Increasing delivery of hockey with Further Education or Higher Education Institutions is a key strategic aim for EHB, and we are pleased to provide a number of delivery options:
College or University Clubs
Traditional hockey delivery within Colleges and Universities takes the form of Clubs. These Clubs normally play 11-a-side matches against other local Colleges and Universities. The EHB Proud to Coach series is an ideal resource to support delivery of hockey to students within Clubs.
Affiliation to the EHB is open to any College or University Club – please see the affiliation section of the website for further information.
College and University teams often play in national, regional, county or local leagues. To find out more about leagues in your area and their entry regulations please see the competitions section of the website.
British Colleges Sport (BCS) runs a range of hockey competitions for Colleges – for more information see www.britishcollegessport.org
British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) runs a range of hockey competitions for Universities – for more information see www.bucs.org.uk
Rush Hockey / Intramural Activity
EHB have developed Rush Hockey - a small sided game which can be played indoor or outdoor, and is suitable for intramural type competition as a way of engaging new players as well as retaining players that are not able to or wanting to commit to a 11 a side team. For more information please go to www.rushhockey.co.uk
Club Community Links
As part of our Club Community links programme we are always keen to try and link local FE and HE Institutions to their nearest Hockey Club, to try and ensure sustainable and ongoing opportunities for players when they leave College or University.
National Performance Centres (NPCs) – NPCs work with selected individual athletes on a daily basis. To find out more about the work they do please click here.