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A National Training Centre Program conducted by the Tasmanian Institute of Sport in partnership with Hockey Australia and Hockey Tasmania.


The TIS Hockey program is a centralised program based in Hobart at the Tasmanian Hockey Centre and Technopark in Hobart.


To identify and develop Tasmanian hockey players to national team standard.

Athlete Pathway:


The Program:

The program provides the following components:

  • individual, small group and group coaching assistance to scholarship holders
  • access to strength and conditioning, sports science and Personal Excellence services
  • funding assistance to attend national and international competition experiences
  • continued individual feedback through the use of Sports Code and other forms of technological feedback.

Selection Criteria:

Selection in the TIS Hockey Program is in large achieved by:

  • selection in national team or national squad
  • strong performance at national championships
  • potential to progress to senior International standard

Scholarship Year:

Scholarships are typically offered for 12 months, selection is made following key benchmark events such as National Championships and the AHL.

Scholarship period and standards are set on performances throughout the year at national tournaments by the TIS head coach. Players are assessed continually on performances, and potential to succeed at international level.

New Scholarship Assessments:

Following major national tournaments, potential new scholarships will be considered.

Performance indicators include:

  • AHL Nationals
  • U21 Men and Women's Nationals
  • U18 Men and Women's Nationals
  • commitment to hockey and the values of the TIS (Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence).

For more details:

Andrew McDonald
NTC Head Hockey Coach

Ilene Carr
ETS Hockey Coach

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