Player Development Introduction

Wellington Hockey offers a number of different player development opportunities throughout the year catering for beginners through to representative players.

These programmes offer players the opportunity to develop their hockey skills under a professional learning environment delivered by quality coaches.

Wellington Hockey run the following development programs:


The EXPLORE Programme is new to the Wellington Hockey Development menu for 2020. In this six week pre season block athletes will have their technical and tactical abilities refined, developed and extended with a focus on the core fundamentals of the game. Athletes will be able to register for individual sessions or the entire six week block. For further information click HERE


The WHA Summer Programme replaces Junior CAPs as we move into the post regional model. Selection to the Summer Programme comes from the end of year Talent ID Camp and is a selection event for the WHA EXTEND Squad.


The WHA EXTEND Squad is a new in season training programme. This programme will be limited to 15 athletes.

For further information please scroll through the Development tabs or, contact Wellington Hockey Development Officer -

Bjorn Dix


Phone: 04 260 2965