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Amy
Ryan

Amy
Ryan

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$108
60 MINS

Coaching Bio

Accredited FIH Level 3 Coach & Coach Educator, and Hockey Australia Advanced Coach with a degree in Exercise and Movement Science. Currently employed as the Member Development Manager at Brisbane Women's Hockey Association, Hockey Queensland. In 2020 I was awarded the Hockey Queensland Pathway Coach of The Year, and am currently the QLD U18 Women's and QLD U21 Womens’s Assistant Coach.

I've played hockey since I was 4 years old and fell in love with the sport. Since a young age I immersed myself in all facets of it - playing, coaching, selecting and umpiring - and had a desire to be able to excel in every area. I attended university and studied a Bachelor in Exercise and Movement Science, all while further up-skilling myself as a local coach. During my degree, a job opportunity presented itself with Brisbane Women's Hockey Association, and I've never looked back. Since starting my career with BWHA, I've coached multiple Brisbane and Queensland teams, gained national and international coaching qualifications and have been fortunate enough to travel Australia. Career highlights have been winning Gold at U13 Nationals in 2017, Bronze at U15 Nationals in 2018 & 2021, Silver at U18 Nationals in 2022 and Bronze at U21 Nationals in 2022, attending the Oceania Cup as a participant in the FIH Level 3 & Coach Educator courses in 2019, being awarded the 2019 Hockey Queensland Pathway Coach of The Year and last year attending the Hockey Australia Futures Camp, working with the junior national coaches. PLEASE NOTE REGARDING SESSION TYPES: One-on-One Coaching 60mins - Grass = $85.00 One-on-One Coaching 60mins - Turf = $108.00 One-on-One Coaching 60mins - Dorrington = $129.00 One-on-One Coaching 90mins - Turf = $150.00 Small Group - Grass = $100.00 Small Group - turf = $120.00 Small Group - Dorrington = $140.00 Team - Grass = $110.00 Team - Turf = $135.00 Team - Dorrington = $170.00 ALL TURF COSTS ARE INCLUDED. DORRINGTON PARK has a significantly higher turf cost, which is factored into the charge.

Expertise

  • Skill Acquisition
  • Game Sense and Simulation
  • Defending
  • Attacking
  • Goal Keeping
  • Specialised Skills Technique
  • Mental Preparation
  • Coach and Player Education
  • Exercise Science

Qualifications

  • QLD Working with Children Card expiry 02/07/2025
  • FIH Academy Level 3 Coach Accreditation awarded 06/09/2019
  • FIH Academy Educator Accreditation awarded 02/09/2019
  • QUT Bachelor of Exercise and Movement Science awarded 10/12/2014

Coaching Locations

  • Burringbar Park Facility, Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside, Brisbane, QLD 4032, AU
  • Downey Park, 50 Noble Street, Windsor, Brisbane, QLD 4051, AU
  • State Hockey Centre, 420 Lytton Road, Morningside, Brisbane, QLD 4170, AU
  • Easts Hockey TigerTurf, Zahel Street, Carina, Brisbane, QLD 4152, AU
  • Dorrington Park, 5 Mirrabooka Road, Ashgrove, Brisbane, QLD 4060, AU

Session Types

One-on-One Coaching 60 MINS $108

One-on-One Coaching 60 MINS $85

One-on-One Coaching 60 MINS $95

One-on-One Coaching 90 MINS $162

Small Group up to 5 athletes 60 MINS $120

Small Group up to 5 athletes 60 MINS $105

Small Group up to 5 athletes 60 MINS $100

Team up to 14 athletes 60 MINS $135

Team up to 14 athletes 60 MINS $110

Team up to 14 athletes 60 MINS $170

Reviews

Yi - 11-07-2022

Every session with Amy has been fantastic! She really is a super coach. Amy doesn’t just coach hockey skills, she also builds more confidence in players in using those skills in their games! Amy teaches one technique at the time. Once one technique is learned well by my girls, Amy will then introduce another new skill that builds on the existing skills. This makes the lesson interesting, and also the skills can be practiced together to help the movement flow. After a couple of sessions, all those skills have been put together by Amy, the girls practice against each other defending and striking and vice versa to mimic real scenarios in games. This has really strengthened their hockey skills.

Yi - 23-05-2022

Amy is an amazing coach. She explains and demonstrates hockey skills in an effective way and can be easily understood by players of all age. And She can spot individual player’s area of improvement very quickly and then get them onto the right path. My girls loved their first session with Amy and can’t wait for the next session. Her learning tomahawk in 5 steps is one of the best, which my older daughter can perform one in just one lesson.

Beth - 23-12-2020

Thank you, Amy, for showing us ‘Tomahawks in 5 steps’ plus flicking. I’ve figured out how to setup the patio to practice these at home!

Beth - 18-12-2020

Amy is helping us understand the terminology and skills in the modern game. When the season starts, the team coach’s words will make a lot more sense! Thank you

Beth - 18-12-2020

Amy has an invaluable skill - identifying minor tweaks in technique that yield big improvements. Thank you!

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