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Term 2, 2020 acquittals are now being accepted. The correct due date for Term 2 acquittals is 24 July, 2020.

Term 3 funding and program delivery will be based on up-to-date advice from the State and Territory Departments of Education and Health. Further advice will be provided in due course from Sport Australia.

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Hockey truly is a sport for anyone. It is played by men and women, boys and girls from the age of five through to people in their 80s. There are programs, variations and levels of competition for every age and ability.

Hookin2Hockey - Schools has been developed to give children aged 5 - 12 a fun environment in which to learn the game of hockey and perfect the skills in a modified game-based program.

“[Hookin2Hockey] was a great opportunity for the teachers to step back and see how the students behaved and worked with each other one on one while the instructors took the sessions” 
East Preston Islamic College’s  PE and Health Coordinator, Erin Wyatt


The Hookin2Hockey - Schools program allows participants to:

  • Enjoy a fun environment in which to learn the game of hockey and perfect the skills
  • Meet other children and enjoy the positive social experience that team sports provide
  • Join a pathway which can transition them into club-based competitive hockey at youth level
  • Be introduced to an internationally renowned sport played in over 116 countries


Hookin2Hockey - Schools offers school equipment packs for $550.

The pack includes:

  • 30 plastic sticks
  • 30 balls
  • 30 sets of shin guards
  • Kookaburra equipment bag.

To purchase please email and include school name, delivery address, email, phone number and year levels participating.


Teachers can deliver Hookin2Hockey in Sporting Schools by meeting the requirements below:

  • Hold a valid state and/or territory teacher registration
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance

To become a coach and deliver in hockey Sporting Schools please ensure you are working towards the following requirements:

Coaching Providers

Sporting organisations that wish to become a coaching provider for Hockey Australia and deliver in Sporting Schools must meet the requirements below:

  • Hold a valid ABN or declare ABN exempt
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
  • Agree to Hockey Australia's Memorandum of Understanding

NOTE: All coaches that operate under the coaching provider must meet individual hockey coach registration requirements.

Hockey Australia Resources

The Hookin2Hockey - Schools program comes with a comprehensive guide for teachers to use as part of developing their session plans.

If you would like further resources please contact


Hockey Australia
Contact: Tom Winter – Participation & Programs Manager
Phone: (03) 9947 9920

Contact: Jesse Beeson

Contact: Matt Bullard

Contact: Blair Chalmers

Contact: Todd Folds

Contact: Margaret Dilger - Participation Manager

Contact: Lachlan Busiko

Contact: Tania Barry

Contact: Marc Pike

Have any questions about Sporting Schools?

Phone: 1300 785 707
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