Flame Hockey Academy is based in West Sussex and was founded in August 2016 by Lead Coach and Commonwealth Silver medallist Lucy Wood.

The Academy run holiday camps, small group masterclasses and private coaching for young players across the South East of England.  We have an experienced and diverse coaching team that bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share with players of all abilities and ages.


Provide a fun but structured learning experience where young players develop new skills and gain the confidence to apply them in competitive matches.

To give players an opportunity to consolidate their skills and develop their tactical awareness in non assessed sessions.

To ensure a safe environment where boys and girls of mixed ages and abilities are able to enjoy developing their hockey skills together.

To enable young athletes to understand the importance of healthy nutrition  and fitness training in reaching their potential as a hockey player.



EVIE (Aged 14)

"My 1:1’s with Lucy have been great. The lessons are focused and fun. I gain not only new and improved skills but also lots of confidence and inspiration"

Parent of OLIVER (Aged 13)

I just wanted to say a big thank you on behalf of my son Oliver. He has really enjoyed your camps and also the guest players that come, who along with yourself, inspire him to stretch himself further. The coaching is of a very high standard and attention is given to players at both a group and personal level. Oliver comes away from the camp feeling that he has gained new skills in a fun yet structured way. Thank you again!

Parent of LILY (Aged 9):

"I can't thank you enough for your wonderful camp. I know that Lily truly enjoyed it. It looks like she may start with the Horsham Hockey Club in January now. So thank you for inspiring her."

RUBY (Age 9)


"I liked the game where we had to do so many skills when we were being timed!"

Parent of HARRY (Age 12)

"I would just like to say thank you for a great two day camp, Harry absolutely loved it and learnt a lot! We look forward to hearing about the next one!"




If you would like any further information on Academy camps, 1-2-1 coaching or guest speaking, please get in touch.

Email:    lucy.flameacademy@yahoo.com

Phone:   07804 488466



Millais School

Depot Road


West Sussex

RH13 5HR

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