Welcome to the 2018 Hockey Season!

I would like to welcome all Forestville Hockey Club members to the 2018 season. While the season is still a few months away, the new management committee are working hard to prepare for the upcoming season.

We are pleased to announce the exciting appointment of the Women’s Premier League Coach for 2018, Ian Jennings. Ian has been PLW coach at Adelaide HC for the last 4 years, involved with Suns for past 2 years as a Performance Analysis and Assistant Coach and the Head Coach of U21 State Men for the past 3 years. We welcome Ian to Forestville Hockey Club and we look forward to the skills and experience he can bring to the playing squad.

When Ian initially met with the club he was extremely impressed with the passion and enthusiasm at FHC. Ian identified that PLW squad are a talented group who made big strides in the right direction over 2017 season and he is hoping to build on those successes. We welcome Ian to Forestville Hockey Club and we look forward to the skills and experience he can bring to the playing squad.

Our Premier League and M1 teams are starting pre-season, with the regular season commencing in early March 2018. We invite all players, juniors and seniors to join in with preseason training, details below.

FHC is working towards a new home facility at Women’s Memorial Playing Fields, it is now time to show your support to make this happen. We need to continue to obtain the signatures of our members, families and friends to lobby the State Government and local members. If you have not already done so please email Elder@parliament.sa.gov.au with as many signatures as possible.

We would like to thank our sponsors for their continued support of FHC, and we encourage our members to support them. Thank you to Thomas Insurance Brokers, Australian Hiring Company, Herriot Consulting, Eastwood Securities and Toop & Toop for their continued contribution.

The FHC clothing apparel for all members, parents and supporters will continue to be available and all uniforms can still be purchased from Hockey World in Sturt Street in the City.

I would like to welcome all new members and families to the Forestville Hockey Club and hope you enjoy the season and club environment.

Regards,
Mark Dayman
President, Forestville Hockey Club