Development Programme

Junior Development Programme

The Walkers Development Programme caters for the development of over 300 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.

Information on the WALKERS Jersey Hockey Development Programme 2023/2024 can be found HERE


Name School Year Day Time Venue Lead Coach
Girls and Boys SUPER MINIS Reception-Year 3 Sunday 09:00 - 09:45 Les Quennevais Sarah Quenault

Super Minis runs on Sunday mornings from 0845 (meet 0830) until 0930.  Super Minis is designed to introduce children to the game of hockey in a fun and safe environment.  Parents/guardians of Super Minis must stay on the Hockey Clubhouse site throughout the sessions. 

Girls and Boys MINIS Years 4-6 Sunday 09:45 - 11:15 Les Quennevais

Minis runs on Sunday mornings from 0945 (meet 0930) until 1115.  Minis is designed to introduce children to the game of hockey in a fun and safe environment.  Lead Coach for 2023/2024 is Dan Wilson.

Girls “Puffins” Years 7-8 Monday 18:00 - 19:30 Les Quennevais Kelly Cutting, Tiffany Newbald

Puffins is for girls and boys, predominantly in school year 7.   The Puffins coaching group is the next step in the Jersey Hockey player pathway after the girls and boys have completed their time in the Minis coaching group.  We also welcome girls and boys who are new to the game to come and learn the fundamental core skills of hockey and to develop their game in readiness for the next step – competitive club hockey.  Guidance can be given to the girls and boys on when it is time for them to make this step and how they should do it...

Boys Falcons and Eagles “Feagles” TRAINING Years 7-8 Tuesday 05:30 - 18:45 Les Quennevais Bill Aston

Feagles is for girls and boys, predominantly in school year 8.  


The boys are split into two squads - Falcons and Eagles.  The Falcons and Eagles play in the Women's Division Two.  Fixtures can be found at www.jerseyhockey.co.uk/fixtures.

Boys and Girls Falcons & Eagles “Feagles” MATCHES Years 7-8 Sunday See fixtures for times See fixtures for venue Bill Aston

Matches take place per the Jersey Hockey fixtures which can be viewed at https://jerseyhockey.co.uk/fixtures

Caesareans Flames Training Years 9-10 Tuesday 19:00 - 20:30 Les Quennevais Dominic Simpson

Caesareans is for boys in school years 9 and 10.  The Caesareans coaching group is the next step in the Jersey Hockey player pathway after the boys have completed their time in the Feagles coaching group.  We also welcome boys who are new to the game to come and learn the fundamental core skills of hockey and to develop their game.


The boys are split into two squads - Dragons and Flames.  



Fixtures can be found at www.jerseyhockey.co.uk/fixtures.

Boys Caesareans Flames and Dragons MATCHES Years 9-10 Sunday See fixtures for times See fixtures for venue Dominic Simpson

Fixtures for Caesareans Flames and Dragons matches can be found at https://jerseyhockey.co.uk/fixtures

Boys U16s and U14s Performance Squads (by invitation only) Years 9-11 (U16) Years 7-9 (U14) Tuesday See fixtures for times Les Quennevais Bill Aston, Dominic Simpson, Michael James

Historically Jersey Hockey have run both boys and girl U16 performance squads and boys and girls U14 performance squads.


These squads are important steps on the Jersey Hockey player pathway. 


Girls and Boys are invited to attend trials for these squads either via their school teachers or from observations by relevant Jersey Hockey coaches.  Trials will usually take place at the beginning of the Autumn Term.

Junior Inter Insulars See fixtures for times See fixtures for venue Adrian Heelis, Bill Aston, Dominic Simpson, Michael James

Junior Inter Insulars take place for both boys and girls at the U14 and U16 age groups.  In the 2023/2024 season we will play against Guernsey on 27th January 2024 in Jersey. 

The U14 and U16 GIRLS U14 - years 7-9 U16 - years 9-11 See fixtures for times See fixtures for venue

Both the U14 and U16 performance squads are very important steps on the Jersey Hockey player pathway.  Players are invited to attend trials for these squads either via their school teachers or from observations of relevant Jersey Hockey coaches.  Trials usually take place at the beginning of the Autumn Term.  Lead Coach for 2023/2024 is Neil Merritt.

England Hockey Player Pathway See fixtures for times See fixtures for venue

For more information on the Talent Pathway please click here.  Players in Jersey who are considered to be ready for assessment will be invited to attend a Talent Academy assessment in the UK. 

Coaching courses See fixtures for times See fixtures for venue

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 See fixtures for times See fixtures for venue

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 Tom Sibley.

Caesareans Dragons Training 9 and 10 18:00 - 19:30 Les Quennevais Dominic Simpson

Caesareans is for boys in school years 9 and 10.  The Caesareans coaching group is the next step in the Jersey Hockey player pathway after the boys have completed their time in the Feagles coaching group.  We also welcome boys who are new to the game to come and learn the fundamental core skills of hockey and to develop their game.



Fixtures can be found at www.jerseyhockey.co.uk/fixtures.

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