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Women's Hockey Team

The AoC National Colleges Hockey teams have been operating for over 20 years providing a unique and exciting opportunity for talented hockey players to play both domestic and international fixtures. The team is made up of the finest athletes who meet up and play several matches throughout the year.

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2023-24 England Colleges national hockey trials

Players will be considered across the AoC Sport College membership and associates through a one-day trial process.

The trial will take place on Friday, 10 November 2023 at Worcester, we are looking to host a one phrase trial but if we are oversubscribed then institutions may be contacted to obtain further information and evidence to enable shortlisting. Although if we are hugely oversubscribed then we will try to run 2 trials dates in November. At the trials a squad of up to 23 players will be selected.

All AoC Sport members and associates are encouraged to nominate players for the national hockey team from September 2023 until the closing date. Before nominating please ensure your players can meet the hockey player selection criteria 2023-24.

The closing date for nominations will be Tuesday, 17 October 2023.

If you have any questions regarding the hockey representative trials, please contact Vanessa Bowen.

2023-24 England College Hockey Squad

Following a successful trial, we are pleased to announce the 2023-24 squad:

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National Team Staff

Head Coach – Nathan Dyte
Assistant Coach – Malcolm PresslySmith
Assistant Coach - Vicki Haigh
Assistant Coach - Katie Spooner
Assistant Coach – Simon Archer

Trials and Fixtures

Trials

Venue: Worcester International Hockey Centre, Droitwich Road, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR3 7SW

Date: Friday, 10 November 2023

Time: 10:15am registration and trials from 10:45am to 4:00pm

Monday & Tuesday 12 & 13 February 2024

Venue: Wrekin College

Fixture
England Colleges vs England Universities Lost: 2-5
England Colleges vs England Universities Lost 1-5


Provisionally booked for the 1 & 2 April 2024

Venue: Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

Fixture
England Colleges vs Hockey Mentors

Further fixtures programme details to be confirmed shortly. Likely opposition are Wales, RAF and H4H.

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