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USA Field Hockey Member App – In the Circle: A Section for Everyone

Sept. 08, 2020, 2:59 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – September 8, 2020 – All USA Field Hockey Members have a trove of exclusive resources at their disposal through the brand new USA Field Hockey Member App – In the Circle. Did you know regardless of membership type, there’s tools, tips and information for everyone? Check out what each section offers, with new content added frequently.

Download the app today in the App Store and Google Play Store for all of the following resources and more in the palm of your hand.

Read, Watch & Listen
Whether you are a participating USA Field Hockey athlete, parent, coach or umpire, find educational lectures, articles and videos about field hockey and sports in general under “Read, Watch & Listen”. Members can find new topics and material each week that is recommended by USA Field Hockey’s Coach Education and Learning Department that is aimed at a specific Membership Type.

As a USA Field Hockey Member, you can also find past editions of FHLife Magazine, USA Field Hockey’s “In the Circle” podcast and archives from previous field hockey lectures with a wide array of topics. Check them out today!

Wondering what else is waiting for you with your USA Field Hockey Membership? The Membership section of the USA Field Hockey Member App – In the Circle has all the answers you need, from coronavirus (COVID-19) resources and updates to frequently asked questions, SafeSport resources and exclusive members only savings. This section also gives a brief rundown of each Membership type, its benefits and additional information.

Field hockey is fun, fast and exciting both indoors and outdoors for all ages. As an athlete you are always a student of the game. The Athlete section is designed to provide extra sources to help improve individual technical and tactical skills. This section also provides resources for both the physical and mental side of the game, Backyard Field Hockey, presented by STX, and more!

Looking to get started on the club level? Under the Club section, members can find guides on equipment, starting a club, breakdown of USA Field Hockey National Events and resources to find a program near you!

Trained and certified coaches are essential to the growth of the game, so USA Field Hockey has made it easier than ever to find additional tools and educational material for coaches to explore on their own time. Under this section, Coach Members can access the USA Field Hockey American Development Model (ADM) resources, online courses, watch archive footage from U.S. National Teams and other training sessions from experts around the game.

Did you know student-athletes whose parents are actively engaged in their sport and activities are more likely to succeed on and off the field? The Parents section provides educational content from nutrition to high school resources from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and mental health tips from partner, BelievePerform.

Officiating is a crucial part of keeping field hockey safe and fun for all. Whether you are a veteran umpire or looking to pick up a whistle for the first time, the Umpire section offers important information from all levels of the game, including the International Hockey Federation (FIH). This section also offers guidance on fitness and quick access to the “Behind the Whistle” video series.

Donate Today
There are several ways members can support field hockey across the United States. This portion of the App details how members can give back to the sport they love by contributing to the USA Field Hockey Foundation. Explore today or contact USA Field Hockey's Foundation Director Pam Stuper at for additional information.

USOPC Resources From Team USA Mobile Coach App
Whether you are an athlete of the game, a supporting parent, an official or part of a coaching staff, there are always opportunities to learn and grow. As such, resources from the previous United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) – Team USA Mobile Coach App are available to view in the USA Field Hockey Member App - In the Circle. Members can find recommended courses and resources from other leading National Organizations such as the USOPC Coaching Education Department, Team USA Prep Center, TrueSport, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and more.