Committee

Here are some of the people that make our club tick.

Committee Members

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    Philip Short
    Club President

    I've been at the wonderful Boots HC since 2000 and held various poisiton including Men's 1 Captain and Club Captain before handing over to Keith. I met my wife Katie at the club :-) and have made countless great friends! I've completed my Level 1 coaching award and Level 1 coaching award. I'm still playing for the Mens 1s despite my dire lack of pace!

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    Steve Caron
    Club Captain

    Email: steve.caron@jmdmedia.co.uk

    I joined Boots HC in 1999 and was one of the founder members of the Boots Mens 3rd team. I captained the thirds for two years (2008-2010) but stood down as captain just before they were promoted again in 2011!

    I coached in the Boots Academy from when it started in 2007 to 2013.

    In 2012, I set up the Boots Mens 6th team to aid the development of the juniors.
    In 2012 I also set up the mens Vets team .
    In 2014 I became the Membership Secretary and the Mens Rep for two years.
    In 2014/15, I captained the Mens 5s to promotion to Central League East Mids Prem.
    In 2015 I set up the mens 7th team for further junior development.

    I was Treasurer for three years (2017-2020) and now I am Chair.

    I am a Level 1 hockey coach, and a level 1 umpire.
    Contact me at chair@bootshc.co.uk.

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    Amy Briggs
    Secretary

    I joined Boots HC in season 2009-2010 and am currently playing in the Ladies 3s. I've held numerous volunteer and committee positions since joining Boots and passionately believe that every member should contribute to running their club

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    Alison Walker
    Treasurer

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    Hannah Bromfield
    Communications Lead

    Email: Comms@bootshc.co.uk

    I have been a member since 2014, I have captained Ladies 2s for a year and been Comms Lead for a year already as well.

    If you have any news or club update you would like to share with the club then please get in touch.

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    James O'Flaherty
    Men's Section Lead

  • Bethan Rosser
    Bethan Rosser
    Ladies' Section Lead

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    Ann Fairbrother
    Development Lead

    I have been a member of Boots Hockey Club since 2009/10 season. I have held several positions on the committee over these years as well as being an ex captain. I play senior and masters hockey. I would be happy to hear from anyone in the club who is interested in helping us develop our umpires/coaches/players, if you would like to help coach teams/players or are happy to umpire, or wish to access a course to support your development please email development@bootshc.co.uk and I will look to support you in your endeavours!

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    Jo Porter
    Operations Lead

    Email: Kirkhamjoanna@hotmail.com

    I have been at Boots Hockey Club since moving to Nottingham in 2004. I have played in nearly all the ladies teams during that time together with Masters and a little Mixed and Badgers hockey too. I’ve captained the L3 for a couple of years and have been on the committee for the last 2 years.

    As Operations Lead I am responsible for the strategic running of the Club.

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    Natasha O'Flaherty
    Junior Section Lead

    Email: junioracademy@bootshc.co.uk

    When I joined Boots there were only senior teams, within a year of being at the club I took on the task of forming the junior section and I have been actively involved since its inception in 2005. I have the pleasure of over seeing the fantastic junior section for children aged 6 - 14. I have an amazing group of volunteers who help me with various tasks such as admin, membership, coaching and team managers. (However please do get in touch if you would like to help) I pride myself on offering fun and inclusive hockey, ensuring all children have the skills and confidence to continue playing within the senior section of the club.

Coaching Staff

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    Andrew Taylor
    Ladies 2nd Team Coach

Team management

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    Claire Gribbin
    Ladies' 1st Team Captain

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    Ben Docherty
    Men's 1st Team Captain

  • Alison Walker
    Alison Walker
    Ladies' 2nd Team Captain

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    Elliot Dodson
    Men's 2nd Team Captain

  • Robert Peck
    Robert Peck
    Mens 3rd Team Captain

  • Rachel Wood
    Rachel Wood
    Ladies' 4th Team Captain

  • Jon-Paul Kirk
    Jon-Paul Kirk
    Men's 4th Team Captain

  • Bethan Rosser
    Bethan Rosser
    Ladies' 5th Team Captain

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    Steve Caron
    Men's 5th Team Captain

    I joined Boots HC in 1999 and was one of the founder members of the Boots Mens 3rd team. I captained the thirds for two years (2008-2010) but stood down as captain just before they were promoted again in 2011!

    I coached in the Boots Academy from when it started in 2007 to 2013.

    In 2012, I set up the Boots Mens 6th team to aid the development of the juniors.
    In 2012 I also set up the mens Vets team .
    In 2014 I became the Membership Secretary and the Mens Rep for two years.
    In 2014/15, I captained the Mens 5s to promotion to Central League East Mids Prem.
    In 2015 I set up the mens 7th team for further junior development.

    I was Treasurer for three years (2017-2020) and now I am Chair.

    I am a Level 1 hockey coach, and a level 1 umpire.
    Contact me at chair@bootshc.co.uk.

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    Heather Wright
    Ladies' 6th Team Captain

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    Ravi Saund
    Men's 6th Team Captain

    Originally a defender for two decades and now try to play as a forward!

  • Samantha Wilson
    Samantha Wilson
    Ladies Masters Captain

  • Phil Bowerman
    Phil Bowerman
    Mens Masters Captain

  • Lauren Taylor
    Lauren Taylor
    Mixed Captain

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    Shaun Phillips
    Mixed Captain

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