About the Altona Hockey Club
Altona Hockey Club was established 90 years ago in 1932. Over this period it has maintained a strong sporting presence in Altona and now encompasses the broader Hobson’s Bay Community. This is seen particularly in our junior club with players representing over 30 different regional schools.
As a sport it is one of a few that is able to offer full family participation, with teams for men, women, boys and girls and open to all age groups from Hookin2Hockey through to open age and veterans players. Some parents and partners, after watching their family members play, have picked up a hockey stick for the first time and joined a senior or veteran team; just for the fun of playing.
Strong junior growth at the Altona Hockey Club is ensured by our Junior Development Program as well as our School Hockey Development Program and junior hockey clinics. The junior teams at the club have over 180 registered players. There are currently 15 junior teams, an under 8 intraclub competition and a Hook in 2 Hockey program at the club, with further growth anticipated in the coming years. The club also works extremely hard in ensuring that our junior players are nurtured and encouraged to make the transition to senior hockey, and are extremely proud of our home-grown players in our senior ranks. Our senior club is made up of 5 men’s, 5 women’s and 2 masters teams.
Our club has a strong family focus that encourages participation at all levels of endeavour whether it be playing hockey, organising activities or enjoying each other’s company.
To further develop members, the AHC provides guidance and tuition within umpiring and coaching roles. These opportunities build leadership, responsibility, trust and commitment within our ranks. We are proud of our history in producing representative players, coaches, umpires and administrators.
Over a number of years, we have had players selected in junior, senior and veteran state and national teams, including many junior and senior state representatives in our current Premier League squads.
If you are interested in being a part of our success, we’ll welcome your participation. For further information please feel free to browse our site or contact us.
Check out the latest news:
Free Come & Try Hockey for 2023 January 18, 2023In 2023, we are holding two Free Come & Try at the Altona Hockey Club on Monday 13th of February and Wednesday 15th of February both from 5.30pm – 6.30pm. Hookin2Hockey gives young boys and girls the opportunity...
From the Altona HC President, Alex Tyrrell: This year has been an historically important year for the hockey club in many ways. Read the summary & annual report.
We are thrilled to announce that for the 2023 season our Women’s Premier League side will be coached by Danielle Schubach with Stephanie Young as Assistant Coach.
Molly Klix selected in Australian Country U21 Squad 28th of September, 2022Congratulations to Molly Klix, Altona's Women's Premier League Goalkeeper, who has been selected for the Australian U21 Country team and will compete in Indonesia in January. She was selected...
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Pride for all on show at hockey event 5th of August, 2022 Thank you to everyone who came out on the weekend for the Altona Hockey Club Pride Cup! It was a great event, with junior inclusion workshops during the week, all of our junior teams wearing the rainbow...
We are seeking volunteers wanting to learn, build, or offer their professional skills to join our new member pathways project. This is an exciting part of our club strategy to encourage and better support our members to participate in all aspects of our sport.
Founded in 1932, the Altona Hockey Club is celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2022.
This past weekend in the Ric Purser Cup against Doncaster, Andrew Scanlon, known affectionately as Goldy, became the 4th player in our history to reach the milestone of 100 Premier League goals behind Darren Duff, Daniel Dawson and Stephanie Young.
Congratulations to Matt Barnett who has been selected for his the Men’s Canadian International team!