Meet The Committee

Emma Gillett

AKA “The Gaffa”

Emma became chair at the club at the beginning of 2018. She is committed to ensuring our club values are observed and displayed at every level, from Juniors upwards, both on and off the pitch. Emma is passionate about hockey and is a massive advocate of the role a club like ours plays in the community. 

A training consultant with her own business, who looks to use these knowledge and skills to manage the running of the club. 
She has been involved with the club since it was founded in 2013 and is also our Ladies 1st team captain.

Tony Brennan

Men’s Club Captain 

AKA “Mr Wootton Wanderers”

After passing the baton to Emma, Tony has taken on a new role this season as Men’s club Captain, he oversees the smooth running of the men’s section of the club and is the go-to guy for any on or off the pitch issues that the male members of the club may have.

Louise Townsend

Ladies Club Captain

We are excited to introduce Lou to her new role as Ladies club Captain this season. A friendly and understanding ear for all our lady members and a great advocate for the club. Recently announcing her retirement from playing hockey due to injury, Lou will be more involved in coaching and supporting all our Ladies teams.

Sally Knights

Treasurer & Fundraising Secretary

Sally is in her second year as club Treasurer and she’s also the Club Secretary which is a pivotal role within the club. Sally is the Boss lady of our Ladies section sponsor, with her great organisational skills, business acumen and as a trusted & respected local business owner, she is the perfect fit for both roles.

Sarah Birch

Welfare Manager

Sarah is a long- standing club member who has been involved with the club since it was founded in 2013 and has witnessed the evolvement of WWHC from a fledgling club to what it is today.  Sarah’s in charge of making sure that all our Junior coaching staff have the correct qualifications and security checks in place and that the wellbeing of our members young & old is preserved.  Sarah is also our ladies 3’s captain and part of the Junior coaching team. There’s not a lot Sarah doesn’t do!

Chloe Weir

Communications Manager

Chloe ensures that all important club information is communicated to our members and that club events & socials are promoted on social media platforms. Chloe is also our ladies 2’s captain.

James Knibb

Junior Co-ordinator

Taking over this season from Emma Brennan, James is in-charge of all things concerning the junior section of the club. James & Emma can be seen on a Saturday morning putting the kids through their paces and teaching our future players new skills and how to build trust and friendship through teamwork. James is also the Men’s 1’s Captain.

John Easton

Membership & Kit secretary

John ensures that all our members details are up to date and all personal information is handled responsibly & within GDPR legislation. He’ll be the one chasing you if your annual subs haven’t been paid.  If you need a new shirt or socks, John is the man to see! 

Nick Crawford

Web Manager

Nick is serving his second year on the committee and (please be kind) the guy responsible for creating this new website. A marketing professional by day as Owner of Twist Consultancy, we are very lucky to have him on board. Nicks wife Rachel is a regular Ladies 1’s player.

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