hockey coaches will be present.  From that trial they may be nominated for an assessment for Performance Centres.  The Performance Centres are the level of the Player Pathway that is above the Academy Centres

Coaching courses
  • Coaching courses are organised by Jersey Hockey in line with demand.  Please click here to view the England Hockey Coaching Pathway.  If you are interested in taking a coaching course please email contact@jerseyhockey.co.uk.

Umpiring courses
  • Umpiring courses are organised by Jersey Hockey in line with demand.  Please click here to view the England Hockey umpiring information.  Jersey Hockey’s umpiring representative is Jamie Bolton – jamesandrewbolton@yahoo.co.uk.

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