Tours

The Hockey Department organises Hockey Tours to a wide range of destinations throughout Europe and beyond.
We are known for our extensive network in the international hockey community and broad experience
in organising hockey events. Therefore we have outstanding relationships with many hockey clubs in the world
for organising the best Tours.

We are able to offer tailor made tours, with the following key factors:

• Hockey opponents; selection of teams that match your level of play for the best competition
• Professional Coaching Clinics with fully experienced high performance coaches
• Training facilities; access to excellent training facilities
• Team building wishes & the visit of cultural sites
• Healthy dinners

Popular destinations in Europe include “hockey loving” countries like The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, the UK and Spain.
Outside Europe we organise tours in Australia, Argentina and South Africa.

For a tailor made proposal, contact us at: info@thehockeydepartment.com
Or contact one of our ambassadors:

Ambassadors

  • Austin Smith - South Africa

    Within The Hockey Department Austin develops and promotes European and South African hockey tours.
    Austin got his first cap in 2004 in the South African national team and has since then played at the Olympic Games of 2008 and 2012, the World Cups of 2010 and 2014 and many other tournaments.
    Nowadays Austin competes for HC Den Bosch as captain and drag flick specialist, in the highest hockey division in The Netherlands.

    Austin can be reached at
    austin@thehockeydepartment.com

  • Gijs Hardeman - All African countries

    Gijs is our representative in Africa and together with The Hockey Department organises hockey trips from and to Africa.
    He drove in 2010 with the Orange Trophy to the World Cup soccer in South Africa. This impressive journey of 22.000 kilometres was the start of a long term relationship with the continent.

    For the KNHB he spent six months in Zambia, from where he founded the Hockey Dreams Foundation. Nowadays they can be found in Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Zimbabwe and South Africa.

    Gijs can be reached at
    africa@thehockeydepartment.com

  • John Kinder - UK

    Within The Hockey Department Johnny develops and promotes hockey tours for UK based clubs and schools.
    Johnny played hockey in the National Leagues of New Zealand, Australia, Spain and the UK. He played hockey through all age groups with England and Great Britain through to the indoor senior squad. In the UK he played most of his games for Wimbledon, of which the last two years as captain, winning 2 national titles.
    Currently Johnny is playing in the Spanish Honor Division for Club de Campo from Madrid.

    Johnny can be reached at
    johnny@thehockeydepartment.com