HOCKEY MAHARASHTRA is the recognized body to manage, control and administer the game of Hockey in the State. It is a permanent member unit of Hockey India and affiliated to the Maharashtra Olympic Association. Hockey Maharashtra has 3 players in the current Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team and 1 player in the probable for Olympics for Senior Indian Men’s team.

Hockey Maharashtra has an experience of hosting a total of five (5) national championships in the past. These national championships have been across age groups and conducted with the highest standard of professionalism resulting in superior performance of players and selection for the Indian National team.


HOCKEY MAHARASHTRA is devoted to fostering and providing a high-quality hockey environment all across Maharashtra State in order to give all the players, coaches, referees and managers every opportunity to enjoy the game of hockey and to help them achieve their maximum potential as participants in this sport, while at all times promoting a sense of fair play.


To promote hockey as the ultimate sports activity all across Maharashtra State and provide the required support, technical knowhow, services and opportunities for our volunteers, players, coaches, referees and managers to enjoy, have fun and thrive in this beautiful sport.

Our Future Plans

  • Promotion of Hockey in maximum schools of Maharashtra which has come to a standstill due to the pandemic by providing coaches to schools

  • Starting an academy for Hockey in 6 districts of Maharashtra starting with Pune to groom the young Hockey players keeping in view the 2028 and 2032 Olympics as a target.

  • Organizing Hockey Maharashtra State Championships in all categories as per the guidelines laid down by Hockey India in association with the State Government.

  • The Sub-Junior and Junior category will be organized on division wise so that the players will get an opportunity to play more matches and new talent can be identified and nurtured.

  • The senior groups will be held on league basis with all the 36 districts coming together in 8 groups.

  • We also plan to organize regular camps for those Shortlisted players so they practice the whole year round.

  • Hosting the 11th Hockey India Senior Men National Championships, Pune 2021 in May 2021.