competitive field hockey for adults in new york city
-spring and fall leagues for women and men
-access to columbia university's water base
-lively social scene, DIVERSE COMMUNITY
-players with college, club, regional
and international experience
THANK YOU FOR CHECKING OUT OUR WEBSITE. IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO PLAY FIELD HOCKEY IN NEW YORK CITY, YOU'VE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE. NEFHA IS THE LARGEST ADULT FIELD HOCKEY ASSOCIATION IN THE UNITED STATES. OUR LEAGUE IS HOME TO BOTH MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TEAMS, WITH PLAYERS FROM ACROSS THE WORLD PARTICIPATING. THE LEVEL IS COMPETITIVE BUT AT THE SAME TIME SOCIAL AND ACCOMMODATING TO THOSE OF DIFFERENT ABILITIES. LEAGUE GAMES TAKE PLACE IN BOTH THE FALL AND SPRING. THE GAMES ARE HOSTED AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S WATER BASE IN MANHATTAN. HOPEFULLY THIS SITE PROVIDES YOU WITH ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS ON THE 'CONTACT US' PAGE. PLEASE DO FEEL FREE TO GET IN TOUCH.
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The Wildcats are an incredibly inclusive bunch and are always looking for new players! Our team loves the game, each other, and having fun. We have a low time commitment and an open atmosphere. Join the Wildcats if you want to get back into the game and truly have a great time!
Big Apple Hockey Club is made up of a great group of diverse ladies who have two things in common: a love of the game and a love for having fun playing it. Unique from some of the other teams in the league, BAHC is made of players from NY, NJ, CT, and PA. Big Apple Hockey strives to provide as many hockey opportunities as possible for its players and typically joins up with some of our hockey friends in cities across the country for tournaments in Atlanta, Miami and Boston.
The Rye Ladies, now in their eight season as part of the historic Rye Field Hockey Club established in 1931, continue to be a cornerstone of the league proudly wearing their black and gold. With a broad international and top tier Division 1 US collegiate program representation, they enjoy fast hockey on the pitch and a warm collegial team atmosphere off. The Rye ladies always embrace the more the merrier and are always looking for a few more good ladies.
The Rovers are Greenwich field hockey club's Women’s 1st team. We are a fun and friendly group of ladies who love to play competitive field hockey. In 2017, we were crowned national champions! Our team comes from around the world – England, Holland, Argentina, South Africa, Zimbabwe and all over the US. We regularly attend pickups and even schedule some team runs, and we also get together off the field for brunches and happy hours. We always welcome new player who are interested in joining the club.
The Ramblers are Greenwich field hockey club's Women’s 2s team and can be described as a fun, yet competitive group of ladies who enjoy playing in the NEFHA league. We are represented by players who have played at the university or club level internationally (including: England, Ireland, Scotland, Uruguay, Argentina, Belgium, Holland, Germany, and Zimbabwe to name a few!) and always welcome new players who are interested in joining.
new york islanders
field hockey club
The New York Islanders Field Hockey Association has one of the longest tenures in NEFHA. The team is made up of players from the united states, England, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad, India, Ghana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Guyana, Brazil. we are a multinational, multiracial team. We have recently joined with the Bermuda Hockey Academy and now run two men's teams.
greenwich field hockey club men's 1st xi
The GREENWICH MEN’s 1s were crowned national champions in both 2017 and 2018. They’re historically ONE OF the most successful teamS in the NEFHA league, picking up a number of titles over the course of many decades. The team is always looking to build on their success so would love to hear from any new players interested in joining.
greenwich field hockey club men's 2nd xi
The greenwich second team enjoy a competitive game and we give our all on the field. We all play hockey because we love the sport and enjoy the social aspect. As with all of the Greenwich club sides, we are a diverse group of players ranging in age, skill and nationality.
rye field hockey club
rye are one of the oldest and most successful clubs since the beginning of the NEFHA league and our Trophy room speaks for itself. Our teams are always looking to build on their success so would love to hear from any new players interested in joining. rye currently fields two teams in the men's division.
east coast high performance (ECHP)
East Coast High Performance (ECHP) is one of USA Field Hockey’s regional high performance training centers that allow athletes to train in a regional area close to their homes, with access to some of the country's top coaches. We train dedicated young men, aged 10-21, to play field hockey competitively at the national level. Participation in the junior high performance centers is open to all players aged 21 and under, but we welcome all seasoned male players who would like to join us for some competitive play.
nefha holds a weekly, weeknight pickup at columbia university's baker field.
the pickup is open to all players, regardless of whether you play for a league team or not.
address for the field is 533 west 218th street.
both the a and 1 trains stop close to the field and it's about a 30 minute ride from midtown manhattan.
we usually split into teams of 7 or 8 and play a series of fun but competitive half-field games.
the cost to play is $10 for working adults and $5 for students.
please bring both a white and dark shirt.
the session runs from 730pm - 930pm. below are the pickup dates for FALL 2019.
wedNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH
weDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH
weDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9TH
MONDAY, OCTOBER 14TH
MONDAY, OCTOBER 21ST
MONDAY, OCTOBER 30TH
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH
wednesday, NOVEMBER 13TH
wednesday, NOVEMBER 19TH
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CO-PRESIDENT: RUSSELL SHIPTON
CO-PRESIDENT: WILLIAM JONES
TREASURER: PETER SHAERF
TECHNICAL OFFICIAL: KIM SCOTT
UMPIRES SECRETARY: JOHN BOYCE