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2012 Seacliff Senior Presentation Night

Join the Celebration of the 2012 Season

Friday 5th October @ The Highway Hotel
6:30pm for a 7pm Start


  • All RSVP by the 21st of September
  • Penny – 0401 087 773 or penny.redmond@growsa.com.au
  • (Please Include: Name, Team, how you intend to pay and Number of Seats)


  • $45 pp When Paid via EFT by 21st September
  • $50 pp at the door – RSVP still required by 21st September


Main – Choice:

Scotch Fillet with Duck Fat Chips and Chimi Chiri
(Argentinian Herb and Spice Blend)


Roasted Salmon Fillet with Broccolini and a Challot & Thyme Sauce Verge
Mains are Served with Green Salad on the Table

Dessert – Choice:

Blackberry Semi Fredo with Pistachio Fairy Floss


Pavlova with Fresh Fruit, Berry Coulis and Vanilla Cream

If you chose to prepay at the discounted price of $45, please pay this by the 21st Sept (EFT – Seacliff Hockey Club BSB: 085 333 ACC: 205 009 025 Please put your name and “Pres” in the description)

Please Note Facebook Event RSVP is NOT Valid

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School Holiday Clinic Coaches

We are currently in the process of organising some school holiday clinics at Seacliff.

The proposed dates are July 2nd, 4th and 6th

Times are 9am to 12 . (for ages 7 to 13 year olds.)

We are looking for people who would be interested at coaching these clinics.

The coaching positions would be paid , rate depending on qualifications and experience.

If you are interested in one of these positions please apply:

  • Stating your qualifications/ experience
  • Dates available
Beginner coaches are also encouraged to apply.

Kerry Kitto juniors@shc.org.au

Any questionsto Kerry 0408276697 or Anna 0424454751

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Free Coaching Course!

Would you like to qualify to be paid by the Australian Sports Commission?

If so, here is the chance to do a free coaching course that will make you eligible to run an Active After School Care hockey clinic, which pays quite well.

It is a good development experience as well, so if at all interested, by all means register.

If you want to know more, have a chat with Dan “Chuck” Carragher or ring Paul Bond on 0401 123 391.

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Matthew McGregor Final Game

It has been that day that the SHC Tigers have not been looking forward to … Club legend Matt McGregor will join his wife Anna in Tasmania in the very near future.

Matt’s departure will change the face of our club as we have come to know it, with such a high calibre athlete and mentor going onto bigger and better things.

Some of Matts achievements:

  • State representative from Under 12 through to Under 21
  • AHL Squad from 2003 to Present
  • Premier League Men, 2003 to present, Captain 2009 – 2011, Premiership 2008
  • National representative, Under 16 – Under 18, Development Camp 2003
  • Coached the mighty Under 15 to premiership glory in 2009…..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Make sure you are a part of this day by coming along to wish Matt a great farewell as we take on Adelaide in this most auspicious day for our club.

The days games, Saturday 23rd June @ Seacliff Hockey Club

  • 12:30 – Metro 1 Women vs Adelaide
  • 2:00 – Premier Women vs Adelaide
  • 3:30 – Premier Men vs Adelaide
  • 5:00 – Metro 1 Men vs Adelaide


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Latest PLM and PLW Match Reviews

Keep up-to-date with how our 2 top teams are performing with these weekly game reviews.

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SHC Sponsors Day 2012

Seacliff Hockey Club will this year be holding a sponsor day at the club on the 20th of May starting at 2pm.

The day is designed to thank our current sponsors and allow potential new sponsors to see the game, the club & it’s people and to network.

The guests will be view…ing the game from the balcony area so please leave it free for them.

Let’s take pride in ourselves as a club with the key values of:

  • Professionalism: Display integrity in everything we do
  • Sportsmanship: Respect everyone involved in the sport
  • Leadership: Actively participate within the State Association
  • Family & Community: Retaining a local identity and sense of community
  • Success: Celebrate our personal and team achievement s
  • Teamwork: Work in partnership for the advancement of hockey
  • Supporting diversity: Be an inclusive Club that offers opportunities for people to realize their full potential

It is important on this day, as any other, we conduct ourselves in a manner that fits these key values. The more atmosphere and club culture we can display the better chance of landing these potentials.

It would be great to see everyone in their club apparel (old or new) out to support the top four take on Port.
M1W 12:30, PLW 2:00, PLM 3:30, M1M 5:00

If you know anyone that could be a potential sponsor that would be worth inviting please advise Ern Ackland 0427 352 278 or Penny Redmond 0401 087 773, as soon as you can

This will be an exciting day and a move in a forward direction for the club.

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First Aid Officer

We urgently need a First Aid officer for our club.

The main role of this position is to make sure teams have appropriate first aid equipment available.

This would mean:

  • Sourcing first aid equipment, making sure that each team’s first aid kit has the required stock.
  • Making sure there is plenty of stock available for managers to be able to restock their first aid kits.
  • Making sure that the first aid cupboard on the wall of the club is appropriately stocked.
  • Providing information about local doctors, medical centres, hospitals, dentists, information about appropriate first aid treatment for common hockey injuries.

If you think you are the right person for this role please contact Kerry Kitto on 0408276697 or juniors@shc.org.au

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SHC Junior Umpires

We are looking to develop our junior umpires this season by encouraging our under 15 and 18 players to umpire our junior games on Sunday mornings.

The bonus is you will be paid:

  • $10 for an under 9 match
  • $15 for under 11 and 13 matches.

Register your interest in umpiring with Kerry at juniors@shc.org.au and she will get the coaches to contact you whenever they need an umpire

If you would like some practice, the under 9s and 11s train on Wed 5 to 6pm and would welcome new umpires for their practice sessions.

Kerry can also try to organise an experienced umpire to shadow you for your first couple of matches.

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Hook in2 Hockey at SHC

  • For 5 to 11 year olds
  • 5 week program on Wednesdays 5- 6 pm
  • starting May 16 th.
  • Total cost $25

Register at juniors@shc.org.au by Fri 11th May to secure your place

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Players Needed

Seacliff Hockey Club urgently need players for lower grade women

Currently we dont have enough players to fill Metro 3, Metro 4 and Metro 5 women’s teams. The M5W team will need to be pulled if we do not get sufficient numbers by this friday ($2000 cost to the club).

Contact Nicole Thomson if you intend to play in these grades, and have not already spoken to her, no later then FRIDAY (13th April):

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SA Under 21 State Team

Congratulations to all the guys who were selected in the Men’s U21 State team.

Particular callout to the Seacliff boys:

  • Alastair Oliver
  • Todd Kitto
  • Daniel Mitchell

View the full list.

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Hockey SA – No Objection Certificate

  1. Any Hockey SA registered player who intends to play hockey overseas in any competition or event run by another hockey association must obtain a “No Objection Certificate” from Hockey SA prior to participating in any hockey competition or event overseas. This includes players in the metropolitan association as well as regional associations.
  2. Any player who is not a permanent Australian resident may not participate in any Hockey SA competition or event, including with regional associations, without a “No Objection Certificate” from their home country’s hockey association.

An event is any indoor or outdoor hockey match, tournament or competition or other event, at whatever level played and at whatever age group played (including juniors and masters).

Below is a “No Objection Certificate” that needs to be completed and submitted to the Hockey SA High Performance Manager or Member Services Coordinator by any player fitting into either category above.

No Objection Certificate – Hockey SA

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2012 Training Times

Until the senior season starts (21 April), there will be pre-season training each Sunday for anyone not involved in premier league games.  Women 12:00 – 2:00; Men 2:00 – 4:00.

Note: Start time refers to access to the pitch. 
All players are expected to be warmed up ready to go for that time.

You can download the Training Schedule here – Seacliff Training Times 2012

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2012 Member Protection Policy

All members are advised to read the 2012 Member Protection Policy as published by Hockey Australia

During the last few years, SHC has been working on the use the most modern technology available to its members to communicate to its members. Such things as training, social events and club news, one major tool is “facebook”.

SHC does not support the use of Facebook for a means of negatively communicating to any person.

In line with the 2012 Hockey Australia Member Protection Policy, the use of Facebook to communicate frustration at an unmpire, team-mate, coach, or sporting body will not be tolerated.

Further Hockey SA Policies can be seen by clicking on the link below:

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Thank you to all involved in Hand Over

Thank you from Junior Co-ordinator, Kerry Kitto

Wow what an awesome club we have when juniors come out and help coach and set up on a sunday morning.

Great work by:

  • Jamie Krecu
  • Jamie Dowling
  • Jordan Kitto
  • Katie Hill
  • Abby Ford
  • Harrison Lewis
  • Jack Dowling
  • Alex Newton,
  • Kelsi Benci.

Thank you to everyone who came out to support our junior program hope to see you all next Sunday Morning.

Great to see about 15 new faces out at the club this morning, A big thank you to all those who came to help, Lets get more new faces out next week. Talk to your friends tell them how great our club and sport is.

Sunday 1st April

  • Under 9s and 11s 9am to 10am
  • Under 13s 10 til 11:30

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