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Clubs

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Find your nearest club using our Club Finder

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Club Funding

There is a range of support to help clubs generate funds. 

Our Club Development Team can assist you with your Club Development Plan which includes your finance targets, and details how you will generate revenue and save costs to ensure your club is financially viable in the short, medium and long term.  The team are fully up to speed with the different grant funding available to you, including the Be Active Wales Fund. You can explore more about this on the Sport Wales website.

Another great source of funding advice is the Welsh Council for Voluntary Action page. Here you can search for a range of grants and support in your local authority area.

Sport Wales Club Solutions website is also filled with ideas and best practice for running a financially viable sports club.

For assistance with application writing, business planning or any other queries related to club finances please contact us.

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Facilities 

Access to facilities are crucial for hockey to sustainably grow throughout Wales and we have a dedicated team working to safeguard and develop a portfolio of high-quality pitches in Wales. Hockey Wales sit on the Facilities Collaboration Group alongside Welsh Rugby Union and the Welsh FA to strategically place artificial pitches throughout the country.

Our Club Development Team have a wealth of experience of delivering hockey facilities and can support you from inception to pushback with ongoing advice, consultation and support. To start a conversation around your facility project, please contact facilities@hockeywales.org.uk or if you would like to feedback on your current facility please complete this form.

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Facility Reporting Process

Hockey Wales is committed to ensuring that Facilities nationwide meet the needs and demands of current and potential members.

In order for us to have constructive, informed discussions around facility planning and strategy we rely heavily on our Hockey Family to provide us with up to date, accurate information. If you have an update, concern or query about a facility you use, we need to hear from you.

 

Please provide as much detail as possible to facilities@hockeywales.org.uk or complete the form below. When sending images, please provide the date and time these were taken so we can maintain accurate records.

People Development

People Development generally relates to volunteers, umpires, coaches and club officials who enable the sport to happen on a regular basis. Our hugely successful Hockey Young Ambassador programme seeks to develop people for the future. 

 

We work with clubs to develop their governing structure, so they are run responsibly, and develop qualifications and courses to ensure training sessions are safe and effective, and matches are officiated in the right spirit. We value the hard work and commitment of our volunteers and celebrate their achievements through the annual Hockey Wales Awards. Hockey Wales work closely with schools and other educational facilities. The continued support we offer schools, alongside the provision of relevant training and qualifications, is part of the ongoing ambition to embed hockey as a mainstream sport throughout education.

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Club Support

Our Team are here to support Hockey clubs in Wales to grow and develop.

Our experienced Team are trained to recognise and provide support that is bespoke to the individual club, based on the specific needs and ambition. To ensure our clubs can run successfully, we require them to achieve the minimum operating standards and have a Club Development Plan in place that is regularly referred to and developed accordingly.

We are always happy to help and will support you every step of the way, please get in touch if you have any questions.

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