Brief Description of Club Activities
NUMHC run 4 squads throughout the year. All 4 sides compete on a weekend across different leagues, either in the North Hockey Leagues or in the North East Hockey Leagues. The Club also runs 4 BUCS squads competing on a Wednesday. At Newcastle University Hockey is considered to be a Performance Sport.
Training runs both in Semester 1&2 and includes both Field based skill and fitness sessions as well as gym based fitness sessions.
Pre-season training commences on the 3rd September, anyone interested in playing this year, please contact the Club by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
All potential players encouraged to attend, especially those wishing to play 1st XI Hockey.
Meeting Days, Times and Venues
Trials: 12-3pm on the 26th and 28th September at Longbenton Sports ground.
Provisional for 2018/19 Season:
Monday: 1st XI Strength and Conditioning (7.30 a.m. - 8.30 a.m.)
Monday, 1st and 2nd XI Training (alternating 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. / 9.00 p.m. - 10.30 p.m.)
Tuesday: 3rd XI and 4th XI Training (alternating 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. / 9.00 p.m. - 10.30 p.m.)
Wednesday: BUCS Matches
Thursday: 1st and 2nd XI Training (7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.)
Friday: 1st XI Strength and Conditioning (5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.)
Saturday: All North Hockey / North East Hockey League Matches
All training at Longbenton Sports Ground, Strength and Conditioning at Newcastle University Sports Centre.
Code of Conduct
All representatives of NUHC – whether player, official, coach or spectator – must ensure their conduct both on and off the field meets the standards laid down by Newcastle University Hockey Club, Performance Sports and Athletic Union. The rules of hockey specify that Team Captains are responsible for the behaviour of all players on their team during a match.
NUHC requires its representatives to;
- Display high standards of appearance both on and off the pitch
- Display high standards of behaviour and sportsmanship at all times
- If a player, arrive in plenty of time for home games, training sessions and meets prior to away games
- Show respect for umpires, officials, coaches, other players and spectators
- Take appropriate measures to ensure their own safety and the safety of others
- Not use foul, sexist, abusive, racist or threatening language or behaviour, whilst protecting others from similar language or behaviour
- Meet the expectations laid down by NU Performance Sports and Athletic Union.
- Follow the procedures and guidelines of other hockey authorities, especially;
- The EHB Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Hockey policy and procedures (including good practice guidelines) – especially when working with players under the age of 18.
- The EHB Equality Policy
- The EHB Anti-doping rules
- The EHB “Think before you post”: Good Practice Guidelines for safe use of social networking sites
- BUCS anti-social behaviour policy
- The North Hockey Association guidance on pitch-side conduct
President - Tim Finnerty