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Academy Training

Training times for the 2019-2020 season

The 2019-2020 season is now under way! We look forward to seeing all our Academy players back at Failand and welcome any new players who would like to join us. More details of our Junior Academy can be found here.

Group Training Lead Coach Manager / Admin
U10 Mixed Monday 6pm - 7:15pm Ben Roberts Bryn Allpress
U12 Boys Sunday 10am - 12pm Ben Roberts Steph Darbin
U12 Girls Tuesday 6pm - 7:30pm Sam Bate-Williams Steph Darbin
U14 Boys Sunday 10am - 12pm Steve Sykes Becky Stevenson
U14 Girls Tuesday 6pm - 7:30pm Meg Squire Volunteer required please
U16/U18 Girls Wednesday 6pm - 7:30pm Andrew Miller Sarah Hughes/Suz Allan



Goalkeepers train with their own age groups and, in addition, we will offer individual coaching.



Firebrands Hockey Club will endeavour to run training sessions in all weathers however, in circumstances of extreme conditions such as snow, frozen pitches or heavy fog, we may have to cancel. Announcements will be made on our Facebook page and via Twitter so please check either of these if you have any doubts.


Terms of Training

As you will be aware, the area in and around the clubhouse can be a dark and dangerous place during the winter time. Firebrands is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of your child and require you to note the following arrangements for drop of and collection of your child for our training sessions:

  • All children are to be dropped off at the ‘Registration Point’ at the side of the pitch.
  • All children are to be picked up at the end of each training sessions at the ‘Collection Point’ at the side of the pitch.
  • During registration, all children will be asked who will be collecting them. In the occurrence of a person arriving to collect your child that they are not expecting, we will contact you to confirm that this is authorised.
  • With training being once a week, please make every effort to attend. If you are unable to attend please give your coach a minimum of 48 hours notice.

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