Lead the Way 2023-25 is live!

Applications are open from Monday 2nd October and close on Sunday 29th October at 5pm. Find out below how you can get involved:


Lead the Way is aimed at ambitious people in the hockey community. Whether you are finding your place within a club or are already in a volunteering role, then Lead the Way can educate and empower you to achieve your potential. The programme is targeted at individuals 18 and over.  

Lead the Way is for you if: 

  • You are keen to learn, develop personal skills and you’re reliable. 
  • You are willing to engage in leadership sessions and share ideas with a group of like-minded people. 
  • You are up for a challenge and eager to lead change in your club, district or beyond! 
  • You are willing to utilise your new skills to deliver hockey projects in Scotland. 


To apply, please create a short video based around the following question: 

Scottish Hockey encompasses these values: COMMUNITY – INTEGRITY – CHALLENGE – AMBITION – RESPECT – STRENGTH 

Tell us how you show and possess any of these values and what they mean to you in hockey? 

Your video should be no longer than 90 seconds. Feel free to be creative and show off your personality! Previous candidates have used images and background music in their videos.

Upload your video to YouTube (save as unlisted) then insert the link into the application form or email to [email protected]. Please keep your video active until the selection process is complete. 


Complete the online application form in full. Click here to submit your application. 

If there are any additional support measures or reasonable adjustments, we can put in place to support your completion of this application, please contact Mekala on [email protected] 

The programme 18-month programme costs £75 which covers access to all workshops, online content, bespoke Scottish Hockey mentor support and a Lead the Way branded polo-shirt. The fee can be paid by the individual or the club/district. Accredited clubs receive 50% discount off one place on Lead the Way. 

If you are interested in applying but would like to find out more, Scottish Hockey are hosting an open information on Zoom on Thursday 12th October at 7pm. Register for the open session here.