News and Announcements
2018 Summer Drop-In Hockey information:
The below dates are club-run drop-in sessions of pick-up hockey. Both session are co-ed and players should be registered with Field Hockey BC for insurance purposes. Depending on numbers, players will be split by an appropriate experience level. Beginners are welcome.
SAILORS FHC SUMMER DROP IN
Dates: Tuesdays (July 3 – Aug 28)
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 per player (must pay before playing)
Age: 14 and up
Contact: Ronnie Lee ( 250-727-6033 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
REBELS FHC SUMMER DROP IN
Dates: Thursdays (July 5-August 30)
Time : 7-8:30 pm
Cost: $5/session or $30 for the whole summer (9 sessions total)
For general questions, please e-mail email@example.com
Photo Credit: Jim Knight
The Canadian women’s national senior squad will wrap up their two-week training camp in Victoria with their second and last scrimmage of the month. This won’t be the last of international level competition you will be able to see in Victoria as the team hopes to have a Chile development team and Scotland here before the Fall.
You can come watch the intra-squad game with the below details:
Date: Saturday, June 2
Time: 12:30-2:30 pm (including warm-up)
Come cheer on the Vancouver Island athletes!
Island Athletes on the Senior squad include:
Defender Anna Mollenhauer (Victoria – St. Michael’s)
Defender Sara Goodman (Duncan – Cowichan Secondary)
Defender Alexis DeArmond (Victoria – Mount Douglas Secondary)
Midfielder Kathleen Leahy (Victoria – Oak Bay Secondary)
Forward Maddie Secco (Victoria – Oak Ba Secondary)
Former Vikes on the squad:
Defender Danielle Hennig (Kelowna)
Goalkeeper Kaitlyn Williams (White Rock)
Following the Field Hockey BC men’s Train to Compete Tournament April 13-15, three Victoria players were named to BC teams for this summer.
Rebels forward Johnny Jacoby made the top team, the BC Rams, while Rebels midfielder Ryan Knight and Tigers forward Sahjun Sehmi were named to the BC Lions.
Marauders midfielder Sebastien Kum was named as one of the six reserves.
Teams will train beginning in May to prepare for the Field Hockey Canada U18 National Championships hosted mid-July in Toronto, Ont.
For full BC team rosters visit: http://fieldhockeybc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Selections_T2C-Boys-Team-BC_20180418.pdf
Photo: Jim Knight
Field Hockey BC is now offering an online version of our Community Umpire Course. The course is open to FHBC Members for $25 (previously $60) and consists of a series of lessons and practice questions designed to prepare you for the final quiz.
Requirements for candidates remain the same in that will need a grade of 75% or higher in order to pass the course. The first registration window is now open until the end of the Junior League season, with more to follow in the coming months. The success in this online offering is a first step in Field Hockey BC’s commitment to facilitate future umpire, coaching and development courses.
The current course is available to those interested in taking the first steps towards fulfilling the earliest of rated umpire requirements, umpires that desire a refresher, and umpires with expired certifications. Candidates should be at least 13 years old. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kurt Du Bois at 604-737-3146 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register for the online course click HERE: http://www.fieldhockeybc.ca/fhbc/courses.php/
Field Hockey Victoria Society
Annual General Meeting
Monday, February 19, 2018
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Boardroom @ Commonwealth Pool (4636 Elk Lake Drive)
1. Approval of the agenda
2. Approve minutes of the previous AGM
3. Executive reports (Juniors, Men, Ladies, Umpires, Turf)
4. Approval of the Financial report
5. Election of Directors
a. President (incumbent: Mark Baggott, VIFHA)
b. Vice-President (incumbent: Kathryn Dawson, VJFHA)
c. Treasurer (incumbent: Mike Rodgers, VIFHA)
d. Secretary (incumbent: Ali Lee, VILFHA)
e. Directors at Large (incumbents: Nancy Griffin, Sandy Grimwood, Denise McGeachy)
6. Appointment of Auditor, if required
7. Turf Update
8. Any other business
Voting structure reminder:
• Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association: 2 Votes
• Vancouver Field Hockey Association: 2 Votes
• Victoria Junior Field Hockey Association: 2 Votes
• South Island Field Hockey Umpires’ Association: 1 Vote
All members of the above association plus others with interest in field hockey in Victoria are welcome to attend.