Queen Anne's County Field Hockey Camp

White Marsh Park

Centreville, MD 21617


Overview

The young women of Queen Anne's County thrive from the growing interest in one of the greatest women's sports - Field Hockey! With almost 300 participants in the recreational fall league; the QA community is recognized as a national leader in youth feeder programs.

This 4-day training camp is designed for ages 8-15. It will cover all the basic and advanced field hockey training to help you score more goals, defend leads and win games.

The 1-day high school clinic is for 15 - 18 year olds. We aim to run some high intensity college drills - plucked right out of the Williams College pre-season practices. You will receive lots of touches on the ball, immediate feedback from the college coaches and get to play some full field and small games so we can assess your goals for the season ahead.

Join our collegiate staff of coaches and players for fun and field hockey this summer!


About Our Coaches

Rachel Palumbo

Palumbo was named the head field hockey coach at Catholic University on March 26, 2020.

Palumbo came to Catholic after two seasons as an assistant coach at Middlebury where she won back-to-back national championships in 2018 and 2019. Under Katharine DeLorenzo, she helped guide the Panthers to a school record 21 wins each year and a 42-2 overall record, including a mark of 18-2 in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). Middlebury was also recognized as the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) National Coaching Staff of the Year twice and won two NESCAC championships.

Palumbo, who received her USA Field Hockey Level II Accrediitation in Spring 2019, served as the recruiting coordinator for the Panthers who had six All-America, eight all-region and eight All-NESCAC selections the last two seasons. Middlebury also boasted the 2019 NESCAC Rookie of the Year, Katie George, who led the team with 13 goals and 29 points this season.

In November 2018, Palumbo joined DeLorenzo on a community service trip to Jharkhand, India where she participated in a week-long field hockey residential program for young women ages 14-17 known as the East India Field Hockey Project.

Palumbo spent the 2016 and 2017 seasons as a graduate assistant coach at Salisbury under Dawn Chamberlin. The Sea Gulls posted a record of 30-7 during her two seasons, advancing to the national semifinals of the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship and winning a Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) in 2016. The team also finished the 2016 season ranked at No. 2 in the NFHCA Coaches Poll.

As a player, Palumbo appeared in 68 games and made 47 starts as a defensive midfielder at Division I James Madison. She scored two game-winning, overtime goals for the Dukes who made three Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Field Hockey Championship appearances, advancing to the finals in 2014.

Palumbo began her coaching career as an assistant coach at Perkiomen Valley High School in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. While there, she served as the head coach for the USA Field Hockey Futures Program Site 5Y and as a coach for X-Calibur Elite Indoor Field Hockey Club. While at Salisbury, she coached for the Shore Byrds Field Hockey Club.

Palumbo received her bachelor's degree in kinesiology and exercise science with a minor in coaching education from James Madison in 2015 before earning a master's in postsecondary education from Salisbury in May 2018.

Off the field, Palumbo is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) who completed internships at both Salisbury and James Madison.

 


Camp Details

Check in/out: 8:40- 9:00am Contactless Car Check in 11:45 - 12:00pm Half-Day Contactless Check Out (BYO CAMPER PICK UP SIGNS) 

* Please Note: Guardians/ Parents / Visitors are not permitted to exit vehicles to observe sessions.

Age & Ability: Camp is open to ages 10-18 of all ability levels. Due to the enrollment limit of 50, be sure to reserve your space early.

No Meals Are Provided: Campers can bring their own snack/ fuel. Campers Must bring their own Water bottles/ bring multiples.

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Sample Camp Schedule:
8:45 - 9:00 - Registration & Screening for Campers
9:00 – Daily Theme Workshop
9:15 – 10:15 Skills & Position Training
10:15 – Cool Down & Extra Help
10:15 - Snack, Bathroom & Water break
10:25- 11:50am – Field Hockey Session// Strategy & Game Concept Training
11:45 - 12:00pm - Camper Pick Up Line


Reviews (1)

Field Hockey Camps - Field Hockey Review Sylvia F. - Mother

My daughter loved going to camp this summer and she cannot wait to go back next year. Excellent job Revolution Field Hockey!

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