SPRING CITY, Pa. – After a 5-year hiatus, USA Field Hockey and Canada Field Hockey’s Indoor Programs are bringing back the CanAm Indoor Series. Taking place March 19 and 20 at The Training Center in Spring City, Pa., the series will feature the Junior U.S. Men’s National Indoor Team and Senior U.S. Men’s National Indoor Team.
“The junior men’s indoor team has been working hard over the past few months in preparation for this CanAm Indoor Series,” said Erik Enters, Junior Indoor USMNT Head Coach. “We were fortunate to have multiple training sessions, play in several domestic tournaments competing in the men’s divisions - including the Boston Cup, National Indoor Tournament and Big Apple, and we are excited about our progression.”
2022 Junior Men CanAm Indoor Series Roster
Alexandre Beauduin (Princeton, N.J.), Zane Boler (Lewisberry, Pa.), Gavin Chung (Glen Ridge, N.J.), Michael Egan (Chatham, N.J.), Jesse Ickes (Lewisberry, Pa.), Ishaq Inayat (Princeton, N.J.), Luke Jackson (Brentwood, Tenn.), Jeandre Kruger (Winnetka, Ill.), Reuben Kruger (Winnetka, Ill.), Kiet Maloney (Pennington, N.J.), James Polashock (Hainesport, N.J.), Ethan Skeete (Arlington Va.), Mason Tortora (Pikesville, Md.), Jack Weitzman (Fulton,Md.)
The coaches for the Junior Indoor USMNT will be Erik Enters and Tony Montes.
“This team represents the growth of the indoor program over this past season and have selected a team that is balanced with experience and youthful exuberance,” commented Jason Mulder, Indoor USMNT Head Coach. “The perfect combination to play an expressive style of indoor. The youth we see coming through the ranks is thanks to Eric’s leadership and passion but also the volunteers and coaches that have sacrificed some of their personal time to develop the next generation of indoor hockey players. We owe a lot of the success we’ll experience over the next few weeks to the youth division, and I can’t thank them enough.”
2022 Senior Men CanAm Indoor Series Roster
James Albanese (Mercerville, N.J.), Sekayi Charasika (Louisville, Ky.), Koehl Comiskey (Dallas, Pa.), Seth Gort (East Stroudsburg, Pa.), Alex Grassi (Brookeville, Md.), Colin Kirkpatrick (Annville, Pa.), Barry Merriman (Washington, D.C.), Toby Peck (Downingtown, Pa.), Nick Richardson (Sunapee, N.H.), Dean Schiller (Alexandria, Va.), Mike Young (Sidney, N.Y.)
The Senior Men will be led by head coach Mulder and assisant coach Allan Law.
2022 CanAm Indoor Series Schedule
|Sat., March 19||10:00 AM||Junior Men||USA||vs||Canada|
|11:20 AM||Senior Men*||USA||vs||Canada|
|5:00 PM||Junior Men||USA||vs||Canada|
|6:20 PM||Senior Men*||USA||vs||Canada|
|Sun., March 20||9:00 AM||Junior Men||USA||vs||Canada|
|10:20 AM||Senior Men*||USA||vs||Canada|
|11:40 AM||Junior Men||USA||vs||Canada|
|*Denotes official FIH Sanctioned Match|
All matches are free and open to the public for viewing. Everyone who plans on attending is asked to kindly wear a mask except when not playing, eating or drinking. These games will be live streamed on the WC Eagles' Facebook page.
To prepare, the men’s teams will compete in the Big Apple Indoor Tournament taking place this weekend, March 12 and 13 at The Training Center in Spring City, Pa.
“We look forward to hosting Canada in the reintroduction of the CanAm series,” shared Mulder. “Canada shares in our passion to develop indoor hockey and we look forward to building a strong indoor region with our family up North.”
Moving forward, the CanAm Indoor Series will take place annually featuring both the junior and senior teams for both the men and women. The host and location will alternate per year between Canada and the United States.
For more information on the CanAm Indoor Series, visit the official event page.