To develop the sport of field hockey in Darien CT and within Fairfield County, CT

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Volunteers are in important part of our continued success.

Team Managers - Serve as liason between parents and coaches 

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit (or assign) Safety Parents (for practices) and Game Parents (for games) and explain responsibilities.
  • Send weekly reminder emails to the team with practice schedule/Safety Parents and game schedule/Game Parent.
  • Check the website and call the Fields Hotline if weather looks questionable on practice and game days.
  • Communicate schedule, field, and weather-related changes to the team.
  • Notify Coach when players are unable to make a game.

 

Safety Parents - Sit on the sidelines of field (not in car or outside of fence) to assist all teams practicing during assigned times

Responsibilities:

  • Arrive at practice 15 minutes early
  • Bring charged cell phone, chair, book, etc.
  • Locate red first aid kit  and sit next to it - Coach will pick up after last practice of the evening
  • In the event of an injury, help with ice packs & bandages (call 911 and/or parent if necessary)
  • Remind players to pick up bottles & garbage
  • Stay until the last player has been picked up

 

Game Parents - Stand on the sidelines with the team at games

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain first aid kit (includes notebook with players' emergency contact info) from ball bag
  • In the event of an injury, help with ice packs & bandages (call 911 and/or parent if necessary)
  • Keep track of score & time if there is no field clock
  • Stay until the last player has been picked up

 

Team Photographers (NEW!) - Capture photos of team throughout the season

Responsibilities:

  • Take photos (or find someone to take them) at practices, games and special events
  • Submit photos electronically to darienfieldhockey@gmail.com


Coaches Needed!  
Played in HS and haven't had a stick in your hand in years or just graduated as a 4x ALL AMERICAN from the top Division 1 program.................WE WANT YOU!  Join in on the fun.  All coaches will be provided a minute by minute curriculum and walked through the structured program schedule.  No worries.....we will be there to guide you every step of the way.   We guarantee you won't regret it!

Please consider COACHING- we have many teams of youth players-

email Kelly at for more info.