Rumson Country Day considers it a win when their student-athletes gain priceless memories and essential skills from participating in a school sport. The RCDS Athletic Program has a no-cut policy and offers over 15 sports teams, to which 80% of Upper School students commit.
A Q&A with Atlee High School field hockey seniors Marissa Perry and Takara Kaegi.
Success in sports can be a deceptive yardstick. Are championships the sole ingredient that measures greatness? How important is improvement even if no trophies, medals or winning records are involved?
Syracuse Field hockey enjoyed another NCAA tournament run under head coach Ange Bradley, falling short after an Elite Eight matchup against Maryland.
In 2021, the South Jersey Field Hockey League (SJFHL) created an “elite” division and requested that towns enter a team if they felt they could compete at a high level. There was no doubt the Clearview Youth Field Hockey 7/8s had a team that could compete.
Coach Werkheiser reached an impressive marker on September 30. Norfolk Academy’s victory over Nansemond-Suffolk Academy was her 400th career win.
Trinity Hall freshman Caitlin Williams is no stranger to balancing multiple sports and activities.
Kingsway High School’s head varsity field hockey coach is Ms. Dana Ott. While she is in her fourth year as head coach, she has coached at multiple levels for over 14 years. A proud alumna, Dana was a four-year varsity starter at Kingsway and a regional All-American. Twice named Gloucester County Times Player of the Year, she also eared All Conference and All State honors.
Missy Meharg might be the most successful coach you’ve never heard of. She has won 602 field hockey games, seven NCAA titles and 26 conference titles.
For Angela Lancaster, working with a team to achieve a common goal is an element that is found in both her sport and in her career as a firefighter.