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New Fairfield Youth Field Hockey

 

Mission Statement

To introduce, expose and develop an appreciation, skills and passion for the sport of Field Hockey to New Fairfield middle school students

 

Philosophy

To promote sportsmanship, competition, and skill-building in a safe, fun, and nurturing environment and to always Honor the Game

  • Our goal is not to promote individuals, but to promote skill development, sportsmanship, team play and love of the sport
  • Create and maintain grade-level programs focused on teaching fundamental skills and providing challenging competition appropriate for the players' skill and athletic level, while maintaining focus on team concept and individual leadership development
  • Create a challenging, engaging, learning environment where children of different levels of skill and physical development can learn and enjoy the game of field hockey 
  • Engage adults and experienced high school players to teach, coach and referee the scrimmages and games
  • Provide information about other local field hockey activities available to our members in the off-season. 
 
 
 
 
Registration Fee:  $180
 
Uniform Fee:  $60 (required for new players)
 
 
  Register online at www.leaguelineup.com/nfyfh 
 
 
checks should be made payable to New Fairfield Youth Field Hockey, Inc.
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Welcome to New Fairfield Youth Field Hockey!  Practices are held twice a week on Wednesday and Friday from 6:30-8:30 at New Fairfield High School's Rebel Turf.
 
 

Code of Conduct

The Fairfield County Field Hockey Association promotes the concept of good conduct by all participants including players, coaches, referees, parents and spectators. This concept will provide a safe athletic environment, good role models and a sense of community spirit throughout the league. FCFHA participants are to maintain and promote the highest standards of conduct at all times. By doing this, FCHFA will prove that good conduct and competitive sports can co-exist

 

Everyone will:

Respect all players, coaches, referees, parents and spectators.

Respect the property of others including all fields.

No taunting, booing, or making negative comments about any players, coaches, referees, parents and spectators.

Never argue with the referee′s call.

Remember that sports for children should be about having fun.

Players will:

Play for fun.

Work hard to improve skills, learn the game and play by the rules.

Follow coaches directions and instructions.

Always respect teammates, opponents, coaches and referees.

Support teammates at all times.

Shake hands with opponents after the game.

Parents & Spectators will:

Remember that children participate in athletics to have fun.

Remember that the game is for the children, not for the adults.

Remember that they are not the coach and will refrain from yelling instructions out onto the field.

Speak to the coach in private with any concerns and never in front of the children or on the field.

Be a positive role model by respecting all players, coaches, referees, parents and spectators at all times.

Value skills development, fair competition and good effort. Recognize that the efforts of all children, your own team and opponents, is more important than the outcome of the game.

Cheer for all children on the team, not just your own child.

Not encourage any behaviors or tactics that would endanger the health and well being of anyone.

Coaches will:

Make skill development, sportsmanship, teamwork, fun and learning the game the goals of the team.

Be a positive role model by respecting all players, coaches, referees, parents and spectators at all times.

Learn and play by the rules of the game.

Never argue with a referee′s call.

Never lose your temper.

Be generous in any praise, emphasizing the childrens′ efforts over the outcome of the game.

Be fair, honest and consistent in coaching philosophies and practices.

Recognize that children learn differently and adapt coaching to each child′s needs accordingly.

Communicate clearly to players and parents about goals for the team and what behavior is appropriate.

Provide a safe environment for the children to play.