Wilton Youth Field Hockey is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to teach the fundamentals of field hockey while promoting sportsmanship, respect and a love for the game of field hockey.

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Get Involved with Wilton Youth Field Hockey!
WYFH is always looking for parent volunteers to participate in Wilton Youth Field Hockey!

 


Join our Wilton Youth Field Hockey Volunteer Coaching Staff for grades 3-6:
The heart of Wilton Youth Field Hockey is the parent volunteers who give their time, energy and enthusiasm to enrich the youth player experience.  If you would like to be a part of this rewarding experience, we'd love to hear from you!  WYFH is dedicated to providing our coaches with training and support throughout the season.  Led by the Wilton Youth Field Hockey Head Coach and Player Development Director, we will hold coaches clinics as well as provide detailed coaching plans to assist you.  

Coaching Opportunities:

  • Grades 3 & 4 - Clinic-based program where coaches work together as a group to teach the fundamentals of the game.  Groups play 1x during the week and 1x on Saturdays.  Schedules to be determined closer to the season.
  • Grades 5 & 6 - Help coach a team while growing youth player skills and experience through competitive play.  Teams practice together 1x during the week and play either an intramural game or travel game on Saturdays.  WYFH is part of the Fairfield County Field Hockey League.


If you are interested in coaching, please contact Jennifer Kendra at 


Join a Wilton Youth Field Hockey Committee:

Finance
Create budget and assess cash flows in order to balance program priorities.  Review all requested expenditures. Oversee with the WYFH board, the stewardship of the money received by WYFH ensuring that WYFH  complies  with its responsibility as a non-profit entity in the state of Connecticut. Create reports and charts to show where registration dollars and donated funds are used.
 
Player Development

  • Programming – planning and logistics for player development opportunities  including but not limited to winter clinics, spring clinics, pre-season camp and dissemination of off-season information and support to players interested in programs such as FCU, Futures etc.
  • Competitive Play – includes 7/8, 5/6, and 4G coordinators with focus on FCFHA coordination, game scheduling and professional and high school ref bookings.  Additional focus on special events – multi-town jamborees, Play for Pink and new offerings.
  • Coaching - recruitment and recommendation of 7/8 travel coaches, recruit volunteer coaches, coach development, training and certification programs

 
Uniforms & Equipment 
Responsible for the research, sourcing and purchase recommendations of uniforms, league equipment and first aid items; maintaining inventory; managing required refreshing and replacement; storage
 
 
If you are interested in any of the Wilton Youth Field Hockey committees or how else you might get involved, please contact Beth Likly at