Gordon keen on new role

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The Lower Great Southern Hockey Association has announced the appointment of Dinah Gordon as its new development officer.

Gordon, from Esperance, brings a plethora of hockey experience into the role, having coached and umpired the sport across Australia.

After growing up in Esperance, Gordon has spent the past 15 years in Victoria and is excited to be in Albany.

“I’m loving the lifestyle and the people,” she said.

“It is such a privilege to go out to our local schools and teach the children hockey skills clinics.

“It is my aim to increase participation in local hockey and I want to see more children getting involved in hockey from a young age.”

LGSHA began its HookIn2Hockey program this week.

The eight-week program focuses on developing basic skills in junior players, according to Gordon.

“HookIn2Hockey is a wonderful program aimed at children from pre-primary through to Year 2 and shows them the fundamental skills needed to play hockey,” she said.

“Children get to participate in a safe environment and have plenty of fun also.” Gordon said late registrations could be made by either calling 0429 130 953 or emailing do@lgshockey.asn.au.

Meanwhile, LGSHA won the Smarter Than Smoking WA Club Championship A-grade girls’ title for the second straight year last month.

The Years 11-12 team drew their first fixture before winning the rest of their games to progress through to the grand final and claim the title.

They played Raiders in the final and drew 0-0, winning overall because of their superior percentage.

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