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:
Congratulations to Mathew Higgins who is being inducted into the Greater Shepparton Sports Hall of Fame.
Congratulations Cooper Burns & Connar Otterbach on their selection in the HC Melbourne Squad and Nye Roberts in his selection in the Development Squad.
In the middle of COVID Restrictions this was our first ever Premier League home game with no crowd, check out all of the highlights from two cracking Premier League games against TEM HC.
What an incredible day! We raised more than $1,300 towards WomenCan Fundraising and their Save the Box campaign.
For our first home games of 2021 in April we had a very special evening to welcome a new cohort of Altona Hockey Club Legends from the decade from 2011 to 2020.
Free Come & Try for hockey! On Monday the 1st of March at 5.30pm, the perfect introduction for primary school aged children to the game of hockey. The Altona Hockey Club has an 8-week program of Hookin2Hockey with the first week a free come and try session...
COVID-19 Update from the Altona Hockey ClubView the Altona Hockey Club's latest COVID-Safe Plan, updated 13th of June, 2021. Including links to all relevant reference material from the Hobsons Bay City Council, the Victorian Government and Hockey Victoria.Update 20th...
2021 AHC Social Summer HockeyStarting Wednesday 20th January, 2021 and running for 7 weeks, introducing AHC Social Summer. Mixed social summer hockey for open age players, only $5 per player and just turn up on the night with a blue and white shirt - put your name on...
Greg Drake appointed Women's USA National Team Assistant Coach Congratulations to Greg Drake who has been appointed the USA Field Hockey Women's Assistant Coach. Since finishing his distinguished playing career and long stints as both the Men's Premier League and...
Vale Ross Ford 27th December, 2020Just prior to Christmas we had some very sad news that Ross Ford, much-loved member of the AHC since 1961 has passed away. Our sincere condolences to the entire Ford family. We wanted to take this opportunity to share some memories of...