2022 Female Provincial Teams
To access the full list of selected U18 athletes, please click here.
To access the full list of selected U16 athletes, please click here.
Provincial Team training will commence after June 24th.
After winning the Junior Pan American Championships’ gold medal in 2021, the Junior Women’s National Team is now set to go to South Africa to play the Women’s Junior World Cup this April. The team is largely self-funded and dependent on funding sources from sponsors and donors, which means that families have to make a major financial commitment for athletes to attend the tournament.
Several team members from British Columbia are in need of assistance with travel costs. On behalf of the BC athletes selected to this milestone, FHBC is reaching out to the broader BC community to ask for consideration of donations to assist their journey and indeed performance in South Africa!
Each athlete has a direct donations portal allowing for donations to go directly to BC Athletes. Each athletes donation portal can be accessed via the links below:
Allison Kuzyk – Click Here
Arden Goddard-Despot – Click Here
Birkley Anderson – Click Here
Jenna Goodman – Click Here
Julia Ross – Click Here
Ishaval Sekhon – Click Here
Izzy Fraser – Click Here
Lonica McKinney – Click Here
McKinley Kennedy – Click Here
Mikayla Stelling – Click Here
Nora Goddard-Despot – Click Here
Stefanie Sajko – Click Here
Tayler Guy – Click Here
To read more about the team, the 2022 Junior World Cup and the fundraiser initiative, and to donate to the overall team, please access the Team Donation page here.
FHBC is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the following bursaries:
Application deadline is April 29th, 2022, and recipients will be announced in May.
These bursaries are designed to contribute towards an individual’s professional development in the sport of Field Hockey and to to support female athletes under the age of 12 to access field hockey programming. The Coaching and Officiating bursaries are open to all levels of coaches and officials, with officiating including both umpires and technical officials.
Pat Hall Officials Development Award: This award is designed to promote the development of Vancouver Island umpires and technical officials with preference given to members active on the Island. Award nominations will remains open until all the available funds are utilized.
IMPORTANT: applicants for all three bursaries and award must be a member in good standing with Field Hockey BC and an active official, coach or player within National, Provincial or Club base programming.
Go to www.fhbcfoundation.com for more information and to download the application forms.
SFU Field Hockey Scholarships are currently available to women’s league players of ANY club who are currently undergraduate students at SFU.
Please go to the Field Hockey section of the following page – access here – to download the application form. The application deadline has been extended to end of February.
You can download the PDF version of this communique here.
Following the recent announcement that Field Hockey Canada (FHC) will be launching a new Targeted Athlete Program (TAP), this Community Communique is sent on behalf of the FHBC Board of Directors to reinforce FHBC’s commitment to support BC athletes as they move through the athlete pathway. FHBC remains committed to supporting BC athlete choices within athlete programming and FHBC will remain flexible in the ability to support athlete movement between PSO and NSO programming in this case, even if that means an athletes educated choice is to exit FHBC athlete programming completely.
FHBC currently has joint commitments with FHC to continue to partner in the delivery of performance stream programming for BC athletes throughout the remainder of the current season and into the Fall 2022. As this new FHC TAP program becomes better understood and is unveiled as a pilot program within the BC Lower Mainland in the coming weeks, FHBC will work with FHC to assist in the education and awareness for BC stakeholders. To this end, if any BC stakeholder or athlete wishes to find out more information, they can connect directly with the FHC TAP Program Lead, Jenn Beagan at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach out to FHBC Staff at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and FHBC can help facilitate your enquiry.
Yours in sport,
Field Hockey BC
February 10, 2022
FHC is looking for outdoor field hockey masters athletes aged 40 to 54 (born Jan 1, 1968 to Dec 31, 1982) to represent Canada in the Masters World Cup in 2022.
Please click on the link below to fill out a form to confirm commitment to the program:
Athlete Nominations for the 2022 FHBC Provincial Program Talent ID and National Championship Team Trials are now being accepted (as of January 10, 2022). Athletes interested in attending the Trials this Spring, MUST be nominated by a coach*. Any level of field hockey coach may submit a FHBC Athlete Nomination Form, including but not limited to a Club coach, FHBC program coach, National coach, Academy coach, High School coach or out-of-province Coach. A reminder that the 2022 FHBC Provincial Program Talent ID and National Championship Team Trials are for aspiring high performance athletes.
*Note Targeted Athletes have an exemption from this nomination process. Targeted Athletes have been notified of their status for the 2022 season.
Coaches can access the online FHBC Athlete Nomination Form here:
Athlete Nomination Deadlines
Athlete Nominations received after the respective deadlines will not be eligible for Trials.
Nominated athletes will be invited to register for their respective Trials by the day after their groups’ Nomination Deadline. Athletes should look for an email from.
For more information about the 2022 FHBC Provincial Program Talent ID and National Championship Team, click here:
Field Hockey BC is pleased to announce dates for the upcoming 2022 FHBC Provincial Program Talent ID and National Championship Team Trials. The 2022 Provincial Talent ID Program will be a joint venture with Field Hockey Canada in being both a Talent Identification point for the FHC NextGen Program, as well as a Talent Identification point for FHBC National Championship Team participation.
Both Team BC Provincial (Tier 1) and BC Regional teams (Tier 2) will compete at the FHC National Championships being hosted by FHBC in the Summer of 2022. The National Championship Tournament information is as follows:
Access the full Communique with all the necessary information here.
We spoke with the athletes during the Provincial Talent ID Camps back in August of 2021 and asked them about their experience.
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