Keen to play hockey at one of Melbourne’s leading junior clubs?

Or interested in trying hockey for the first time?

Waverley Hockey Club is for you!

We offer lots of options!

New players Term 1 2017: Hookin2Hockey program for new players, http://waverleyhc.org.au/juniors/minkey/

Experienced players Term 1: Waverley Academy (skill development), and preseason training for all teams

New players (U8 / U10) Term 2 & 3: Waverley Panthers program for new / younger players (skills development & small scale games), find out more about the options for U8 and U10 players: http://waverleyhc.org.au/under-8-and-under-10-programs/

Term 2 & 3 U12 to U18 new & experienced player: teams competing in the Hockey Victoria competition, including Girls only teams at each age group and the opportunity to try out for the regional representative team Hotshots.

Term 4: Indoor hockey competition for experienced players and SummerStix for new players

For inquiries and questions email: juniors@waverleyhc.org.au 

For more info about any of our programs see below

 

New Players U10
  • U10 & under should start with either Hookin2Hockey or the Waverley Panthers Intra Club program
  • To be eligible for U10 half field competition players must be over 8 years of age as at 1st January that playing year and must have also done a minimum of one beginners program (Hookin2Hockey or Intra Club Panthers)
  • Click here for more information about the U10 programs:  http://waverleyhc.org.au/under-8-and-under-10-programs/
New Players U12-U16
  • All Hockey Victorian competitions are graded into “Shield” (A grade), Pennant and District levels, as such players can start hockey at any age and new prior experience is necessary to join a team. New players with no experience would most likely start in a District level team
Hookin2Hockey
Waverley Panthers Intra Club program
U10 Hockey Victoria half field competition
  • 14 week season with a Gala round robin in week 15 (instead of finals)
  • Saturday mornings, 8.30am – 12 noon
  • Played on a half pitch with 7 players per side
  • Under 10’s run for 25 minute halves
  • The coach is allowed on the field during play but not in the circles
  • To be eligible for U10 half field competition players must be over 8 years of age as at 1st January that playing year and must have also done a minimum of one beginners program (Hookin2Hockey or Intra Club Panthers)
  • Click here for more information about the U10 programs:  http://waverleyhc.org.au/under-8-and-under-10-programs/
U12 competition quick facts
  • 14 rounds plus finals
  • Saturday mornings, 8.30am – 12 noon
  • Full pitch
  • Shield (A grade), Pennant, District competitions
  • U12 Girls only competition as well as Mixed
  • 30 minute halves, with 5 minute break between halves
  • Click here for information about training & selection: http://waverleyhc.org.au/juniors/training/
U14 competition quick facts
  • 14 rounds plus finals
  • Friday night 6.30pm – 8.45pm
  • Full pitch
  • Shield (A grade), Pennant, District competitions
  • U14 Girls only competition as well as Mixed
  • 30 minute halves, with 5 minute break between halves
  • Click here for information about training & selection: http://waverleyhc.org.au/juniors/training/

 

U16 competition quick facts
  • 14 rounds plus finals
  • Friday night 6.30pm – 8.45pm
  • Full pitch
  • Shield (A grade), Pennant, District competitions
  • U16 Girls only competition as well as Mixed
  • 30 minute halves, with 5 minute break between halves
  • Click here for information about training & selection: http://waverleyhc.org.au/juniors/training/

 

Summer Hockey

The main hockey season is during terms 2 and 3. Waverley do run several options over summer as well including:

  • Summer Stix – a small field, 5 or 6 a side competition played outdoors on (usually) a Friday night at the club during term 4 – a great way for less experienced players to develop their hockey. Well suited to new players or Pennant / District level players