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FIELD HOCKEY

GREEN HORNETS FIELD HOCKEY


We are excited and hopeful for the upcoming fall season!

SPRING 2022 EVALUATION DATES


Middies (5th & 6th grade)  - June 6th
Juniors (7th & 8th grade) - June 8th

Make up date -   June 13th


Evaluations will be held for every Middie and Junior player at Kinder Park turf fields

EVALUATIONS WILL BE IN JUNE

We ask every player come to the evaluation day in order to help assign teams based on skill levels.
The A-team will not accept players who do not participate in tryouts.

- Middie age group (5th/6th grade): June 6h from 6:00 - 8:00 at Kinder Farm Park - Turf Field
- Junior age group (7th/8th grade): June 8th  6:00 - 8:00  at Kinder Farm Park - Turf Field

June 13th will be the makeup day for anyone who is unable to make their scheduled time.

GENERAL INFO: 
 
Welcome to Field Hockey - the greatest girls sport!
Green Hornets Field Hockey participates in the Anne Arundel County Fall sports program.  Our mission is to provide a positive team experience, while teaching solid field hockey skills to our girls.  We have a wonderful group of volunteer coaches who dedicate countless hours to this sport and our organization.  Girls - play hard, have FUN! Parents - cheer loud, enjoy the games!
Sticks  down and work together!


AGE RANGE:
Sticklettes: 1st and 2nd Grade
Pee Wee: 3rd and 4th Grade
Middie: 5th and 6th Grade
Junior: 7th and 8th Grade

TEAM ASSEMBLY: 
At the Sticklettes and Pee Wee levels, teams are mainly determined by school grade level and school attended.
Thereafter, teams are typically determined by coach or parent request. 

Parents should use the Special Request section of the online registration form to request a team with a specific coach, school mates, or carpools. We do our best to accommodate all requests. 



SEASON AND KEY DATES: 
The County sets the season game schedules.

The schedules are posted on the county site: www.aacounty.org/departments/recreation-parks/recreation/sports

Games will start the end of August and end by the end of October. All games are played in Anne Arundel county- generally on school fields. Sticklettes and Pee Wees play 7 versus 7 players on half size turf fields. Pee Wees play 9 season games, usually on the weekends, although a few games may be played on weekdays. All other ages play 11 versus 11 players on full size turf fields. Middies and Juniors play 9 season games on weekdays and weekends, followed by single elimination playoffs. 

Key dates to remember:
May1st - Registration starts online at www.GreenHornets.org (Seniors directly with county at www.aacounty.org/RecParks/sports)
June 30th- Registration ends (although there is usually a waitlist after the first week of June)
Early August- Practices Start
late August - Games Start
End of October- Middie and Junior playoffs start 

EQUIPMENT NEEDED:
 Players need a stick, shin guards, colored (not clear) mouth guard, and water bottle. 
Optional - Corner Mask.



CONGRATULATIONS to one of our Junior teams for winning the County Championship last year!!

POINTS OF INTEREST

-We are always looking for volunteers to coach or help during the season. 

If you want to volunteer, complete the volunteer form at www.Greenhornets.org


FAQ

What size stick do I need?
The general guideline is the stick reaches about hip height. A 32 inch stick will work for most Pee Wees.

What if I have never played field hockey?
No worries. We welcome all new players who have a positive attitude and strong work ethic. 

Does Green Hornets Field Hockey do Evaluations?
Yes, we do hold evaluations for Middie and Junior teams to allow for teams to be assembled with similar skillsets. For levels below Middie we try to accommodate requests as best we can but please understand that not everyone can be honored. 

Where do I find game schedules and weather info?
The county makes the game schedules and decides on weather related closings for games,  see the county site: www.aacounty.org/RecParks

For practices, the Green Hornets website will be updated with field closures.  See greenhornets.org

How many players on a team?
Sticklettes and Pee Wees play 7 versus 7 players on a half size field. All other age groups play 11 versus 11.

How often are practices?
Practices are decided by coaches, but are generally held twice a week on weekday evenings. Teams in the A division may practice three times a week at the beginning of the season. Sticklettes practice one time a week.

Where are practices?
Again decided by coaches, but are generally held at Severna Park schools or Kinder Farm Park.

When/where games?
The county makes the game schedule. Games start the end of August and end in October.  Games generally on weekends. All games are generally at Anne Arundel county high school turf fields.

How many games are played a season?
Sticklettes and Pee Wees play 10 games. All other age groups play 9 games. All Middies and Juniors have playoffs following the 9 season games.

Do the Green Hornets participate in any other programs besides the county fall season?
No. Individual coaches may assemble teams to play in the county spring and summer Middie and Junior leagues and in winter indoor leagues.

Commissioner: Meredith Weber
e-mail: [email protected]
Please visit our Facebook page:  https://www.greenhornets.org/Default.aspx?tabid=843003

For all questions, comments and inquires, please send me an e-mail.

 

Contact

Greater Severna Park Athletic Association
P.O. Box 643 
Severna Park, Maryland 21146

Phone: 410-544-6706
Email: [email protected]

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