Developing World Class Field Hockey in Maryland


SPark Annual Basket Fundraiser - Tickets now on sale!!!

All proceeds benefitting Friends of the Fallen and SPark club wide upgrades.  Tickets can be purchased from SPark travel team players and in the API lobby during Sunday and Monday indoor league games.  Tickets are $1/each or $20/25 tickets.

Drawing will be held on Sunday, February 18.  You do not need to be present to win.  

Basket #1: "Date Night" Enjoy a 1 night stay at the MGM National Harbor Hotel, $100 dinner gift card, Uber gift card, and bottle of wine.

Basket #2: "Sports Therapy" Relax and let your muscles recover with BEATS wireless headphones, sports massage tools, foot bath and more.

Basket #3: "For the Love of the Game": Enjoy a Longstreth Sporting Goods gift card and additional gifts from a leading retailer of field hockey gear!

Basket #4: "Electronics": WOW!! An Apple Watch Series 3 GPS with black sport band!

Basket #5: "Sports Fanatic": Go Caps! Enjoy 2 tickets to a Capitals game!

Basket #6: "Shopaholic": For those who LOVE to shop! $50 Sephora, $100 Lucky Knot, $50 Francesca, $100 South Moon Under, $100 Lululemon gift cards!!

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: 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: 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, Kat Varga 3x, Connor Allen 2x, Jaclyn Anspach 2x, Hannah Balleza 2x, Megan Brannen 2x, Melanie Borneman 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, Lila Slattery 2x, Samantha Slattery 2x, Emily Thomas 2x, Jessica Valvano 2x, Sydney White 2x, Lauren Aguilar, Logan Beal, Ena Belch, Megan Borneman, Nell Bragdon, Logan Dean, Zoe Day, Kori Edmonsen, 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


NCAA National Champions:

D1: Amanda Himmelheber, Kayla Devlin, Ally Pollack

D3: Shannon Hanratty

Congratulations to these SPark Teams!

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


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Congrats to the following SPark athletes selected for All-State:

1st team: Logan Beal, Megan Munley

2nd team: Sophia Hartman, Jenna Garden, Teresa Pelli

Honorable Mention: Katie Keane

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Congrats to the following SPark players selected for All-Met for Washington Post: 

2nd team: Logan Beal, Megan Munley

Honorable Mention: Megan Brannon, Sophia Hartman, Stephanie Heffron, Katie Keane

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Congrats to the following SPark players selected for All-Met for Baltimore Sun:

1st team: Logan Beal, Megan Brannen, Megan Munley

2nd team: Leighton Eber, Sophia Hartman

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Congrats to the following Spark athletes selected for Anne Arundel Public School Coaches All-County teams:

1st team: Logan Beal, Megan Brannen, Sophia Hartman, Katie Keane, Megan Munley, Lila Slattery

2nd team: Eryn Beal, Peri Long, Teresa Pelli

Honorable Mention: Mikayla Borneman, Emily Eckels

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Congrats to the following SPark athletes named to the WCAC All Conference Team: Stephanie Heffron and Maddie Mayuga

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Congrats to the following SPark athletes named to the 2017 Capital Gazette Field Hockey All-County teams:

1st team: Katie Keane, Megan Munley, Lila Slattery, Megan Brannen, Josie Formica, Logan Beal, Sophia Hartman

2nd team: Sydney White, Mikayla Borneman, Emily Eckels, Delaney Snowden, Molly McAteer

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Congrats to U19 goalie Mackenzie Peacock named All North Field Hockey 2nd team for Bayside Conference!

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​Congrats to the following SPark players named to the IAAM 2017 All Conference team for private schools: Ashley Clifford, Leighton Eber, Jenna Garden, Molly McAteer, Delaney Snowden, Kendyl Underwood, Sydney White, Libby Wild

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SPark Announcements​​

  • CONGRATS to SPark U19 Blue and U19 White- qualified for NITs at Sienna College, NY and SPark U16 White and and U16 Gold - qualified for NITs at Virginia Beach, VA qualifier. 
  • ​Tickets are now on sale for the SPark annual Basket Fundraiser benefitting Friends of the Fallen.  Tickets are $1/each or $20/25 tickets. Tickets available through any SPark club player or at the indoor league games.  See below for more information.
  • Registration now open for SPark indoor Tournaments!
  • SPark U16 Blue qualifies for the National Indoor Tournament - 1st place at Smith College in Northampton, MA!!!