La Trobe University Hockey Club is pleased to welcome all new players coming to the 2016 season, whether you’re a new La Trobe Student, a student at another institution, from overseas or a local player.
We are the premier club in the northern suburbs with six Men’s five Women’s Senior teams ranging from the highly competitive VicLeague 1 to social Metro grades to accommodate all skill and commitment levels. We are a diverse club with a good mix of students, alumni and players from the local area and we are the largest female sporting club at La Trobe. In 2015, we were awarded the title of “Best Sports Club” at the La Trobe University. We also have the lowest fees in Melbourne, at least $200 cheaper than neighbouring clubs. Our excellent social calendar is the envy of all hockey clubs in Victoria, as seen on our you can see our 2015 Event Calendar.
Training will be held at KP Hardiman Reserve from 7pm to 8:30pm Tuesday and Thursdays, which is located two tram stops from the main campus on Plenty Road. After each training session we have hot food and cold drinks in the rooms, with our New Players Night on Thursday the 10th of March where there will be free pizza, finger food and drinks for all players and all the new players can meet and greet the players and coaches off the field.
If you’re interested in playing or want to find out more information about the club, please contact us and/or show up to training and find one of the coaches.
“Moving clubs is something I’d never done before, and having played for Camberwell for more than 15 years, it felt pretty weird. So rocking up for the Gunners was a totally new experience for me and it was sure worth it. Hockey became fun again for me this year, which is something I probably wouldn’t have called it for the past few years. And I can only put that down to the club and the great people in and around it. I never thought I’d move clubs, but donning the Gunners’ uniform is something that I definitely won’t regret.” – Nick Rees
“Rocking up to my first training session at La Trobe, I have to admit I was pretty nervous. Every player made a conscious effort to make myself and all other new members feel welcome. Simple things such as New Player’s Night and Thursday food in the club rooms really made it easy to meet my new club members and get comfortable in the club. The social nature of the club, and general positive atmosphere is definitely something to be proud of. I can safely say La Trobe takes out first prize for hosting the loosest social events of any club.” – Tess Torr
“I moved from interstate to La Trobe and I didn’t have a single friend or a social life. Since I joined the club, I’ve become a big player among the women, I’m on the doorlist at every nightclub in Melbourne and my hockey skills have slightly improved as a result.” – Billy Caddis