Welcome to McLean and Falls Church Youth Field Hockey!
In 2021, we combined the Falls Church and McLean Youth field hockey programs to form McLean-Falls Church (MFC) field hockey. Our goal is to introduce the game of field hockey to kids in the area, and we want them to feel welcome and comfortable starting at any age. We aim to teach your kids the fundamentals of the game and provide them with the skills should they continue to play at higher levels of competition.
We run a league in the fall and clinics in the spring.
Fall season: In the fall, we play in a league that consists of local teams such as Herndon and Great Falls and games are held locally. Although we play other towns, this is more of a "rec" league than travel sports. Participants consist of both boys and girls in grades 3-9. We typically have practices once a week and games on Saturdays. Days and times of practice vary depending on field availability. Games are 7 players per side with referees and played on artificial turf. The season runs from Late August/early September through October. Depending on intersest, we may play an extended season in November for the middle-schoolers in a 11 v 11 format to prepare them for high school field hockey.
All coaches for our teams are parents/adults. While we have a few regular coaches, we always need help. No field hockey experience is necessary to be an assistant coach.
Spring season: In the spring we run clinics to teach kids the basics and develop our instruction each week. Clinics are typically held on a weekend for 1-1.5 hours and in the McLean/Falls Church area. Clinics are led by local high school field hockey coaches.
Registration for our spring 2023 clinics is now closed. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Equipment: All players will need a mouth guard, shin guards, a water bottle, and sneakers or cleats. Field hockey sticks are available to borrow if you do not have your own (there is no need to purchase one for the spring clinics, but we recommend each player have one for the fall league).
Please email Sunjeet Randhawa at email@example.com if you have any questions or are interested in coaching.