Durham University Hockey Club

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Full-Time Coaches:

Performance Coach: Gareth Weaver-Tyler


Bsc Coaching Science/Msc Sport Psychology/UKCC Level 3 working towards level 4


2012-Present England Hockey U21 and Development Coach including two Europeans (2012 & 2014 Bronze medals) and one Junior World Cup (2013 – 4th place)


Previous clubs: Beeston Ladies HC,  Sheffield HC and Brooklands MUHC - all played in the National League


Previous: England U18 women and Wales U16, U18 and U21 Men’s coach


telephone: +44 (0) 191 334 2181

mobile: +44 (0) 7764 744 152

email: [email protected] 


Performance Coach: Claire Dobison-Lee



UKCC Level 3 Certificate in coaching hockey


England Hockey Centrally Contracted Coach (CCC) since 2009 working within JRPC and also NAGs programs.


Development Director of ONE-HOCKEY (www.one-hockey.com) coaching business.


Previous: Head coach to Northumbria Hockey Club


email: [email protected]


Part-Time Coaches:

Women's 2nd Team Lead Coach: Sarah Bertram


UKCC Level 3 Hockey Coach

Centrally Contracted Coach for England Hockey Board

Coaching Experience

Coached for 15 years in the North East most recently with Whitley Bay & Tynemouth HC and previously as Head Coach at Newcastle HC.



CCC at EHB HiPAC (High Performance Assessment Camp) Pennine Pumas 2012, 13 & 14

Coach at U15 England assessment camp 2013

Coach at EHB HiPAC 2011

Coach at EHB Futures Cup 2010


Performance Coach: Jamie Cachia


Succeses as a coach:

Sheffield Hallam - BUCS championship

Nottingham University - 2 BUCS Premier League Titles

- Midlands Premier and National League Titles


telephone: +44 (0) 7940475443

email: [email protected]