Hookin2Hockey with Minkey (all ages Under 9's)
A REMINDER - There is no Minkey this Saturday 15 April.
2017 Minkey catering for all ages U9
Each year Glebe runs a popular Minkey program which allows younger children to hookin2hockey skills and techniques in a friendly, fun and safe atmosphere. It is specifically aimed at the younger novice - no previous hockey experience is necessary. The usual age is 3 - 8 yrs old. Minkey is run by Vernon Howe, our popular Minkey Coach, with help from members of Glebe Hockey Club. After spending one or two years in the Minkey Squad, the children can progress to the age teams.
Minkey all ages U9 is held on Saturday mornings at Jubilee Oval and will start April 1st from 9.30am to 10.45 am. We will be using new safer softer hockey balls in 2017.
We welcome our current registered Minkey players
Coach Kathryn Cooper
Manager Justine Smith
Luca Katrakis Owen
Glebe Minkey 2 Day Carnival - Thursday 20th and Friday 21st April 2017 at Bankstown synthetic pitch - round robin and loads of fun with no prior playing experience necessary. $10 entry fee - secure a spot in one of our two teams entered now by emailing Sue Heath our Minkey Coordinator:
Glebe U9 mini competition - Term 2 and Term 3 2017 - details will provided at Minkey sessions
An annual family membership for minkey families is $50 payable to Glebe Hockey plus HNSW insurance costs - join us on March 8th 2017 for our rescheduled Glebe@Glebe night from 5.30pm at Jubillee Oval Glebe.
Getting Started - equipment
Children are welcome to purchase Glebe Uniforms online at Xpress Promotions.
NB: U9's playing in the Glebe Carnival and 2017 mini competition must purchase a Glebe uniform.
All Minkey players must be wearing shinpads and mouthguards for sessions and may be interested in purchasing a stick from a supplier like justhockey or a sports store
- general guide for getting the right length entry level stick (sized from 28"to 36"- measured from the ground to just above player belly button height in inches)
Vernon Howe with the Minkey class of 2013!
Vernon showing the finer points
Parents enjoying a hit with their kids
Vernon with his Minkey helpers - Glebe Under 17's Mack and Dylan
Some other fields that we play at:
Besides our own Jubilee Oval, U9 team/s will also be playing at the following fields in the mini competition:
Vernon Howe and a number of Glebe Club members will provide a fun and relaxed morning of modified mini hockey for U9 and U7 kids - no experience is necessary.