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Sophie
Taylor

Sophie
Taylor

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Train
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$125
30 MINS

Coaching Bio

I am currently a part of the 2020 Hockeyroos national squad after debuting in 2018. I have previously represented Australia at the Junior World Cup in 2016 where we won bronze. I am looking forward to help coach and develop your Hockey Skills.

I am a defender but happy and able to coach players of any position. When I am not playing Hockey I work as a Physiotherapist at Stoke Physio. After completing my Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Physiotherapy Degree last. year. This further complements my coaching qualifications with an in-depth understanding of the human body; specifically injury prevention, load management and strength and conditioning. I also believe in kids playing as many sports as possible when they are young as so many skills can be learnt through different sports as I experienced first hand representing Victoria in Cricket until the age of 16 where I decided to pursue Hockey. I was a very active kid growing up and loved playing as many sports as possible. A fond memory of my childhood is the amazing and influential coaches I had who helped me to improve in an supportive environment where mistakes were encouraged. As a result I am passionate about passing the knowledge I have onto the next generation to help them love the game as much as I do and become the best they can be. Turf Hire fees will need to be prepaid in addition to session fee. Playing Career: Australian Hockeyroos Squad 2019 Australian Hockeyroos Debut 2018 Australian Development Squad 2017-2018// Development tour co-captain 2018 and Leadership group 2017 Australian Junior Squad 2014-2016 Australian Junior World Cup Team 2016 – Bronze Medal Victorian Vipers 2014-current – Champions 2017// 2nd 2015 and 2016 Victorian Institute of Sport Scholarship Holder 2013- current – Leadership group member 2016- current

Expertise

  • Basic skills
  • Dribbling
  • Passing
  • Tackling
  • Receiving
  • Marking
  • Leading
  • Conditioning

Qualifications

  • VIC Working with Children Check - expiry 07/02/2029
  • Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute Matwork Level 1 - Foundations awarded 20/06/2017
  • Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute Matwork Level 2 - Class Instructor awarded 29/11/2018
  • Australian Sports Commission Community Coaching Certificate - awarded on 24/11/2017

Coaching Locations

  • Hawthorn Hockey Ground 482 Auburn Rd, Hawthorn, Melbourne, VIC 3122, Australia
  • Camberwell Hockey Club Inc 15 Carinda Rd, Canterbury, Melbourne, VIC 3126, Australia

Session Types

One-on-One Coaching 30 MINS $125

One-on-One Coaching 45 MINS $170

One-on-One Coaching 60 MINS $215

Small Group up to 2 athletes 45 MINS $260

Small Group up to 2 athletes 60 MINS $300

Team up to 12 athletes 60 MINS $800

Online Mentoring 45 MINS $100