Warhawks Field Hockey Club is a Maryland-based club, supported by Howard County Recreation & Parks, that offers a premier level of field hockey opportunities, through expert-level coaching, to young, female athletes looking to play at the club level, while foremost, ensuring sportsmanship, player development and teamwork.
Our players come from central Maryland and the surrounding counties, including Howard, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Montgomery and Anne Arundel County, and Baltimore City. We welcome new talent to join us at anytime!
All updates regarding tryouts for 2020 Spring and Indoor Field Hockey Seasons will be posted here
Please contact Karen Zarchin, firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Warhawks provides an opportunity to participate at the highest level of competition with expert level coaching focused on player development, sportsmanship and teamwork. Our staff includes Olympic Development coaches, current and former national team and collegiate players, and college and high school coaches. As a part of the club program, our athletes can take part in our college recruiting program. We assist our players in establishing their future goals and provide full support through the recruitment process should they desire to pursue collegiate level play. We are a non-profit organization supported by Howard County Recreation and Parks with a mission to foster and promote the growth of the sport for girls and young women at a reasonable price.
Winter Season Tournaments/Leagues:
Each age group will play in 4-5 local or regional indoor tournaments and/or winter leagues which may include JPIL and the National Indoor Tournament (NIT). Participation in Shooting Star Thanksgiving, Winter Escape and Disney Field Hockey Showcase as recruiting events are also available.
All indoor practices at GOALS. (GOALS Baltimore 6159 Edmondson Avenue Catonsville, MD 21228) Practices held 2 days a week. Practice starts 2nd week of November - end of February.
Spring Season Tournaments/Leagues:
Each age group will be participating in spring tournaments and/or spring league (U16 and U19’s) which may include JPOL, Regional Club Championship. Shooting Stars, college sponsored tournaments and other recruiting tournaments.
All Spring practices are held in Howard County on turf fields, including Troy Park, Glenelg High School and Marriotts Ridge High School. Practice starts 3rd week of March - mid June.
For the 3rd year, Warhawks has been selected by USAFH as the host of the Region 7 Regional Club Championships!! We will be hosting all age groups this year - U14, U16 and U19 - on Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25, 2020 at Troy Park, Elkridge, MD.
Karen is a dynamic educator and leader with over thirty years of coaching experience. Zarchin was a Division I National Champion, field hockey team captain, and lacrosse player at James Madison University (JMU). Along with being a former two sport athlete at JMU, she also served as a JMU field hockey assistant coach and is a Hall of Fame inductee (2014). Previous to collegiate field hockey, Zarchin was a high school All-American at Colonel Zadok Magruder High School in Montgomery County, MD and played field hockey, basketball, soccer and softball. Additional coaching positions have been with Georgetown Visitation Prep School, Georgetown University, and American University. Currently, Karen is the Head Coach and Site Director for the USA FUTURES Program at the Severn School site for U19, U16 and U14 teams. Karen’s leadership, coaching, and college recruiting expertise will be invaluable to our club. She is full of positive energy and is very passionate about the sport, which makes her a perfect fit for Warhawks FHC.
20 hard working Warhawks, 2 strategic coaches, 2 days, 5 games, 32 goals, 1 dramatic double overtime win and 0 losses. These ladies are on to the National Club Championship in July!
These girls! 5 games 2 days! 20-30mph winds, sun to pouring rain to hail storm! Played the 4 top teams in the nation! Lovin’ every moment with these girls! We had a blast and it showed! Warhawksnation take notice we have arrived!
Throughout the tournament, these ladies scored 23 goals, while only conceding 1! They also happen to be the U14 Easter egg hunt winners!!! Way to go ladies!!! (Hannah T. is missing from the photo)
Warhawks charity showcase game and fundraising efforts were featured in the summer edition of USA field hockey's FHLife Magazine.
Visit USA field hockey's website at www.usafieldhockey.com