Leicester Hockey Club are proud to support the FIH ideals of inclusion, diversity and respect. As part of this, we are committed to meeting all obligations in all aspects of player safety and child welfare. Please see "Welfare" on side menu for safeguarding-specific documentation.
Leicester Hockey Club supports England Hockey Code of Ethics and Behaviour
Leicester Hockey Club supports England Hockey Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Framework.
Leicester Hockey Club Mission Statement and Club Values - see below (Revised February 2023)
Leicester Hockey Club Codes of Conduct for Players, for Parents and for Coach & Officials - see link (LEFT-SIDE SUB-MENU) or download PDF below (Revised February 2023).
Leicester Hockey Club - combined document: Rules, Statements & Policies - see below for instructions and to download PDF (Revised March 2023)
The club will promote the growth and development of hockey in the area of Leicester, providing the best possible environment for all players to reach their maximum playing potential through excellence in coaching and support.
● We are accessible - Questions about our club are welcomed
● We are accountable - We will be transparent about what, how and why we operate the
way we do
● We are dedicated - We expect all members to make a commitment to the club and to its
teams. Club members will be encouraged to provide service to the Club by taking up
roles and responsibilities.
● We are disciplined - We expect all members to follow our Code of Conduct.
Representatives of LHC will conduct themselves in all their dealings in a manner which
demonstrates integrity and earns respect.
● We play for enjoyment - Participating should enhance people’s natural enjoyment of
● We strive for excellence and integrity - We set, work towards, and achieve the highest
standards. We act in a fair, consistent and transparent manner.
● We are respectful. We believe in fair play. Respect the appointed umpires, officials, and
players of opposition teams. Respect your fellow teammates, coaches, and club
members: support them to your utmost in your team endeavours.
● We believe in service - All participants should feel that they have the best possible
experience and good value for the time and money that they have committed.
The complete document of Rules, Statements & Policies is password protected - LHC members can obtain this through the Teamo App - just ask Club President or Club Secretary
Leicester Hockey Club are proud to support the FIH ideals of inclusion, diversity and respect. As part of this, we are committed to meeting all obligations in all aspects of player safety and child welfare.
Leicester Hockey Club supports England Hockey Code Of Ethics LINK: RESPECT Code of Ethics and Behaviour
Leicester Hockey Club supports England Hockey policy LINK: Equality, Inclusion and Diversity Framework
The Club has adopted the England Hockey’s Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Hockey Policy. All of our Coaches, Team Captains, and Managers in Junior and Senior sections are made aware of their responsibilities for the welfare of all U18s. Follow the links below for further detail.
Leicester Hockey Club has adopted England Hockey Commitment to Safeguarding (see below) June 2020
Our Club Welfare Officer is Andy "Smudge" Smith
Andy supports and promotes good safeguarding practice and is the point of contact for all our members, parents, coaches, managers and players. If anyone has any welfare concerns at all, please contact via the link below.
Abiding to all confidentiality and disclosure procedures, all concerns will be investigated accordingly.
If you have any urgent concerns that a child, young person or vulnerable adult is in immediate danger you must call 999
Help for adults concerned about a child: Call NSPCC on 0808 800 5000
Help for children and young people: Call Childline on 0800 1111
(If you are aged 19 or under, Childline can help you with any issue you are going through - visit their website to speak to someone online, or call 0800 1111)
The purpose of this document is to give the 1st XI purpose and direction. We all love this sport, dedicate ourselves to training and performance in matches, so lets add a layer of direction. Get this part right and everything else from points in the league, to feel-good socials off pitch will fall into place.
Contact us today if you are interested in finding out more about our club either as a player, official, coach or volunteer.
England &GB (2009-2023)
200 Caps (64 GB, 136 England)
England U16 (2016), England U18 (2017, 2018), England & GB U21 (2019)
Great Britain EDP (2018 - 2023)
England U16 (2019), England U18 (2020, 2021)
Great Britain EDP (2022 - 2023)
England U16 (2018, 2019), U18 (2019, 2020), England U21 (2021)
Great Britain EDP (2022 - 2023)
Zain Girac England U16 (2017)
Jeevan Degun England U16 (2019)
Anoop Sahota England U16 (2021, 2022)
Please get in touch if there are any errors or omissions from this list - we have done our best to provide only verified information!