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Hockey SA secures pitch and stadium upgrades

Earlier this week the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing, The Hon Corey Wingard MP, confirmed funding for pitch and stadium upgrades at Mate Stadium (State Hockey Centre) in Gepps Cross. The announcement is welcomed by Hockey SA and will provide greater opportunities for the Hockey community.

Two South Australians selected in Hockeyroos Squad

18 year old Queenslander Claire Colwill, South Australian defender Hattie Shand and lively Western Australian attacker Shanea Tonkin are new additions in a 22-player Hockeyroos squad for 2022 announced by Head Coach Katrina Powell. “Hattie is a highly competitive and skilful defender who has great physical capability.” Powell said. Hattie joins fellow South Australian, Jane Claxton in the squad who has played 193 games for the Hockeyroos.

Hockey SA welcomes new Operations Manager

Please join us in welcoming Scott Patching to Hockey SA as Operations Manager. Scott comes to Hockey SA with broad knowledge and experience in community sport, having worked at the SANFL for close to a decade. He has overseen the growth participation and promotion of Australian Rules Football in both metropolitan and country South Australia. Scott worked to deliver a high calibre competition to over 13,000 participants, 700 teams and 60 clubs.

Riddle appointed Hockey South Australia CEO

It is with great pleasure that Hockey SA advise that after a very robust and competitive recruitment process, Geoff Riddle has been appointed as Hockey SA’s new Chief Executive Officer.

2021 Final Series Update

Firstly, a special thank you to all our players, coaches, volunteers, and officials, for making it through the interrupted home and away season. We are excited to confirm the finals schedule for the 2021 Metropolitan Season. Congratulations to all teams playing in the finals series and may the games showcase the spirit of Hockey in SA.

Awards Night Nominations Now Open

This year’s event will be held online, and we encourage you and your clubs to hold an event at your local facilities to bring your club together to celebrate the award winners.

Hockey SA seek applicants for new CEO

Reporting to the Hockey South Australia Board of Directors, the CEO will lead all aspects of the organisation and its people. As a result of your leadership, clear vision and direction you will build a strong culture and drive the effective delivery of strategic and operational plans, establishing a platform for ongoing development of our people, the Affiliates, the game and the organisation into the future.