Developing World Class Field Hockey in Maryland

SPark Field Hockey Club is a premier, not-for-profit field hockey club in Maryland whose missions is to promote the development of high quality field hockey players who are competitive at any level.  Through its developmental leagues and travel teams, SPark Field Hockey Club provides young women between the ages of eight and eighteen with world-class technical training in a positive, competitive atmosphere so that all athletes can reach their full potential.

Notable SPark Achievements:

NIT: 2018 U19, 2018 U12, 2017 U14(2), 2016 U19, 2016 U14, 2015 U12, 2013 U19, 2011 U16, 2011 U14,

2009 U14, 2008 U19, 2007 U16, 2005 U19, 2003 U16, 2001 U14

Festival: 2007 U19, 2006 U19, 2004 U19

Disney: 2010 U16

NICC: 2011 U16, 2010 U19, 2010 U14, 2009 U19, 2008 U16

Maryland Club Championship: 2013 U19, 2010 U19

Regional Club Championship: 2018 U16, 2016 U14, 2014 U16

SPark Futures Elite Championship Participants:

Marissa Balleza 3x, Maeve Doherty 3x, Ena Belch, Noelle Frost, Regan Leavitt

SPark USA Outdoor Junior U17 Participants:

Noelle Frost, Regan Leavitt

SPark Junior Olympics Participants:

Marissa Balleza 3x, Maeve Doherty 3x, Elizabeth Mata 3x, Kelsey Fielder 2x, Regan Leavitt 2x, Casey Pohlmeyer 2x, Jaclyn Anspach, Ena Belch, Mikayla Borneman, Sabrina Davis, Kayla Devlin, Noelle Frost, Anna Haley, Amanda Himmelheber, Abbi Horn, Ashley Leverett, Lindsey Ladas, Danielle Maines, Regina Openshaw, Melissa Rize, Emily Thomas

SPark National Futures Championship Participants:

Marissa Balleza 5x, Elizabeth Mata 5x, Casey Pohlmeyer 5x, Sabrina Davis 4x, Maeve Doherty 4x, Abbi Horn 4x, Regan Leavitt 4x, Danielle Maines 4x, Regina Openshaw 4x, Mikayla Borneman 3x, Amanda Himmelheber 3x, Claire Horn 3x, Lila Slattery 3x, Kat Varga 3x, Connor Allen 2x, Jaclyn Anspach 2x, Hannah Balleza 2x, Megan Brannen 2x, Melanie Borneman 2x, Logan Dean 2x, Kayla Devlin 2x, Kelsey Fielder 2x, Noelle Frost 2x, Anna Haley 2x, Lindsey Ladas 2x, Sophia Openshaw 2x, Ally Pollack 2x, Melissa Rize 2x, Samantha Slattery 2x, Emily Thomas 2x, Jessica Valvano 2x, Sydney White 2x, Lauren Aguilar, Logan Beal, Ena Belch, Megan Borneman, Nell Bragdon, Zoe Day, Ruby DeFrees, Bridget Donovan, Kori Edmonson, Josie Formica, Cecilia Gazelle, Maddie Gutkowski, Alyssa Kessler, Ashley Leverett, Madelyn McAteer, Molly McAteer, Emily Penn, Kaylee Pohlmeyer, Marissa Poliks, Olivia Reiter, Elizabeth Schepens, Emma Slattery, Kayla White, Kayley Williams, Amy Wright

SPark Women's National Junior Indoor Team Participants:

Marissa Balleza, Maeve Doherty, Elizabeth Mata

SPark Women's National Indoor Team Participants:

Hannah Balleza, Ashley Dalisera, Maeve Doherty, Lyndsey Heppner, Carissa Hyman, Elizabeth Mata, Casey Pohlmeyer, Jamie Tierney

SPark USA High Performance Team Participants:

Casey Pohlmeyer 2x

SPark Men's National Indoor Team Participants:

Jesse Larson

SPark US Mens Masters Team Participant:

Jesse Larson

NCAA National Champions:

D1: Amanda Himmelheber, Kayla Devlin, Ally Pollack

D3: Shannon Hanratty

Congratulations to these SPark Teams!

SPark Announcements​

  • Congrats to the following SPark athletes selected to All-County:
    • First Team: Sophia Hartman, Caitlin Koehler, Molly McAteer, Megan Munley, Delaney Norr, Lila Slattery
    • Second Team: Sydney White, Meghan Malone, Tia Lysse, Emily Eckels, Delaney Snowden, Haley Davis, Libby Wild
  • Congrats to the following SPark athletes who signed their National Letters of Intent to play field hockey in college!! Good Luck!
    • Leighton Eber - QUC
    • Emily Eckels - UNH
    • Sophia Hartman - Lehigh
    • Katie Keane - Fairfield
    • Molly McAteer - UNH
    • Megan Munley - UMD
    • Eleanor Rothera - Wellesley
    • Sydney White - Lehigh
  • Congrats to the following SPark athletes name to the IAAM All Conference Teams!
    • A Conference: Caitlyn Koehler
    • B Conference: Sydney White, Kendyl Underwood, Haley Davis, Libby Wild, Hope Davis, Molly McAteer
    • C Conference: Delaney Snowden
  • Congrats to SPark trainers Jesse Larson and Lee Swinscoe - selected to the Over 40 Masters Indoor World Cup Team!!! 

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SPark Message Board ​​

Cancellations:  Please note that we do NOT follow the AACO Inclement Weather Cancellation Policy.  Please check here for league, tournament, or practice delays or cancellations. ​​​​​

  • SPark Development Program will begin on Thursday 12/6 or Friday 12/7 depending on your assigned group.  Check your emails and see you soon!
  • SPark Sunday Leagues for grades 2/3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 will all begin on Sunday, December 9.    We cant wait to see you!
  • SPark High School league will begin on Monday, December 10.  See you soon! 
  • ​GO SPark!!!