Clydesdale Hockey Club
Clydesdale Hockey Club have been one of the premier hockey clubs in Glasgow for many years. In recent years, the team has been a regular fixture in National League Division One. The aim is to be competitive and help the players realise their potential.
For the 2017-18 season, Clydesdale will run five teams. The 1st XI play in National League Division One, 2nd XI in Regional League and three teams play in the local West District Leagues.
For indoor, the club has teams in National League Division 1, Regional League and in the local District League.
Callum McLeod will coach the Men in 2017-18. Former internationalist Callum was an influential member of the Western Wildcats team that won the league in the early 2000s. He has experience of coaching hockey in Canada and was Scottish Hockey Performance Director until 2015. He brings a depth of knowledge of the game and current coaching philosophies. Callum will be supported by Stuart Banford. Stuart was a member of the successful Kelburne team of the 1990s and has recently returned to coaching after have a break from playing. Stuart was was an accomplished defender in his day and was recognised at Great Britain U23 level.
Clydesdale’s juniors have been consistently producing age group players for the National squads. The following are currently involved in Scotland’s respective youth squads:
U18s: Alasdair Richmond, Struan Walker, David Nairn
U16s: Ben Galloway