Hockey Wales are excited to announce the appointment of a new Elected Director.
Kate Williams has been selected by our members to join the Hockey Wales Board. Her aim is to represent and actively engage the hockey family through the engagement working group and improve communications across Wales.
Hockey is at Kate’s core. She has grown up within a hockey family and had a stick in her hand at the earliest opportunity.
This naturally progressed into taking on wider club volunteer roles and she is now Chair of Carmarthen Athletic Hockey Club, for whom she also coaches, umpires, and still manages to play for occasionally! The club has grown significantly under her leadership with lots of family engagement, a strong identity, and a sense of belonging.
Having worked in sport development for over 20 years, creating & supporting sustainable sporting communities, she has a wealth of experience that brings a real understanding of the different challenges that hockey faces across Wales.
Kate will bring a fresh perspective to the Board. She prioritises understanding the needs of the participant, whether that be player, coach, umpire, or volunteer.
Her ambition is to enable Hockey Wales to better support clubs to be environments where everybody feels welcome, where positive experiences are created, and the hockey family continues to grow.
We are excited to welcome Kate to the team and look forward to adding her expertise to the Board.