About Us

Eastern Gauteng Hockey Association (EGHA)

Eastern Gauteng Hockey Association (EGHA) commonly known as Easterns Hockey promotes and administers Hockey at all levels and in all forms of the game within the borders of Ekurhuleni. The promotion of our game extends to coaching, umpiring, education and playing at grassroots club and provincial level. EGHA is a member of South African Hockey Association, Gauteng Hockey Association and the Ekurhuleni Sports Confederation. At Easterns, our motto BUILDING A BETTER EASTERNS does not just refer to our region, we believe in using the power of Hockey to build a community of People who experience the rewards of participating in Sport.


Shaune Baaitjies


Colin Douglas

Vice President

Daryl MacGillicuddy


Dolan da Silva

High Performance

Phil Hill

Rules, Technical and Education

Neil Midgley


Zeta Teixeira


-Shaune Baaitjies-

Shaune brings a variety of experience to our sport.

Shaune has been exposed at all levels of hockey from being a player at Provincial Level to Administration at the SA Executive Level.

Shaune currently serves on the SAHA Governance sub committee and is the Acting Treasurer of Ekurhuleni Sports Confederation.

-Colin Douglas-

Colin is a level 3 SAHA Coash and a SA Masters Player, he was responsible for the EGHA Coaching porfolio from 2017 – 2020 and the EGHA HP portfolio from 2017 – 2019.

Colin coached the EGHA Senior Men’s team from 2016 – 2018.

He is currently the Head of Swimming and Hockey at CBC.

-Daryl MacGillicuddy-

Daryl is the Marketing Manager of the EGHA CD Men’s team.

He is also involved in Masters Hockey and currently holds the role of manager of one of the SA teams.

-Dolan da Silva-

Dolan is extremely passionate about this game we love. This can be seen with the roles across Ekurhuleni he holds, which includes:
• Director of Hockey at Reddam House Bedfordview
• Eastern’s Boys Chair
• Head Coach Benoni 1st Team
• Eastside Mavericks coach
• Tshwane Titans Indoor coach
• Mighty Ducks Franchise owner
• Hockey Hub Academy
• 2022 Eastern’s Masters Colts Provincial Team Coach

-Phil Hill-

Phil is experienced at school, club and senior tournament level umpiring, including numerous SA Masters and FIH World Grand Masters level.  

Phil has been a member of the EGHA executive responsible for Umpires for the past 6 years and was the SAHA appointed umpire manager for the SA Ladies Country Districts tournament hosted by EGHA in 2016

-Neil Midgley-

Neil Midgley is the Chairman of the EG Masters Association and a member of the SA Masters Executive.

He is a natural relationship builder and ensures the most successful outcome in all he does.

Colin coached the EGHA Senior Men’s team from 2016 – 2018.

He is currently the Head of Swimming and Hockey at CBC.

-Zeta Teixeira -

A name synonymous with Indoor and Coaching, she also served on the EGHA committee for more than 2 decades in varying roles, including in the capacity of President.

 Zeta is currently responsible for Schools Hockey in Ekurhuleni known as Easterns Schools.