Field Hockey

Program Overview

Elite Travel Teams

Our mission is to provide year-round field hockey training for the beginner to the college bound athlete.  Ballyhoo Field Hockey is the training ground for the York area’s most talented field hockey players.  Our club stresses field hockey fundamentals, situational play, individual skill development and team play as well as provides high level training for those who intend on pursuing a collegiate field hockey career. Our program runs from November through May. We compete in both indoor and outdoor regional and national qualifying tournaments.  Players participating in the full season program will attend 7 indoor, and 3 outdoor tournaments, as well as spring showcases and clinics.

We field competitive travel programs in the following age groups:  U10, U12, U14, U16, U19.  Male players are encouraged to participate at every level.

2019-2020 Field Hockey Tryouts

Ballyhoo Field Hockey is looking to fill open spots in our competitive travel program.  We have openings in our U12, U14, U16, and U19 age groups as well as our newly created U10 division.

Tryouts are scheduled for the following:

  • August 25th from 2:00PM – 6:00PM
  • September 8th from 2:00PM – 6:00PM

Cost to tryout is $25.

Age group is determined by your daughter’s age as of December 31, 2019

Register for Tryouts Here

Program Benefits

  • Winter and Spring competitive travel tournaments
  • Experienced, professional coaches
  • Player Insurance through USA Field Hockey
  • College recruiting assistance
  • Facilities and equipment
  • Sports performance program
  • Indoor Turf and sport court play days
  • Team USA member clinics
  • Reversible pinnie
  • Spirit Wear website

Fees

The full season fee is $1,695. This includes 7 indoor tournaments (may include NIT Qualifier) and 3 outdoor tournaments.  Fundraisers/payment options available.  The fee is non-refundable.

 

U10/U12 program (non-refundable full season Nov – May)

The full season fee is $750 and includes 2 indoor tournaments and 1 spring outdoor tournament.

This program is designed to develop their field hockey skills, introduce them to game strategies and experience tournament settings.  Whether you’ve played before or are just starting out, our mission is to reach all developmental goals they have for the sport.  This group will practice 1 time per week (90 min) from November through May.  Regardless of experience, our mission is to provide the necessary coaching to give each player a solid foundation.

If you have any questions please contact Program Director Dave Marsh at Dave.marsh@hhgr.com or (717) 324-6507.

Tournaments

The staff of Ballyhoo Sports Academy reserves the rights to approve all team tournaments.  This is to ensure that teams are playing in the proper tournaments for the benefit of the players.

Insurance/Sanctioning Body

Each Ballyhoo Academy Field Hockey player must also join USA field hockey and will be covered by USA field hockey insurance.

Indoor Facilities and Practices

Player Selection and Team Assignment

We assign players based on skill, performance, attitude and attendance. Our goal is to develop individual skills within the context of the team so that each player is prepared to play at the appropriate level in the program as well as preparing you to play at the collegiate level. A player’s attitude toward the club, coaches, and their teammates is regarded highly in our selection and retention process.

Spirit Wear

Ballyhoo Sports Academy maintains a constant spirit wear store online, available to all participants and families.

Player Selection and Team Assignment

We select players based on skill, performance, attitude and attendance. Our goal is to develop individual skills within the context of the team so that each player is prepared to play at the appropriate level in the program as well as preparing you to play at the collegiate level. A player’s attitude toward the club, coaches and their teammates is regarded highly in our selection and retention process.

Our club is in good standing with USA Field Hockey thus all players will be covered by insurance once they are a member of USA Field Hockey.