MISSION STATEMENTTo provide a progressive field hockey program in a challenging environment where girls and young women from the ages of 8 through 18 can train and develop to be the best players they can be. To give each player the skills, tactical un
Indoor field hockey sticks are much lighter and thinner than outdoor sticks. Players are encouraged to purchase indoor sticks, however they may use outdoor sticks. For indoor use at this level either wooden or composite sticks are fine.
Outdoor sticks are normal sticks and are used during the regular season.
Many players choose to wear indoor padded gloves on either one hand (usually left) or both. Because you play indoor a lot lower, the glove protects the hands from getting hit with the ball or another stick. Gloves are suggested but not required for play.
Sneakers are fine for indoor space. Turf shoes are used for the outdoor season.
Indoor protective masks are used by defenders on all defensive corners. Masks will be provided by Rye Field Hockey Academy. There will be a mandatory usage of masks by all players for this season.
Mouth guards are required at all practices and games.