Former Hockeyroo and South Stirling local Kathryn Slattery passes on her knowledge to next young stars

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Former Hockeyroo Kathryn Slattery with clinic participants Scott and Felicity Ericsson.
Camera IconFormer Hockeyroo Kathryn Slattery with clinic participants Scott and Felicity Ericsson. Credit: Laurie Benson

Budding young hockey players in the region had the thrill of rubbing shoulders with former Hockeyroo and South Stirling local Kathryn Slattery last week.

Over two days Slattery returned to her home turf to deliver junior hockey clinics.

Kathryn Slattery talking to the participants at the clininc.
Camera IconKathryn Slattery talking to the participants at the clininc. Credit: Laurie Benson

Slattery retired from international hockey in late 2018 after 91 caps for Australia and 37 goals.

The Olympian ran three two-hour sessions on each day with the children ranging in age from nine to 16 and over.

Kathryn Slattery puts clinic participants through their warm up.
Camera IconKathryn Slattery puts clinic participants through their warm up. Credit: Laurie Benson

The Lower Great Southern Hockey Association thanked Slattery for making time to put more than 40 juniors through their paces.

“Her knowledge, experience and passion was evident as she inspired another generation of hockey players,” LGSHA said.

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