Meet The Coaches 

HCKP has a uniquely holistic approach to hockey coaching, offering a strong group of extremely talented hockey coaches as well access to alternative ways to improve the body & mind.  It’s not just about hockey for us - we care deeply about young athlete development.




Duncan Parnis


England Hockey Level 3 Coach (October 2009)

Sports Coach UK “Young Coach of the Year” 2008

EH Advance Coach Programme 2019-2021

Coached Sevenoaks Men to promotion to National Premier League for first time in their history 2016-17.  

England Mixed Coach 2012, 2013 & 2019.
Coached 5 Club Junior teams to National Championships and 1 School National Championship.  

Various Junior National Indoor Championships plus National Finalists & Regional titles.

Created various outreach programmes in the community helping children of all abilities to realise their hockey potential. Duncan is proud to have introduced hundreds of children to the sport for the first time.

Playing career across St Albans, Hampstead & Westminster, Sevenoaks, Holcombe, Wycombe & Doncaster.

Ruth Bingham 

England Level 2 Coach

Ruth is an experienced School Teacher and Safeguarding Officer.

Coached Croydon High to Surrey School Champions.  

Coached St Michael’s to 5th place at National IAPS.
Assistant Coach for Sevenoaks U12s National Champions 2017.  Assistant Coach Weald of Kent Grammar School, U13 National Champions 2019
Assistant Coach Sevenoaks U16s National Indoor Champions 2019.

Playing Career across Brighton & Hove, Wimbledon & Sevenoaks.  4 Gold BUSA medals with Loughborough University.  Kent Over 40s team & 3 National Vets titles.

Adam Ward

England Hockey Level 2 Coach

MA Sports Coaching Pedagogy(Roehampton)  

MA Education Policy & International Education(Kings College)

Head Coach also for Addiscombe Hockey Club (Mens & Ladies 1sts).
Head Coach at Surrey HA Development Centre & Head Coach of Surrey U15s Girls Panthers.
Coach to National U12 Champions 2019 with Sevenoaks & unbeaten season for Surrey U15s 2018/19.

Adam is head of PE at Warlingham School and a Lecturer @ Roehampton University.

Playing Career across various clubs including Sevenoaks, Gravesham and Wellcome Hockey Club.

Alternative Coaching


HCKP are pleased to partner with local company Yogadoes.  Yogadoes offers tailor made yoga classes for our HCKP Junior members throughout the season.  Working on breathing techniques, balance, flexibility, concentration, mindfulness and well-being.  Part of HCKPs holistic approach to coaching.


Strength and Conditioning

HCKP are pleased to partner with experienced Personal Trainer Sarah Croll.  Sarah offers members exclusive sessions during the season focusing on strength, conditioning , core and flexibility.  HCKP believes in the importance of this to mitigate the risk of injury and help young bodies deal with demands of sport.

Osteopathy and Physiotherapy

HCKP are pleased to partner with Springbank Clinic in Sevenoaks. Springbank Clinic offers HCKP members services including Physiotherapy and Osteopathy.  




Watch this space!!!  There’s more to come for HCKP’s holistic coaching approach!

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