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NIKKI ALEXANDER-LLOYD CONFIRMED AS THE NEW MEN'S 1XI COACH

By Jade Bloomfield

Blackheath & Elthamians delight in welcoming Scotland international Alexander-Lloyd to the Meadow

As the European Hockey Federation launches their #EquallyAmazing campaign, Blackheath & Elthamians Hockey Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Nikki Alexander-Lloyd as the new Head Coach for the Men's 1XI squad for the 2019/20 season and beyond.

Nikki Alexander-Lloyd brings over 8 years and 130 caps of international experience with Scotland, playing at the highest level, including the 2015 European Championship and the 2014 & 2018 Commonwealth Games. Alexander-Lloyd has been playing her club hockey for Wimbledon HC in the English National League where she Captained her side for the last 2 years. Previously playing at Canterbury, Sevenoaks and Bromley & Beckenham.

"We’re very excited that Nikki [Alexander-Lloyd] is joining Blackheath [& Elthamians] as Head Coach,” said Matt Wilde, club Chairman. “We know she is going to take the club in a new direction and push towards our long term goals. Nikki is a proven winner and I know she will be an excellent role model and coach for the club.”

Alexander-Lloyd joined former GB Captain, Dan Fox and his programme of elite 1:1 in 2018, as well as being a fundamental member of the Hockey for Heroes squads.

Updated 17:33 - 20 Jun 2019 by Jade Bloomfield

Where next?

Junior section begins hunt for new coaches Blackheath and Elthamians Hockey Club is on the hunt for new junior coaches to help take the club to a new level. Please spread the word.
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Ladies Summer East London B
Friendly 20:30
Thu 18 Jul
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Ladies Summer Gravesend
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Mens 1st XI East London A
League 19:15
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Ladies Summer London Royals
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Mens 2nd XI East London B
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Mixed Bandits Kings Allyns
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