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Winter Indoor Club Teams: U12 - U14 - U16 - U19

  • Indoor field hockey is played on a hard-court surface with sideline rebound boards. The technical skills, speed of execution, vision and ball control enhances player development for the outdoor game. 
  • The discipline is sanctioned by USA Field Hockey and is a primary winter training method offered by clubs nationwide for athletes seeking higher levels of high school and collegiate play. 
  • Indoor field hockey players use an indoor specific stick (different than outdoor) and a left-handed glove. Neither are required for tryouts, but will be required equipment for players selected to indoor teams.

True Grit Winter Indoor Club Team Tryouts @ South Shore Sports Complex  (55 Recreation Park Drive, Hingham)

U16/U19 AGE GROUPS
Saturday, 10/26/19 1:00-3:00 PM
Friday, 11/1/19 6:00-8:00 PM
Online registration is required. 

U12/U14 AGE GROUPS
Saturday, 11/2/19 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Tuesday, 11/5/19  6:00 – 8:00 PM
Online registration is required. 

  • Indoor teams will have 8-12 team practices from late November – early March and compete in 3-4 regional tournaments and/or club scrimmages. Rosters will be capped at 10-11 players per team to support 6v6 style of play. True Grit anticipates selecting 1-2 teams at the U12, U14, U16 and U19 age groups for the Winter 2019-2020 season (subject to change following tryouts).
  • True Grit coaches fully support the multi-disciplined student athlete and recognize the reality of scheduling challenges. Players accepting roster spots on indoor teams should plan to commit to attendance at all team practice sessions and compete in all tournament opportunities. Interested players and parents should explore solutions to specific conflict/commitment scenarios with program director prior to accepting team roster positions. 
  • Athletes not placed on indoor team(s) will have the option of joining True Grit’s winter indoor turf skills program running Nov ‘19-Feb ‘20 at The University Sports Complex - Hanover.  
  • Age for 2019-2020 True Grit indoor club teams is determined by how old you are on or before 12/31/19.  

Birth Year Breakdown:
U12: 2008-2009
U14: 2006-2007
U16: 2004-2005
U19: 2001-2003

Practice/Tournament Schedule

  • Practice sessions will be hosted on Sunday afternoons/evenings between 4:00-8:00 PM for 1:5 hours per age group at The Wolves Den Sports Complex in Pembroke. Occasional weeknight practices MAY be added for additional prep for tournaments.
  • Tournament schedules will be released with team selections (dates may be tentative pending final confirmation from tournament directors). Players should anticipate approximately 1 tournament per month hosted on a Saturday OR a Sunday at various New England indoor facilities from Dec-March. Players compete in 4-5 games per tournament and should plan for a full day commitment.
  • In addition to regional indoor tournaments, True Grit will send 1 U14 team to the National Indoor Tournament (NIT) in Pennsylvania in Feb 2020, and 2 U16 teams to National Indoor Tournament qualifier (NITQ) events in New England (Dec '19-Jan '20).
Program Cost Summary:

$395 season tuition
Team uniform approximately $90 (True Grit reversible tank and skort from previous seasons may be used if already own)
Regional tournament costs will range $70-$90 per player per tournament; National Tournament costs will be higher and applicable only to players on selected teams
Indoor field hockey stick and left handed glove 
All players must be registered with USA Field Hockey and designated as True Grit members for participation in tournaments.

Contact Us

True Grit Field Hockey

P.O. Box 87 
N. Scituate, Massachusetts 02060

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 781-738-1821
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