Wesley Jackson

Experienced coach & Premier League Player

EGHC Forward

Simon Faulkner

Former GB U21 International. EGHC Indoor Captain

EGHC Defender

Laura Unsworth

Olympic Champion. European Champion

EGHC Defence / Midfield

Ashley Jackson

England & Great Britain's
All Time Highest Goalscorer

EGHC Midfield

Bridget Blackwood

Over 50 New Zealand International Caps

EGHC Midfield

Pippa Chapman

Former South Africa International & Experienced Coach

EGHC Midfield

Dominic Bowden

Former Junior International

EGHC Midfield

Dominic Bowden
Simon Faulkner
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  • Wesley Jackson
  • Simon Faulkner
  • Pippa Chapman
  • Helen Prinsloo
  • Sophie Hollis
  • Tijn van Groesen
Wesley Jackson is a long time member of EGHC's Mens 1st Team squad, both indoors and out. An experienced "master in charge of hockey" and well known coach, Wesley brings a wealth of experience to EGHC Academy.
Simon Faulkner represented Great Britain at the Junior World Cup and is now the captain of EGHC's Indoor squad. An experienced "master in charge of hockey", Simon is a full time teacher.
Pippa Chapman has been a part of the EGHC Ladies 1st Team for several years. She has brought infectious enthusiasm and a bubbly personality both to the performance team and to her coaching at EGHC Academy. Pippa is a full time teacher.
Helen is the Club Captain of EGHC's Ladies' section and has been an active member of our club's coaching activities for several years including a number of our EGHC Academy Camps. Helen is a full time teacher.
Sophie Hollis is a Level 2 Coach and has been a member of EGHC's Junior Coaching Team for 5 years. She is also the Captain of EGHC's Ladies' 2nd Team and coaches in our Ladies section regularly.
Tijn joined EGHC in the 2017 / 2018 season from Den Bosche in Netherlands, Tijn has represented Netherlands at Age Group level and represents EGHC's 1st team.
  • Glenn Kirkham
  • Mary Booth
  • Richard Organ
  • Laura Unsworth
Glenn Kirkham is EGHC's Mens' 1st Team Head Coach. Glenn has represented England and Great Britain over 200 times and competed in the Beijing and London Olympics
Mary has been EGHC's Ladies 1st Team Coach since the 2012/2013 Season, leading the group to promotion and consolidation in the Women's Premier League following multiple promotions. Mary also led the Ladies to their first National Title in January 2016 when the squad won the National Indoor title for the first time. Mary is a full time teacher.
Richard Organ has been a part of EGHC's success since the 1980's, playing a role in every one of EGHC's ten National Indoor titles. Richard Captained EGHC Mens' 1st Team during the early 1990's and is our Director of Indoor Hockey. Richard dedicates a considerable amount of time to coaching including at Cranleigh School.
Laura Unsworth joined EGHC Ladies 1st Team in the 2015/2016 Season, bringing experience from many years of competing at International Level including her London 2012 Bronze. Since joining EGHC, Laura has enjoyed further success with England's EuroNations Gold in August 2015 and Great Britain's Olympic Gold at Rio in August 2016. Laura was also a central part of the EGHC Ladies squad which won the National Indoor title in January 2016.
  • Sophie Bray
  • Giles Dakin
  • Ashley Jackson
  • Bridget Blackwood
Sophie Bray is an Olympic Gold Medallist from Rio 2016. An exciting striker she played for EGHC during the 2014 / 2015 and 2015 / 2016 Season. Sophie coached at EGHC's first Academy camp and enjoys returning to the EGHC family.
Giles is a long time member of East Grinstead Hockey Club as well as being one of England Hockey's centrally contracted Goalkeeper Coaches. Having represented England himself at Age Group level and Captained East Grinstead, he brings a wealth of 'keeper experience to his masterclasses.
Ashley Jackson is a player in a generation. England and Great Britain's all time highest goalscorer, Ashley was the World Young Player of the year in 2009 and has frequently featured in the annual top five world star players. Ashley is a long time member of the EGHC hockey family but also plays for the Ranchi Rhinos in the Hockey India League and enjoyed two seasons with HGC in the Netherlands between 2008 and 2010.
Bridget joins EGHC Ladies 1st Team from New Zealand where she amassed over 50 international caps. Bridget is a seasoned hockey coach and will bring her international experience to the team.