Fairfield Field Hockey Camp @ Tomlinson Middle School

Tomlinson Middle School

Fairfield, CT 06824


Competitive field hockey is no stranger to Connecticut's fall athletes and you need to look no further to find this summer's way to advance your skills, improve your strength and gain the upper edge on your competition. Revolution Field Hockey Camps are open to all ability levels. Join us for two weeks this summer at Tomlinson Middle School in Fairfield, CT!

Week 1 Camp Director- Amanda Oberly (see bio below)

Week 2 Camp Director- Cheryl Canada (see bio below)

Covid-19 Policy: Vaccine is NOT required to attend camp. Negative COVID tests are NOT required prior to arriving at camp, but strongly encouraged for all campers. In addition we ask ALL CAMPERS to bring their health forms AND Athletic Monitoring Form.

These forms can be found in the camper packet on the Forms Page.

About Our Coaches

Cheryl Canada

Cheryl Canada is a former Division I Associate Head Coach from Quinnipiac University. She finished her 12th season in 2020. An offensive specialist with a strong technical knowledge and a wealth of local and national coaching experience. In addition to practice planning, Canada played a pivotal role as the Recruiting Coordinator and seeking and securing future student-athletes to Quinnipiac. For the 2021 season Canada joined the staff at North Branford High School Field Hockey Team and helped them earn the 2021 CIAC Class S State Title. Canada was also recently inducted into the Connecticut Field Hockey Hall of Fame this past Fall.

Canada has mentored 91 All-Conference players, 24 NFHCA Mideast Region All-Americans, three Northeast Conference Players of the Year, three NEC Goaltenders of the Year, one Rookie of the Year and a Defensive Player of the Year, as well as three NEC Tournament MVP’s and six NFHCA North-South Senior Game participants. 2014 All-MAAC First Team performer Danielle Allan, 2013 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year Jess Rusin, All-MAAC forward Danielle Allan as well as All-NEC stand-out Katie Notarianni ’12. In addition to her work with the forwards, Canada’s other responsibilities include daily practice design for Quinnipiac goalkeepers, which included 2012 Northeast Conference Goalkeeper of the Year Nicole Lewis and two-time MAAC Goalkeeper of the Year Megan Conaboy.

On the Bobcat sideline, Canada can claim Two Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Regular-Season Co-Champions (2013, 2015), 2013 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament Champion, Two-time NCAA Field Hockey Tournament Participant (2003, 2013). Successfully achieved the title of regular season champions for the MAAC Conference 2013 and 2015, won one MAAC Conference Championship games in 2013, and one appearance in NCAA tournaments in 2013. Best record in program history in 2013 (14-7). Achieved a combined record of 32-7 in 2016 and 2017. A former four-year stand-out for the Bobcats as a forward, in 2003 she can claim the Northeast Conference Championship title and NCAA play-in game participation.

Canada coordinated all logistics for team travel, team-building activities and community service organizer with surrounding towns.  The field hockey program has established close relationships with local daycares, schools and libraries within the towns of Hamden, North Haven, Norford and North Branford.

Canada has been the driving force behind Quinnipiac field hockeys Vs. Cancer game, “Be The Match” Bone Marrow drive for six years, as well as the Play4TheCure Breast Cancer Awareness game for over seven years. Canada has also coordinated the team’s participation in Read Across America, Library Day and many other outreach programs. During her time as an attacking Bobcat, Quinnipiac won the 2003 Northeast Conference Championship and competed in the NCAA Division I play-in game that same season.

In 2012, Canada earned her USA Field Hockey Level 2 certification. She has been involved with the USA Field Hockey for over 10 years serving as a coach for the Futures Program. For the past six years, Canada has served as Head Coach and Site Director for the Connecticut U19, U16 and U14 site. She has served as a selector for the US Women’s Master’s try-outs, National and Regional Futures Tournament.

In 2015 Canada was inducted into the North Branford High School Hall of Fame. Prior to returning to Quinnipiac, in 2007-08 Canada served as the assistant for the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y. In 2005-2007 she served an assistant coach at North Branford High School (Conn.) where she also attended, for field hockey and lacrosse season. While coaching the North Branford field hockey team, they captured the 2006 Class S State Championship, their first state title in 30 years.

Canada graduated from Quinnipiac with a bachelor’s degree in 2006. Cheryl resides in North Branford, CT. with her husband and daughter.

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Amanda Oberly

Since 2020 Oberly has been the Head Coach for the Freshman Field Hockey Team at Greenwich High School in Greenwich, CT.

Oberly is originally from Washington, NJ where she attended Warren Hills Regional High School. During her time on the team they won two Division Titles, two Sectional Titles, and a State Championship.

Oberly continued her field hockey career at Southern Connecticut State University where she earned team honors such as the Coaches' Award and Most Improved Player.

After graduating she spent a season with Sacred Heart University as in Interim Assistant Coach for the 2019 season.


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Camp Details

Check In- 8:30am for all campers.

Check Out- 12pm for half day campers and 3pm for full day.

Age & Ability- Open to participants aged 6-18 years old with the half day program for those 6-9 years old and full day for campers 10-18 years old. All levels of ability are welcome and we encourage beginners to attend!

Equipment Needed- Participants must provide all equipment to participate which includes a stick, shin guards, and mouthguard.

No Meals Are Provided- Campers must bring their own snack, lunch, and water bottle.

Covid 19 Policies & Protocols- CLICK HERE

Sample Camp Schedule-

8:30-9am Check in and Registration

9-10am Individual Skill Stations

10-11am Shooting and Scoring Stations

11-12pm Small Game Play

12-1pm Lunch Break

1-2pm Non-directional Game Play

2-3pm Larger Game Play and Concepts

3pm Campers Dismissed


Covid-19 Policy: Vaccine is NOT required to attend camp. Negative COVID tests are NOT required prior to arriving at camp, but strongly encouraged for all campers. In addition we ask ALL CAMPERS to bring their health forms AND Athletic Monitoring Form.

These forms can be found in the camper packet on the Forms Page.

Reviews (3)

Field Hockey Camps - Field Hockey Review Lauren L - Parent

Coach Cheryl Canada provided my daughter and her teammates with the most memorable experience we could ask for. The combination of field hockey training and summer camp fun was PERFECT!

Field Hockey Camps - Field Hockey Review Alexis T- Parent

My daughter was anxious before camp because she had never played field hockey before. The REVOFH staff made her feel comfortable right from the start. It was tough getting her to leave the field after the last day. Already looking forward to another week this summer!

Field Hockey Camps - Field Hockey Review Kelly R- Camper

My teammates and I have been going to Revolution Field Hockey camps for 4 summers and we can't imagine our summer without it. We love to see how much our hard work in the summer pays off in our fall season.

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