Coaching Courses

Sally DaltonFeatured, News

The following England Hockey Sessional Coach Award Courses have recently been organised and are taking bookings.  Please click on the link for details about the course content and pre/post-course requirements.   The minimum age to attend the course is 18 years of age and the cost is £240 (Coach Membership Scheme members), £299 (non members). The course is booked online … Read More

Jr Zevenbergen Tournament 28/29 April

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The weekend of 28/29 April sees the return of the juniors of HC Zevenbergen to Chelmer Park. For those of you unfamiliar with our long-standing relationship with HC Zevenbergen, all our junior players (U14, U16 and U18s) have the opportunity to visit Holland every two years.  We took 60+ players to Holland (and back!) last year and plan to do so again … Read More

Bryan Heelis Funeral

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Bryan’s funeral will be held at Chelmsford Crematorium on Thursday 22nd February at 11.30 in the South Chapel, and all are welcome. Should you wish to join the family afterwards, the wake is being held at Chelmsford Hockey Club.   BRYAN HEELIS As many of you may already know, stalwart Evergreen Bryan Heelis lost his battle with Motor Neurone Disease … Read More

9am Junior Training CANCELLED

David KitchinerNews

We regret to report that the pitches are frozen this morning. With temperatures forecast to remain at c1 degree for most of the morning there’s little chance of a thaw.  We are therefore cancelling the 9am sessions. There will be a further pitch inspection after 9am and a decision taken  on the later sessions by 9:30 latest.  Please check before … Read More

Junior Easter Camp!

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We are running a Junior Easter camp again this year with great coaches including Glenn Kirkham former England captain, Men’s 1st team player Ben Farmer, Ladies 1st team indoor hockey coach Mo Rahman, Club Coach and head of Hockey at New Hall Grant Ward and more including Karen Cooper and Jo Guy! Dates are 11th April 9.30-3pm:  for beginners / … Read More

Umpire course @ CHC 4th March

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A level 1 umpire course to be held at Chelmer Park on March 4th is now on the England Hockey website available for bookings : The club will refund the cost of the course for people committing to umpire for the club for at least 2 seasons. The deadline for booking is Wednesday 21st February or until full. Places … Read More

Umpire Course 11/2 Braintree

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Braintree HC are hosting a level 1 umpire course on 11th Feb Please book below and then claim a refund from Karen the treasurer if you agree to umpire at the club for at least 2 years.    

26 Nov – Junior Training CANCELLED

David KitchinerNews

Junior outdoor training today, Sunday, 26th November, is CANCELLED due to frozen pitches. Both pitches look better than yesterday but they are solid. Later matches should be unaffected as the sun and temperature are both rising but please check with your manager/coach if in doubt. Indoor training is, of course, unaffected.

Richard Bird’s funeral

Sally DaltonNews

We are incredibly sad to announce that Richard Bird lost his battle with cancer on Saturday evening.  He died at home, peacefully, with his family. A message from Polly: Simon, Andrew and I are overwhelmed by the many messages of condolence we have received since Richard’s death on Saturday. We would be delighted to see any of our hockey family … Read More

How we spend members’ money

Sally DaltonNews

In response to member enquiries into how we spend money in the club we have produced the image below (please keep clicking on it to see a large image) to show where income was generated from and where money was spent last year. We’d like to emphasise that income from subs, match fees and pitch bookings covers the day to … Read More