News and Announcements
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.
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 email@example.com
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)*
When: 7:00 pm
Date: Sept. 16, 2019
Location: Times Colonist Room (CARSA Lobby) @ UVic
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
· 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
Field Hockey Victoria Society
Annual General Meeting
June 19, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Boardroom @ Commonwealth Pool (4636 Elk Lake Drive)
- Approval of the agenda
- Approve minutes of the previous AGM
- Executive report (Juniors, Men, Ladies, Umpires, Turf)
- Approval of the Financial report
- Election of Directors
- President (incumbent: Mark Baggott, VIFHA)
- Vice-President (incumbent: Milena Gaiga, VJFHA)
- Treasurer (incumbent: Amy Jones, VILFHA)
- Secretary (incumbent: Sandy Grimwood, VILFHA)
- Directors at Large (incumbents: Shibby Claire, Jim Knight, Nancy Griffin, Ali Baggott, Denise McGeachy)
- Appointment of Auditor, if required
- Motion re: new Society’s Act
- Any other business
Voting structure reminder:
- Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association: 2 Votes
- Vancouver Island Field Hockey Association (Men): 2 Votes
- Victoria Junior Field Hockey Association: 2 Votes
- South Island Field Hockey Umpires’ Association: 1 Vote
All members of the above associations plus other with interest in field hockey in Victoria are welcome to attend.
Last week of Spring League but no fear- let’s not forget of all the amazing hockey opportunities we have:
GNS SUMMER CAMP
Dates: Monday, July 8 to Friday, July 12
Age: 9 to 13
Camp Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Pemberton Woods Campus Turf
Leader: Bunny Hughes
Full Week Cost: $225/ 5 days
Spaces: 24 per camp
The GNS Field Hockey Camp is for girls and boys between Grades 4 and 8 and is open to all skill levels. The emphasis is on having fun and introducing and developing a love for the sport of field hockey and daily physical activity. Activities will include physical literacy skills, skills specific to the sport of field hockey as well as mini-games and friendly competitions. Field hockey is a fun and active sport with many transferable skills to other field sports. Come on out and have some fun!
Flexible drop off and pick up hours included in the price between 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Senior Camp (Ages 14 to 17)
Monday, August 26 to Thursday August 29, 2019
Camp Hours: 1:00-3:00pm
Website for more information:
VICTORIA TIGERS CLUB FIELD HOCKEY KIDS CAMP
Dates: Tuesday evenings from July 9 to August 13, 2019
Time: 5:45 to 7pm
Email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org