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Awards

We are proud to share that Needham Youth Field Hockey was awarded as USA Field Hockeys' 2024 National Club of the Year!

USA Field Hockey National Club of the Year Award  is presented to the USA Field Hockey Member Club who has excelled on and off the field of play. This club has demonstrated skills on the pitch that are recognized by their peers and fans, but equally important they have shown their passion for hockey and sportsmanship off the pitch. They have used field hockey to make an impression on the lives of others and brought opportunity to their community.

In 2022, NYFH was 1 of 5 leagues in the country nominated by USA Field Hockey as National Club of the Year and our leagues founder & director, Coach Dina Hannigan; was 1 of 5 coaches in the country nominated for the “National Grow the Game” award!

Ultimately, Coach Hannigan was awarded the 2022 USA Field Hockey Humanitarian award! This award is presented to an individual who has transcended the game of field hockey and achieved something inspirational to us all. This individual has used field hockey to better themselves, his/her community and beyond.

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What our Families are Saying...

"Incredible leadership with a focus on growing and empowering coaches and athletes through community building, teamwork,

and field hockey!"

"Needham youth field hockey is an incredible program. This is our first year and both of my girls absolutely love it. As a lifetime athlete, I love seeing my girls engaged in a program that teaches teamwork and girl power. My daughters are in 3rd grade and the exposure to both younger and older players as well as the amazing high school coaches is so valuable. I have nothing but glowing reviews and am so thankful to have found such a great environment for our girls! They came home after their first practice saying “I LOVE field hockey!”

And that hasn’t changed all season!"

"NYFH does a great job with the girls. They teach them friendship, teamwork and a lot of positive uplifting messages. The girls have fun learning field hockey skills."

"My daughter loves the NYFH program and has learned so much about the sport. I love the mission and spirit of the program and highly recommend to anyone with a daughter interested in FH or learning a new team sport!"

"Joining Needham youth field hockey

has been one of the best decisions we could’ve made for our daughter! My daughter has grown socially and athletically through this program  and is always excited for the next season to start! Despite having a large roster, the coaches make it a point to know each girls name and make them feel special! We cannot wait for the

years to come with NYFH!!!"

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