The USA Men’s National Indoor Hockey Team is preparing for the 3rd International Hockey Federation (FIH) Indoor World Cup, February 8-13 in Poznan, Poland. The team will start their tour in Dundee, where they will train and compete in the Grove Menzieshill Indoor Tournament and play additional games with Scotland U- 21 and Scottish Champions Menzieshill.
The team will play two games against England in Northampton, before travelling to Vienna for a tournament with Austria, Switzerland, England, Austria U- 21 and host club SV Arminen.
At the conclusion of the tour, the final 12 players for the Indoor World Cup team will be selected and will regroup in the beginning of February in Berlin, Germany for a week of training before heading to Poznan, Poland.
The USA Men’s Indoor team receives continuing financial support from both USA Field Hockey and the USA Men’s Field Hockey Foundation. For the first time, the Men’s Indoor team will also be receiving funds from the USA Field Hockey Foundation. In addition, the Men’s Indoor team conducted a fundraising drive to further ease the financial burden on the individual players. Donations are still be accepted and can be given by visting our website at www.usafieldhockey.com.
An opportunity still exists for a company to place a name and logo on the team’s shirts for the Indoor World Cup. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2011 Men's Indoor World Cup Traveling Squad: Patrick Cota (San Francisco, CA), Patrick Harris (Moorpark, CA), Sean Harris (Moorpark, CA), Shawn Hindy (Lehighton, Pa), JaJa Kentwell (Spring City, Pa), Thomas Krauss (New York, NY), Steven Mann (New York, NY), Moritz Runzi (Boston, MA), Robert Schilling (Long Beach, CA), Kevin Segeren (Twin Falls, Idaho), Jason Wellings (San Diego, CA), Chistopher Winter (Easton, Pa), Steven Danielson (San Francisco, CA), Jesse Larson (Westminster, MD), Thomas Staddon (USA), Peter Jones (Head Coach), Nigel Traverso (Manager), Brian Bratta (Trainer, Marijn Petermeijer (Video Analyst and Coaching Assistant).