AFTER a successful season last year, the Mooroopna Hockey Club is ramping up its preparation to the start of the 2016 season, making the call out for players of all ages to join their teams.
With teams ranging from Under 11s to Under 17s in the juniors and also A Grade and B Grade in the seniors, the club is hoping to continue being a force to be reckoned with in Goulburn Valley Hockey Association (GVHA) and return to the top of the tree.
This year will also see new blood providing great experience to the club after securing the services of a talented hockey mind in James Sach as club coach.
Sach comes to Mooroopna as a level two coach, he is also coaching Camberwell Hockey Club’s Pennant B Women’s side in the 2016 season and will provide valuable teaching to the clubs juniors and seniors coming through.
Mooroopna Hockey Club president, Michael Van Dorsser said, “The Mooroopna Hockey Club has been one of the foundation clubs of the GVHA and has won numerous A-Grade titles in the GVHA, just last year taking out the A Grade Women Regional Super League against teams from Bendigo.
“While hockey is a unique sport, it is fun and enjoyable and caters to so many different ages.
“Hockey is a great sport that can get your fitness up, while also participating in a fun sport with friends that you will have for life.
“This isn’t just for the on-field, but the club is looking for a great off-field season as well to which families can come and join and learn as well.
“We are really hoping to boost our numbers to build for the future of the club.”
Training for the 2016 season will begin on February 17 at the McEwen Reserve complex from 5:30pm for juniors and 6:30pm for seniors.