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Our Team

Youth Hockey Camps uses top international players, who are enthusiastic and passionate about hockey and coaching. They are often assisted by other top hockey players, to give high coach to player ratios. Here are a few of the regular YHC international coaches.


Richard Lane – Director / Head Coach

England Debut – July 2009

Position: Midfield

11 Years National Premier League

4 England Premier League Titles



Richard Smith – Lead Coach

GB Olympian

Current Club: Loughborough

Position: Full Back

Specialist Skills: Drag Flick




 Shelley Russell РLead Coach

2 x South African Olympian

Current Club: Holcombe

Position: Striker

Quote: Never stop working till your good is better and your better is best




Ben Arnold – Lead Coach


Current Club: Beeston

Position: Forward

Premier League Winner, 2x EHL Cup Winner




Laura Bevan – Coach

England U18

Current Club: Gloucester




David Beckett – Lead Coach

England / England Indoor

German Premier League Winner

Current Club: Cannock

Position: Forward



Arjan Drayton ChanaCoach

England U21

U18 European Cup Player of the Tournament

Current Club: Cannock

Position: Forward Midfield

Nick-name: Usher