14’s Academy

14’s Thundersticks Academy Program 2020

Age eligibility: Born 2006


44 boys / 44 girls (field players)

6 boys / 6 girls (goalkeepers)

How do I get selected into the 14’s Academy?

  1. Athletes selected in the 2019 U13 State teams will receive automatic entry invitations
  2. The remaining places will be selected from 2020 U15 State Team Trial performances

U15 Trial 1 (Super Camp) 2nd/3rd February

Program cost: $625 incl GST


  • HWA Academy Head Coach / 14’s Academy Lead Coach
  • 3 x Assistant Coaches
  • 1 Goalkeeping Coach
  • Development Coaches

To apply for a coaching role within the HWA Academy Programs, please click here.


Athletes will receive a training shirt as part of the program levy, extra training shirts and Academy jumpers are available to order through Just Hockey as optional uniform items.

Program overview:

Training Sessions:

  • Sunday 15th March, 9:00-11:00am @ PHS
  • Sunday 7th June, 9:00-11:00am @ PHS
  • Sunday 14th June, 10:00-12:00 @ PHS
  • Sunday 19th July, 7:00-9:00am @ PHS
  • Saturday 17th October, 8:00-10:00am @ PHS
  • 2021 Trial preparation support: Date TBC (Dec/Jan) @ PHS


Athlete workshop:

  • Athlete journey – Aran Zalewski
  • (Date and Time TBA pending National commitments)

Parent workshops: (Dean Evans – HWA GM Talent Development)

  • 1) Athlete management and expectations

    19th July 8:00-9:00am @ Eastman Room PHS

    (Subject to Covid-19 restrictions allowing.)

Physical testing

  • At beginning and end of program

Camp 1: (Gameplay, video analysis, testing and feedback sessions)

  • Saturday 14th November, 3:00-7:00pm @ PHS
  • Sunday 15th  November, 7:00-11:00am @ PHS

Camp 2 (Gameplay):

  • Sunday 29th Nov, 9:00-12:00noon @ PHS

Program contact: development@hockeywa.org.au