Meet the Committee

Check out the friendly faces of the members who help make the club what it is.
 

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Hilary Brown

Hilary Brown

Club President

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.”

Ben Churchward

Ben Churchward

Chairman

This is Ben’s second season as Club Chairman after being taking the role on in 2017. 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 Torrington

George Torrington

Treasurer

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.

Julie Bradshaw

Julie Bradshaw

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!

Danielle Newitt

Danielle Newitt

Club Secretary

Dani has been playing hockey for CHC since 2011 and wanted to do more for the club she loved. Dani was nominated to perform the duties of Club Secretary and was quickly placed in the role. Dani also coordinates the clubs kit and playing shirts.

Danis role is to manage all communication between committee members, CHC members and outside organisations. If you have any questions, Danielle is your person.

Sue Cowen

Sue Cowen

Membership Secretary

Sue hasn’t played hockey since leaving school but has been a committed supporter from the side-lines watching both of her sons play. She is now looking forward to taking a more active role within the running of CHC.

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.

Vicky Wayman-Dennett

Vicky Wayman-Dennett

Press Officer

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.

Steve Valentine

Steve Valentine

Bar Manager

Steve is the Men’s 3s Coach, Clubhouse Bar Manager, and Saturday Morning Beginner’s Coach. Steve helps out with the tournaments for the under 10 and under 12 Boys teams. Steve has a passion for hockey and likes to be involved in everything. Steve’s long suffering wife said if he was a stick of rock the letters “CHC” would run through him.

Justin Singleton

Justin Singleton

Training, Growth & Development

Justin is the club’s Head Coach and is responsible for Training, Growth and Development.

Anna Woodley

Anna Woodley

Club Captain

Sam Williams

Sam Williams

Ladies 1st XI Captain