Marist Hockey Club – Turf Supervisors

Marist Hockey is seeking expressions of interest for turf supervisors on Friday nights and/or Sunday (all day) during the hockey season.  The turf supervisor role is paid and covers:

  1. Scoreboard management
  2. Updating Playhq, via CHA provided iPad
  3. Maintaining toilet and changing rooms during the day.
  4. Turf Management (water, goals in place, rubbish off turf).
  5. Recording of injuries and submitting to CHA.
  6. Making sure that umpires are present, if not arranging a coach, manager, player, parent to umpire. 
  7. Ensuring good behaviour of players/managers/coaches in the boxes.

Training and support will be provided.
Expressions of interest are requested by 11 March 2024, by emailing
Any questions can be also sent to

Marist Hockey Club – Coach Development Leader

  • A recent club review recognized how critical it is for future growth and success that we provide appropriately qualified resource to facilitate the continued development of our club coaches. In response to these findings the Marist Hockey Club is inviting applications for an enthusiastic and experienced Coach Development Officer. The role is a paid part-time (estimated 10hrs per week) position employed for the duration of the 2024 season (approx. 15/4-25/8). The successful candidate will predominantly focus on our junior and youth grade coaches and hold responsibility for creating a Marist Coach Development Plan, facilitate the delivery of coaching forums, connect with all coaches to determine individual development needs, provide one on one coach feedback and review discussions and report back to the Marist Club committee on overall coaching status, as well as recommend initiatives to improve quality and standards. This position will also oversee and be supported by a coach developer (employed 3-4 hours a week to assist coaches in their on-turf delivery of team training sessions). We seek a positive individual who shares the core values of the Marist Hockey Club anda desire to lead the continued development of our coaches, encouraging and supportingthem to be the best they can be.
  • Responsibilities of the role:
  • Work with Canterbury Hockey to create a Marist Coach Development Plan (including a library of training activities/drills which are to be delivered to coachesat their respective team training sessions).
  • Connect with all Marist junior and youth coaches ensuring they have access and can navigate relevant online resources (CHA & NZ Hockey).
  • Set preliminary expectations for coaches.
  • Ensure as close to 75% as possible of our junior/youth coaches will take part in a Hockey New Zealand/Canterbury Hockey coaching accreditation programme (1 xworkshop, plus online modules). Deliver a minimum of 3 x Marist Coaching Forums, with Canterbury Hockey’s support.
  • Provide 75% of our junior and platinum coaches with a minimum of 2 coaching observations (mentoring) throughout the winter season (trainings and game).
  • Support coaches with players who are looking for more specialised skill development by providing advice and direction (which may include investigating and sourcing coach/coaching program options).
  • Provide club coach status and recommend initiatives to improve quality and standards.
  • Desirable Qualities:
  • Hockey coaching experience and understanding of the strategies and skills required for the modern game of hockey.
  • Ability to plan, implement, manage and develop a hockey coaching development programme.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Ability to develop relationships, work as part of a team and motivate others.
  • Committed, passion to succeed and ability to be a positive role model for our club, acting in a way that projects a positive image of coaching.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work automatously to achieve role expectations.
  • Why join Marist Hockey?
  • Dedicated club turf (added flexibility with turf availability).
  • Experienced club committee to support and encourage coaching participation.
  • A club not just intent on maintaining, but growing a culture which focuses on team, retention, inclusion and openness to new coaching innovations If you are interested in this role, Marist Hockey Club invites applications with a brief hockey specific resume. Applications should include reference to relevant experience and why you believe you would be suited to the role. Applications can be sent via email to:
  • Any queries on the role should be directed to Chris Wotton (Senior Club Captain). Phone: 027 654 3302. Applications requested by COB Friday 23rd February 2024