Indoor USMNT to Hold Clinic as Fundraiser

by USA Field Hockey

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Support the U.S. Men’s National Indoor Team and learn from some of the best indoor athletes at the 2021 Indoor USMNT Clinic. Team USA athletes, who are also some top players in Europe, are hosting a two-session clinic to raise funds for the 2022 FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup taking place in February.


"This clinic is aimed as a fundraiser for our 2022 Indoor World Cup campaign”, said Jason Mulder, Indoor USMNT Head Coach. “Participants will be coached by some of the top indoor athletes from the United States and Europe. We will be teaching some of the latest indoor technical skills and tactics at this clinic. Goalkeepers will also be catered for as there will be a goalkeeper specific session at each session before progressing into game specific exercises. We look forward to helping you prepare for the National Indoor Tournament and your indoor season."

The Indoor USMNT Clinic will take place on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Garrison Forest in Owings Mills, Md. The first session will run from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET and second session will go from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET. The cost is $150 per athlete per session, and boys and girls ages 10 to 18 are welcome to attend.


The maximum number of registrants accepted at each session is 60. Attendees are asked to wear only sneakers or trainers on the courts, cleats are not allowed.


The coaches of the Indoor USMNT Clinic includes Ajai Dhadwal (Agoura Hill, Calif.), Pat Harris (Moorpark, Calif.), KHC Leuven athlete; Aki Kaeppeler (New York, N.Y.), dragflick specialist and HC Klein Zwitserland athlete; Jonathan Klages (Berlin, Germany), Berliner Hockey Club goalkeeper; and JaJa Kentwell (Spring City, Pa). They are joined by Mulder and Nigel Traverso (Baldwin, N.Y.), USMNT Manager and former coach of the men’s indoor program.


The deadline to register for the clinic is Friday, December 24 at 11:59 p.m. ET.