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Excellence in Coaching



At NHA we care about the welfare and development of our players. Our training sessions have been designed by coaches with experience in coaching youth and club Hockey. 

At NHA, you can be confident that your young players are under the supervision of qualified coaches who have experience in working with children, the required DBS checks and appropriate First Aid and Safeguarding Training.




Training starts tonight for the new year! See you all at 7pm! New members welcome!

Our Team

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Ricky Saund

Founder of NHA. Ricky has been playing hockey since he was 9! His dad introduced him to the game, and he’s never looked back.  As a Junior, Ricky played at County Level, and progressed through to playing his adult Hockey at Premier League level.  He has completed the latest Level 2 England Hockey Coaching qualification.  

In 2017 Ricky Represented England Masters in the inaugural Indoor World Cup in Germany.  

He has represented the Midlands County, in National competitions throughout his Hockey career also playing in Europe.  He continues to develop his Hockey through the England coaching programme and the Federation of International Hockey (FIH).  

Ricky is connected worldwide through his Hockey community, which he is excited to bring to NHA.


Ricky Dhanjal

Ricky began playing Hockey when he was ten!  He became first team captain for his school. He went on to play for Warwickshire County and played first team hockey for Leeds University, Coventry University and Sikh Union Coventry.

His 40+ year passion has now lead him to inspire others. He has become devoted in the development and coaching of youth and adult hockey for the past 20 years. 

Ricky is currently head coach and coordinator of the youth hockey team for Sikh Union Coventry. Ricky believes to thrive in hockey, core principles such as trust, respect, hard work, team work are required, and most importantly having fun!


Hockey legends, professional coaches, international players and current stars are all part of our association…


Hockey master classes coming soon…


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