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Hockey Association

Schools and Youth

Academy Centres

Academy Centres are the second stage of the Player Pathway, and are the first rung on the representative ladder. Attendance is by invitation only.

In Leicestershire we run our Academy Centre at Ratcliffe College on a Sunday. We offer U13,U14,U15,U16 and U17 squads for both boys and girls. Qualification is based on  school years.

Birth of Year    2020/2021          2021/2022    
 2004 Under 17   
 2005 Under 16 Under 17
 2006 Under 15 Under 16
 2007 Under 14 Under 15
 2008  Under 13 Under 14
 2009   Under 13


If you are not selected for Academy Centre do not worry, you should continue to develop your hockey with your development centre, club and school activity. You may be nominated to attend Academy Centre later in the season.