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Alex Pendle selected in 2024 Great Britain Elite Development Programme (EDP) Squad

By Lucas Ball

Congratulations to Alex Pendle who has been selected in the Great Britain Elite Development Programme (EDP) squad for 2024.

Pendle, 22, joined Holcombe in the summer from Loughborough Students and has scored seven goals in 11 Premier Division matches as well as one in four Super 6s Premier Division matches.

Pendle is one of thirty-three men to have been selected for the programme which will continue to run as a combined Great Britain and England under-21 offering.

M1s’ player-coach Barry Middleton is also an Assistant Coach for the EDP.

Full squad:

Max Anderson University of Nottingham England 
Tommy Austin Kelburne Hockey Club Scotland 
Yuvraj Bhuhi (GK) Loughborough Students England 
James Carleton (GK) University of Exeter England 
Alex Chihota Loughborough Students England 
Henry Croft Beeston Hockey Club England 
Ali Douglas Southgate Hockey Club Scotland 
Calum Douglas (GK) The University of Edinburgh Scotland 
Jacob Edwards Team Bath Buccaneers / Lady Katharine’s Berkeley School England 
Ben Fox Wimbledon Hockey Club England 
Daniel Garlick (GK) Sheffield Hockey Club / Sheffield Hallam University England 
Nathan Gladman University of Exeter England 
Ted Graves Bowdon Hockey Club England 
Matthew Hughson Durham University England 
Ollie Lander University of Nottingham England 
Harry Markham University of Exeter England 
Tom Moorhouse Loughborough Students England 
Monty Neave Reading Hockey Club England 
Fred Newbold Club an der Alster Wales
Jacob Payton University of Exeter England 
Alex Pendle Holcombe Hockey Club England 
Rory Penrose Loughborough Students England 
Cole Pidcock Loughborough Students England 
Paddy Rose Loughborough Students England 
Ellis Robson Loughborough Students England 
Tom Spreckley Loughborough Students England 
Harry Stone University of Nottingham England 
Jonny Sturch Hibbitt University of Exeter England 
Owen Sutton Beeston Hockey Club Wales
Jamie Taylor University of Exeter England 
Felix Tully Loughborough Students England 
Jack Webb Loughborough Students England 
Lewis Wilcher University of Exeter England 
Harvey Edwards University of Birmingham England 
Michael Royden Turner Oxted Hockey Club England 
Ollie Bennett Oxted Hockey Club / Whitgift School England 
Sammy Dowds Guildford Hockey Club / Cranleigh School England 
Ollie Rundle University of Nottingham England 
Jon Bleby  Head Coach   
Barry Middleton  Assistant Coach  
Jerome Goudie  Assistant Coach  
Ali McGregor  Goalkeeper Coach  
Laura Hanna Physiotherapist   
Paul Gannon / Alistair Younger Team Managers   
Ellen Davies S&C Coach 
Peter Mulford Performance Analyst 
Louise Gubb Nutritionist
Adam Bracey Performance Psychologist 
Dr. Nicky Osborne Doctor 

More details, including the women’s 2024 EDP squad, are available here and here.

Image: Martin Waight