Hockey: Millfield Hockey Camps with Susannah Townsend

Develop your hockey game with Susannah Townsend!

Join our camps this Summer - Whether you want to kickstart your pre-season or have the chance to learn from the best, this camp is here for you!

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced player, our expert coaches will provide you with individualised instruction and training to help you develop your skills, improve your game and reach your full potential.

🔻Camp information down below 🔻


ABOUT SUSANNAH TOWNSEND 

Double Olympic medallist, Susannah Townsend, MBE


Susannah Townsend is a former International Hockey Player who recently retired representing Great Britain and England 188 times over her twelve year career.

She is a double Olympic medallist winning Gold at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 and Bronze in Tokyo in 2021.

Susannah Townsend clapping to the crowd while representing Great Britain


Susannah has been recognized as a driver for the successful growth of women’s sports worldwide and in 2017 was awarded MBE for her contribution to the sport! From working in elite sport, Susannah’s coaching philosophy and values aim to inspire and develop players through innovative and intimate technical pitch sessions, strength & conditioning, nutritional talks and much more.

Susannah Townsend talking to a group of junior hockey players at a Millfield Hockey Camp


During her extensive twelve-year career, having represented Great Britain & England 188 times, Susannah's coaching philosophy and values aim to inspire and develop players through innovative and intimate technical pitch sessions, strength & conditioning, nutritional talks and much more.

Susannah will be supported by Millfield Hockey coaches along with accompanying coaches.


CAMP INFORMATION

The Millfield Hockey Camps with Susannah Townsend are focused on bringing the best out of every player attending, whether they are at the top of their game or a new player. The camp is tailored to suit all abilities.

Most meals are served in the dining hall with a range of options to promote a healthy and balanced diet. Our fantastic in-house catering team are experienced in catering for different dietary requirements and lifestyle preferences.  

Refreshments will be provided throughout the day, with fruit, snacks and drinks also provided in our modern on-site accommodation in the evenings for campers choosing the residential option. 

The residential option includes a programme of evening activities, from team building to down time including a movie night for example.


CAMP STRUCTURE 

Millfield Hockey Camps with Susannah Townsend will focus on technical pitch side drills, game scenarios or matches.

Strength & Conditioning and Track sessions will also take place throughout the camp ensuring players are experiencing a diverse range of activities to further their development.

In the residential option, participants can enjoy free time in the boarding houses with evening activities including movie nights and BBQs.

Example day is subject to change 
Please note, Monday (start day) and Friday (end day) are half days and have different day structures.

 

 

 


FACILITIES

During the Millfield Hockey Camps, participants will be using the Butleigh Astros.

The Butleigh Astros are all-weather astro pitches with a water-based synthetic turf system, shock-pad technology and LED floodlights. The astros are located next to the Mantell Pavilion which contains eight changing rooms with showers, visitor toilets and an upstairs function room with a kitchen and viewing balcony.

Learn more about our facilities 

The Butleigh Astros

UPCOMING HOCKEY CAMPS 

SUMMER 2024
AGES: 5 - 9 YEARS OLD
Dates: 5th - 7th August 2024
Non-Residential Option: £210
Campus: Millfield Prep School
(Glastonbury Campus)
SUMMER 2024
AGES: 10 - 17 YEARS OLD

Dates: 12th – 16th August 2024
Residential Option: £645
Non-Residential Option: £380
Campus: Millfield Senior School
(Street Campus)