We’re looking for great people to help grow hockey in New Zealand. Here’s where you’ll find current job vacancies around the country in the hockey community.

Nelson Hockey Association – Regional Development Manager

We have some big shoes to fill as our current Regional Development Manager is off on a new adventure, so we are looking for a dynamic, energetic individual to fill the role. If you are keen to get fully immersed in community sport and be a key contributor to the Association’s purpose of “providing a great sport for life” we are looking for you!

Your role will be responsible for increasing participation, providing outstanding delivery of hockey at a school and club level, organising the local competitions and tournaments, and enhancing the experiences of all our current members.  You will also be a key in connecting our club and school communities.

Ideally, you’ll be experienced in sport development whether this is within hockey or sitting with another sports code. You will be enthusiastic!  Awesome communication will come naturally, and you will be able to demonstrate great leadership abilities. You must be able to show versatility and confidence.  Having experience in dealing with volunteers of different ages would be a bonus too.


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Applications close: Tuesday 18th February

Otago Hockey Association – Community Hockey Manager

Otago Hockey is the governing body responsible for the promotion, administration and management of Hockey at all levels in Otago.

We are seeking a Community Hockey Manager to help us take the sport of Hockey in Otago to a new level.

Our Community Hockey Manager will be responsible for:

  • Promoting, planning and overseeing the delivery of our Small Sticks in Schools Programme.
  • Promoting, planning and overseeing the delivery of our Fun Sticks Programme.
  • Creation of strategy and other programmes to grow the game in both numbers and capability. Live the hockey for life philosophy and make the most of all opportunities.
  • Design and implement a programme to increase the number of coaches and the capability of our coaches in the community space.
  • Design and implement a programme to increase the number of umpires and the capability of our umpires in the community space.
  • Running our Year 5 & 6 Development Programme.
  • Assisting with the coordination and delivery of our U13 and U15 Development Programmes.
  • Working closely with our Pathway Manager to ensure good links and transition between Community and Performance.
  • General support of our wider hockey programme. Assistance with events, competitions etc.

We are seeking a well organised, motivated and energetic individual.

This is an important role for the association and while hours are full time, there is flexibility of hours worked in recognition of the need for some roles to be completed in non-traditional work hours.

The work will be a mixture of hands-on delivery and planning, organising. That balance to be discussed with candidates based on skills and experience.

Candidates with hockey experience will be preferred, but a passion for community and sport is the most important skill set.

Salary and additional benefits negotiated based on skills and experience.

For a full job description or to apply please email

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Applications Close: 5 pm on Friday 14th February.

West Coast Hockey Association – Hockey Co-ordinator

West Coast Hockey Association is seeking the services of 1 or more people to co-ordinate and therefore deliver 2 projects that are being funded to grow skills, expertise, numbers and participation in the area of:   Coach, Umpire and Player development.

The outcomes are specific and outlined in a separate document available on request.

These are pre-agreed outcomes and funded through a partnership between West Coast Hockey Association and Sport Canterbury’s “Kiwisport Fund”

These are remunerated positions for the duration of each project and can be undertaken by the same person or different people with a skill set suited to the specific project they are interested in. Experience in hockey, whilst desirable, is not necessary.

A budget for each project will be discussed directly with those who have submitted an expression of interest.

Expressions of interest by way of a letter outlining your experience, interest and availability are to be provided to the Secretary, Amanda Curry E-mail: by 10th February 2020.  

International Opportunities


Atletic Terrassa Hockey Club – Hockey Team Opportunity

 At ATHC we will organise your exchange with us so your team has a great experience and stays at our club and enjoys our fantastic 50.000 square metre Country Club facility. 

About Us

  • Founded in 1952
  • 21x Spanish Champions
  • 2x European Champions
  • 42 Spanish Olympians

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Briars Hockey Club – Playing Opportunity

Would you like to further your hockey career and enjoy all that Sydney has to offer?

Briars Hockey Club in Sydney is looking to invite several NZ players to join their 1st grade team.

Briars competes in the Premier Division of Sydney Hockey and has over 25 teams.

We are offering several NZ players the opportunity to join us for the 2020 season and

Will support you with;

  • Subsidised accommodation
  • Assistance to secure employment
  • Assistance finding suitably located accommodation
  • High level of coaching from ex-Kookaburras
  • Free uniform and fees

If you have ever thought of exploring Sydney this is an opportunity not to be missed.


Email a resume of your hockey achievements to

We are limited to 4 successful applications.

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