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FHV Information Meeting 2020

Posted by Field Hockey Victoria at Feb 23, 2020 6:13PM PST ( 0 Comments )

Field Hockey Victoria will be hosting an information meeting open to the entire community of VILFHA (ladies), VIFHA (men), VJFHA (juniors) and the Umpires Association. Coaches, players and parents are welcome to attend.

Where: McKinnon Building (Room 150) at UVic
When: Monday, March 2 from 6:30-8:00 pm

Topics that will be updated and up for discussion:
1. Summary of recent discussion with newly-elected FHBC President, Andrew Dewberry
2. How the future of FHBC will effect field hockey on Vancouver Island
3. Summary of discussions with UVic Associate Director, Michelle Peterson.
4. What the future looks like for the UVic turf
5. Open forum for any other items concerning field hockey in Victoria.

Current FHV Board members:
President – Mark Baggott
Vice President – Denise McGeachy
Treasurer – Amy Jones
Secretary – (vacant)
Directors at large – Nancy Griffin, Jim Knight, Shahbaz Claire, Kirsten Duncan

For questions or concerns, contact Mark Baggott (


It is time to pass on your valuable time and experience to the next generation!

This year’s league starts April 18 (boys) and April 19 (girls) and runs to June 21. Don’t worry you are allowed to have other commitments and go on holidays. We will shuffle coaches around to meet YOUR flexibility and schedule! We still want your commitment so IF you are event the slightest bit interested please go to the below link to sign up now!

Here are the commitments and age groups:

U6 Boys & Girls: SUNDAYS 9:00am – 10:00am

Under 8: SUNDAYS 9:00am -10:00am
Under 10: SUNDAYS 10:15am -11:15pm
Under 12: SUNDAYS 11:30pm – 12:45pm
Under 14: SUNDAYS 1:00-4:00 pm with given time slots. Practices: Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 pm or 7:00-8:00pm
Under 16 / Under 18: SATURDAYS 12:30-1:30 pm and 1:45-2:45pm & Thursdays 6:00-7:00 pm or 7:00-8:00 pm

Under 8: SATURDAYS 9-10 am
Under 10: SATURDAYS 9-10:15 am
Under 13: SATURDAYS 10:15-11:15 am & Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 pm
Under 15 / Under 18: SATURDAYS 11:15-12:15 pm & Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 pm

Coaches Meeting TBA.

This year we are offering a FREE FUNdamentals Coaching Course for those with no or minimal experience, if you are interested please sign up at the link below

Note: A Master Coach will typically be at all of your sessions to help you out and guide you and help YOU learn! ALSO EVERY session comes with a practice plan that every team will follow each week! SO, all we need from you is your time and commitment and if you aren’t entirely sure yet – just sign up online and we can be in touch closer to April!

Please sign up at

Please pass this on to anyone else you think might be a fitting and/or interested coach in our spring league. Everyone is welcome to help!

If you have any questions throughout this process or throughout the season please don’t hesitate to contact me!

Heidi Gayleard


The Victoria Junior Field Hockey Association will be hosting Field Hockey BC’s Fundamentals Coaching Course in March. This course is intended for coaches that:

  • are working with under 12 age groups;
  • are themselves an under 18 player who has an interest in coaching in the Junior League; OR
  • a parent volunteer who are new to coaching and to the game of field hockey.

The Victoria Field Hockey Association encourages Junior League Coaches who have no or minimal coach training to take this course.

There is no cost to attend.

The course is 6 hours in length split up into 3 hours of theory and practical learning. You will learn the basics of how to deliver safe, fun and effective practice sessions, how to incorporate fundamental skills and tactics from facilitators who have coached in the junior league and helped design the practice sessions for the junior league. The course will be facilitated by Ali Baggott and Milena Gaiga.

Course Details:

It is mandatory to attend both sessions.

  • Wednesday March 4th, 2020 – McKinnon Building Room #150, 6-9pm
  • Sunday March 8th, 2020 – UVIC Turf #3, 2-5pm

Please register online for this course:

Deadline to register is Monday February 24th, 2020.

If you have any questions please contact Milena Gaiga at


The Victoria Junior League is excited to announce that registration for the 2020 Spring League season is now open. Registrations will close on January 31, 2020.

Late registrations will be placed on a waitlist and moved on to teams on a first-come, first-served basis as spots become available.

To register online visit our 2020 Registration page here:

The season will run April 18 to June 21, 2020 (no sessions on the May long weekend)*

Junior League AGM

Posted by Victoria Junior Field Hockey Association at Sep 10, 2019 11:32AM PDT ( 0 Comments )


When: 7:00 pm
Date: Sept. 16, 2019
Location: Times Colonist Room (CARSA Lobby) @ UVic

Agenda below:

1. Call to order
2. Approval of agenda
3. Approval of previous minutes – August 27, 2019
4. Treasurer’s report – Charles Goodmanson
5. Chair’s report – Shibby Clair
6. Girls report – Kira Starr
7. Boys’ report – Jim Knight
8. Elections
· President – Shibby Clair (incumbent)
· Vice-President – Vacant
· Secretary – Shalegh (incumbent)
· Treasurer – Charles Goodmanson (incumbent)
· Girls Coordinator – vacant
· Boys Coordinator – Jim Knight (incumbent)
· Directors-at-Large – Kelvin Kum, Cathy Boraston, Bruce Wong
9. Other business