The Futures Program is dedicated to developing the top athletes in each region, identifying the most talented athletes in the nation and cultivating the Olympic athletes of tomorrow.


Since its establishment in 1990, the Futures Program has been the start of many field hockey dreams! Now approximately 5,000 athletes who aspire to elevate their field hockey skills to the next level participate in the Futures Program.

The Futures Program is a great opportunity for athletes who want to sharpen their field hockey skills in the off-season, allowing them to work toward their dream to play at a higher level. Athletes will train at a Futures site in their region for seven, 3-hour training sessions during the months of January through April. They will then have the opportunity to participate and be selected for their Regional Futures Tournament (RFT) to the National Futures Championship.

Why should you participate in the Futures Program?

  • Athletes in the program said they received great value for participating!
  • The Futures Program is focused on training athletes as individuals!
  • Participate in seven training sessions and a Regional Futures Tournament for ONE PRICE! (Price is $485.00)
  • Updated Futures Training Sessions Curriculum developed by Olympic Games Coaches.
  • Participate in the only field hockey Olympic Development Pipeline in the United States.
  • College coaches from all levels (Division I, Division II & Division III) recommend the Futures Program as a great opportunity for athletes to develop their skills. Ninety college coaches attended the 2017 Futures Program events!
  • Premier collegiate recruiting opportunity in the United States, with more than 80% of current Division I athletes having participated in the Futures Program!
  • Pursue your Olympic Dreams! 97% of the current U.S. Women's National Team and Development Squad participated in the Futures Program!

How to Register for Futures?

Invited Futures athletes’ please follow the directions below to register for the 2018 Futures Program!

  1. Select here to login to your athletes USA Field Hockey account
    1. If you are a first time user and need a password or you forgot your password, please Click Here
  2. Under the Quick Navigation section select the Futures Athlete Page (Member Home portion)
  3. Select the large blue button to register
  4. Proceed through the registration process


Girls that are middle and high school age can join the Futures Program through an individual trial or a USA Field Hockey Partner Camp. For more information visit the Futures Trials page. 

Athletes under age eleven can be admitted by recommendation into the Futures Program. Contact your Regional Development Managerto be recommended.


Are you a boy and want to join the Futures Program? Click here to register for more information.

*Boys and girls will be mixed during the training sessions and Regional Futures Tournament.


Invites to previous years' participants will be sent no later than Monday, October 30, 2017. Invites to new participants (Trial, Partner Camp & Boys athletes) will be sent no later than Thursday, November 30, 2017.

(Invites may be delayed if athletes register for a trial after Nov. 15)

*The registration deadline for the 2018 Futures Program is Friday, December 29, 2017 (after this date a late fee of $100 will be added to the registration).


Once a part of USA Field Hockey's Futures Program, athletes will have the opportunity to be selected to various other programs and camps that will continue to develop and enhance their skill level with the goal of developing collegiate all-stars and future National Team athletes. Learn more about selection opportunities.

Questions about the Future Program?
Please contact our Olympic Development Team at futures@usafieldhockey.com | (719) 434-3905