A Message From Our Chairs

Welcome to the University of Surrey Hockey Club! We are one of the largest clubs at the University, creating a competitive, fun and social environment for everyone to enjoy.

With two BUCs Men's teams, three Ladies’ teams, a Mixed team, Small Sided Hockey and a Charity Tournament there is something for everyone to get involved in! Whatever your experience, whether you are new to the sport, picking it back up, or wanting to play competitively on a Wednesday, we've got something for you. On top of this we have a strong affiliation with Team Surrey Spartans the Saturday League Club to give you even more chance to play.

Along with playing hockey the club has so much more to offer; we run socials every week along with a tour in the Easter for another social occasion. The social side of the club is a lovely way to meet new people and become part of our hockey family.

The club also offers opportunities for volunteering and getting involved in the local community, giving you even more reason to join.

We look forward to welcoming everyone to this amazing club over the next year!

Sarah and Becky

(2019/20 Chairs)

BUCS

With two mens and three ladies teams there is plenty of opportunity to play at a competitive level every Wednesday. With both our 1st teams in Southeastern 1A, hockey has become recognised as a performance sport within Surrey.

Mixed

Most of our members would agree that they play hockey to spend time with their friends and enjoy the great atmosphere that the sport breeds. Mixed hockey retains that competitive element whilst having a more relaxed tone than BUCS Wednesday.

Small Sided

Never played hockey before but wan’t to get into the sport? Small sided hockey is a great way to build up your skills in a friendly and supportive environment. Sessions run every Sunday, with Intramural occurring once a month.

Spartans

Team Surrey Spartans play an integral role within university hockey, allowing students to continue playing at the weekends. They cater for all levels of ability whether you are pushing yourself to the peak of your hockey performance, or looking to start playing competitively for the first time.

A tiny taste of UOSHC

Matchday is BACK! 💙💛

Join us as we face off against Canterbury’s 1st teams in a double header from the start of the season. Featuring some questionable filming, inspirational commentary, and of course; our best moves. If you could summarise OCOL* in one video, this would be it.

*(One Club One Love)

MATCHDAY | Hockey

Matchday is BACK 💙💛 We let the University of Surrey Hockey Club loose with our GoPro for their double-header against Canterbury last week. Featuring 'unbelievable scenes', terrible filming an all important win, you don't want to miss this one! #Stags #TeamSurrey

Posted by Team Surrey on Thursday, 18 October 2018

Mens

We currently offer two mens teams which have both recently been promoted into Southeastern 1A and 3A leagues respectively. Training is held every Monday from 20:00 - 22:00 and Thursdays 20:30-22:00 at AGP 2 on the sports park.

Men’s 1st XI

 

Hi guys, my name is Jamie. I’m a second year Economics and Finance student and have played hockey since I was 8 years old. I’d heard how good university hockey is and trust me, it does not disappoint.

Last year, the Men’s 1’s were able to come 2nd in South East 1A for BUCS, a great achievement considering we were only promoted the year before. We proved that we were able to play at this new level and this year will be looking to challenge for the top of the table. With access to a wide range of the facilities at Surrey Sports Park, hockey at Surrey is one of the best places to play.

Along with the matches, the social side of hockey is a massive part of the experience. With different events planned weekly, even if you don’t play competitively you are always able to be included in the society.

Men’s 2nd XI

 

Hi there, I’m Tom! I’m a second year Aerospace Engineering student and captain of the University Men’s 2s team for the 2019/20 season. I started playing hockey 5 years ago for Racing Club de France, near Paris, and carrying on playing here at Surrey has only increased my love for the sport and all that comes with it.

The hockey club at the University of Surrey offers players of all abilities a great time both on and off the pitch. I found it to be the best way to socialise, meeting all sorts of great people, playing your heart out with them and cooling off after a game with a well-earned beverage.

After a brilliant season last year, the men’s 2s team were placed in second position in the South Eastern 3B league. My aim for this year is to maintain a position at the top of the leader board, trying to push into first place in order to gain a promotion for next year.

Whether you’re new to the sport or have played for years before, hockey at Surrey is an experience like no other and I strongly encourage you to come and try out. Hope to see you there!

Ladies’

Both of our ladies’ 1st and 2nd teams secured promotion recently into the Southeastern 1A and 3A leagues respectively. Off the back of this success we’ve had enough interest to create a ladies’ 3rd XI who had an incredible 2018/19 season, finishing near the top of the table and looking for promotion this year. Ladies training is every Monday from 18:00 – 20:00 and Thursdays 19:00-22:30 at AGP 3 on the sports park.

Ladies’ 1st XI

Hi guys, my name is Ellie, most people know me as Kiwi and I’m a second year Sport and Exercise student. I’ve been playing hockey since I was 5 years old, but I chose to take a break for the final year of my A-Levels. I nervously signed up to joining UOSHC at the ‘Active Freshers Fayre’ in September and it has, to this date, been the best decision I have made since arriving at university. This year, the L1s fought hard to keep their place in 1A and I am thoroughly looking forward to carrying this dedication and work ethic through to next season. Despite us playing in a competitive league, we aim to provide an enjoyable and inclusive experience to everyone. Outside of competing in BUCS and playing in mixed or small-sides, socials are held weekly for all. From carb-loads to Citrus Wednesdays, you will have the best time, making friendships and memories that will last for years. Whether you are looking to play at a high standard or just have a run around with your mates, we can cater to all. You will not regret joining UOSHC and we cannot wait to welcome you all in September!

Ladies’ 2nd XI

Hello all! My name is Hannah and I am the UOSHC Ladies 2’s captain for the 2019/2020 season. I am a third year veterinary medicine student and choosing to join hockey was by far one of the best decision I have made at university.
The Ladies 2’s were promoted in the 2017/2018 season and have successfully managed to remain in that league for the 2018/2019 season. Therefore this year we’d love nothing more than to grab ourselves a promotion! Hockey are a very inclusive, active club that hold many socials for you to attend and give the opportunity to enjoy time outside of playing hockey as well as on the pitch.
I can’t wait for the 2019/2020 season and I look forward to meeting all our new freshers in September!

Ladies’ 3rd XI

Hi, I’m Frankie and I’m a second year Biochemistry student. I am the captain of UOSHC’s ladies 3s team for the 2019/2020 season. I have been playing hockey since I was 11 and have always had a love for the sport. I absolutely loved playing for the Ladies 3s last year where we dominated our league and narrowly missed promotion. I believe that this season we will achieve the promotion and carry on our success within the league. I cannot wait for the season to start and to meet all the new members of the club as well as develop the team. Joining hockey has been the best decision I have made at uni as I have been able to make some amazing friends and have had some of the best times when out with the club. The UOSHC offers so many activities for you to get involved in from actually playing hockey to many fun themed socials and I could not imagine my university experience without them. I’m looking forward to seeing all of you freshers both on and off the pitch!

Mixed

Hi everyone my name is Jasmine. I study Veterinary Medicine and am the new Mixed Hockey captain for 19/20. 

I joined hockey in first year as I really enjoyed playing at school and wanted to continue this at university. Joining hockey was one of the best decisions I made as it has allowed me to meet so many people outside of my degree. I first started off by playing Small Sided and then moved onto taking part in mixed matches and also this year the Ladies 3s. Mixed hockey is open to anyone of any ability and is so much fun! You can take part in matches without it being overly competitive and it is a really great way to meet a lot of new people.

I look forward to meeting you in September!

Small Sided

Hi, I’m Isaac a biomedical engineering student, hockey has been a massive part of the past two years of uni for me and I have loved every moment as part of this club.  I’ll be running small sided along with the co-ordinator Catherine this year and hope to provide a place for both new and seasoned players to come and improve their skills in a calm and fun environment. Small sided takes place on Sunday evenings both as a way to introduce new played to the sport, while also allowing them to get to know lots of different people from throughout this wonderful club. So for those looking to pick a new sport, returning after a hiatus or even just looking to socialise, this is the session for you and I hope to see many of you on the Sundays to come.

 

Hi, my name is Catherine and together with Isaac, we will be running small sided sessions this year. I’ve been part of UOSHC for two years now, where the club has played a big role in my time at Surrey and allowed me to play both competitively and socially. Small sided is a great way to become involved in hockey in a relaxed, fun atmosphere and is a great way to meet new people and make friends. Even if you’ve never played before or haven’t played in years, small sided is perfect for developing your skills and improving your confidence. Once a month we will run an intramural tournament where you can bring your friends and get involved in small sided games. Small sided is so much fun and I can’t wait to meet you all ☺

Testimonials

Everyone was so friendly and made us feel welcome straight away. They were really keen to get us involved with the rest of the hockey club which was really great!

Small sided is very welcoming and all inclusive. It doesn't matter what level you play at, its cheap, cheerful and no one takes themselves too seriously. You get invited to all the hockey socials, learn a new sport and make loads of new friends. I went from never having picked up a hockey stick to winning most improved player of they year!

Tour

Once a year during the Easter Holidays the Hockey Club makes itself known by taking an excursion to an extremely sort after exotic location. With outrageous fancy dress, convivial chants and a lust for a good time we’re hard to miss. You will make friends in the Hockey club but this is where you make friends for life.

More details for TOUR 2019 to be released throughout the year.

Believe the hype.

This is definitely worth saving your liver for.

 

Hi I’m James Moody I study engineering and I’ll be taking the club on TOUR 2020, Tour is a club social to the max and not something to be missed! It’s time to get excited and make sure you account for a tour sized dent in your overdraft next year.

Hi my names Lucy and I’m one of your new social secs! I’m a second year bioscience student and I’ve been playing hockey for a grand total of 12 years! The actual sport itself is so much fun but what makes hockey so good, in my opinion, is the social side. Uni life wouldn’t be complete without a good bar crawl or a Wednesday night at Citrus!

Hi, I’m David Hurrell, more commonly known as Hovis, I am a second year aerospace engineering student and I’m going to be one of your social secs for the upcoming year. I’ve been playing hockey since I was about 7 so it’s pretty obvious I love the sport. I joined hockey to play, but then the social side swept me up and I haven’t looked back. Wednesday nights will hopefully be your favourite night of the week!

Social

A majority of our members would agree that they came for the hockey, but its the social aspect that kept them coming back! Over the course of the year we’ll have lots planned, including bar crawls, sober socials and the odd occasion that requires you to pull out your Sunday best and scrub up for Christmas and End of Season dinners. Most importantly, we’ll be representing as a club every week in Citrus without fail, we’ll be waiting for you by the bottle bar so come along and say hi!

Treasurer

Hi I’m Meg and I’m a 4th year vet student, and the Treasurer for the hockey club. Having been social sec in my 2nd year, I know what goes on behind the scenes of the club and this year will support Sarah and Becky to ensure all our fantastic playing, volunteering and social activities run smoothly. I’ll be liaising with the union about all things money-related so will be the point of call if you need to sort out payments, as well as the person who will pester you if you fall behind on match fees! I can’t wait to meet the new hockey members of this year and hope you enjoy everything we have to offer!

Meet The Committee

Sarah Ross

Chairlady

Becky Williams

Chairlady

Megan Ballman

Treasurer

Antonia Leech

Club Captain

Ellie Kiely

Ladies 1st XI Captain

Hannah Priestley

Ladies' 2nd XI Captain

Frankie Zanetti-Fox

Ladies' 3rd XI Captain

Jamie Goodall

Men's 1st XI Capitan

Tom Calligaris

Men's 2nd XI Captain

Jasmine Bunn

Mixed Captain

Issac Garner

Activator

Catherine Stewart

Coordinator

James Moody

Tour Sec

Lucy Fitzpatrick

Social Sec

David Hurrell

Social Sec

Lana Ware

Social Media Sec