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Carroll Manor Field Hockey


We are excited to kick-off another year for Field Hockey! Carroll Manor Field Hockey will introduce the international sport of Field Hockey (one of the oldest world games) to BOTH GIRLS AND BOYS. Carroll Manor  participates in the Frederick County Youth Field Hockey League run by FCP&R.  All of the games are held on Saturdays at Ballenger Creek Park, Forman Turf Field.

Our goal is to introduce kids to concepts of belonging to a team, good sportsmanship, building confidence and character, and goal setting which all equate to life lessons. We promote a safe and FUN environment where each player can grow independently and as part of the team.  We will teach the skills and techniques thru drills, stations and game play.

Carroll Manor Field Hockey’s success is dependent on you! Our program is always looking for volunteers - Moms and Dads, this means you!  NOW is the time for you to also get familiar with the game and coaching. If interested in helping or want more information, email or check off the volunteer boxes. No experience necessary, just the desire to help. We will train and provide you with all you need.   

We look forward to sharing our love of Field Hockey with the Carroll Manor Community and Frederick County.  See you on the pitch! 

Susan Reece, CMRC Field Hockey Commissioner


**WE NEED COACHES!!!** Our success depends on amazing volunteers like you! Whether you are an experienced player or completely new, we would love to have you help! If you would like to learn more, come shadow a practice, or ready to take on a coaching role, please let me know. Send a message to Susan Reece,

Spring Field Hockey Clinic Registration

We are so excited for Spring to arrive!  Beginning Wednesday,April 26th, will be holding an OUTDOOR SKILLS AND DRILLS CLINIC for grades 3-8, at Ballenger Creek, Chuck Forman turf field. This is designed for both new and experienced players. We will focus on building our core skills and playing in small game format to improve game IQ. This 8-week session will consist of short drills and competitive  play to put it into action. Players of all levels welcome (Grades 3-8).  

Dates are Wednesdays, April 26th – May 24th. 5:30-7:00 pm (5 weeks)

Grades will be broken down into (3) age groups; 3rd/4th, 5th/6th, and 7th/8th grade. 

Cost is $45 for the 5 week session. 

Equipment needed: Field Hockey Stick, goggles, Shin guards, mouth guard, water bottle, mask. *We do have equipment available to rent for the season for $20 if you choose. You can email me direct.

**WE NEED COACHES!!!** Our success depends on you! This is a great time to get to know the game if you don’t already. The spring clinic is planned week to week, so no planning on your part. You will be given the drills and information needed for each session. We would love to have you help!

Summer Camps / Clinics

Lancers Field Hockey Camp- Register Online
Current K-7th Grade- Linganore High School- July 24th-27th from 6:00pm-8:30pm

Mid-Maryland Field Hockey CampClick Here for Flyer/Registration Form to mail
Current K-8th Grade- Urbana High School- June 26th-29th from 8:00am-12:00pm

Lady Bear Field Hockey Camp- Click Here for Flyer
Current 2nd-8th Grade- Oakdale High School- June 19th-22nd from 5:30-7:30pm- Register Online

Middle School Summer League info

Hi Everyone!

MDL will be hosting our 1st Annual Middle School Summer League as a fundraiser! We will be donating 100% of the proceeds to Walkersville HS Field Hockey! So, join us this summer for a good cause and help us spread and grow field hockey in Frederick, Carroll and Montgomery Counties.

MS Summer League Info:

  • Who: Rising 6th - 9th Graders (Fall 2023)
  • When: Sundays @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • 6 Weeks: 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30
  • Location: Utica Park Turf Field #7
    • Address: 10200-B Old Frederick Rd, Frederick, MD 21701
  • Cost: Includes a Team Pinnie
    • $125/player = League Games Only!
    • $175/player = League + Clinic/Practices (5hrs worth of instruction)
      • Wednesday 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 @ 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ Utica Park Turf Field #7
      • Sunday 6/18 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm @ Ballenger Creek Turf Field
    • Sibling Discount = 50% off for each additional sibling!
      • Please email for the Promo Code
  • For more details on the MSSL, please check out our website: MDL Website

In order to register, please click below:


MS Summer League - Details:

  • League Set-up: The League set-up will depend on the # of players who register during our 1st year! Tentatively, we are planning on playing 7v7 for the first 3 weeks (6/25-7/9), and then end the league with full field 11v11 for the final 3 weeks (7/16-7/30).
    • Why 7v7?
      • When players are younger and learning how to move on the field - 7v7 is extremely important! Since there are less players on the field, every player will get a ton of touches on the ball during game play (and can’t hide!). Typically, during 11v11, the field is so big that only a few of the more aggressive players will play and touch the ball, while more timid or inexperienced players will hide and rarely touch the ball! If you’re going to improve and fall in love with the game - you need to play and touch the ball as much as possible during the games! Feeling like you made an impact on your team is fun and what encourages players to continue playing and growing!
    • Why 11v11?
      • Once players get to HS - they will play full field 11v11. So, it’s important that we start teaching them the full field game at the MS age! They will then have 1-3 years to work on their 11v11 game, so they are ready to kick butt and feel confident during tryouts for their HS team!

Do Players need to have prior playing experience?

No! Prior playing experience is NOT required to play in the MS League! However, it is recommended that they attend the Clinic (or one of the Summer FH Camps that some of our local High Schools are hosting this summer as a fundraiser for their programs!) to learn the fundamental skills and gain confidence for their Sunday League games!

Field Hockey is still growing in Frederick County, so our goal is to get a field hockey stick in the hands of as many players as possible! Did you know that at least half of the HS teams in Frederick County don’t have enough players to form a JV team each season? We need to work together to FIX that problem! In order for FH to become more competitive in Frederick County (and for one of our teams to hopefully bring home a State Championship some year!), we need to grow FH so that EVERY HS team has a JV team where they can learn and develop their game before the Varsity level!

So long answer short - grab your friends (whether they have played FH before or not) and let’s grow FH together this summer!

Please let me know if you have any questions!

Coach Kelly

Equipment Rental

Want to rent equipment?  We have Sticks (32",34" and 36"), shin guards, and goggles available to rent for $20 for the season. Email for additional information 



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Contact Info

Susan Reece

Field Hockey Commissioner