Meet our coaches

Our Coaches :

It's all about enjoyment of the sport , having lots of great fun and learning the game as you go in a safe enviroment as well as meeting new friends and enjoying the team spirit. Hillhead Juniors has a number of coaches who are able to teach hockey skills for beginners - to those at various stages of development and varying ages.

Some of those coaches are listed below :-

Linda Barry

Linda Barry

Position : Defender / Goalkeeper

Experience : One of the main stalwarts behind the Juniors section , Linda looks after the behind the scenes stuff including registration and the paperwork as well as coaching the younger kids. Currently plays for Hillhead ladies - Goalkeeper (First Aid) 

 

Gerry McGuinness

Position - Goalkeeper

Experience:  GHK Mens 1's Goalkeeper  after playing for Hillhead Mens section for 17 years  : Scotland International Masters Goalkeeper (Over 45's). (UKCC Level 1 Coaching Qualifications / First Aid). Gerry is in his 9th year coaching the Goalkeepers at Juniors.

David Hedley

David Hedley

Position : Defender

Experience : David is now in his fifth season coaching at Hillhead Juniors , having dusted off the cobwebs from his old stick and having played previously at Arran H.S. Mainly working with the youngest Juniors - 5-7 year olds  (UKCC Level 1 Coaching / First Aid)

 

Marc Barry

Marc Barry

Position : Goalkeeper Coach

Experience : Loves Hockey and coaching. Marc is the second of our Goalkeeper Coaches , highly motivated and enthusuastic and a great coach for the younger keepers.(First Aid).

 

Grant McMillan

Grant McMillan

Position : Midfield / Forward

Experience :  Grant  himself has come up through the Juniors at Hillhead over the years and is currently a Hillhead 2nd Team player. Coming from a family of hockey players , Grant is a great role model for the youngsters in the Juniors section. (UKCC Level 1 Coach and First Aid)

 

Julia McMillan 

Julia McTaggart

Position : Midfield

Experience : Julia like her brother is a great role model for the younger girls at Juniors , having herself come up through the Junior ranks to play in the ladies section currently (First Aid)

 

Vicki Perry 

Vicki Perry

Position : Midfield

Experience : Vicki currently plays with the Hillhead ladies Development squad in West District League as well as for the Scotland Masters over 45's Ladies team.  

Vicki helps out with Goalkeeper training but also can be found working with the outfield players including P6-P7  (UKCC Level 1 Coaching / First Aid)

 

Abigail Barry 

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Position : Defender 

Experience : Abigail is keeping the coaching in the family and following her parents lead. Abigail - or Abi as we know her plays for the Ladies section and also coaches the Junior Juniors - age 5-7 year old. (First Aid)

 

Tessa

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Position : Midfield

Experience : Tessa is one of the newer recruits to Hillhead Juniors and plays for the Ladies section in West District. Tess looks after the youngsters within the Juniors section and is in her 2nd year coaching at Hillhead Juniors.

 

Bal Sagoo 

Bal

Position : Father 

Experience : Bal is a classic example of parents getting involved in the coaching of the kids. Enthusiastic and motivating , Bal coaches some of the younger Primary school age kids. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to join

To find out more, come along any Sunday at Windyedge for 10am and meet our coaches who will be able to answer your questions.

Get in touch

Committee

Geoff DUKE
Geoff DUKE

Treasurer

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Gerry McGuinness

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Keith JOSS
Keith JOSS

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