Update July 25th 2021

Development Centre 2021/22

25th July 2021

Invites for the U16 & U17 sessions have now been emailed with a follow up email being sent to anyone that has not opened the original on Tuesday 27th.

Please check your Spam box for the email and if you have not seen anything by Wednesday 28th please email us on [email protected]

Date and locations for the sessions can be found on the planning page

Assessment sessions for the U13 to U15 are now confirmed for Sunday Sept 12th and Sunday Oct 10th – These sessions are by “INVITE ONLY” and players will be contacted at the end of the DC sessions and infoormed if they have progressed or not

4th July 2021

Registrations for the U13 to U15 (2010 to 2007 year of birth) DC sessions are now closed with the 1st sessions starting on Tuesday 6th

Final emails have been sent to all players involved with reminders of the time and place of their sessions

We are currently confirming pitch bookings for the U16 & U17 sessions although these are unlikely to start until September. More information on these will follow ASAP

We are planning Assessment sessions for the U13 to U15 for Sunday Sept 12th and Sunday Oct 10th – details will appear on the planning page once confirmed

25th June 2021

Emails have now been sent to all the U13 to U15 as well as Goal Keepers that have registered for the DC sesions

We will send a follow up email the weekend before the 1st session to pick up any changes or late registrations

There are still spaces available at all sessions 


**Please note, Admin will be away from 26th June to 2nd July so please wait for responses to any questions. All will be answered upon return**

24th June 2021

Emails have now been sent to the U16 & U17 players along with the players currently at Performance Centres

These emails explain the next stages for these groups but do not currently require any action on the part of the players

17th June 2021

Due to the extension of the CV-19 rules covering the number of players per group we can no longer have the BU13 and GU13 on the same pitch at Marlow on a Wednesday – the BU13 have now been moved to Tuesdays 1900 to 2030

England Hockey has informed us that the error which resulted in some players only having access to GK sessions has now been fixed. We are monitoring the situation but currently all looks to be OK but please contact us if you see this issue still happening

11th June 2021

There is an error with the England Hockey system where some players may ONLY be offered either GK session or not offered sessions at AVA.

If this is the case please can you NOT complete your sign up and try again after 1200 on Monday 14th

This is only affecting Random plaers so if the session you need is showing, please proceed as normal

England Hockey are aware and working on a solution

9th June 2021

Nomination invites have now been sent for Goalkeepers of all ages (2010 to 2005)

Information for U16 & U17 will be sent out later in the month

We have become aware that emails to some ‘hotmail’ address’s are not being received. – if you think this may affect you please contact us directly

8th June 2021

Nomination invites have been sent for OUTFIELD players for Boys & Girls U13 to U15. This covers players born 2010 to 2007 but NOT goalkeepers

GK Invites will be sent out on the 9th June

Information for U16 & U17 will be sent out later in the month

2nd June 2021

Clubs and Schools have provided this years nominations and we will be sending out invites in the next 7 days to the U13 to U15 groups

The U16 & U17 groups will receive invites a little later as their sessions will start later

For the U13 to U15 groups we will be running DC sessions starting July 7th and they will go through to mid Aug

Sessions will be available in the Marlow / Wycombe area and Aylesbury area. There will be no session in Amersham this year due to unavailability of pitches

If you are expecting an invite and have not received one by June 9th please contact your school / club to check you have been nominated. Your school / club will contact on your behalf

We are still on the look out for more coaches so if you are interested or know someone who is, please get in touch

5th May 2021

Emails have been sent to clubs and schools on our database requesting nomnations for the 2021/22 Player Pathway. These have a cut off of May 28th and more details will be published hear near the end of the month

If, as a player or parent, you have questions regarding your potential nomination please speak to your club or school contact

April 2021

It is the intention of Bucks HA to run Development and Academy centres for all age groups in the 2021/22 season

South Hockey has confirmed they will be running the AC games in 2022 as normal

Bucks HA is currently doing the initial planning for the Development Centres and will be sending details out to clubs and schools, requesting nominations, very soon

Players that were nominated or part of the 2020/21 cycle that did not take place will be contacted by their clubs, schools or Bucks HA direct

More details will follow ASAP

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