15’s Academy

15’s Thundersticks Academy Program 2020

Age eligibility: Born 2005


44 boys / 44 girls (field players)

6 boys / 6 girls (goalkeepers)

How do I get selected into the 15’s Academy?

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

Program Cost:$625 incl GST


  • HWA Academy Head Coach / 15’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.

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

Program overview:

Training Sessions:

Saturday 25 July, 7:00-9:00am @ PHS

  • Sunday 23 August, 8:00-10:00am @ PHS
  • Saturday 12 September, 8:00-10:00am @ PHS
  • Sunday 18th October, 9:00-11:00am @ PHS
  • Saturday 7th November, 2:30-4:30pm @ PHS followed by Perth Thundersticks Hockey1 Matches.
  • 2021 Trial preparation support: Date TBC @ PHS

Athlete workshop:

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

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

  • Athlete management and expectations
  • 25th July, 8:00-9:00am @ Eastman Room PHS

Physical testing

  • At beginning and end of program

FHE Cup 2020:

  • HWA will look to nominate teams to play in the FHE Cup from the 15’s & 16’s Thundersticks Academy

Camp 1:

  • (Gameplay, video analysis, testing and feedback sessions)
  • Saturday 21st November, 3:00-7:00pm @ PHS
  • Sunday 22nd November, 7:00-11:00am @ PHS

Camp 2:

  • Saturday 12th December 4:00-8:00pm @ PHS

Program contact: development@hockeywa.org.au