Colts

COLTS – 2018-2019 Season

The Old Cranleighan Colts section is entering its seventh year in September 2018 and is keen to hear from anyone with children interested in getting involved.

New members

If you’re interested in joining Old Cranleighans Colts as a new member then please register by completing the online form

We do have waitlists in some age groups so it may not be possible to accommodate all prospective members.

Existing members

Please log onto Paysubsonline if you wish to view your membership record or sign up to weekday training.

Age Groups

We operate a mixed hockey model for younger age groups (U8 and below) and boys and girls training groups by year group above that age and experience.  We start with a tots group for under 6s (Year 1) running through to U16 level.

Timings

Training takes place on Sunday morning:

Training is spread across 3 local pitches – OCs Thames Ditton base and 2 supplementary pitches at Hinchley Wood and Oaken Lane both under 10 mins drive away.  Provisional timings and pitch allocation is given below (subject to change)

Start Finish OCHC Hinchley Wood Oaken Lane
09:00 10:15 GU12 GU11 Cyclones/Typhoons
10:30 11.45 Mixed U8 GU9/GU10 Tornadoes/Hurricanes
12:00 13:15 Mixed U6 & U7** BU10/BU12 BU14/BU16

PLEASE NOTE:

* Individual training times for the GU13 & GU14 are subject to change, after the initial two weeks, as a result of the girls being placed into their playing squads.  Parents will be advised of the squads after the initial two weeks and each squad will be reviewed at half termly intervals.

** Mixed U6 & U7 training ends at 13:00

OCHC – Old Cranleighan Club, Portsmouth Road, Thames Ditton KT7 0JJ

Hinchley Wood – 65 Manor Road South, Esher KT10 0QA

Oaken Lane – 85 Oaken Lane, Claygate, Esher KT10 0RQ

Goalkeeper Training Sunday

Age specific specialised goalkeeper training takes please each Sunday from 10:30am to 11:45am at OCHC. Please refer to the timetable below:

U13s & Above U12s & Below
28th Oct 4th Nov (Venue TBC)
11th Nov 18th Nov
25th Nov 2nd Dec

Mid-Week Training For U10s and above:

All midweek training starts w/c 10 September 2018 and takes place at OCHC as per the timings shown below. There is an additional cost of £50 for the season for Colts wishing to take up this option – please log into PSO and select the appropriate session on the left hand side of the payment tab.

The number of players who can attend these sessions is limited by the number that can be accommodated on the pitch at one time. Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Start Finish Day Session
18:30 19:30 Monday Academy Invitation Only
18:30 19:30 Tuesday Girls U10s & above
18:30 19:30 Wednesday Boys U10s & above

 

Matches

We are entered into the Surrey hockey leagues for most age groups, both for boys and girls and there will be plenty of competitive hockey for all of those who are selected to play.  However we will also be organising other fixtures outside of this list where we will be inviting local clubs, where possible at broadly the same time on a Sunday either home or away. The seasons culminates with the end of season Surrey tournament which normally takes place in March for all age groups.

Dates

First term: 9th Sept 2018 – 2rd Dec 2018 (excluding 1 week at half term – 21st October)

Second term: 6th Jan 2019 – 31st Mar 2019 (excluding 1 week at half term – 17th February)

Subscriptions

Full Season Membership –

  • U9s and above – £175 for all members
  • U8s and below – £150 for all members
  • Sibling Full Season Membership (for 2nd+ child) – U9 and above £150 / U8 and below £125
  • Evening training: Optional session available to U10s and over; there will be an additional £50 fee for these sessions

Playing Kit

All children MUST wear shin pads and gum shields on the hockey pitch (unless wearing Goalkeeping kit) before they enter the pitch for any OCHC training sessions or matches.  Footwear should be either trainers or astroturf boots (no studded football or rugby boots should be worn) and children dressed appropriately for the weather conditions. The kit desk is open every Sunday morning from 8.45am to 1pm.

On match days all children must wear:

  • Boys: OCHC Playing Shirt; OCHC Socks and WHITE Shorts
  • Girls: OCHC Playing Shirt; OCHC Socks and NAVY Skort

Safeguarding

We have a designated Safeguarding Officer in Gavin Adair who is responsible for ensuring appropriate child protection policies are in place and for identifying and planning action required in the club to keep children, and those who work with them, safe. The OCHC is also working toward Clubmark accreditation.

Contact

Please contact ochccolts@gmail.com for any general enquiries where specific contact details are not listed.

Should you wish to contact the Colts Chairman directly you can do so by emailing: gsadair@yahoo.co.uk or by telephone on: 07841 673597

 

October 25, 2018