WHA Programme

WHA Programme

Development CAPS – Coach Observer, Development Opportunity.

Development CAPs is WHA’s U15 Talent Development Program for Wellington’s top 50, U15 athletes (field players & gks). All welcome, very informal. Contact Jenni for more details: jenni@capitalhockey.org.nz


NHS 1 & Practice Turf, Tue & Weds, 5.30-7.00pm. Commencing 19 June, thru to Wed 20 March.


U11 Festival Day – For Parents, Umpires, Coaches & Athletes

Registrations will be open 20 Feb


31 March – National Hockey Stadium (NHS)



U11 Hub Coach Workshop & Practical (Pre-U11 Hub Turf Sessions)


19 May – NHS



U11 Development Hub – For Coaches & Athletes

Registrations will open in early March



26 May, 9 June, 16 June, 30 June & 7 July – NHS, Kapiti, Elsdon, Fraser & Maidstone



U13 Development Program Coach Workshop & Practical (Pre Development Program Turf Sessions)


5 May - NHS



U13 & U15 Development Program – For Coaches & Athletes

Registrations will open in early April



19 May, 26 May & 9 June – NHS & Kapiti



U13 & U15 Athlete & Umpire Trials – For Coaches, Umpires & Athletes



16 June, 23 June & 30 June - NHS

For more details, please contact Jenni Cronin on jenni@capitalhockey.org.nz or 021 209 8483

Long Term Athlete Development Model

A framework for an optimal training, competition and recovery schedule for each stage of athletic development. It is designed on empirical / practical coaching experiences and scientific principles. Coaches who engage in the model and its practices are more likely to produce athletes who reach their full athletic potential and create a life long love for the game.

See Attached LTAD (2).pdf