EHB Clubs First

Teign Hockey Club are proud to announce that they have achieved ‘Clubs First’ accreditation with the England Hockey Board!

What is Clubsfirst?

ClubsFirst is England Hockey Board’s accreditation scheme for clubs. It is a national recognition of clubs can demonstrate that they are working towards minimum operating standards. All clubs achieving ClubsFirst also achieve the Sport England Clubmark accreditation, a nationally recognised award for sports clubs.

 Why do ClubsFirst?

Clubs achieving the ClubsFirst award are recognised as working towards providing a Safe, Effective and Child Friendly hockey environment. They also receive the CLUBMARK award. County Sports Partnerships and funding agencies are increasingly recognising these clubs and choosing to work with them as a priority. There are also a range of benefits, priority bookings and other services available to ClubsFirst clubs.

ClubsFirst is England Hockey Board’s club accreditation scheme.  It is the ”kite mark” for clubs that can demonstrate that they are working towards minimum operating standards (MOS).  ClubsFirst is aligned with the Sport England Clubmark accreditation, recognised nationally by NGBs, local government, education and the sporting industry. In its simplest terms, the process will ensure that the club has a “safe effective and child friendly” club environment.