Field Hockey HSOB High School Old Boys Burnside Hockey Club - Christchurch, New Zealand


HSOB/Burnside Development Coach - 2015 Season


HSOB/Burnside Hockey Club is one of the most well established hockey clubs in Christchurch and has a dynamic and rapidly growing junior division. We are seeking to employ a coach to assist us in continuing to develop our junior programme during 2015. The position of development coach will involve the following;

  • Contribute to developing our junior programme in conjunction with the junior committee of the club.
  • Organise and run the Club’s Fun Sticks program on a Saturday morning in conjunction with a number of volunteer youth aged coaches.
  • Coach one team within the open, or youth, woman’s or men’s side of the club as part of the transition for junior players to open grades.
  • Attend the junior trials as a selector.
  • Provide training and supervision for our youth aged and parent coaches coaching 6 aside teams.
  • Attend all Junior teams Practices on a rotation basis.  Eg.Tuesday trainings at Burnside High School where 8-10 teams junior teams train and be available to assist with coaching of teams. 
  • Attend and assist with the clubs year 6 – 8 skills session on Mondays at Rangi Turf (separate to regular team training for 11 aside development team and other identified players).
  • Provide a brief written monthly report timed for the club committee meetings.

The position is part time and reports to the Juniors Club Captain. Remuneration, which is funded out of corporate sponsorship, will depend on the agreed time commitment, will be discussed and agreed with the successful applicant.

Applications are to be in writing. Closing date is 14 November with an appointment to be made by the end of November.

Please contact Kelvin Reid (Juniors Club Captain) if you require any further information or wish to discuss.

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Cell 021 997343.


Club Day & CPL Final - Saturday 9th August

Club Day and CPL Final this Saturday 9th August 2014 - All welcome.

This coming weekend, Saturday 9th August our Premier Girls Team are playing in the CPL Women’s Championship 3pm at Marist Park. It is also our Club Day.
It would be great to see as many club members & supporters along at Marist Park to support our girls in their quest to win the final and remain unbeaten for the season. Get your Club Colours lined up and make an afternoon of it. We will be running a Cub Banner Competition with prizes up for grabs for the juniors who are keen to show their creative side. (winner & prizes to be announced at Clubrooms later).
After the final we will head back to the Clubrooms at Elmwood Bowls Club, Heaton St. The usual great club atmosphere, catch ups and Junior Player Of The Day Awards will all take place!
Let’s make it a great HSOB/Burnside Hockey weekend, get out and support all teams during the day, make it to the final at Marist Park then finish it off with a fantastic evening at the Club Rooms.
Show everyone why we are the best Hockey Club in Christchurch, look forward to seeing you all on the weekend!

2014 Canterbury Junior Development Teams Announced

Congratulations to the following players who have made a Canterbury Primary Development Team for 2014:

Development Teams

Girls  Charlotte Idiens, Sarah Kean, Macy Neale, Meg Smith, Ella Stephens

Boys  Charlie Swan, Jordan Valentine

Development Training Squads

Girls  Abby Mason, Kelly Newlands, Chelsea Parrett, Tessa Reid

Boys  Tom Clarke, Jayden McIntyre

Well done to our new Canterbury Representatives.

2014 Canterbury U15 Boys Representative Teams Announced

Congratulations to the following players from HSOB Burnside who have made Canterbury Under 15 Boys teams.

Canterbury Boys

Canterbury Under 15 A Boys - Louis Beckert, Fletcher Edmond, Hamish Findlay, Llewellyn Heale, Moss Jackson

Canterbury Under 15 B Boys -  Thomas Coates, Zin South, Nicholas Williamson

And our own Patrick Halpenny is coach of the U15 A team assisted by Graham Jackson

Club Quiz Evening

The club quiz evening 2014 will be once again held at the Christchurch Boys High Big Room on the Saturday 16th August. Please see the flyer below.

Drinks from 6.30, start time 7.00. Teams of up to 6 people, $10 each. Licensed bar. To book your team, please contact Nat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Door sales will also be available on the night. There are some great prizes up for grabs.

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