Year 10 Ashlyn is through to the next stage of the England Hockey NAG trials.
Following the England Hockey trials for the NAG selection during the half term, we are delighted to inform you Ash has been selected to progress to the next phase training programme for NAG (National Age Group). Selection to the NAGS is the highest honour obtainable for a junior hockey player.
Ash has attended a number of training camps at the Wakefield England Hockey Performance Centre where players are exposed to professional advice on topics including anti-doping, nutrition, strength and conditioning, injury management and psychology.
There were over 700 nominated players on trials in October. Approximately 25 players per age group and gender were taken forward to the next phase of assessment where they will be joined by the players from the England National Age Group (NAG) squads.
Ash is over the moon. She said, ''I'm so pleased to be selected. It has been a really enjoyable experience and I'm looking forward to the next trial.''
Head of PE, Miss Davis said, ''I'm thrilled for Ash. She works very hard and is totally committed to the game. She is a true inspiration and thoroughly deserves this fantastic opportinity. I look forward to seeing how she progresses through the next stage.''