Field Hockey

Women only

In North America, when you talk about hockey, people assume you mean ice hockey. While a global sport, field hockey is played primarily in certain regions in the US – mainly New England and the Mid-Atlantic states. There is limited competition on the West Coast and Midwest but the sport is growing in popularity throughout the country.

Field hockey can be played at more than 300 colleges and universities, but is open to female players only. There are many opportunities to find a team to suit your skills and level, from top level high schools to Division 1, 2, or 3 collegiate teams.

Field hockey study abroad

Field hockey at high school level is played mainly via school teams, offering both Junior Varsity and Varsity opportunities. However, there are a growing number of external clubs, offering everything from recreational play to targeted college-level practice, especially on the East Coast.

Field hockey is a fall sport and the high school/college competition season is short and intense, beginning at the end of August and lasting until the middle of November.

College-level field hockey is only played at 4-year colleges and universities and is governed by the NCAA. In the US there are 280 college varsity women’s field hockey teams.


Cato Geusgens- Field Hockey

#Congrats to our student-athlete Cato Geusgens from the Netherlands who will continue studying and playing field hockey in the USA as of Fall 2023.

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Isa Marie Scheele – Field Hockey

#Congrats to our student-athlete Isa Marie Scheele from the Netherlands who will be studying and playing field hockey at in the USA as of Fall 2023.

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Combineer studie met coaching in de VS

Heb jij (m/v) coachervaring bij jouw sportclub? Combineer die ervaring dan met studie in de VS!

Lijkt het je leuk om tijdens je studie als assistent coach of teammanager te werken? Dan kun je in Amerika hiermee een deel van je studie betalen en je cv verrijken.

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Sanna Kalsbeek – Field Hockey

#Congrats to our student-athlete Sanna Kalsbeek from the Netherlands who will be studying and playing field hockey at in the USA as of Fall 2023.

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Placements – Field Hockey

Marenthe Hofstede

Wilbraham & Monson Academy, 2020

Eveline Zwager

James Madison University, 2019

Isabel Terwindt

American University, 2012

Eline de Wit

Manhattanville College, 2020

Philine Smits

Dickinson College, 2021

Julia Smits

Harvard University, 2019

Bibi Donraadt

University of Maryland, 2018

Marjolein Defauwes

University of Massachusetts in Amherst, 2018

Floor Jansen

Ohio Wesleyan University, 2019

Lena Stiebing

Davidson College, 2019

Eveline Bussemaker

Pace University, 2018

Melanie Strik

College of William and Mary, 2017

Tessa Verweijen

University of Delaware, 2018

Dominique van Slooten

University of Virginia, 2016

Tessel Huibregtsen

Harvard University, 2017

Laurien Vink

University of Delaware, 2018

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For our clients in the Tailored Program we offer the unique service of our field hockey mentoring program

The program entails:

  • Giving feedback on your footage
  • Discussing the different pathways to reach your ultimate goals
  • Informing you about what matters most to coaches
  • Building character / pitching yourself to coaches
  • Teaching you how to build up a relationship and trust with coaches
  • Preparing you for an interview with coaches
  • Setting up your personal sport development program
  • Deciding on the final choice of an athletic program based on your goals