Hockey has been played at Dean Close for over 100 years. In that time the School has produced Olympic Gold medalists, national winners and national players.

Our outstanding success on the hockey field in the last academic year confirms our reputation as one of the top Schools for hockey in the country.

Boys' Hockey
U11A, U11B and U13A Severnside Champions
U11 & U13 County Champions
U11 West Champions
U11 South West IAPS Runners-up
U11 2nd in IAPS National Finals
U13 IAPS Midlands Champions
U13 West of England Champions
U13 National Runners-up

 Girls' Hockey
U13A, U13B & U10 Severnside Champions
U13 Midlands Region IAPS Champions; 4th in the National Finals
U13 England Hockey Gloucestershire Champions
U13 England Hockey West Region Champions; 4th in National Finals
U10 Cheltenham College Tournament Winners


Professional coach Gary Tredgett, who played to National league level, heads the coaching staff and is joined by Angie Pearce (England Hockey Development Officer) and Liam Brignull (an old Deacanian, who is currently in Great Britain U21s). Gary is supported in coaching the 1st XI boys’ and girls’ teams by Jon Harris and Emma Bailey, who is the Head of Girls' games. He and Angie also support all the other coaches and teams.

Girls' Teams

  • Under 13s - 1st XI, 2nd XI, 3rd XI, 4th XI & 5th VII
  • Under 11s
  • Under 10s
  • Under 9s
  • Under 8s

Boys' Teams

  • Under 13s - 1st XI, 2nd XI, 3rd XI, 4th XI & 5th XI
  • Under 11 - A, B, C
  • Under 10 - A, B, C
  • Under 9s 7-aside - A & B
  • Under 8s