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Hockey

Hockey is a sport played by two teams of 11 players each whose aim is to get the ball into the opponent’s goal with a hockey stick.

Plus Icon Why should i join men's hockey?

You should join the club if you are looking for competitive sport at the University and the club also offers more recreational teams for beginners, we welcome everyone at any level and ability. The club is very socially active the club have events nearly every Wednesday where all members get together.

Plus Icon Any equipment or kit required/is equipment supplied?

Shinpads, gum shields and hockey stick are be required, however some sticks may be provided for beginners.

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Trials have now concluded for this club.

For information about the Hockey programme, please contact the Head Coach on the details below.

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Last season, Men’s –

  • 1s were promoted to North B Prem
  • 2s were promoted to Northern 3A
  • 3 players were selected for North English Universities and one made the final English Universities squad
Plus Icon Meet the coach

Oliver Lumley - Head Coach

Oliver is a former student of Leeds Beckett and former Hockey first team player, having been a part of the programme since 2005.

Throughout his time as Head Coach the club have achieved multiple promotion and cup wins - as well as incredible achievements away from the pitch.

Oliver also coaches the Men’s 1st team at Leeds Hockey Club and as part of the Leeds Beckett University Hockey Club and Leeds Hockey Club partnership he is a lead in junior development in the city.

Oliver has also coached in the England Hockey Single System as a Futures Cup Coach for the Pennine Pumas.

For more information about playing hockey at Leeds Beckett contact Oliver by email Oliver.Lumley@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Training at Leeds Beckett

We understand that to help breed success our players need the best training programmes available, we offer:

  • Performance coaching
  • Strength & conditioning sessions with
  • Analysis
  • Physiotherapy

We also have an excellent range of training facilities available including a designated astro-turf hockey pitch for the club, as well as:

Headingley Campus facilities:

  • New and improved gym
  • Strength & conditioning suite
  • Dedicated strength & conditioning coach
  • Swimming pool
  • Squash courts
  • Dedicated sports halls and arena
  • Athletics track
  • Soccer pitches
  • Rugby pitches
  • 3G pitches
  • All-weather pitches
  • Les Mills Fitness Classes

City Campus

  • Gym
  • Fitness suite
  • Fitness classes
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Plus Icon Partnerships and pathways

Leeds Beckett Hockey has been in partnership with the Leeds Hockey Club since 2014/15.

Our partnership with Leeds Hockey gives a new range of opportunities for our students including: playing, coaching and umpiring as well as video analysis opportunities.

For more information about Leeds Hockey Club please contact Head Coach Oliver Lumley on oliver.lumley@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or 0113 812 7625.

Plus Icon Injury treatment

Leeds Beckett University has a free Injury Clinic at our Headingley Campus - giving students the experience they need for massage and injury treatment under supervision from qualified staff (only available during term times).

We currently have 5 Ladies teams that compete in the BUCS league on a Wednesday. The Club is linked with Leeds Hockey Club, offering the opportunity to play at a National League level hockey club on a Saturday as well.

The hockey programme at Leeds Beckett involves a Strength and Conditioning programme, with nutritional assistance for athletes looking to develop further.

With over 100 members the club facilitates both top level competitive hockey and social hockey.

Plus Icon Why should i join women's hockey?

Our 5 ladies teams offer the opportunity to play hockey both competitively and socially. We welcome all levels of ability, from complete beginner to advanced, with everyone having the chance to train and play once a week.

 Joining women’s hockey also allows you to meet a variety of new people and be involved in a community of similar minded people.

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Leeds Beckett University Astro Turf, Headingley Campus

Plus Icon Any equipment or kit required/is equipment supplied?

Own stick is preferable but not essential! Shin pads are a must and a gum shield is also recommended.

Plus Icon Contact details
Plus Icon How do I get involved?

Trials have now concluded for this club.

For information about the Hockey programme, please contact the Head Coach on the details below.

Plus Icon Did you know?

Notable Alumni:

  • Sam Quek – GB Olympic Gold Medallist

Results:

  • Ladies 2s are the current BUCS Conference Cup champions
  • Ladies 3s were runners up in the BUCS Plate Championships
  • Ladies 1s are currently in BUCS Prem A (highest level of university hockey)
Plus Icon Meet the coach

Oliver Lumley - Head Coach

Oliver is a former student of Leeds Beckett and former Hockey first team player, having been a part of the programme since 2005.

Throughout his time as Head Coach the club have achieved multiple promotion and cup wins - as well as incredible achievements away from the pitch.

Oliver also coaches the Men’s 1st team at Leeds Hockey Club and as part of the Leeds Beckett University Hockey Club and Leeds Hockey Club partnership he is a lead in junior development in the city.

Oliver has also coached in the England Hockey Single System as a Futures Cup Coach for the Pennine Pumas.

For more information about playing hockey at Leeds Beckett contact Oliver by email Oliver.Lumley@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Training at Leeds Beckett

We understand that to help breed success our players need the best training programmes available, we offer:

  • Performance coaching
  • Strength & conditioning sessions with
  • Analysis
  • Physiotherapy

We also have an excellent range of training facilities available including a designated astro-turf hockey pitch for the club, as well as:

Headingley Campus facilities:

  • New and improved gym
  • Strength & conditioning suite
  • Dedicated strength & conditioning coach
  • Swimming pool
  • Squash courts
  • Dedicated sports halls and arena
  • Athletics track
  • Soccer pitches
  • Rugby pitches
  • 3G pitches
  • All-weather pitches
  • Les Mills Fitness Classes

City Campus

  • Gym
  • Fitness suite
  • Fitness classes
Plus Icon Latest from BUCS
Plus Icon Partnerships and pathways

Leeds Beckett Hockey has been in partnership with the Leeds Hockey Club since 2014/15.

Our partnership with Leeds Hockey gives a new range of opportunities for our students including: playing, coaching and umpiring as well as video analysis opportunities.

For more information about Leeds Hockey Club please contact Head Coach Oliver Lumley on oliver.lumley@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or 0113 812 7625.

Plus Icon Injury treatment

Leeds Beckett University has a free Injury Clinic at our Headingley Campus - giving students the experience they need for massage and injury treatment under supervision from qualified staff (only available during term times).


Plus points

  • High quality indoor and outdoor facilities
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