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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!


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.

Register for RCC at USAFH.

Registration opens March 5. Deadline to register is March 19.

Warhawks Spring Field Hockey Tryouts For 2020 Season


Warhawks Field Hockey Club will be holding a supplemental try out for the Spring 2020 season for ALL interested new players in the U10- U19 age group.  

The Tryout will be held on Saturday March 14th between 9am – 1pm at:

Blandair Park  

5750 Oakland Mills Rd, Columbia, MD 21045     

Please note:  All current club players DO NOT have to register, however they need to attend the try out for team placement.    

U10/U12/U14 Age Groups:

9am: Check in

9:30-11am:  Evaluation

 U16/U19 Age Groups:

10:30am: Check in

10:45am: Stretch

11:00am-1:00pm: Evaluation


U10 is 2010, 2011 birth years

U12 is 2008, 2009 birth years

U14 is 2006, 2007 birth years

U16 is 2004, 2005 birth years

U19 is 2001, 2002, 2003 birth years

For “New Players” only, please use the following link to register for the try out and pay a fee of $25. 

For the $25 Tryout Fee:

You can pay by check made out to: WARHAWKS FIELD HOCKEY CLUB and bring to the try out


Pay by PayPal to the following email address:   When paying by pay pal, please make sure to note the players name AND process the payment as a personal/friend and not a business transaction.  It will save in fees.   Please register and pay by March 13th.


Outdoor Field hockey equipment needed:

-Outdoor field hockey stick 
-Reversible pinnie


-Field hockey Shin guards
-Sneakers, cleats or turf shoes


Outdoor Spring Practices: 

U10 – 6:00-7:30pm Glenelg High School  (U12’s may attend this practice if a conflict with Tuesday practice)

U14 and U16 – a few Monday practices will be added 6:00-7:30pm Glenelg High School 

Goalies – 5:00-8:00pm Troy Park Field 2

Stickwork and conditioning – 5:00-6:30pm  - ALL AGES

U12 - 6:30-8:00pm at Troy Park Field 2  (U10’s may attend this practice if a conflict with Monday practice)


U14/U16/U19 age groups - 6:00-8:00pm Troy Park Fields 1&2 

Goalie Practice: (Goalies will attend one of these time slots which will be set up with our goalie coach)

Monday 6:00-7:30pm at Glenelg OR Tuesday between 5:00-8:00pm at Troy Park Field 2


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.

Please contact Karen Zarchin, or Ali Eyre,  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 an extremely reasonable price. 

All indoor practices are on the snap court 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.

Winter tournaments:

Teams play in 5 tournaments throughout the winter and the National Indoor tournament (NIT) in Spooky Nook.

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.

Spring tournaments:

Teams play in several tournaments throughout the Spring which, depending on the age group, include local college sponsored tournaments, JPOL, Shooting Star Easter, Regional Club Championships and other recruiting tournaments. 

U14 Warhawks are ranked 11th in the country by USA Field Hockey and 6th in the country by Max Field Hockey!

Click here USA Field Hockey's complete list! 

Click here to see Max Field Hockey's complete list!


The Warhawks FHC are so excited to welcome Karen Zarchin to our board of directors as the clubs Technical Director.

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.

U14 Undefeated, Finished 1st at USAFH Regional Club Championship!!!

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!

U16/U19 Took 2nd Place in A Pool at Shooting Stars Easter!!

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!

U14 are the undefeated, Pool A, Shooting Stars Easter Champions!

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)

DREAMS COME TRUE!! U14 Warhawks are the Disney Showcase Champions!!!

Warhawks Featured in the Summer Edition of USA field hockey's FHLife Magazine

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




Rules of Indoor and Outdoor Field Hockey

Indoor and outdoor field hockey rules

Warhawks Honored at Howard County's Good Sports Awards Banquet

On 10/16, Coach Courtney Abell, U19 player and Glenelg Gladiator Tess Muneses, and U19 Age Group Coordinator/Administrator Pam Grimes received Good Sports Awards during Howard County’s annual Celebration of Sports!