Gareth Terrett
Gareth Terrett
Phone: 209-946-7304
Email: gterrett@pacific.edu
Year: 1st season
Position: Assistant Coach

Terrett joined the field hockey staff as an assistant coach in the summer of 2017, holding a level 3 credential for hockey coaching.

The East Midlands native brings a plethora of knowledge and expertise to the coaching staff with over 20 years of experience with the sport.  Terrett began his coaching career in 1996 running his own coaching company to schools and clubs including Stowe School, Wellingborough School, Milton Keynes HC, Long Buckby HC and as Milton Keynes Development officer.  In 1998, he played and coached Western Districts HC in the Premier Auckland League and served as a skills coach for the New Zealand senior international squad.

Terrett worked as an England Hockey coach with over 20 years working at the county level for both boys and girls, along with coaching at the England Junior development camp.  He was also the Head of Hockey at Oundle School, where he developed the program for both boys and girls. Under his watch, the school has gone from 26 teams across both genders to 60 teams and the girls are now ranked in the top 10 1st XI teams in the country and the club as a whole is in the top five in Britain.  

While at the Oundle School, he managed over 60 staff members, taking on 12 sports across the academic year as Head of Boys Games and taught physical education.

Terrett also spent time coaching the Wales U18 Girls and Boys, where he led the squad to multiple bronze medals.

As a player, Terrett won twenty-five caps for Wales and represented them at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.  He also competed with Cannock HC, St Albans HC, Old Loughtions HC and Peterborough HC throughout his stellar career collecting multiple Premier League and National Cup titles.

Terrett is a graduate of the University of Wolverhampton, where he earned a degree in Sports Science and he attended Cambridge University, where he completed the graduate teaching program.