Month: November 2016

Men’s Senior Coach Announced…

After the resignation of previous incumbent Josh Burt (our thanks to Josh for 2 years of very dedicated service), the Club is very happy to announce the appointment of Phil Merriman to the senior men’s coaching role. Phil is a young man with a wealth of hockey experience, and his movement to the Footscray Hockey Club is felt to be a great ‘capture’ for FHC. Whilst young (and therefore not too distant from the age of the player group), Phil has extensive coaching experience thanks to a dodgy hip! Phil is a product of the magnificent Camberwell Hockey Club junior program, rising through the ranks to become a CHC Premier League player whilst still a teenager. He played 7 seasons before a hip injury forced an early retirement (at age 26 years), including a season playing in Ireland in 2005/05. Phil replaced the playing satisfaction by getting straight into hockey coaching, coaching a couple of Vic U18 teams, and then being snapped up by TEM as their VL1 coach in 2008. Over seven seasons (which towards the end included the movement of his player group to Power House / St Kilda HC), this group not only won it’s way out of Vic League 1, but progressively climbed to finish as minor premiers in the PL in 2014. Phil is a qualified physiologist, with a Masters degree in strength, conditioning...

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Congratulations to FHC’s PL Women’s Coach Lachie Anderson who will coach the Victorian U21 Women’s Indoor team. Congratulations to the following FHC players selected in the final Victorian Indoor Teams: U13 Girls: Josie Erbsland U13 Boys: Harry Brazil U15 Girls: Alannah Hibbard, Ania Kosowski, Claire Hind U15 Boys: Joshua D’Arcy U18 Girls (Squad): Isabella Colasurdo, Rahda Butler, Rebecca James, Carly James, Gwen Lynch....

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FHC players School Sport Victoria State Champions!

Congratulations to the FHC members who were involved in SSV Championships representing Maribyrnong College. Top left photo: Year 8 SSV Champions (from left) Jade Robertson, Alannah Hibbard with Brianna Hudson (on the right). Top right photo: including Leah Polacsek (GK), Jenna Polacsek (front right). Bottom left photo: Boys Intermediate Ben Rose, Chris Richmond, Tri Nguyen Bottom right photo: Bottom Row: Claire Hind, Georgia Nelson, Ania Kosowski (bottom row right)...

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2016 Senior Presentation Night Awards

Congratulations to all award winners from the 2016 Senior Presentation Night held at the Yarraville Club on Friday 28th October 2016. Pictured Premier League Best & Fairest winners Tom Henderson & Lily...

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february, 2018

21feb(feb 21)5:15 pm(feb 21)5:15 pmCome n Try #2 of #4NEW members 4 - 12yrs5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

25feb(feb 25)9:00 am(feb 25)9:00 amKen Parkin Clinic U10 - U16 #49:00 am - 11:00 am

28feb(feb 28)5:15 pm(feb 28)5:15 pmCome n Try #3 of #4NEW members 4 - 12yrs5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Mens & Womens Premier League

february, 2018

24feb(feb 24)12:00 am(feb 24)12:00 am6 Weeks Until Round 19 Game12:00 am - 11:59 pm


After conducting school clinics to over 1600 primary schools students in the local area, last week saw the first of 4 FREE Come n Try sessions at the club.

Loads of volunteers were there to meet and great our new families and show these kids what a great sport hockey is. Session #2 on Wednesday 21st February is sure to be even better. Hope to see you there.

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