2020 Aspire School to Club Programs and Nomination Forms

IT TAKES A VILLAGE and Aspire School to Club Programs are all new in 2020 and these new programs align with the new inclusive culture around Cairns Hockey and the commitment to embrace diversity and bring an understanding around cultural celebration starting with our youth. The Cairns Aspire Community Hockey Hub will be open after Easter and is part of the program to bring our youth together and to look to support each other finding common ground in our love for the game of hockey. This will be a safe space, open to all young people needing some time after school and before hockey training starts to do homework, get to know other hockey players and generally work together to LIVE WELL LEARN WELL LEAD WELL. IT TAKES A VILLAGE and the hockey community is an extended and diverse family and as a community we want to look after our youth and assist and support them. We hope you will all embrace these new programs. ... [read more]

Cairns Hockey Umpiring and Officiating Information

Welcome to Cairns Hockey umpiring and officiating pages, dedicated to supporting umpires, umpire coaches and technical officials. Whether you are a parent or teacher simply looking to umpire your child’s matches or you want to make umpiring your hockey career, we hope these pages will assist your development.Cairns Hockey Officiating Committee will be engaging clubs and members to recruit people into officiating while creating a stronger mentor and training support program for both senior and junior programs in 2020. Officiating is a great way to develop a better understanding of hockey.Whether you’re a player, coach, parent or teacher, a better understanding of the rules will assist in all aspects of your game. ... [read more]

Coach Education Opportunities

Cairns Hockey are creating a coaching workshop for all coaches within Cairns that will work together to develop their own coaching and assist growth / improvement in coaching in Cairns. The group will meet monthly and have to opportunity to share the knowledge with several presenters. When: Juniors Coaches: Thursday 27th February 2020 - 5:30pm – 6:30pm Senior Coaches: Thursday 27th February 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm Where: CHA - Players Rooms (Behind Reef) Who: All Interested Coaches and Parents. Cost: Free #Sharetheknowledge If you’re interested RSVP Matt Cook ... [read more]


WANT TO BE INVOVLED IN 2020 - TALK TO YOUR CLUB AND THEY WILL WORK WITH US IN 2020 Sport is globally recognized and increasingly utilized as a vehicle to drive positive behavior changes, in areas such as health and well-being, social cohesion, disability inclusion, gender equity and breaking down the barriers of discrimination, language and culture and economic disadvantage suffered by under-represented groups. Aspire to be Deadly is a fundamental sport for development program. The program encourages you as one of its participants to Live Well. Learn Well and Lead Well. Aspire to be Deadly model delivers a multi week hockey program with skill develop leading to increase in self-confidence, in self -worth and creates safe spaces where you learn team work – working with others, supporting each other with positive dialogue, learning to deal with disappointment and conflict resolution. Aspire empowers you to set goals, it gives you the skills to reach your goals and most importantly encourages you to bring the team with you on your journey like all strong leaders. We seek collaboration with our well being partners and we align the hockey skill learning with the understanding of holistic balance – where healthy and active choices will make you stronger, where setting and attaining achievable goals become the stepping-stones to broader opportunities. The Aspire Team is here to help you take this journey. Our team are well trained and understanding of the barriers that limit opportunity. Our team will support you on your journey. Just like Aspire to be Deadly, we hope this resource assists you in taking your small steps to find success. ... [read more]

Cairns Hockey invites you to the brand new Preseason Challenge.

This new innovative competition will run for the next three Friday nights (February 7th, 14th & 21st). Come out and enjoy some exciting Hockey. Games will commence at 6pm and 7:30pm on both turfs. Food and drinks available at the Bar. This new format will adopt some exciting rule innovations to keep everyone on their toes.These include; Field Goal Conversions. When a field goal or penalty stroke awarded during field play is scored, the same athlete will have an automatic one-on-one shootout with the goalkeeper for the chance of an extra goal. All matches must have a winner. Match points will be given with 3points for a win, or 1 point to each team in the event scores are level at full time. A shootout will then occur, with one extra point awarded to the winner of the shoot-out. The losing team of a match decided in regular time will receive 0 points. The competition will see four Men’s team; The All Stars, Cairns Storm, Cairns Roo’s & Tableland Tomahawks fight it out the title. The womens competitions will also have non club based teams: The All Stars, Cairns Storm, Cairns Roo’s & Young Guns Academy. ... [read more]

Funding Opportunities in 2020

Cairns Hockey is looking to offer assistance and support to clubs and members and share information on funding opportunities. Currently there are limited opportunities across all levels of governement. Julie McNeil in her new role incorporates funding support both for Cairns Hockey as an organization and support and assistance for clubs and members. Should you wish to discuss any aspect of funding/grants, you’re welcome to Julie ... [read more]

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Date/Time Event
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
COME and TRY hockey for free at Holy Cross Primary School
Holy Cross Primary School, Trinity Park QLD
5:15 am - 6:15 am
COME and TRY hockey for free at Pezzutti Park
Pezzutti Park Park in Woree, Queensland, Woree QLD
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
COME and TRY hockey for free at Holy Cross Primary School
Holy Cross Primary School, Trinity Park QLD
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
COME and TRY hockey for free at Pezzutti Park
Pezzutti Park Park in Woree, Queensland, Woree QLD
4:30 am - 6:00 am
COME and TRY hockey for free at Cairns Hockey
Cairns Hockey New Entrance – Lily Street, Cairns North Queensland
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
COME and TRY hockey for free at Cairns Hockey
Cairns Hockey New Entrance – Lily Street, Cairns North Queensland

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