Month: December 2014

Women’s Coaching Announcements: Phil Frost takes up the Reserves

The FHC Women’s coaching appointments panel are extremely pleased with the following announcements: WELCOMING WOMEN’S PREMIER LEAGUE RESERVES COACH: Phil Frost (Frosty) who brings to our club a mile long list of experience and knowledge in playing, umpiring and coaching accolades across Women’s & Men’s club and state hockey teams. Level 2 coach, umpire and first aider. 5 years Victorian Masters Men’s coach, 2 years Victorian Country Women’s coach. 6 years Hockey Geelong 1st Women’s coach. West Vic 1sts Women’s coach 1 year. Men’s Metro coach 6 years. Local Warnambool and Geelong competition coach 15+ years. Phil is the current talent identification officer for Hockey Victoria’s U13 State girls and Chairperson of selectors and has been for a number of years. He has been a selector from Victorian U13 girls right through to Victorian Vipers (and multitudes of Men’s masters teams) spanning across 20 years. Phil has played multitudes of State League Hockey for Geelong, and represented Victoria in the 40’s, 45’s and 50’s Masters for over a decade and represented Australia in the 45’s and 50’s teams 2008 – 2014. Captaining the 50’s 2012-13 and VC in 2014. I am sure you will all make Frosty feel very welcome and both Lachie and Frosty are looking forward to working closely together. Frosty can be contacted on 0417147055 WECOMING BACK WOMEN’S PENNANT A COACH: Mitch Dicken has been...

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AGM Wrap Up

60 members attended the AGM which was short and sharp this year finishing in an hour, the New Constitution was accepted by the membership and can be found at The following members have been elected for 2015 and their contact details can be found at POSITION ELECTED Men’s Admin Darryl Jahnke Women’s Admin Nicole Virtuoso Junior Admin David Braiden Master’s Admin Damien Toussaint Finance Cindy Poole Plan. & Perf: Brendan Sheehan Grounds & Pavilion Colin Braithwaite Retail Operations Karen Johnstone Sponsorship & Fund’r Rodney Johnstone General Secretary Lauren Dick Club President: Rodney Johnstone Our Club Patron is Alby Speed                   Honorary Auditors: Neil Coster, John Trail                 Five Trustees:Christine Henderson, Lynn Gale, Graham Veitch, Eric Thomas, Mark Stephens Insufficient numbers were present to elect players reps and selectors for the Men’s & Women’s sections and those positions will be elected at 2015 Player’s Meetings arranged by Darryl & Nicole Thanks to everyone on the board for all the work and another terrific year for FHC. Thanks to Penny Mather and Mark White for all your work in 2014, and welcome to Lauren Dick and Karen Johnstone onto the board for 2015. GENERAL SECRETARY THANKS It is with great pleasure that I have been the General Secretary of the club for the past 12 years. A job that started without mobile phones, no web pages, no face book, 3 different hockey associations communicating with...

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Hockeyroos and Kookaburras vs Netherlands & Belgium February 2nd & 3rd SNHC is just around the corner!

Tickets are available for sale in the Footscray Hockey Club Section Eastern Stand (or gains access to general admissions area). Tickets @ $ via direct deposit into the FHC bank account.

In addition the tickets also cover entry to 2019 New National Home & Away Competition – 3 Home match days (Men and Women) in October/November 2019 – dates TBC

Please contact any of the board members below to arrange purchase.

Thank you for your support of Footscray Hockey Club.

John Mason
General Secretary

Rodney Johnstone

Nicole Virtuoso
Vice President the FIH Set up in 1924, the FIH is recognised by the International Olympic Committee, as well as by the FIH’s Members and the Continental Federations, ...

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