FDL Academy is an opportunity for all players to train, play and learn. No USA Field Hockey membership, FDL membership or Elite status is required. FDL Academy is open to any and all players, with the only restrictions being age and number of participants. FDL Academy consists of clinics, leagues and seasonal trainings. It is recommended for new players, yet established FDL members are also welcome and encouraged to participate. Players wanting to be selected to FDL Elite must first participate in an FDL Academy event in order to be evaluated for Elite.
Our academy leagues for high school, middle school and elementary school run in Winter and Summer. They are open to any player.
Clinics are a one time event open to any player. Age and space restrictions may apply.
Open trainings focus on basic skills and game play. They are open to any player yet restricted by age groups and typically run in the winter and spring.