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Welcome to the Boys Under 16s 2019/20 season

Welcome to the new 2019/20 season.

We start training on 1st SEPTEMBER. Our kit supplier Hawkinsport will be at the club on 1st September.

Reading Boys U16 squad ("BU16") have 2 teams (A & B). The As are entered in the England Hockey (EH) National Championship BU16 Tier 1 competition and both A & B teams are entered in the Mercian Junior Hockey Leagues (MJHL). All matches are on Sundays with the first matches on 29th September 2019. Team fixtures can be found on the respective team pages.
If you are interested playing BU16 at Reading Hockey please contact Colts@readinghockeyclub.org.uk

TRAINING
The BU16 squad have 2 sessions of hockey each week on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings. If a team has a Sunday match then the squad is not expected to attend Sunday training as well.

DayTimeDates
Sundays11.45 to 13.00 From September 1st
Wednesdays20.15 to 21.30From September 4th
Pitch allocations: Please check the white board on the side of the clubhouse on your arrival.
On match days please check the Colts section main page prior to the Sunday as training times are subject to change when matches have to start from Midday or earlier. The white notice board at the club will show any changes to the pitch allocation together with the day’s home match details.

ADULT TRAINING SESSIONS
If any Boys Under 16s would like to start playing Men's hockey, then please attend Men's General training on Wednesday evenings at 20:00 and contact the Colts/Men’s liaison Jenny Jones on 07759 228069. Boys U16s playing Adult hockey may be invited to attend the 'Boys Progression' training on Tuesdays at 18.30 to 20.00.

SUBSCRIPTIONS & MATCH FEES for the 2019/20 season
Reading Hockey Colts section has moved to an all-in-one Subscription/match fee for the 2019/20 season to include the Colts training sessions and matches ie Match fees do not apply to Colts matches unless hot teas are requested for a match when a fee of £3.50/head is charged. Where U16s are entered into a festival/matches other than EH or MHJL and where an entry fee has been paid, then those players selected to play are asked to contribute £5 to cover the entry fee.

BandSubscription descriptionPriceNotes
Band 3Under 16 Colts hockey£300 Includes Colts U16 training and matches
Band 4 GKs (own kit) in U12 to U18 Colt hockey only £200Includes Colts GK Academy, Colts U16 training and matches

For U16s playing both Adult and Colts hockey Band 2 Combination Subscription applies. Please note Match Fees of £12/match are still payable by Colts playing in Adult matches.

BandSubscription descriptionPriceNotesMatch fees
Band 2Age 13 to 18 playing Adult & Colts hockey£375 Includes Colts U16 & Adult Squad training and matches Adult matches only
Band 2 discUnder 16 GK (own kit) playing Adult & Colts hockey£325Includes Colts GK Academy, Colts U16 & Adult Squad training and matchesAdult matches only

These pages will be available shortly: Membership subscription details are shown on the Membership page. To pay your subscription please go to the "Shop & Payments" page and select the appropriate Product Band.

DISCOUNTS available to playing members in the U16s:
- Family discount applies to 3rd family playing member of lowest cost category and only applicable to those playing Colts & Minis (ie Player 1 pays full, Player 2 pays full, Player 3 pays discounted rate). Social members do not count as Player 1 or Player 2. No GK and family discounts given to the same individual.
- All age-related discounts require date of birth and full membership details on club database for the correct subscription and discount to be applied.
If you believe you are entitled to a discounted subscription please contact Colts@readinghockeyclub.org.uk for assistance.

Subscription due dates
All Subs are due by 30 September. Paying by 3 instalments is available with the first instalment payable prior to 30 September 2019. Except in the case of new joiners during the season, a late payment fee of £50 applies to subscriptions paid after 30 September and we operate a no pay no play policy from 31 October 2019. New joiners may have 2 ‘taster sessions’ prior to joining the club.
If you are experiencing difficulties paying via this website please contact your Age Group Administrator or Colts@readinghockeyclub.org.uk for assistance.

BOYS U16 SQUAD
BOYS U16 SQUAD
BOYS U16 SQUAD

About the team

Welcome to the new 2019/20 season.

We start training on 1st SEPTEMBER. Our kit supplier Hawkinsport will be at the club on 1st September.

Reading Boys U16 squad ("BU16") have 2 teams (A & B). The As are entered in the England Hockey (EH) National Championship BU16 Tier 1 competition and both A & B teams are entered in the Mercian Junior Hockey Leagues (MJHL). All matches are on Sundays with the first matches on 29th September 2019. Team fixtures can be found on the respective team pages.
If you are interested playing BU16 at Reading Hockey please contact Colts@readinghockeyclub.org.uk

TRAINING
The BU16 squad have 2 sessions of hockey each week on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings. If a team has a Sunday match then the squad is not expected to attend Sunday training as well.

DayTimeDates
Sundays11.45 to 13.00 From September 1st
Wednesdays20.15 to 21.30From September 4th
Pitch allocations: Please check the white board on the side of the clubhouse on your arrival.
On match days please check the Colts section main page prior to the Sunday as training times are subject to change when matches have to start from Midday or earlier. The white notice board at the club will show any changes to the pitch allocation together with the day’s home match details.

ADULT TRAINING SESSIONS
If any Boys Under 16s would like to start playing Men's hockey, then please attend Men's General training on Wednesday evenings at 20:00 and contact the Colts/Men’s liaison Jenny Jones on 07759 228069. Boys U16s playing Adult hockey may be invited to attend the 'Boys Progression' training on Tuesdays at 18.30 to 20.00.

SUBSCRIPTIONS & MATCH FEES for the 2019/20 season
Reading Hockey Colts section has moved to an all-in-one Subscription/match fee for the 2019/20 season to include the Colts training sessions and matches ie Match fees do not apply to Colts matches unless hot teas are requested for a match when a fee of £3.50/head is charged. Where U16s are entered into a festival/matches other than EH or MHJL and where an entry fee has been paid, then those players selected to play are asked to contribute £5 to cover the entry fee.

BandSubscription descriptionPriceNotes
Band 3Under 16 Colts hockey£300 Includes Colts U16 training and matches
Band 4 GKs (own kit) in U12 to U18 Colt hockey only £200Includes Colts GK Academy, Colts U16 training and matches

For U16s playing both Adult and Colts hockey Band 2 Combination Subscription applies. Please note Match Fees of £12/match are still payable by Colts playing in Adult matches.

BandSubscription descriptionPriceNotesMatch fees
Band 2Age 13 to 18 playing Adult & Colts hockey£375 Includes Colts U16 & Adult Squad training and matches Adult matches only
Band 2 discUnder 16 GK (own kit) playing Adult & Colts hockey£325Includes Colts GK Academy, Colts U16 & Adult Squad training and matchesAdult matches only

These pages will be available shortly: Membership subscription details are shown on the Membership page. To pay your subscription please go to the "Shop & Payments" page and select the appropriate Product Band.

DISCOUNTS available to playing members in the U16s:
- Family discount applies to 3rd family playing member of lowest cost category and only applicable to those playing Colts & Minis (ie Player 1 pays full, Player 2 pays full, Player 3 pays discounted rate). Social members do not count as Player 1 or Player 2. No GK and family discounts given to the same individual.
- All age-related discounts require date of birth and full membership details on club database for the correct subscription and discount to be applied.
If you believe you are entitled to a discounted subscription please contact Colts@readinghockeyclub.org.uk for assistance.

Subscription due dates
All Subs are due by 30 September. Paying by 3 instalments is available with the first instalment payable prior to 30 September 2019. Except in the case of new joiners during the season, a late payment fee of £50 applies to subscriptions paid after 30 September and we operate a no pay no play policy from 31 October 2019. New joiners may have 2 ‘taster sessions’ prior to joining the club.
If you are experiencing difficulties paying via this website please contact your Age Group Administrator or Colts@readinghockeyclub.org.uk for assistance.

Training

Upcoming

October 2019
Wed, Oct 23
Training
20:15 - 21:30
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Officials
John Sayer
BOYS U16 SQUAD Coach
John Sayer
Chris Gittens
BOYS U16 SQUAD Head Coach
Chris Gittens
Charlotte Whitehead
BOYS U16 SQUAD Team Admin
Charlotte Whitehead
Scott Verdin
BOYS U16 SQUAD Team Admin
Scott Verdin
Sarah Verdin
BOYS U16 SQUAD Team Admin
Sarah Verdin
Joshua Bretherton
BOYS U16 SQUAD Coach
Joshua Bretherton
Joe Rogers
BOYS U16 SQUAD Assistant Coach
Joe Rogers

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