Performance Academy

In a nutshell: Parents have been asking us for years to make something a step up from our development league. A bit more serious, a bit more competitive, but NOT the commitment of a club. Performance Academy was born.

Spring Performance Academy NOW OPEN! Apply here or read the details below for more information.

DSC_0014.JPG

What: Performance Academy intends to push your hockey IQ. We place you in a groups based on skill and field hockey IQ to work on tactical team concepts as well as improving your technical play.

How to Apply: Performance Academy is on an application basis, one you apply and we receive a recommendation from your coach we are able to make a decision to accept you.

Requirements:

  • Age and Experience: Athletes (6th-12th Grade) need to be serious about improving, have at least 1 season of team experience - this means more than just our development sessions, players must have in game experiences playing official rules.

  • Commitment: We ask those interested in performance academy be able to commit to all but 1 practice. Those who do not adhere to this commitment will be unable to enroll in performance academy for the next session.

  • References and recommendations: Although we do not have tryouts, we ask for a coach reference at registration to confirm ability. Once your coach confirms the athletes attitude, willingness to learn, current level, and drive, we will enroll and charge you for the season. Athletes need to be serious about improving, have at least 1 season of team experience. A limit to 2 teams per session, 15 athletes per team for each date.


Spring Performance

SUNDAY

Led by: Regan McLaughlin, Madeira School, Varsity Coach

Where: Madeira School, McLean, VA
8328 Georgetown Pike,
McLean, VA 22102

When: Sundays 1:00 - 3:00 PM. 2 hour sessions made up of technical and tactical instruction, scrimmages + Play Beyond the Game Mental Performance Development.

Dates: March 24 - May 26th. Off Easter Sunday.

March: 24, 31
April: 7, 14, 28
May: 5, 12, 19

Play Day Tournament: June 2 Play Day at The Madeira School.

Cost: $320 upon acceptance

APPLY NOW No Fees for applying. Charges occur upon acceptance.


Winter Performance (now closed)

SUNDAY

Led by: Derek Ryan, Heritage High School Varsity Coach

Where: Play to Win Athletic Facility, Ashburn, VA.

Dates: 

  • Session 1: December 2nd - January 13th

    • December: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
      January: 6, 13

  • Session 2: January 20 - March 10

    • January: 20, 27
      February: 10, 17, 23*,
      March: 3, 10

February 23* Please note this is a Saturday

When: Sundays 9 AM-12 PM 2 hours of instruction + Play Beyond the Game Mental Performance Development. 11-12 scrimmages.

Cost: $300 for half season. $600 for full season. 

APPLY NOW No Fees for applying.

Charges occur upon acceptance.

TUESDAY

Led by: Derek Ryan, Heritage High School Varsity Coach

Where: Dulles Sportsplex, Sterling, VA on turf.

Dates: 

  • Session 1: November 27 - Jan 22

    • November: 27
      December: 4, 11, 18
      January: 8, 15, 22

  • Session 2: Jan 29 - Mar 12th

    • January: 29
      February: 5, 12, 19, 26
      March: 5, 12

When: 5:30-7:30 PM.

Cost: $250 for half season. $475 for full season. 

APPLY NOW No fees for apply. Charges occur upon acceptance.

 

OR… PLAY DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT WINTER DEVELOPMENT

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SPRING DEVELOPMENT