Southgate has a thriving junior section and provides coaching that is second to none. In this section you will find everything you need to know about Southgate’s junior section and how to get your child involved.
1- Sundays – this is our main club day, with all age groups training and playing games. We have a waiting list for all age groups for the Club Sundays.
If we are unable to fit you into our main Sunday sessions, or Sundays dont fit in with your other activities we have other opportunities for you to play.
2- Holiday Hockey Camps – we run day camps every holiday. For more information click here.
Preseason day for U14s and U16s is on Sunday 6th September.
Full Sunday Junior training for all age groups starts again on Sunday 13 September 2020.
U14s & U16s weekday training starts the week before. Below are details of training dates and times for each age group, membership and training fees.
We have a waiting list in some age groups. Please email if you would like to be added to the waiting list: email@example.com.
In the summer term, we move everyone into their age groups for next season. This gives the coaches a chance to start work on the squads for the following season.
The biggest change is for those in year 7, who move to the 10.45am session and year 9 who move to the 12.30 session. However, note changes in timings for the first week only, see (2) below
School years 1 & 2 – U8s 9am – 10.30
school years 3 & 4 – U10s 9am – 10.30
School years 5 & 6 – U12s 9am – 10.30
School years 7 & 8 – U14s, 10.45 – 12.15
School years 9 and above – U16s, 12.30 – 2pm
The school years given are the school years your child is currently in, NOT the year they are in, in September.
Southgate’s main junior hockey training takes place every Sunday morning. Training times on a Sunday are as follows:
If you are over 13 and also playing regularly in the adult section please refer to the adult membership information which includes your junior activity.
If only playing juniors or only occasionally playing adult games you pay your fees to the junior section. Fees are paid annually or in two installments. This season, fees have been maintained at the same rates as 19-20. Their are sibling discounts of 10% for 2nd, 3rd and 4th children.
Payment can be paid in one lump sum or in two installments as follows:
If you have problems paying in two lump sums, please contact the junior administrator so that we can organise an alternative payment structure for you.
Payment can be made online, or by bank transfer to:
“Southgate Junior Hockey”
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Although the lock down came close to the end of the season, Juniors in 19-20 missed out on their Summer Term of Sunday morning hockey. This term is relatively short but nevertheless an important part of our hockey year. In recognition of this and understanding that these times are difficult for many, the Management Committee have agreed that the Juniors will able to apply a 10% reduction on their Junior Fees when renewing their membership this season, 20-21. We hope this offer is well received but also we hope you do not mind us suggesting that, to those who can, please consider donating the reduction back to the Club by paying the full Subs in the normal way. This will allow for funds to be built up and invested for the future of Southgate Hockey Club.
Pay your adult fees which will cover membership, adult & junior games and training.
Pay your junior membership and fees and individual match fees will be collected for adult games.
We recommend everyone wears shin pads and a gum shield. We have these available to buy in our shop which is open on some Sundays, advertised in advance. Most players have their own sticks, but we have a supply for those that don’t. Players should wear comfortable sports gear and trainers, not studs.
The coaching we offer is second to none. Our head coach, John Shaw, was a Southgate first team player for over 15 years, won over 200 caps for his country and is fantastic at inspiring young people. We have a coaching team working under John, looking after the individual squads and an army of helpers and junior coaches.
For more information please contact the Junior Co-ordinator, HERE