Open Collegiate Practice Day

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 – Friday, August 24, 2018

 

Open Collegiate Practice Day (OCPD) is an opportunity for members of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) to connect and learn from each other. Participating colleges will open their practices to high school and club coach members for observation on the dates and times listed below.

This event is designed for NFHCA members–if you are not an NFHCA member, but would like to participate, visit our membership page to join today!

In the event that a practice is cancelled due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances we will post updates on our Twitter feed (@NFHCA).

 

New England

Participating College Open Practice Day(s) Open Practice Time(s) Directions Other Information
Babson College Saturday, August 18

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

To MacDowell Field

231 Forest Street

Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

Sunday, August 19

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday, August 20

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 21

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 23 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, August 24 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Bentley University Wednesday, August 15

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To field

GPS Address for Athletic Facilities:

450 Beaver Street

Waltham, MA

You must enter the athletic facilities near the new ice rink. Drive past the rink and park near the soccer/baseball field. Walk past soccer (field will be on your left) and you will see the field hockey field.

Hope to see you!

Friday, August 17

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 18 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Monday, August 20 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 21 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Boston College Wednesday, August, 22 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. To field  
Thursday, August 23 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Boston University Wednesday, August 15 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. To Nickerson New Balance Field  
Thursday, August 16

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 19 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
 Brown University   Saturday, August 18

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

To Goldberger Family Field Visiting coaches are welcome to engage our coaching staff with questions during and after practice. All training occurs on Goldberger Family Field.
Sunday, August 19  9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Clark University Tuesday, August 21 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. To field Practice is at Granger Field at the Dolan Field House at 97 Beaver Street. All parking for the Dolan is street parking.
Wednesday, August 22 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Dartmouth College Friday, August 17

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

To field  
Saturday, August 18

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 19

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Gordon College Monday, August 20

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Brigham Athletic Complex

26 Hull Street

Wenham, MA 01984

 
Tuesday, August 21

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 
Tuesday, August 23

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 
Harvard University Sunday, August 19

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

To field    
Monday, August 20

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 Wednesday, August 22 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
New England College Saturday, August 18 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. To field Please feel free to e-mail me (csweeney@nec.edu) ahead of time for a copy of the practice plan that day. We would love to have you!
Sunday, August 19

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 22

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Quinnipiac University Wednesday, August 15 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To field

GPS Address:

275 Mt. Carmel Avenue

Hamden, CT 06518

When you arrive to Mt. Carmel Ave follow it past the University (on your right) to Hogan Road. Take a right onto Hogan Road. The stadium is immediately on your left.

Please park past the stadium in Hogan Lot or before the stadium in North Lot.

Friday, August 17 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 18 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 21 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 22 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saint Anselm College Friday, August 17

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

To field Please come introduce yourself!
Monday, August 20

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 21

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 22 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Stonehill College Wednesday, August 15 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

320 Washington Street

North Easton, MA 02357

 
Thursday, August 16 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Friday, August 17 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 23

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, August 24

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thomas College Tuesday, August 21 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   

180 West River Road

Waterville, ME 

   
Wednesday, August 22 

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 23 

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

University of Connecticut Tuesday, August 21

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

George J. Sherman Family

Sports Complex

Storrs, CT 06269

 
University of New Hampshire Wednesday, August 15

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

To field  
Thursday, August 16

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 18 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Monday, August 20

CANCELED

Tuesday, August 21

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 22 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, August 23 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
 Westfield State University   Wednesday, August 22 

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To field   

GPS Address:

395 Western Avenue

Westfield, MA 01086

   
 Thursday, August 23 

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 Friday, August 24

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

Tri-State (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)

Participating College Open Practice Day(s) Open Practice Time(s) Directions Other Information
Bryn Mawr College Wednesday, August 22

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

To field If you're planning to join us, please RSVP (vbrady01@brynmawr.edu or 914-255-3403) so we can have a session plan ready for you!
Thursday, August 23

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Bucknell University Thursday, August 16

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

To Emmitt Field

All are welcome! Will have time after to discuss.

We also have a home scrimmage vs. Villanova on Saturday, August, 18 at 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 21 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Colgate University Wednesday, August 15

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

To Tyler's Field  
Thursday, August 16

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Columbia University Sunday, August 19

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To field

Please RSVP to me (cn2341@columbia.edu) if you are planning on attending a practice session, so I know to expect you.

We welcome any coaches to join us!

Monday, August 20 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, August 23 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Friday, August 24 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Dickinson College Monday, August 20 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. To field We practice in the Biddle Stadium, please RSVP to zinnc@dickinson.edu if you are able to come.
Tuesday, August 21

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Drew University Saturday, August 18

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ranger Stadium is located on Lancaster Avenue turn in from Madison Avenue and you will see it on the right in the large parking lot. Please let me know if you will be visiting, so we can have a practice plan for you. jgray@drew.edu
Sunday, August 19

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fairleigh Dickinson University Saturday, August 18

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

285 Madison Ave

Madison, NJ 07940

To field

Please feel free to visit each of these practice times. We look forward to showing you what we do here at Fairleigh Dickinson University!
Sunday, August 19

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Monday, August 20

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 21

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, August 24

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Gwynedd Mercy University Sunday, August 19

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To field Wednesday, August 22, 6:00 p.m. is a scrimmage. Friday, August 24 is Gwynedd Mercy Academy HS.
Monday, August 20

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 21

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 22

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 23 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Friday, August 24 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Haverford College Wednesday, August 22 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. To field Our Turf Field is located at the back of campus. It is directly behind and to the right of the track.
Thursday, August 23 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ithaca College Sunday, August 19

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To Athletics & Events Center Our field is located directly behind the Athletics & Events Center, Higgins Stadium is the name of our field.
Monday, August 20 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
La Salle University Wednesday, August 15

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To field Morning practice will go from 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and will consist of more skill breakdown, small games, and game situations. Afternoons are geared toward bigger concepts (press, scrimmage, corners, etc.). Feel free to email me (broadway@lasalle.edu) prior to coming if you want to see what I have planned for that day!
Friday, August 17 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Monday, August 20

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 21 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Lafayette College Tuesday, August 21 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Metzgar Athletic Complex
3416 Sullivan Trail
Easton, PA 18040
If you are planning to attend, please email me (stonej@lafayette.edu) so I know you are coming and can have a practice plan ready for you.
Wednesday, August 22

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Lehigh University Wednesday, August 15

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Address is 151 Goodman Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015.

The turf is located on the left hand side of the road as you drive down Goodman Drive from Mountain Drive S, across from Stabler Arena.

 

 

 

 

Saturday, August 18 is a scrimmage vs. LaSalle from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 16 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Friday, August 17 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 18

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 19

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 21 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 22 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 23 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
LIU Brooklyn Tuesday, August 21 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. To field We practice at Columbia's Field in Manhattan!
Wednesday, August 22 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Kutztown University

Wednesday, August 15

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

To field  
Montclair State

Monday, August 20

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Enter "Sprague Field" in Google Maps. Please park in Red Hawk Parking Garage (Sprague field is adjacent to the Red Hawk Deck).    

Tuesday, August 21

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 Friday, August 24

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Princeton University

Saturday, August 18

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To Bedford Field If you would like to attend a session please RSVP (ctag@princeton.edu) so we know how many coaches will be coming.
Sunday, August 19

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m

Seton Hill University Saturday, August 18

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To field  
Stevens Institute of Technology 

 

Sunday, August 19

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To field

Please feel free to watch from the stands on the field or from the stands up above.

Monday, August 20

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Temple University

 

 

Wednesday, August 15

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To Temple Sports Complex There is free street parking all around the field. Watts Street is the street right outside the entrance of the field (it is the tiny street between the BP gas station and our field). There is also parking on 13th Street (backside of complex) and Masters Street and Girard Avenue (streets next to the facility).

Saturday, August 18

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 19

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

University of Pennsylvania

Saturday, August 18

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To field  
Sunday, August 19 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, August 21 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Vassar College

Sunday, August 19

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To field Please email as a heads up (miwarari@vassar.edu).

Monday, August 20

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, August 21

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

West Chester University  

Wednesday, August 15

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

855 South New Street West Chester, PA 19382 We scrimmage Lehigh at 6:00 p.m. and anyone is welcome on the sideline starting at 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 16 

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Friday, August 17

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Mid-Atlantic (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia)

Participating College Open Practice Day(s) Open Practice Time(s) Directions Other Information
Johns Hopkins University Sunday, August 19 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 4 W University Pkwy Baltimore, MD 21218

We will be on the practice field which is located on the opposite side of the Athletics Center from Homewood Stadium.

It would be great if participants could RSVP to me (jane.wells@jhu.edu) so we know how many to expect.

 Longwood University  Wednesday, August 15

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Johnston Drive

Farmville, VA 23901

 
Randolph-Macon College  Tuesday, August 21 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. To field    Please email jessicaweiss@rmc.edu if plan to attend a practice.   

Wednesday, August 22 

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 23  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Friday, August 24  3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
University of Delaware Tuesday, August 21

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

To field

Our field is located directly behind the Bob Carpenter Center at 631 South College Avenue, Newark DE 19716.

We are excited to welcome you to our practice. We encourage you to observe our practice ON the field and not from the sidelines.

University of Richmond Wednesday, August 15 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

50 Crenshaw Way

Richmond, VA 23173

 
Thursday, August 16 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
University of Virginia Thursday, August 16 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

GPS address:

30 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA

Please confirm as weather and times may change (michelemadison@virginia.edu).

Park by track and baseball stadium parking lot. Or in Emmet Street garage and walk to blue turf.

Friday, August 17 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, August 21 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Washington College    Monday, August 20

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

To field   Parking is available both above and below the stadium.  
Tuesday, August 21 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 22  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

South (North Carolina, South Carolina)

Participating College Open Practice Day(s) Open Practice Time(s) Directions Other Information
 Belmont Abbey Friday, August 24 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road

Belmont, NC

Turn left onto the main road on campus. Go straight until you get to the gravel road. Continue straight. The practice field is at the end of the gravel road on your right.
Wake Forest University   Sunday, August 19 

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

To field

If you provide your email (Gonzalma@wfu.edu) we will provide the practice plan for each session.

We also encourage coaches to bring their team to observe.

 

Midwest

Participating College Open Practice Day(s) Open Practice Time(s) Directions Other Information
 Ohio University  Wednesday, August 15

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

To Goldsberry Track Find metered parking at Pruitt Field.
 Ohio State University   Wednesday, August 15

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To Varsity Field  

There are other dates available–email me if you want to observe (martin.3529@osu.edu).

Please RSVP to me (martin.3529@osu.edu) if you are planning on attending any of our sessions.

Happy to help out.

Thursday, August 16 

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 19

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Kenyon College Saturday, August 18

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

To field Please RSVP to me (demarcoj@kenyon.edu) if you will be attending any practice sessions.
Sunday, August 19

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday, August 20

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 21

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 22

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 23 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
The College of Wooster    Sunday, August 19 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Papp Stadium

Wooster, OH 44691

If you would like to attend a session, please RSVP to me (jdixon@wooster.edu).
Monday, August 20

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 21 

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

West

Participating College Open Practice Day(s) Open Practice Time(s) Directions Other Information
California (UC Berkeley) Wednesday, August 15

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

To athletic field parking

Sunday, August 19 is a scrimmage.

Call our office in advance to confirm no changes and RSVP: 510-642-9415.

All practices are open all year. Starting next week on August, 22: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. daily, but call to confirm.

Saturday, August 18 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 19 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Monday, August 20 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, August 22 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, August 23 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
UC Davis     Wednesday, August 15 

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To field

Please RSVP to bbroady@ucdavis.edu so we can provide a practice plan for anyone who attends!

Thursday, August 16 

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 21  8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, August 22  8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, August 23  8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.