Future Pride Camp offers competitive environment for athletes

Posted on November 23, 2020 by

Some of the best hockey talent in NSW came together for a unique training camp and series of competitive matches last week under the guidance of some of the country’s top coaches.

The Future Pride Camp featured 80 male and female athletes from across NSW and was held at the Sydney Olympic Hockey Centre over six days from Thursday November 19th to Tuesday November 24th.

The purpose of the camp to provide an opportunity for identified NSW athletes at an elite and pre-elite level to train and play in a high-performance environment, after a lack of opportunities throughout the year due to COVID-19 interruptions.

NSW Institute of Sport Hockey Head Coaches Katrina Powell (Women’s) and Brent Livermore (Men’s) are also the Head Coaches of the respective NSW Pride teams.

NSW Pride Women’s Head Coach Katrina Powell is excited to see what how the players will perform after interrupted season due to COVID-19.

“With the interrupted year we have all had, the HNSW Future Pride Camp is a fantastic opportunity for our best players within NSW to build on some great club performances,” said Powell.

NSW Pride Men’s Head Coach Brent Livermore used the the camp as an opportunity to grow on the success of his team in last year’s Hockey One competition.

“After winning the inaugural Hockey One Championship last year, I am looking to build the depth and quality of the team, as well as educating both athletes and coaches for 2021 and beyond,” said Livermore.

15 men and 12 women from the NSW Institute of Sport squads took part in the camp.

NSWIS Hockey Women:

  • Alice Arnott
  • Morgan Blamey
  • Julia Bradley
  • Abigail Doolan
  • Naomi Duncan
  • Grace Jeffrey
  • Kate Jenner
  • Zoe Newman
  • Courtney Schonell
  • Maddison Smith
  • Abby Wilson
  • Grace Young

NSWIS Hockey Men:

  • Tom Brown
  • Lain Carr
  • Nathan Czinner
  • Miles Davis
  • Hayden Dillon
  • Samuel Gray
  • Ehren Hazell
  • Kurt Lovett
  • Robert Maclennan
  • Dylan Martin
  • Ryan Proctor
  • Daine Richards
  • Lachlan Sharp
  • Ashley Thomas
  • Ky Willott

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