GVAA Field Hockey

Our Goal:
To coach players at every skill level of Field Hockey and encourage great teamwork, good sportsmanship and a passion for the game.

Our Philosophy:
1. To teach the fundamentals of Field Hockey.
2. For our athletes to be competitive, but also have fun and build lasting friendships!
3. To create an atmosphere of team unity and community pride across the program.

Contact our Field Hockey Commissioner Melinda Griffee at gvaalionsfieldhockey@gmail.com


GVAA Field Hockey – Winter Indoor League 2022-2023

GVAA field hockey will be offering a winter indoor program for Winter 2022-2023 in coordination with Howard County Recreation and Parks (HCRP) field hockey league. This is a great opportunity for middle school players to continue playing field hockey throughout the winter months.

Join us in this fast-paced league! Play on regulation-size courts with an optimal, indoor playing surface. Compete in two 25-minute, 6 vs. 6 games per night.

Player Requirements
- Open to all middle school players currently in 6th, 7th or 8th grades
- Indoor stick, mouth guard, and shin guards required. Outdoor sticks not permitted.

Season Dates
- Practices will be held in Walkersville once per week beginning December 2, 2022.
- Games are on Sunday afternoons/evenings.
- Games run December 11, 2022 - March 5, 2023
(no games 12/25, 1/1, 1/8, 2/12 and 2/19)
- Registration deadline: October 31, 2022  **EXTENDED until 11/15/22 or until team fills (whichever comes first)

Game Location
Meadowbrook Athletic Complex
5001 Meadowbrook Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Registration Fee:  $150

- Provided league t-shirt (included in registration fee)
- Solid black athletic shorts (must provide your own)
- Gold shin guard sleeves (available for purchase from team if needed - $10)

Equipment Required
- Indoor field hockey stick (outdoor sticks may not be used)
- Shin guards
- Mouth guard
- Tennis shoes or Court shoes
- No goggles are required for indoor field hockey
- Corner face masks are optional

Max Roster Size (established by league)
- Because we play 6 vs. 6 games, each team is limited to 14 players max

Please email GVAA field hockey commissioner, Melinda Griffee, with any questions, at gvaalionsfieldhockey@gmail.com


2022 FALL Registration Now CLOSED.
Please check back this winter for Spring Clinic Information!