Tuesday, February 8th, 2005

Welcome to Field Hockey West, a Regional Chapter of USFHA. This site is dedicated to the promotion of field hockey in Western United States and Canada. We aim to build a stronger community by offering resources to our member and associated players, clubs, teams and organizations.

Regional News

005 Cactus Classic
Arizona Tournament Information
January 23 & 24, 2005 Phoenix

2005 Southern Arizona Tournament
Tournament Info and Registration
March 5-6, 2005 Tuscon, AZ
2004 Field Hockey West Tournament
Field Hockey West Tournament Results

NEW: Regional Umpiring Information
What is a rating and how do I get one?
A rating is one indication of an umpire’s current level of proficiency. A rating is intended to be an active rating for umpires who are working games. All umpires, no matter what their current rating, must continually seek to improve their skills, be current with rule interpretations, and be both mentally and physically fit.

Cougars capture Edison 7-on-7 championship
The Camarillo Cougars under-19 girls’ team went undefeated in winning the Edison High seven-on-seven tournament in Huntington Beach. more>>


by Ralf Heuser

Some of you may remember my name as I ran unsuccessfully for the position of USFHA Director of Sport Development. Today, I want to inform you about an exciting concept to grow the sport of field hockey.

As you all know the YMCA is committed to building strong kids, strong families, and strong communities. In view of the recent epidemic of overweight and under-active children, the YMCA believes that engaging as many young people as possible in heretofore undiscovered sports activities like Field Hockey is the best way to overcome this growing health risk. It is also a great vehicle for teaching kids positive values and sportmanship and helping build their self-esteem.
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National Notes

USA Seeking Head Coach for Men’s U-20 Team
The U.S. Field Hockey Association, the National Governing Body for the sport of field hockey in the United States, seeks a motivated Men’s U-20 National Team Coach.
More Information

New Article
What Coaches Can Learn From Great Managers: “Breaking all the rules in selecting and coaching your athletes”
by Kirsten Peterson, Ph.D., USOC Sport Psychologist

Coaches occupy multiple roles in children’s lives as sport participants. Coaches must be excellent instructors so that youth learn and improve skills, increase knowledge of strategies and tactics, and achieve their goals. more>>>

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