Become a Wycombe Hockey Umpire

Wycombe Umpire Development Sessions We are glad that you are interested in becoming a Wycombe Hockey Umpire! It is a great way to be part of the sport, and support the development of players to be the best version of themselves.   Here are your next steps… t Go to England Hockey’s Online Training Hub to test your umpiring knowledge. You will need to register to access content  t Learn the rules and check your knowledge with Read more…

Big Quiz Night 2021

Head over to the High Wycombe Cricket Club on Saturday 20th November at 7pm for a fun filled Quiz Night! Grab your family and friends and make sure you are in a team buzzing with trivia knowledge. Alongside the quiz, enjoy a hearty supper and a varied drinks selection from the bar. Book ahead as places are limited.            Meet us at: High Wycombe Cricket Club, London Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1DE Cost: £10 per person includes Read more…

‘Hockey Umpiring Courses ‘

Wycombe Hockey Club launches Umpiring Taster Sessions For those who are looking to help the club through umpiring, we will be running Umpire Taster Sessions this year If you are interested in umpiring but are unsure what it entails, the taster sessions are designed for anyone (juniors, seniors and non playing members) looking to learn what it takes to become a Level 1 certified umpire, before you sign on to England Hockey’s Online Umpiring Course. Join us on: Tuesday Read more…

Wycombe Hockey Half Term Camp – Oct 2021

  Take your game to the next level Wycombe Hockey Club’s half term camps are run by former GB international and Olympian Kali Takher. The two day camp located at the Royal Grammar School will help your child to dramatically improve their hockey game while having loads of fun and building friendships. Through a variety of hockey drills and games, Kali includes fun and technical coaching for players of all abilities. The hockey camp is Read more…

Masters Players on Fundraising Mission

Seven of the Masters team (age range 50-70 years) are cycling the 140 mile C2C route from Whitehaven to Newcastle across the Lake District in three weeks’ time to raise money for Suzie Aries’ immunotherapy fund.  WHC has been very much involved in, and supported, Suzie’s ovarian cancer journey since diagnosis in February 2017 as she’s one of our own, having been a junior and student member with WHC.   The below photo shows Suzie celebrating Read more…

Les Macready Wycombe and GB player

The Club was recently contacted by someone wanting to locate our former player Les Macready. The aim was to ensure Les received a GB cap that he was due. Les was born inHigh Wycombe and attended RGS. He played international hockey for Scotland for fifteen years and was one of the few non-English members of GB squads. Les played all his club hockey at High Wycombe and might have captained the 1st XI more had Read more…

Summer Hockey Underway

Since outdoor sport resumed on 28th March, we’ve been busy here at WHC! Every team had the opportunity to train for two weeks, before summer hockey activity took over. Monday Mixed has been very popular and will continue throughout the coming months, and the ladies’ Summer League at WHS has already welcomed teams from 5 other local clubs, with Wycombe’s first game seeing them beat Maidenhead 5-4 in a thrilling encounter! The Men’s 1s are Read more…

Roy Hawes

The Club would like to acknowledge the sad passing of Honorary Vice President Roy Hawes, at the age 93. Roy was involved with Wycombe Rye Ladies Hockey Club for many years through his wife Jean. In the days when all our hockey was played on grass, Roy took charge of ‘re-painting’ the balls and often picked up a whistle. He was former Chairman of the High Wycombe Branch of the Royal British Legion, and he Read more…

2020-21 Award Winners

Due to having no End of Season Dinner this year, Awards were presented remotely at the AGM and at Team Awards nights. Congratulations to the following Award Winners: t tt ttt Sunday Morning Cup ttt Isaac Plunkett tt tt ttt Mike Britnell Award for Highest Goalscorer ttt Olly Britnell tt tt ttt Adams Trophy for Best Performing Senior Team ttt Men’s 5s tt tt ttt Ladies’ Umpire Award ttt Kat Anley-Dean tt tt ttt Men’s Read more…

New Men’s Coach Announced

Wycombe Hockey Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Kali Takher as our Men’s 1st /2nd team coach for 2020/21. As a player Kali was capped 96 times by GB/England and played in the Atlanta Olympics alongside WHC Ladies’ coach John Shaw. He has extensive coaching experience with Men’s teams in the Midlands region and with Slough Ladies for several years in the National League. Kali will also take on some junior coaching responsibilities.