Doncaster hockey club is interested in encouraging members and parents to take on coaching and umpiring at all levels. The Junior section of the club is willing to part-financially support members to gain formal coaching and umpiring qualifications. Please contact Ken Scott for further details.
Most of the Hockey Coach education can be completed online.

Play by the Rules is an online resource that provides free education, information and online training to help keep your sport safe, fair and inclusive for everyone


One of the best field position guides for junior players entitled Positional Play and Players Expectations is available from the club website. Every junior player should be given a copy of this sheet.

Advice on how to organise a training session for junior players is also available from the document Training session for juniors (see below).

Click on the links below and read the documents below to view some useful resources on hockey coaching.


Hockey Coaching

Goal Keeper Coaching



Additional Resources


For more resources please view the Coaching Section in the Resources secion of the DHC website.

Related Documents
Mike Craig was the first coach to use this program and he has given me permission to use some of his program with some additions of my own
This manual contains various policies and coaching resources directly related to playing and coaching the game at Doncaster
The following guidelines are to assist coaches, officials and others working with children.
2007 Victorian Junior State Indoor Hockey Teams - A Selection of 50 indoor hockey training drills on a half-court
An extract From Ray MacLean – Any Given Team
Hockey Coaching Cards to print out to help you remember drills at training
Positional play and player expectations
Hockey Australia In-Service Presentation for clubs and their coaches
The following hockey drills were designed by Level 3 hockey coach, Beth Shea and her NSW colleague Jenny Baxter
VJHA - General Suggestions for Training Juniors
Resource written by Ken Parkin about Coaching Juniors