News & EventsLatest NewsCalendar
K Sports Hockey Club Announces Major Partnership with Keir Starley

K Sports Hockey Club Announces Major Partnership with Keir Starley

Matthew Sharp31 May - 10:40
Share via

Renowned Coach to Lead Club's Program and Help Drive Club Development

K Sports Hockey Club is thrilled to announce a comprehensive partnership with Keir Starley, one of the most respected and accomplished coaches in the game. Beginning with the 2024/25 season, Starley will take over as Manager and Head Coach of the club's Men's 1st Team.

In addition to his on-field leadership role, Starley has been appointed to spearhead coaching development initiatives across K Sports Hockey Club's entire program. He will deliver bespoke coaching, design an innovative coaching curriculum, and provide expert consultation on the club's overall development strategy.

"We are beyond excited to welcome Keir Starley into the K Sports family," said Club Chair Matt Sharp. "His proven ability to elevate teams, combined with his passion for holistic club growth, make him the perfect fit. This partnership represents a significant investment in our future."

Starley brings over 15 years of elite coaching experience to K Sports HC. He has led teams to numerous titles and his players have earned selection to international squads and the professional ranks. His coaching philosophies emphasize an attacking, free-flowing style of play built on technical excellence and intelligent decision-making.

"I'm thrilled by the opportunity to join such an ambitious club," said Starley. "K Sports has all the right foundations in place to become a dominant force. My mission is to instil a winning mentality, implement world-class coaching programs at every level, and ultimately transform K Sports into a model club for sustained excellence."

As the Men's 1st Team Manager and Head Coach, Starley will implement his attacking game model and push the team's established core of talent to new heights. His oversight of the club's comprehensive coaching curriculum will ensure consistent development pathways for players from the youth ranks through to the elite levels.

The 2024/25 season promises to be a landmark one for K Sports Hockey Club as the Keir Starley era begins. Members, supporters, and the entire hockey community can expect to see the club's upward trajectory accelerate rapidly under his esteemed leadership.

Further reading