Blackburn Junior Hawks Pre-Season Training Camp

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Blackburn Junior Hawks would like to invite prospective players for the 2017-18 season to attend our pre-season training camp sessions.

 

We are looking to recruit players at all age groups from u9s to u20s into our structured development pathway.

 

At Blackburn, players will have the development opportunities at all age groups, through our Laidler Conference u25s side, to the senior Blackburn Hawks team playing in the Moralee conference

 

Sessions will be held on

 

Wednesday 21st at 7 – 9 pm, and Friday 23rd June at 7 – 8 pm

Wednesday 28th at 7 – 9 pm and Friday 30th June at 7 – 8 pm

Wednesday 5th at 7 – 9 pm and Friday 7th July at 7 – 8 pm

Wednesday 12th at 7 – 9 pm and Friday 14th July at 7 – 8 pm

 

All sessions cost £5 and any EIHA registered u9, u11, u13, u15, u18 and u20 are welcome and encouraged to attend. Full kit is necessary

 

Please contact Alistair Corner at acorner1962@icloud.com for more details, or to book you

 

 

Mini-League Blackburn

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Mini-League Blackburn is a small area cross-ice games league designed to help hockey players of all abilities enjoy our wonderful sport, develop greater hockey sense through game play and make new friends through hockey.

 

Mini-League Blackburn runs on Thursday nights at Blackburn Arena between 7pm and 8:30pm, for children in the U9s to U15s age groups. The cost of the session has been reduced, and is now £7.50. Assistant Director of Hockey, Mike Fletcher and his team of coaches run the session and work on games designed to develop young hockey players whilst maximizing enjoyment.

 

The sessions are open to all EIHA registered players at any club. Please come along to the session and enjoy the games

 

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A Change in Director

Blackburn Junior Hawks Ice Hockey Club today announces the departure of Matt Darlow as Director of Hockey, and the appointment of Scott Barnett to the same role for the remainder of the 2016-17 season.

 

Matt has made the decision to step down as Director of Hockey and the management committee would like to put on record our thanks for all his hard work during his time with us. His enthusiasm for development and growth has been the driving force behind the club during the past few months and we are sad to see his tenure come to an end.

 

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Club Statement – Matt Darlow

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Blackburn Junior Hawks Ice Hockey Club would like to reassure its members that Director of Hockey, Matt Darlow currently remains in post at the club.

 

With his departure from the senior team, the Blackburn Hawks, much speculation has surfaced regarding his role with the juniors. We would like to use this statement to reaffirm our support for Matt, and the work he is doing with the juniors. Matt has been a very proactive member of our management committee, working tirelessly to give our young Ice Hockey players all the opportunities to develop within our organisation, and the wider Ice Hockey community. He has already had a positive effect on all of our players, and the way they play the game.

 

As I am sure everyone can understand, this is a difficult time for Matt, and we have given him time to think over what is best for him. He will continue with his daily duties whilst coming to a decision on how to move forward. As a management team, we all hope that this decision is to continue with the work he has started here with us. We encourage all our members to send Matt messages of support so he knows what a difference he is making to our children, and how he can continue with this in the longer term.

 

Matt Strong

Blackburn Junior Hawks Ice Hockey Club Chair

Club Statement – Hawks Prospect Programme to continue as normal

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With the departure of Juniors Director of Hockey, Matt Darlow from the senior team yesterday many of our parents have concerns over the initiatives that have been put in place for progression within the club. Specifically, the Hawks Prospect Programme and its future has been the subject of speculation. The Hawks management have informed us that the Hawks Prospect Programme will continue as normal, and the routes for progression within the club is still the focus of much work and attention. Anthony Kinder will now take charge of the Hawks Prospect Programme and expects business as normal. More information will follow in due course…

 

Exciting new roles advertised at Blackburn Junior Hawks

 

Junior-Hawks-Blackburn Junior Hawks are excited to announce two important new roles aimed at developing the club further. These roles are Media and Communications Officer, and Sponsorship and Fundraising Officer. Reporting to the Recruitment and Development Officer, and the Treasurer respectively these two new roles will focus on supplementing our team of volunteers in order to further develop the club. For further particulars please click on the following links in order to download the job relevant descriptions.

 

Media and Communications Officer

 

Sponsorship and Fundraising Officer

 

In addition to the above new roles, the club are also advertising for a new Child Protection Officer. Our current CPO has decided to concentrate on his duties as Treasurer, and so we are looking for someone new to take on this challenge and develop the club further. The job description for this role can be downloaded at the following link

 

Child Protection Officer

 

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact Alistair Corner, our club secretary at acorner1962@icloud.com, or please talk to a committee member at rink side.

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