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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



Assistant Performance Coach: Simon Lee


UKCC Level 3 Certificate in coaching hockey


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


Owner and founder of ONE-HOCKEY ( coaching business


England Hockey Coach Educator (including assessing and tutoring)


Previous: Head coach to Whitley Bay and Tynemouth (Women) in National League, work with England U16 and U18 goalkeepers




Part-Time Coaches:

Men's 1st Team Lead Coach: John Wood


BA (Hons) Coaching and Sports Development / PGCE in Secondary Education.

UKCC Level 3 Hockey Coach

Currently England Hockey Talent Development Coach

England Hockey Coach Development Tutor and Assessor

Head of Hockey for RGS Newcastle

Current NAGs Academy and AASE Coach



England U16, U17 and U18 coach

Pennine Pumas U16 – U18 Lead Coach

CCC to the Durham JRPC for 5 years

Whitley Bay and Tynemouth Men’s 1st Team Coach


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