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Wizards Summer News

Registration for Fall Programs Now Open!

 

Fall: September 14 - November 1, 2016

Winter: December 4, 2016 - March 5, 2017

Spring/Summer: April 2017 - July 2017

 

Under-8:  Fall K-2nd Grade – Winter – Spring  Seasons

Youth Developmental Clinics for K-2nd grade are designed to expose the sport to young children by emphasizing fun physical activity! Our mission is to grow the game by introducing the sport to boys and girls ages 5-8 and inspiring participation.  The program will teach the game in its basic form, the fundamentals, and have a heavy focus on exciting game play on any smooth surface.

 

U10: Fall 3rd-4th Grade – Winter – Spring Seasons

Youth Developmental training for 3rd-4th graders includes basic skill work, athletic activities incorporating the basic skills, and small-sided games.  Our goal is for our 3rd-4th grade athletes to have as much fun as possible while gaining a basic set of individual field hockey skills and knowledge with an introduction to team play. 

 

U12: Fall 5th-6th Grade - Winter – Spring Seasons

Junior Developmental Training for 5th-6th graders includes individual skill work as well as introduction to basic tactical knowledge of the game such as spatial awareness for an individual and in team play.  Our goal is to continue developing the basic hockey and athletic skills of an individual that form the foundation for success in the older age groups in a fun but growing competitive environment. Tournament opportunities.

 

U14: Fall (7th-8th Grade) – Winter – Spring Seasons

Training for U14 (7th-8th) includes beginner-intermediate level skill work and tactics.  Athletes will be learning more about individual positions and their role in team play.  Our goal is to improve skills, tactical knowledge, and athletic ability of our players that prepares them for the higher level of competition at the high school age groups. Tournament opportunities.

 

Small Group and Private Lessons

Small group and private lessons (1:8 coach to player ratio; private lessons available upon request) will provide athletes who aspire to reach their highest potential the opportunity to work with top-level coaches to develop a strong fundamental skill-set in a small group atmosphere.  Training sessions will be tailored to the individual in order to maximize a coaches’ time with each athlete.  Goalkeepers will receive specialized instruction.

 

Wizards at 4 Goals Tournament

Brown University, Providence, RI

 

Top Photo - U14 Team

Middle Photo -  All Wizards

Bottom Photo - All Wizards

 

U14 - 2nd Place

U16 - 3rd Place

U19 - 2nd Place

 

 

Wizards U19 Team - 2016 National Club Championship

Spooky Nook Sports Center - Lancaster, PA

 

 

 

Front Row: Abbie Ortyl, Cece DeSimone, Gabby Venezia, Carmen Braceras, Samantha Plant, Sarah Johnson. Back Row: Assistant Coach Donna Chung, Assistant Coach Lauren Sutherland, Emily Devine, Casey Freehill, Caroline Donahue, Woodard Hooper, Olivia Venezia, Kerri Bolivar, Georgina Steel, Emily Barnard, Victoria McGee, Lily Watson, Head Coach Sue Caples√ƒƒƒ√ƒ†’¢√ƒƒƒ√ƒ‚¢‚¬√ƒƒƒ√ƒ‚¢€¹ (Not Pictured: Tess Anderson and Mikayla Paone)

 

 

U16 Wizards at 2016 National Futures Championships

at the Home of Hockey, Spooky Nook Sports, Lancaster, PA 

 

 

Team Calgary - Bronze Medal & Barbara Longsteth Award for Sportsmanship 

Kerri Bolivar, Tori Palumbo, Sydney Poulin and Serena Pollard

 

The Barbara Longstreth Award is given to the team that best exemplifies the qualifies of fair play, graciousness in victory and defeat, and respect for opponents and officials. This award is selected by the USA Field Hockey National Futures Championship Umpire and Coaching Staff.

Tori Palumbo was selected from NFCs to play in the Stars and Stripes Tournament and Junior Olympics in Houston, TX.

 

U16 Wizards Finish  4th at Regional Club Championships

 

The Wizards U16 team finished 4th out of 15 teams at the Regional Club Championship, held June 4-5 at Brown University.

U16 RCC Team:  Kerri Bolivar, Rosie Braceras, Ella Corbett, Isabella Costantino, Elyse Cote, Ruth Covo, Courtney Cutone, Natalie Cutter, Molly Harer, Ingrid Haywood, Hanna Keefe, Lillith Langrind, Hannah Littlewood, Riley Mitchell, Abbie Ortyl, Lauren Petrillo, Serene Pollard, Sydney Poulin, Katherine Tello, Gabby Venezia 

Coaches:  Julie Munson and Katelyn Nerbonne

 

 

U12 Wizards At UMass Lowell Tournament - June 5th, 2016

 

 

 

U14 Wizards Finish 4th at Regional Club Championship

The Wizards U14 team finished 4th out of 16 teams at the Regional Club Championship, held May 21-22, at Seacoast United Outdoor Complex in Epping, NH

Front Row L/R: Gabriela Braceras, Courtney Tello, Jocelyn Zuckerman, Lauren Shaw

Back Row L/R: Annie O'Brien, Emily Sollecito, Rory Nugent, Olivia Padden, Anna Kurtin, Martha Covo, Caroline Brizius, Brittney Pearson, Aurise Tattrie, Katie Devine, Sofia Lopez, Ella Corbett. Liv Hlebicuk (not pictured).

 

U19 Wizards Finish 2nd at Regional Club Championship

Qualify for National Club Championship

 

The Wizards U19 team finished 2nd at the Regional Club Championship, held at Brown University, to qualify for the National Club Championship at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, PA from July 13-15th.

Front Row L/R:  Tori Palumbo, Emma Buchta, Emily Barnard, Gabby Venezia, Cece DeSimone, Georgina Steel, Tess Anderson, Emily Devine, Sarah Johnson.

Back Row L/R:  Sue Caples, Emily Skipp, Sydney Poulin, Woodard Hooper, Casey Freehill, Olivia Venezia, Mikayla Paone, Carmen Braceras, Kerri Bolivar, Victoria McGee, Samantha Plante, Lily Watson, Donna Chung. Ally Aquilina-Piscitello (not pictured). 

 

 

National Futures Championships

Congratulations to the following Wizards athletes that were selected to participate in the  National Futures Championships in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Kerri Bolivar - U16

Carmen Braceras - U19

Ella Corbett - U14

Emily Devine - U19

Cece DeSimone - U19 

Tori Palumbo - U16

Serena Pollard - U16

Mikayla Paone - U19

Sydney Poulin - U16

 

2016 National Futures Championship dates:

  • June 21 - 24, 2016 - U16 age group

  • June 24 - 26, 2016 - U14 age group

  • June 26 - 29, 2016 - U19 age group

USA Field Hockey's Futures Program is an elite training experience for high school athletes who aspire to play at an elite level.  The Futures program is the start of the Olympic Development Pipeline and nearly all U.S. Women's National Team members and Olympians participated in the Futures Program

 

WIZARDS U16 NIT TEAM

 

Back Row:  Lily Watson, Katherine Tello, Serena Pollard, Ingrid Haywood, Ani Dahl, Ella Corbett

Front Row: Jocelyn Zuckerman, Riley Mitchell, Molly Harer, Isabella Costantino

Coaches: Donna Chung and Sue Caples

 

WIZARDS U19 NIT TEAM

 

Back Row: Grace Moore, Kerri Bolivar, Carmen Braceras, Emily Barnard, Emma Buchta

Front Row: Lily Watson, Tess Anderson, Ally Aquilina-Piscitello, Emily Devine, Cece DeSimone

Coaches: Jennifer Mathis and Donna Chung

Gerald Cutone: U17 NEJHP Team at National Indoor Tournament

 

U14 WIZARDS FINISH 2ND AT NATIONAL INDOOR TOURNAMENT

 

 

 

Back Row: Coach Donna Chung, Lauren Shaw, Katie Devine, Emily Sollecito, Ella Corbett, Britney Pearson, Martha Covo, Aurise Tattrie, Olivia Padden, Gabriela Braceras, Liv Hlebichek, Coach Sue Caples.

Front Row: Jocelyn Zuckerman, Courtney Tello

 

 

WIZARDS NAMED TO ALL-SCHOLASTIC & LEAGUE ALL-STAR TEAMS

Tess Anderson

Olivia Antonelli

Emily Barnard

Kerri Bolivar

Carmen Braceras (Globe All-Scholastic)

Emily Devine

Caroline Donahue

Sarah Evantash

Casey Freehill

Caroline Guden

Kelsey Gulla

Fiona Hart

Grace Hart

Jillian Hughes (Globe All-Scholastic)

Mary Kate Magliozzi

Victoria McGee

Tori Palumbo

Mikayla Paone

Samantha Plante

Ally Aqueline-Piscitello

Sabrina Stack

Charisse Stakutis

Mackenzie Stueve

Lily Watson

Hadley Woodfin