Covid- 19 update - 1st Jan 2021 - Tier 4

Following England Hockey’s guidelines our  expectations are as follows:

 

Adult Hockey

  • No league hockey is anticipated from January

  • No adult training will occur in January

  • Leagues will be shortened with the end of season extending into April

  • Teams are to be allowed 2 weeks preparation / training before league matches restart

  • No Adult membership fees will be charged for the Second half of the season due to the uncertainty of planning the season

  • Instead of this adult match fees will increase to £15 per match to compensate for membership costs

 

England Hockey guidance is that U18 Hockey is exempt from the restrictions, but not the virus so please be sensible as we return to training and please increase your focus on COVID Measures, TEAMO track and trace, handwashing, and social distancing before, during and after training.

 

 Colts Hockey – U18

  • U18 training can continue, but matches can only be within your local Tier 4 area so nothing can be arranged without agreement in advance from Rachel Green (Colts Coordinator) and Tracy Marsden (Colts Fixtures Secretary) to prevent confusion  

  • We will therefore restart Sunday Colts training on Sunday 10th January 2021

  • We will restart Hotstars training on Tuesday 12th January 2021

  • We will restart Hotshots and Hotsticks training on Thursday 14th January 2021

  • Colts membership fees will be due in full for the second part of the season

  • We will try to increase match activity as soon as the restrictions allow

  • New Colts training times are in effect for 2021. Please check out Teamo and our website for the slight changes which should help us to deliver more matches and camps in the future.

Horsham Hockey Club Covid Officer

Tom Surridge : horshamhcsecretary@gmail.com

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Covid- 19 - Registration and track and trace  - Updated 2nd December 2020

Horsham Hockey Club will continue to follow the England Hockey and UK Government guidelines to achieve a safe return to play.

 

Before returning to train or play, all members (adults and colts) must sign a participation agreement (see below) with England hockey, or you will not be permitted on the pitch. Please sign up now, you only need to do this once.

Before you attend training or any Horsham match check In on Teamo (TeamoSafe) to confirm you have completed that days Covid declaration saying you are symptom free? You can do this by using a mobile phone to scan a QR code at each venue.

 

This also applies to any guest/spectators as well, and if you have forgotten your phone, you can ask anyone else to use their mobile device to scan the pitch side QR code and add your details.

 

This data is sent to England Hockey and matched to the participation agreement above. You must therefore have signed an agreement and logged your attendance at site. This means in the event of a positive Covid-19 test, we can alert people who may be at risk.

If you have any further questions or develop symptoms, first use the NHS 111 symptom checker, then contact our Covid Officer below. 

Horsham Hockey Club Covid Officer

Tom Surridge : horshamhcsecretary@gmail.com

Before you Play or Train

  • You must sign a player participation agreement with England Hockey 

  • You should self check for symptoms beforehand

  • If in doubt use the NHS Codiv Sympton checker at https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/

  • Training - You must sign into every training session using our TEAMO track and trace software

  • Matches - You must sign in using TEAMO track and trace software for both home and away games

  • All information above is monitored by our Covid officer and submitted to England Hockey weekly

Must do for Coaches, Managers, Captains 

  • Remind all attendees to sign in wih TEAMO

  • Remind all attendees to socially distance

  • No spitting on the pitch

  • Clean balls and equipment after each session

  • Only use permitted toilet facilites and areas to warm up at Schools and club locations

  • Keep all activity consistent with government guidance following health, travel, hygiene and social distancing at all times.

  • Horsham Hockey Club has provided a procedure and Risk Assessment – Ensure you are aware of it

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