Meet the CommitteeCheck out the friendly faces of the members who help make the club what it is.
If you’d like to speak to any of our committee you can reach them quickly by using the contact form
Hilary has been a member of CHC since its conception in 1968. In that time Hilary has seen it grow to provide teams for all development ages across both men and women. CHC is a friendly club with families becoming involved either as players, officials or socially.
“A great Club of which I am proud to be President.”
This is Ben’s first season as Club Chairman after being voted in during the Annual General Meeting. Ben has been a CHC regular for many years and along with playing for the 1st XI he also coaches the ladies teams.
We wish Ben all the best for the upcoming season and looking forward to what his leadership brings us in the near future.
George is a retired teacher and parent of an active hockey player who has played for CHC since 2000 when he was just 8 years old.
George wanted to repay the club for the safe and social environment CHC gave his son by volunteering to be the treasurer. Since taking on the responsibility George has managed the clubs finances and is an integral part of the committee.
Fixtures Secretary & Umpire Coordinator
Julie is responsible for several duties that help the club run smoothly. Julie is both the Fixtures Secretary, which involves coordinating and scheduling all of CHC’s home fixtures, and the Umpire Coordinator.
Julie has always been a hockey enthusiast since playing at school and university and found her way to CHC after her son joined the development team. Today Julie is the goal keeper for the Ladies 2nd XI and also coaches the boys development team.
She is a very valued member of the club, so be sure to thank Julie if you see her!
CHC are looking to appoint the position of Membership Secretary to a member/supporter of the club.
The role of the Membership Secretary involves; overseeing the collection of new members membership forms; organise and manage the annual data check; and provide team captains and other CHC officials with relevant membership data.
If you’re interested in applying please contact us
John (JP) Parker
Men's 1st XI Captain & Website Manager
JP started his hockey career with CHC 15 years ago and is still a member to this day. He has recently taken on the responsibility of leading the Men’s 1st XI and is looking forward to what the season has in store!
JP also chairs the player selection meeting each week, and together with his wife manages CHC’s digital activity.
Ladies 1st X1 Captain
Sharon has always been a keen player of team sports and has played hockey for various clubs in Kent and London.
She joined the club in 2012 after moving to the area. Sharon was immediately struck by the friendly, welcoming atmosphere and the competitive but fun team spirit in the ladies section.
As part of Sharon’s role as ladies 1st XI captain she works closely with the 2nd XI captain and the development squad to ensure progression throughout the teams which enables a good balance of experience and abilities.
Matt started his hockey career with CHC 17 years ago. This will be his 4th season taking on the role of Club Captain. He has previously led the men’s 1st XI and has played in every fielded team since joining CHC.
Vicky has been playing hockey for the past 15 years after making the transition from football where she played for Coventry City. She is captain of the Ladies 2nd XI team and also has an involvement in junior tournaments and practice.
The highlight of her hockey time with CHC was captaining the winning team in The Vase Final in 2015-16 and gaining promotion to Division Two. She hopes to continue developing a friendly and competitive team.
Phil (Pip) Clark
Phil joined the club as a teenager following in the footsteps of his hockey mad family. He is currently taking a break from playing but is a dedicated member of the committee team and cares deeply about the club.
Phil’s role is to manage the smooth running of the clubhouse bar whilst also contributing to all of CHC’s social events.
Training, Growth & Development