Game Management System for Hockey

England Hockey have issued a Latest News item on the Game Management System for hockey (GMS) which can be found here. Midlands Hockey would, in particular, encourage those who hold roles such as Club Captain, Fixtures Secretary, Membership Secretary, Team Captain or Team Manager to read the article, which includes the opportunity to register interest in attending online briefing on the new system.

Newly Elected Postholders

Thank you to all the members who took part in the Postholder elections for the 2021 AGM of Midlands Hockey. We are pleased to introduce your new Management Committee: Directors Chair Tim Lorimer Vice Chair Nicky Dyke Operations Director Cellan Griffiths Finance Director Claire Wright Governance Director Charles Nash Lead Committee Chairs Adult Leagues & Competitions Nick Haynes Junior Leagues & Competitions David Willenbruch Officiating Laura Seager Masters Hockey Tim Ollerenshaw Area Disciplinary Administrator Andy Read more…

Annual General Meeting of Midlands Hockey Ltd on 7th July 2021 at 7pm

The AGM of Midlands Hockey Ltd is being held by Zoom on 7th July 2021 at 7pm [It will finish in advance of the Euro 2020 semi-final featuring England]. The calling notice was issued to registered contact email addresses of members of Midlands Hockey on 17th June and can be found here. The Agenda and associated papers are set out below. Introductions & Chair/President’s Welcome Minutes of the 2020 AGM Directors’ Report Treasurer’s presentation of Read more…

Outcome of the General Meeting of Midlands Hockey

The General Meeting of the Midland Region Hockey Association was held on Thursday 27th May 2021. The meeting was called to adopt a new constitution (Articles of Association), and change the name of the company to Midlands Hockey Ltd. The resolution was passed unanimously of those voting at the General Meeting. Thank you to everyone who attended the general meeting.

New League announcements follow-up

Further to the communications issued earlier this week announcing the new Adult League structures for the Midland Area (and the general announcement about new structures on the England Hockey website) the MRHA Ltd Board thought it would be useful to clarify what happens next with regard to any queries you may have.For specific queries about the structure or your team’s placement for next season you can contact the Adult Leagues Committee as follows: For Women’s league Read more…

Midlands Master’s Regional Tournaments

Trials are currently taking place to select all of the Men’s age group squads (except O35’s) to represent the Midlands in this year’s Regional Tournaments being held in June and July 2021 at various venues around the county. If you are interested in trialling please contact your appropriate age group captain which can be found on the Masters section of the Midlands website.

Expression of interest for roles in the new hockey governance structure

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR ROLES IN THE NEW HOCKEY GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE The AGM of England Hockey on 16th March 2021 passed the resolution to adopt new Articles of Association. As such, we have now entered the Transition Period of the new Governance Structure envisaged in the A Structure Fit for the Future Proposal. One aspect of change is that 8 new Area Companies will be delegated the responsibility of organising and managing hockey activities within Read more…

Endorsement of Hannah Worthington as member-elected non-executive director of England Hockey

On Tuesday 9th March, the board of the Midland Region Hockey Association met with Hannah Worthington, a candidate for the England Hockey member-elected non-executive director. The board were impressed by Hannah’s qualifications, enthusiasm and recognition of the most pressing matters in the game. The board unanimously agreed to endorse Hannah’s application, and wishes her the best of luck for the England Hockey AGM. The Association is also pleased to endorse Dawn Bonner for the position Read more…