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March 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

U16 Spring Travel Team Tryouts



Not 14 or 15 as of 1/1/17?  Find your correct age group here:

U12 Tryouts (Age 10-11 as of 1/1/17)

U14 Tryouts (Age 12-13 as of 1/1/17)

U19 Tryouts (Age 16-17 as of 1/1/17)

U10 Spring Travel (Age 8-9 as of 1/1/17): Email Alex at [email protected]

Tryouts for Mayhem’s 2017 U16 Spring Travel Teams will take place on Saturday, March 11th.   Three travel teams will be formed: Mayhem Legacy, Premier and Rising.  Tryouts are for placement on one of three teams and are positional in nature to try to keep playing time as equal as possible and at a maximum.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tryout to receive your tryout bib and to check-in.  Athletes not placed on a spring travel team will be invited to join their Mayhem piers at the Spring Training ELITE Site with our collegiate staff! This is a private tryout for current Main Line Field Hockey Club members only.

Saturday, March 11th Tryouts

  • Flow drill focusing on hitting accuracy, ball speed, receptions on the move and ball carrying position- no taps;
  • Large field: 1 v. 1s, 2v. 1s, 4 v. 3s, 6 v. 4– focus on communication, off-ball movement, vision and decision-making speed
  • Scoring drills
  • Fitness, agility and stick skill

How to Prepare:

  1. Interval running (sprint-jog-walk) 4x per week approx. 30 mins ea + body weight or weight-lifting workouts with focus on building lower-body explosiveness + building agility by running ladders and jumping rope;
  2. Hand Speed: Yard stick pulls as fast as possible for 1 minute (goal is 120                ), dodging cones at speed, 3D skills in confined location;
  3. Hitting with a partner- short choke hit: quick swing, powerful and accurate flat ball à receive on the move


Academy of Notre Dame

560 Sproul Rd
Villanova, PA 19085 United States


March 11, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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