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Cairns Hockey 2019 Annual Report and Audited Financial Report

Cairns Hockey presented its 2019 Annual Report and 2019 Audited Financial Report to the AGM on 11th December 2019. We invite all members and supporters to have a read and reflect on the 2019 year at Cairns Hockey. Thanks everyone for their involvement and we look forward to an exciting 2020. If anyone has any questions relating to these reports, contact Cairns Hockey. ... [read more]

Cairns Hockey welcomes John Watts as our new president

John Watts was confirmed as Cairns Hockey President at the 2019 Annual General Meeting. More information on John follows. Dr Robert Pozzi is the retiring President and will continue his interest and passion for Cairns Hockey through involvement in the Aspire to be Deadly Program. We welome Michelle Annison onto the Board for a term of 2 years. Cheryl Overlack was confirmed as Director of Finance for a further term of 12 months. Wayne Duda remains in his position as Vice President and Board Member and Sonja Noonan continues as a serving Board Member. ... [read more]

Cairns Hockey 2019 Aspire to be Deadly Report

It's very exciting to be able to present this report. Thanks to all our staff, supporters, parents, participants, family, friends, clubs, stakeholders and funders, schools and community volunteers for such a team effort. The program has expanded, its active in gender equality, social inclusion, leadership and education outcomes using the hockey program to drive these positive social outcomes. 2020 is shaping up to be more exciting and we cannot wait. Thanks to Cairns Hockey clubs, community and Board Members for supporting this program and working in a positive manner to address the challenges before us. Be safe across the holoday season and see you all again in 2020. ... [read more]

Annual General Meeting – Nominations Received and Meeting Information

You are invited to the 2019 AGM at Cairns Hockey 6pm on 11th December 2019. Nominations are in with all positions filled and no elections necessary, Nomination for President - John Watts Nomination for Director of Finance - Cheryl Overlack and Nomination for Board position comes from Michelle Annison, Annual Report and Auditors Report will be presented, Christmas Drinks after the meeting - Hope to see you there. ... [read more]

Lets meet Mili – our new Recruitment Officer here at Cairns Hockey

I’m pleased to announce that I’m the new Recruitment Officer for the upcoming 2019/2020 season at Cairns Hockey Association. Part of my responsibilities are organizing, developing and delivering activities and hockey programs for schools and clubs to promote, encourage and grow hockey interest and participation around the region. I’ll also be working closely with the new GM - Operations Kym McPhee Smith to deliver a social, fun, safe and family friendly Friday junior program for all the clubs and schools who participate on it. Last season I played for Brothers Hockey Club and worked for CHA as a hockey assistant. I have been coaching Junior and Senior teams and goalkeepers in Melbourne and Argentina for the last 12 years. In Argentina I also worked as a Physical Education substitute teacher where I gained confidence and new skills by working with kids at school level. Its great to be working at Cairns Hockey and looking forward to growing hockey together ... [read more]

Aspire to be Deadly Update Learn Well – Live Well – Lead Well

Aspire to be Deadly is set to broaden its delivery outcomes in 2020 with many exciting projects planned. Engagement with clubs will broaden and offer training and support to build and strengthen opportunities for indigenous young women and girls in particular enjoy hockey an our new palrtnership with the Safer Streets Task Force will assist and support these programs through Parks to Club Program - more information to come. Aspire Schools Program will be broadened and more schools will be invovled in 2020 linking Grade 7 programs is a prority. Hockey Australia is an active partner and there are some exciting annoucments to be made in 2020 ... [read more]

Cairns Hockey hosting the 2020 Australian Women’s Masters Hockey Championships

Australian Women’s Masters Hockey Championships 2020 Cairns, Queensland Wednesday 1 July – Saturday 11 July 2020 “Cairns Hockey is excited and delighted to host the 2020 Australian Women’s Masters Hockey National Championships,” said Cairns Hockey President Dr Robert Pozzi.“It is a great event that will highlight our great facilities, our strong partners and our growing hockey membership including our active and valued Masters Hockey members and friends. Cairns last hosted the National Men's Masters Hockey Championships in 2015 and we are hoping this event will bring great value to the Cairns and the Cairns Hockey Community.“What a great opportunity for Cairns to again be showcased to a national audience, and I am sure those visiting our city will be delighted with what we have to offer,” said Cairns Mayor Bob Manning. ... [read more]

Cairns Hockey welcomes Kym McPhee -Smith as new General Manager – Operations

Dr Robert Pozzi – President of Cairns Hockey Association says “Cairns Hockey is very fortunate to have been able to entice a very high-quality sporting administrator into this role. Kym brings her experience and high -level skills into this role and I can see great things ahead for Cairns Hockey. We are building a great team. Kym joins Julie McNeil in her position as General Manager – Community Partnerships/Aspire and Governance who will be driving the Aspire to be Deadly Team and building strong community support partnerships as part of her new role. Kym says growing up in Cairns, she have been involved with and participated in many sports and loves all sports; netball, touch, basketball, swimming, rugby league, AFL, athletics, softball, and dance, so I am confident I will love Hockey . I hope to bring my experience of sports management and business development of over 9 years to Cairns Hockey to further advance its current dominance in the sporting space. ... [read more]

Notice – 2019 Annual General Meeting – All you need to know

Notice is given of the 2019 Cairns Hockey AGM to be conducted 6pm at new clubhouse on Wednesday 11th December 2019. The AGM will be presented the 2018-2019 Annual Report and Audited Financial Report. Current President Dr Robert Pozzi will be retiring and Board Member John Watts has confirmed his intention to nominate to fill the vacant position of CHA. There will be a vacant Board Member Position and Nomination for vacant Board positions is attached. If interested complete a nomination form and attach a CV and send through to Julie McNeil at ops@cairnshockey.com.au Cairns Hockey is also calling for any nominations for Life Membership with supporting material and any NOTICES OF MOTION to make changes to our constitution can be submitted at this time. Cairns Hockey will be hosting Christmas Drinks after the AGM to celebrate the 2019 year together and congratulate Dr Pozzi for his service as a Board Member and President - please join us. ... [read more]

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