Celebration of Mark Rye’s life

A life well lived. A message from Sam Rye: Please join us for an event in memory of Mark Rye on 19 April 2018. Mark made a huge impact in his life across his career in the music industry, his work with Surbiton Hockey Club, his involvement in local community, and in his personal relationships which he valued immensely. We invite you to join us for one or both of the following: 2.30 – 4pm Holiday Inn London – Kingston South, Portsmouth Rd, Surbiton, KT6 5QQ A celebration of Mark’s life and work. Mark wasn’t one to dress in...

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Hylke van Slooten

It is with great sadness that we must report the untimely passing of former member, Hylke van Slooten, aged just 30 years old. Hylke started off at Surbiton as a colt, playing in the Dragons (where I played with him) and then for the M2s for six years. He was selected for the England U16s and captained the U18 team that won silver in the European championships held in Poland. Returning to the Netherlands, Hylke played for HGC in the Hoofdklasse for 4 years, winning a runners-up medal in the 2005 league championships. He then spent three years at...

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SHC Website Ends Its First Phase of Development

We have reached the end of phase one of the website upgrade; the basic layout is in place and the main pages determined. New developments will be announced in the coming weeks. Coverage of the achievements of the top sides and elite players is excellent. But, we are keen to expand the news section to include more news from lower down the club and from the colts. We would therefore like to invite members interested in joining our team to help develop the website and/or contribute news items and match reports. There are no specific time commitments, and interest in web development is the only critera as training will be given in; HTML, CSS, WordPress development, image manipulation and typography. There will also be a chance to learn abou8t video editing. The plans for future development, once the dust has settled on phase 1, include; player profiles, coach information, a revamp of the Communities section, further development of the Colts section, the possibility of introducing a members only area, a more interactive match report experience, possibility of Forums to enable discussions and an exchange of views and greater use of video of both matches and social events. THere are certainly going to be exciting times ahead for anyone involvced, so sign up now and email...

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