Coach Hockey

If you are interested in coaching at primary, intermediate, secondary or club level please email the OHA Development Officer on to express your interest. There are always schools and clubs looking for volunteer coaches at all levels so no matter what your level of experience, we would love to hear from you. 

Coaches Mentor Programme
A coaches mentoring structure that is helping upskill a large number of coaches in the Otago region has been developed. If you would like to be involved in this programme as either a mentor or a mentee, please contact Julia on her email address today! This programme has limited spaces and must be applied for. 

Coaches Forums
Open forums for all coaches are help at the Alexander McMillan Hockey Centre four times during every season. These forums cover a range of topics relevant to coaching and also changes to hockey locally, nationally and internationally. Each forum will include a guest speaker as well as the opportunity to mingle and have a drink with others in the Otago region interested in coaching. For information on the next forum and when it will be held, please email Julia on

Hockey New Zealand also provide Online Coaching Modules for all coaches personal development, these include:
Quick Start - Your Coaching
Safety Net - The Coaches Responsibilities 
Coaches Resource - Hockey Drills