Coach Hockey

If you are interested in coaching at primary, intermediate, secondary or club level please email the OHA Community Hockey Manager on coach@oha.org.nz 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 Allan on his email address coach@oha.org.nz today! This programme has limited spaces and must be applied for. 

 

Coaching Workshops

We're thrilled to be offering a brand new Coach Workshop programme that covers all levels of Coaching. These will be run by OHA Coach Developers, however, also largely participant led. So come prepared with questions for our Coach Developers too!

Introduction to 6-a-side Coach Workshop

Aimed at coaches/managers/parents for teams in Ministicks and Kiwisticks (Years 3-6), our introduction to 6-a-side workshop will focus on getting the most out of the limited time you'll have together as a team. We'll look at how to coach basic skills, how to improve them, and how to encourage team play! As always, if you've got questions bring them along and we'll be able to structure sessions around your needs as well!

There will be two initial workshops in Term 2:

  • Wednesday 5th May, 4pm-5pm (Week 1)
  • Wednesday 26th May, 4pm-5pm (Week 4).

Spaces are limited, register now to secure your spot!

Please register for this workshop using this form.

 

Intermediate 6-a-side Coaching Workshop

Aimed at coaches for teams in Kwiksticks (Year 7&8), this workshop will focus on building key aspects of the game now that we've transitioned from a quarter-turf to a half-turf. This will include: Basic team structures, positioning, creating meaningful trainings, and team-building.

There will be two initial workshops in Term 2:

  • Friday 7th May, 5pm-6pm (Week 1)
  • Friday 28th May, 5pm-6pm (Week 4)

Spaces are limited, register now to secure your spot!

Please register for this workshop using this form.

 If you can't make a session, a combined year 3-8 catch up will be held Wednesday 12th May, 5-6pm. If you would like to attend this session please let Allan know by emailing coach@oha.org.nz.

 

Secondary School & Club Coaching Workshops

For more information on these please contact our Pathways Manager on hockey@oha.org.nz

 

Hockey New Zealand also provide Online Coaching Modules for all coaches personal development, these include:

HNZ Community Coaching Resources Hub

Online Coaching Portal