Please click on the tabs to find out about all things hockey in Somerset.  If there is anything you would like to see added please let the Secretary know.

Coaching vacancies within the county will be advertised here.

Courses for coaches, umpires, clubs, players, supporters will be advertised on this page.

The following course is now available to book via the England Hockey website Find A Course page

The 2019 programme of Coaching Workshops & Courses are now available to book and include Workshops in January (See list below).  Places are first come first served and only secure when booked and paid for online. The link takes you to the ‘Find a Course’ page which includes all information relating to the Workshops and Courses, including pre-requisites for attendance.

Bookings must be made in the name of the participant – bookings cannot be made on behalf of someone else. Participants must be aged over 16 years to attend Workshops and over 18 years to attend Sessional/Coach Courses

If you have any queries or problems with the booking process please contact

Don’t forget that any coach, umpire or player can sign up to the FREE Hockey Hub to access resources and ideas.Other Workshops available from February onwards currently include:

Integrating Goalkeepers Bristol and Okehampton
What to Coach – Goal scoring Taunton
Coaching for Club Players Bristol
What to Coach – Goalkeeping Taunton


Course Sessional Coach Courses
Venue Exeter
Date Sunday 7th April & 14th April 2019
Closing Date Sunday 24th March 2019


Course Sessional Coach Courses
Venue Gloucester
Date Sunday 12th May & 26th May 2019
Closing Date Sunday 28th April 2019


Course Sessional Coach Courses
Venue Bristol
Date Sunday 10th August & 17th August 2019
Closing Date Sunday 28th July 2019


Course UKCC Coach Courses
Venue Taunton
Date Saturday 20th July, Sunday 21st July & Saturday 27th July 2019
Closing Date Sunday 7th July 2019
On this page you will find hockey courses run by outside organisations/clubs/schools within Somerset. SHA has agreed to provide an outlet for advertising these courses to players only and does not endorse them and cannot be held responsible for them in any way. Anyone who signs up to an outside course does so at their own discretion.

Forthcoming Hockey Camps at King’s College, Taunton

February Performance Camp (Ages 12+)

February 22nd Hockey Camp (Ages 6-12)

King’s Bruton Easter Hockey Camp 15th – 17th April 2019

Click Here for Information and Booking Form

Click Here for access to the Free Hockey Hub coaching and umpiring resources and updates

Click Here for all England Hockey’s umpiring information page

Do you have problems getting qualified umpires at your club to actually umpire for the club or are you struggling to attract new umpires?

Are your umpires up to date with current umpiring practice or are they struggling with specific areas of game management such as dissent

In either case Somerset HA are offering to run a workshop at your club (or group of clubs if you want to get together) to help you in these areas if they are of concern.

In the first instance please contact the Somerset HA Umpiring Officer Keith Dingle ( for further information.