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Register for Spring Recreation Play, Starts April 4 (Deadline: April 2)

For 3rd-6th graders

Wednesday practices in Chelsea

Weekend games in Ann Arbor


Beginners Guide to Field Hockey

By Nick Catlin 03/14/2018, 10:30am EDT

10-minute written and video tips

Read and listen to this super helpful quick guide to learn how to play field hockey  -- and better understand it as a spectator. shares beginner how-tos for taking up new sports. This one is written by former England and Team GB International Nick Catlin, who is currently playing for Rotterdam.


Spring Barn Hockey Starts April 3

By S. Kegerreis 03/05/2018, 11:30am EST

Register today

Dexter/Pinnacle Coach Keely Tamer is offering semi-private lessons in her barn in Whitmore Lake, focusing on hand control, speed and other stick skills. Tuesdays from April 3 to June 5.  $195 per person.

Adopting an Olympian's Mindset

By Positive Coaching Alliance 03/01/2018, 8:45am EST

Great article for beginners to long-time players

Great tips! Mindset principles to adopt on the field:

Adopting an Olympian's Mindset 


Spring training with Pinnacle

By S. Kegerreis 02/26/2018, 11:45am EST

Registration opens March 1

UPDATE: Sign up for Spring Rec play: 3rd - 6th graders

By S. Kegerreis 01/31/2018, 5:00pm EST

One team full; registration is open

We are hosting a spring recreation program in conjunction with Ann Arbor Rec and Ed. 

Please note that we have one FULL team already. If more youth are interested in playing  on a 5th/6th grade team, we will need either a parent to volunteer to coach the second team for weekend games OR those kids may be placed on another Ann Arbor-area team.  We are also coaching a 3rd/4th grade team.

* Practices begin April 4, Wednesdays through early June
* 7-9 weekend games (mostly Saturdays; some Sundays)
* $119 by March 5 / $135 after March 5
* When you register,  specify "Chelsea" as your team

Register now

**Please note that Chelsea is not hosting a 7th/8th grade team this year due to limited coaching staff. Other skills training options: Pinnacle Field Hockey, Fer De Lance Hockey Club and June Whip-It Camp.

Who we are

Chelsea Field Hockey (CFH), formerly the Washtenaw Whippets, is a Chelsea High School and Beach Middle School (Michigan) team sport open to 6th through 12th grade female athletes. CFH also hosts programs for current 3rd through 11th graders. Learn more here.

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Chelsea Field Hockey was formerly known as Washtenaw Whippets from 2004 through mid-2015.

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P.O. Box 26, Chelsea, Michigan 48118