First of all, please join me in welcoming two new coaches for our Varsity squad who come to us with outstanding hockey backgrounds:

VARSITY HEAD COACH Courtney Spleen: Former Reading, Pennsylvania native. Played for X-Calibur field hockey club and Exeter Senior High School as a 4 year starter before continuing on to play at University of Massachusetts Amherst where she helped her team win 3 Atlantic-10 Titles, 2 NCAA Sweet 16 Appearances and an Elite 8 showing. Coached for Element and X-Calibur Field Hockey club through college before graduating and moving out to CA. Served as the Head JV coach at Cathedral Catholic High School last year and currently is a head coach with HTC Field Hockey Club.
VARSITY ASST. COACH Lindsay Bowman: Lindsay is a native of Palmyra, PA where she was a member of Palmyra High School’s varsity team and was named All-State selection both her junior and senior campaigns. She is also a former University of Massachusetts Amherst player where she won Atlantic-10 Rookie of the year in 2010 and finished her career with 37 points on 16 goals and 5 assists. Lindsay helped coach as an assistant at York College before moving to CA and serving as the assistant JV coach at Cathedral Catholic. She is also a head coach with HTC field hockey club. 
JV coaches are TBD.

GET OUT THOSE CALENDARS… HERE ARE SEVERAL VERY IMPORTANT DATES:
1. All returning players… Please come to meet COACH SPLEEN Monday May 20 at lunch (12:15) in the team room
2. The Freddies:  June 5, 5:30 reception, 6-7:30 pm awards. The Freddies are held in the gym and honor all of our athletic squads and next level athletes.
3. Physicals Night: June 6 .  Check TP website for details. If  you don’t want to schedule an appt with your physician, this is a great way to take care of the physical sign off paperwork you need to get your athletic clearance. 
4. Athletic Clearance Packets:  DUE JUNE 14https://sites.google.com/a/sduhsd.net/tpathletics/
6. 4Goals Field Hockey Clinic: JUNE 15-16, 11-3pm. Clinic is being held  in Chula Vista with several college coaches in attendance and our own Coaches Spleen and Bowman on staff.  Link below:https://www.4goals.net/event/4goals-college-exposure-playday/
7. Summer Workouts:  Wednesdays JUNE 19- JULY 24. Tentative time 8-10 am. Coach Spleen will provide more details at the May 20 meeting.
8. SUNDAY NIGHT SUMMER LEAGUE @LCC:  Sunday Nights – June 23- July 21.  Please let me know ASAP if you can participate.  We realize that people may miss some games, but want to put together two teams.  Please pass on info to incoming freshmen.
9. TRYOUTS begin Aug. 12 @6am.  The first day of tryouts begins at August 12th 6-9 am and then will be 8-10:30 am for the rest of tryouts/preseason.

ACTION ITEM FOR ALL OF YOU:Email me ASAP if you can play in the Sunday night league and which Sundays you would make it (June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14, and July 21).Let me know if you need to add anyone or be deleted from these emails.
All of this info will be put on our website too, so don’t forget to occasionally go to:  www.torreypinesfieldhockey.com
Go Falcons!!!
Gretchen Jimenez and Allison PoeTPFH Parent Liaisons