Our team involved in the summer camps are formed by the following members of staff.
Verónica Grande and Vicky Lapeyra are the founders of Hockey & Surf Camp and they are in charge of planning, coordinating and running the camp.
Verónica is the Head Coach at Getxo Stick Hockey Club and the Technical Director for the Bizkaia Hockey Federation. She is also the coordinator of Special Hockey in the region. Verónica was born in Buenos Aires and she has a large hockey experience having played at various levels for the Belgrano Athletic Club (Argentina), R.C. Jolaseta (Spain) and Universidad de Sevilla (Spain). Veronica has a passion for surf and a proven ability to develop different kind of projects to the highest standards.
As a technical director she is responsible of the hockey program and she makes sure that our young talents become better hockey players.
Vicky is an acredited hockey instructor with more than 18 years experience. She currently works as a hockey coach for junior teams at R.C. Jolaseta and promotes field hockey in the region. Vicky is a natural scorer and she carries large experience at the Spanish top league as a former player for the R.C. Jolaseta, Athlético de San Sebastian and the Sardinero Hockey Club as well as for the Spanish under 21 squad. She has a passions for surf and she counts with more than 10 years experience in competition.
As a camp manager her role is to coordinate all the team members and activities and ensure that both, staff and participants, have the most incredible experiences!
Languages are an important part of our program so all the coaches are English speakers and campers enjoy an international environment. Hockey and surf sessions are delivered in English.
HOCKEY: All the coaches are selected after a rigorous interview process and they have a solid hockey background.
SURF: All our surf coaches are acredited as professional surf instructors and .
HOCKEY & SURF CAMP AMBASSADORS
Our ambassadors are an inspiration for our young athletes and they bring a first hand approach to the elite sport. In 2016 we were proud to receive the visit of the following specialists:
Ex capitana de la selección Española y 3 veces olímpica. Experiencia en la formación de jugadores de hockey y actualmente juega en División de Honor en el Club Sardinero
Tom de Nooij
Dutch hockey player holandés Club "Mixed Hockey Club Hoevelaken" but he is currently playing the Spanish league at the RC Jolaseta club. As a coach he has very good results as indoor hockey champion in the MHCH U16 downtown district and U16 grass champion in second division MHCH in 2013.
Currently trains children from 6 to 10 years
Hockey instructor of children from 10 to 18 year old in Erskine Stewart's Melville School (Scothland)
ESMHC team captain.