Junior Hockey at Swindon HC 1 of 10

1. Junior hockey at SHC

Swindon Hockey Club has an active junior section, with 10 teams covering the following age groups:

U8 (Yr 3 and below)
Game format: 6-a-side mixed team on a reduced half pitch, no GK

U10 (Yr 4 & 5)
Game format: 7-a-side on half a pitch
Teams: Boys, Girls & Mixed

U12 (Yr 6 & 7)
Game format: 7-a-side on half a pitch
Teams: Boys, Girls & Mixed

U14 (Yr 9 & below)
Game format: 7-a-side on half a pitch and 11-a-side in Junior Tiers and friendlies
Teams: Boys, Girls & Mixed

U16 Badgers/Vixens Development
Game format: 11-a-side (25 minutes each way)
can include girls and 5 players over 18 to give experience and support only

Our aim is to provide fun and inclusive hockey sessions with opportunities for all to compete as part of a team. Junior players regularly progress into all levels of the adult section.

The junior coaching team are all volunteers and are DBS checked. Our Head Junior Coach is Michele Harding (email mharding67@gmail.com), supported by a great team of qualified junior coaches.

We always welcome new players of all ages and abilities, so if your child would like to give hockey a try, please get in touch.

We can supply :
• sticks and balls (see training & match kit requirements link for details of what to wear etc)
• free taster sessions for new members
• the opportunity to join a friendly Hockey Club

Please use the links/tabs to navigate through the different sections relating to junior training.