Support Staff

Hockey is not just about playing the game. Many dedicated and specialised staff are on hand to provide players with the best resource and training to hone their mental and physical capabilities, both on and off the field.

Hockey is not just about playing the game. Many dedicated and specialised staff are on hand to provide players with the best resource and training to hone their mental and physical capabilities, both on and off the field. Below is an overview of the performance teams that support Tier 4 athletes.

Technical / Tactical 

Kevin Johnson – Senior Womens Head Coach

Gareth Weaver-Tyler – Senior Womens Assistant Coach

Zak Jones – Senior Mens Head Coach

Danny Newcombe – Senior Mens Assistant Coach

Lee Ible - Boys U18 Programme Head Coach

Walid Abdo - Girls U18 Programme Head Coach

Gwyn Williams - Team Coach (Boys)

Richard Chambers - Team Coach (Boys)

Harry Jones - Team Coach (Girls)

Cheryl Campling - Team Coach (Girls)

Jo Westwood - Pool Coach (Girls)

Delyth Sharples - Pool Coach (Girls)

Operational

Paul Gannon – Senior Mens Team Manager

Ben Eaton – Senior Womens Team Manager

Rebecca Daniels – U18 Girls Programme Manager

Pete Bowles – U18 Boys Programme Manager

Sports Science Staff

Mark Mullineaux – Strength and Conditioning Lead

Mitch Smith - Senior Men Strength and Conditioning Coach (Intern)

Dan Forbes - Senior Women Strength and Conditioning Coach (Intern)

Hannah Pitt - U18 Girls Strength and Conditioning Coach (Intern)

Jordan Sienawski - U18 Boys Strength and Conditioning Coach (Intern)

Chris Fry – Senior Men Performance Analyst

Lucy Holmes – Senior Women Performance Analyst

Jamie Eustace – U18 Boys Performance Analyst (Intern)

Maria Nisotaki – U18 Girls Performance Analyst (Intern)

Rebecca Chidley - Sports Psychologist 

The Performance team members are appointed on a contracted basis for varying periods of time depending on the role. If you are interested in getting involved in Tier 4, please contact us for more information.