Junior Coaches

Performance Coaches

Age Group Coaches

Head of Performance and Coaching

Coaching Qualifications

England Hockey Level 2

Great Britain Hockey – Advanced Coach Programme

Coaching History

Previously coach both the Men’s and Ladies 1st XI at Fylde as well as the junior section. Three seasons as Head Coach at Lancaster HC, coaching the Ladies 1st XI in the North Hockey League – Premier Division. Chris also coaches Lancaster University HC. Chris has significant experience of coaching across several age ranges in the England Hockey Player Pathway at Development Centre, Academy Centre and Performance Centre levels. He has also successfully coached the Pennine Puma’s in the Futures Cup.

Chris Simcock

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Age Group Coaches

Ladies 1st XI Coach

Coaching Qualifications

England Hockey Level 2

Federation of International Coaches Level 4

Playing History

Represented Pakistan 265 times, including at the Olympics. Still currently plays in the National League and represents England O35s.

Fun Fact

Drag flick specialist.

Has coached and played in Holland!

Ali Ghazanfar

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Age Group Coaches

Head of Junior Coaching

Coaching Qualifications

England Hockey Level 2. Phil currently coaches in the Men’s and Junior sections of the club as well as being heavily involved in the coaching of the County’s boys section.

Playing History

Previously played for Blackpool HC and Lytham HC before moving to Fylde in 2016. Phil also currently represents the county as Lancashire O40’s captain.

Fun Fact

Phil was Fylde’s top goal scorer in the 2019/20 season!

Phil Hope

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Age Group Coaches

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Katherine Wholey

JUNIOR COACH

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Georgie Hampson

JUNIOR COACH

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Adele Piddington

JUNIOR COACH

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Ian Swaine

JUNIOR COACH

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Fran Loffler-Thompson

JUNIOR COACH

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Martin Stringfellow

JUNIOR COACH

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Heather Appleyard

JUNIOR COACH

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Fylde Sports & Education Centre,
Mill Farm Sports Village, 
Coronation Road,

Wesham, Preston PR4 3JZ

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Fylde Hockey Club Ltd  |  Registration No  8699428

Registered Office: Fylde Sports & Education Centre, Coronation Way, WESHAM  PR4 3JZ England