Field Hockey 8 September 2010 Comments Off

Technical Skills Preferred at Every Level:

  • Excellent Balance, Speed and Agility
  • Good First-Step Speed
  • Field Vision
  • Good Passing Ability
  • Good Scoring Ability
  • Good Receiving Ability
  • Hitting Ability
  • Trapping and Tackling Ability
  • Skill Carrying the Ball
  • Dribbling
  • Positioning on Attack
  • Covering and Defending
  • Leadership
  • Skills Preferred for Goalies:
    • Good Reaction Time
    • Good Body Positioning
    • Clearing Ability
    • Shot Defense and Angle Play
    • Stick-Handling     

General Expectations, by Division

Division I

  • Tier I
    • High School All-American Team
    • High School All-State Honors
    • Attendance at Major Tournaments
      • Festival
      • Disney Showcase
      • National Futures Program
      • College Connection Recruiting Camp
      • AAU Junior Olympics
  • Tier II
    • High School All-State Honors
    • High School All-Region, Conference,  or Sectional Honors
    • Attendance at Major Tournaments
      • Festival
      • Disney Showcase

Division II

  • All Tiers
    • High School All-Region, Conference, or Sectional Honors
    • High School Varsity Starter
    • Membership on team that travels to tournaments 

 

Division III

  • Tier I
    • High School All-State Honors
    • High School All-Region, Conference,  or Sectional Honors
    • Attendance at Major Tournaments
      • Festival
      • Disney Showcase
  • Lower Tiers
    • High School All-Region, Conference, or Sectional Honors
    • High School Varsity Starter
    • Membership on team that travels to tournaments

General Grade Expectations for All Divisions:

3.0+ GPA,

24+ ACT

1100+ SAT (on 1600 point scale)
(No scores needed for underclassmen)

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