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Name: Emily Fornatora
Time with Koa: Spring 2019
Background: Emily started working with Koa Sports in May 2019 after she graduated from Towson University with a major in sport management. Emily was born and raised in Montgomery County. Growing up Emily played softball, competitively swam, was a cheerleader, but basketball was Emily’s main sport. Emily played a few years of AAU basketball with the Maryland Flames. Emily attended Magruder High School where she helped the program go from a zero winning game program to winning the 4A West Regional Title her Junior Year of high school. Emily has held positions with the Towson Athletic Department, US Lacrosse, Baltimore Ravens, and the Frederick Keys. When not at work, Emily loves to be out on the water whether it is paddle boarding, kayaking, or just relaxing on the beach.

 

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Week 3 of Multi-Sport Camp is underway. The kids are having a blast playing dodge ball, basketball, soccer and a number of other sports and games. They also have the opportunity to swim at Kids First Swim School.

It’s not too late to join us for the rest of the summer!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Don’t miss out on Summer Field Hockey with Koa!

Blog #19.23

 


Summer Camp is a great opportunity for athletes of all ages and skill levels. It provides a rewarding experience while teaching lessons of hard work and responsibility. Athletes are in a competitive, yet, fun and friendly environment with their peers while playing the sport they love!

Reasons to go to Field Hockey Summer Camp:
1. Build self-esteem and confidence
2. Make new friends & memories
3. Players of all skill will see improvement
4. Personalized experience
5. It is a lot of fun!


Check out Koa’s Summer Programs!

We have the perfect camp for you!

 

Potomac Summer Camp:  At Koa Sports Field Hockey Camp, our goal is to grow the love of field hockey through a full day of drills, games, and scrimmages. Each week our professional field hockey coaches will cover hitting, dribbling, dodging, and offensive and defensive skills. Every player will have the chance to build their field hockey skills while learning teamwork and creating new friendships! For more information, please click here!

Germantown Summer Camp:  Koa FH Camp is to grow the love of field hockey through a full day of drills, games, and scrimmages. Each week our professional field hockey coaches will cover hitting, dribbling, dodging, and offensive and defensive skills. Every player will have the chance to build their field hockey skills while learning teamwork and creating new friendships! For more information, please click HERE!

High School Prep Camp:  The Koa HS Prep Camp is geared towards getting players ready for their HS preseason and tryouts for the Fall Season! Athletes will go through fast-paced skill sessions, conditioning drills, and play in full-field scrimmages! If you want to know more, click HERE!

Summer Conditioning Camp: Need to get in shape for your HS or MS Tryouts? Koa is here to help and will be offering Weekly Summer Conditioning camps – these camps will run in conjunction with the Regular and Elite Summer Camps, so come early and get a workout in before camp! For more information, click HERE!

To Register for any of these camps, CLICK HERE!


Check out this great opportunity:

FREE SPEED & AGILITY CLINIC

Who: Boys & Girls in 3rd-8th Grade
When: Saturday, June 29 @9:00 – 10:00am
Where: Koa HQ (4960 Boiling Brook Parkway, Rockville MD 20852)

~ For more information and to reserve your spot ~
Email Koa Basketball Director Evan Sirkey: evan@koasports.org

 


June Coach of the Month:
Haley Bowcutt

This season was Haley’s first season coaching at Koa. She has playing experience at the Division I Level at American University and at the Club Level with WC Eagles.
Haley coached 2 Development Teams this season and her U16 Team won the Spring League Championship!

 

 

 


Our new Koa Online store has launched!

Pick up your latest Koa gear now! Click the link below to find cool gear with personalized options to represent Koa everywhere you go!

Koa FH Store

A 10% discount code can be found on the top of each homepage! Enjoy your new gear with a discount!

 


 

Interested in Buying a Stick?!

Click Here for some helpful information!

 

 


Keeping up with Koa!

Coming this Fall!

Fall Promo Day: Players will learn the fundamentals and get to play in a few fun drills and games! Most importantly, they will come away with a basic grasp of field hockey and a new found love for a new sport! Fore more information, click HERE!

Fundamentals Crash Course: Come join our experienced coaches at our 1.5-hour skill session that will teach you all the basics of field hockey! Get that first practice out of the way before the season starts in order to be more prepared during the first week. For more information, click HERE!

Fall Rec League: This is our most popular field hockey program. This program is for both experienced and inexperienced players. During the Fall Rec League, players will be placed on teams. and will have both a practice and game each Sunday. Each team will play for 1.5 hours. They will have a 45 minute practice session first, and then immediately play in a game versus another team in the second 45 minute session. For more information, click HERE!

Clinics: This is a great way to sharpen your skills and learn the fundamentals of field hockey. We offer clinics for beginner and experienced players from grades K-12. Players will be taught the fundamental skills, game tactics and scenarios in appropriate skill level and aged groups. For more information and to find the right program for you, click HERE!

All Year Round!

Private Lessons: Are you looking for a 1 on 1 skill session? Are you looking to take your skills to the next level? We offer private lessons with our experienced coaches to help you improve your skills. Breakdown those skills you may be having trouble with and have a coach analyze and help you work on them. If you are interested, please email Kelly Given, and to find out more click HERE!

Evaluations: Koa FH is now offering evaluations to players who want to know where they stand compared to our different programs. Any field hockey player, whether you are new to Koa or you have been with Koa for a few seasons can register for an evaluation! To find out more information, click HERE!

Interested in any of these programs: Register Here!!

 


Catch up on all of the Blogs you missed by clicking here:
Koa Corner

 


 

Questions?

Simone Vagnoni
Club and DT Coordinator
simone@koasports.org
(301) 229-7529 (PLAY)

 

Jen Spagnuolo
Rec League and Clinic Coordinator
jen@koasports.org
(301) 229-7529 (PLAY)

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Spring Season has come and gone..

Blog #19.22

 


This past weekend concluded our Spring Season. All of our club teams participated in the Howard County Summer Smash Tournament. It was a fun-filled day of field hockey! Our teams have been working hard all season long and it was great to see them work together in one last tournament.

Congrats to all of our teams on a successful Spring Season.
We are looking forward to having our teams back together in the Fall!

Cata Sposato, a member of our u14 Club Team, on a breakaway to goal!

 

U12 Club Team goalie, Leia Neilson, coming up with a big save!

 


Healthy Snack of the Week

Peanut Butter Sandwich

Peanut Butter on whole grain bread is high energy and a tasty snack.
Peanut Butter has heart-healthy fat and is high in protein.
Pair it with a banana for a good source of potassium.
This healthy snack supplies a healthy dose of fiber, protein, and vitamins and minerals.

 


Picture of the Week!

 

Thanks to all of the parents who participated in the Player vs. Parent scrimmage last week!
It was a great night of competition, fun and laughs and no injuries!

 


Our new Koa Online store has launched!

Pick up your latest Koa gear now! Click the link below to find cool gear with personalized options to represent Koa everywhere you go!

Koa FH Store

A 10% discount code can be found on the top of each homepage! Enjoy your new gear with a discount!

 


 

Interested in Buying a Stick?!

Click Here for some helpful information!

 

 


Keeping up with Koa!

Coming this Summer!

Potomac Summer Camp: At Koa Sports Field Hockey Camp, our goal is to grow the love of field hockey through a full day of drills, games, and scrimmages. Each week our professional field hockey coaches will cover hitting, dribbling, dodging, and offensive and defensive skills. Every player will have the chance to build their field hockey skills while learning teamwork and creating new friendships! For more information, please click here!

Germantown Summer Camp: Koa FH Camp is to grow the love of field hockey through a full day of drills, games, and scrimmages. Each week our professional field hockey coaches will cover hitting, dribbling, dodging, and offensive and defensive skills. Every player will have the chance to build their field hockey skills while learning teamwork and creating new friendships! For more information, please click HERE!

High School Prep Camp: The Koa HS Prep Camp is geared towards getting players ready for their HS preseason and tryouts for the Fall Season! Athletes will go through fast-paced skill sessions, conditioning drills, and play in full field scrimmages! If you want to know more, click HERE!

Summer Conditioning Camp: Need to get in shape for your HS or MS Tryouts? Koa is here to help and will be offering Weekly Summer Conditioning camps – these camps will run in conjunction with the Regular and Elite Summer Camps, so come early and get a workout in before camp! For more information, click HERE!

Coming this Fall!

Fall Promo Day: Players will learn the fundamentals and get to play in a few fun drills and games! Most importantly, they will come away with a basic grasp of field hockey and a new found love for a new sport! Fore more information, click HERE!

Fundamentals Crash Course: Come join our experienced coaches at our 1.5-hour skill session that will teach you all the basics of field hockey! Get that first practice out of the way before the season starts in order to be more prepared during the first week. For more information, click HERE!

Fall Rec League: This is our most popular field hockey program. This program is for both experienced and inexperienced players. During the Fall Rec League, players will be placed on teams. and will have both a practice and game each Sunday. Each team will play for 1.5 hours. They will have a 45 minute practice session first, and then immediately play in a game versus another team in the second 45 minute session. For more information, click HERE!

Clinics: This is a great way to sharpen your skills and learn the fundamentals of field hockey. We offer clinics for beginner and experienced players from grades K-12. Players will be taught the fundamental skills, game tactics and scenarios in appropriate skill level and aged groups. For more information and to find the right program for you, click HERE!

All Year Round!

Private Lessons: Are you looking for a 1 on 1 skill session? Are you looking to take your skills to the next level? We offer private lessons with our experienced coaches to help you improve your skills. Breakdown those skills you may be having trouble with and have a coach analyze and help you work on them. If you are interested, please email Kelly Given, and to find out more click HERE!

Evaluations: Koa FH is now offering evaluations to players who want to know where they stand compared to our different programs. Any field hockey player, whether you are new to Koa or you have been with Koa for a few seasons can register for an evaluation! To find out more information, click HERE!

Interested in any of these programs: Register Here!!

 


Catch up on all of the Blogs you missed by clicking here:
Koa Corner

 


 

Questions?

Simone Vagnoni
Club and DT Coordinator
simone@koasports.org
(301) 229-7529 (PLAY)

 

Jen Spagnuolo
Rec League and Clinic Coordinator
jen@koasports.org
(301) 229-7529 (PLAY)

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& Just like that..Spring Rec League comes to an end!

 Blog #19.21

 


Rec League Play Day Recap!

This past Sunday, our Spring Rec League came to an end. Despite the rainy, windy weather; all of our players came ready to play with high energy, motivation and lots of team spirit! Our last day of Rec League is a tournament-style play day where one team comes out on top! It was awesome to see the girls work together as a team and put their skills to use! The improvement and progress of all of our teams were exceptional throughout the season! Congratulations and great job to all of our teams! The coaches are so proud of you!

 2nd/3rd Grade

Our 2nd/3rd Grade players are always ready to play! The day started off with fun games of steal the bacon, knockout, and sharks and minnows. These games got the girls pumped for the scrimmages. Our 3 teams, the Dolphins, Sea Turtles and Starfish each got a chance to play in a game against each other! This was a great way to enforce teamwork and competition!

4th/5th Grade

Our 4th/5th Grade players came ready to work hard and have fun! The 6 teams in this league were the Alligators, Flamingos, Giraffes, Monkeys, Lions and Penguins. These girls showed tremendous improvement each week and their skills really came out on Sunday when they were needed the most! Each team worked together and never gave up.

Novice

The Blue Devils, Cardinals, Eagles and Dragons all showed up to the field ready to win! To prepare for the big games, the teams worked together to come up with strategies and a game plan to take home the championship. Each game was well played and fought out till the last whistle. The Championship Game was played between the Dragons and the Cardinals. With a final score of 4-2, Team Dragons became our Spring Rec League Champions!

Team Dragons wins Championship for Novice League

Experienced

Teams Argentina, Australia, Spain and USA arrived at the field with tons of team spirit and motivation to win the Championship! Each team came up with strategic game plans and goals to work on in order to achieve the top spot! The games were all played with high intensity and skill. The teams worked hard together and it showed! The Championship Game was played between Argentina and USA. It was a nail biter the whole time – back & forth, back & forth. It was anybody’s game up until the last minute when Argentina scored the go-ahead goal! Argentina was named our Champions with a final score of 3-2.

 

Team Argentina wins Championship for Experienced League


Healthy Snack of the Week

Celery
Benefits:

– Great source of Vitamin K and Potassium
– High percentage of water and electrolytes that can help prevent dehydration
– Pair it with Hummus or Peanut Butter

 


Picture of the Week!

Team USA showing team spirit at Rec League Play Day!

 


Our new Koa Online store has launched!

Pick up your latest Koa gear now! Click the link below to find cool gear with personalized options to represent Koa everywhere you go!

Koa FH Store

A 10% discount code can be found on the top of each homepage! Enjoy your new gear with a discount!

 


 

Interested in Buying a Stick?!

Click Here for some helpful information!

 

 


Keeping up with Koa!

Coming this Summer!

Potomac Summer Camp: At Koa Sports Field Hockey Camp, our goal is to grow the love of field hockey through a full day of drills, games, and scrimmages. Each week our professional field hockey coaches will cover hitting, dribbling, dodging, and offensive and defensive skills. Every player will have the chance to build their field hockey skills while learning teamwork and creating new friendships! For more information, please click here!

Germantown Summer Camp: Koa FH Camp is to grow the love of field hockey through a full day of drills, games, and scrimmages. Each week our professional field hockey coaches will cover hitting, dribbling, dodging, and offensive and defensive skills. Every player will have the chance to build their field hockey skills while learning teamwork and creating new friendships! For more information, please click HERE!

High School Prep Camp: The Koa HS Prep Camp is geared towards getting players ready for their HS preseason and tryouts for the Fall Season! Athletes will go through fast-paced skill sessions, conditioning drills, and play in full field scrimmages! If you want to know more, click HERE!

Summer Conditioning Camp: Need to get in shape for your HS or MS Tryouts? Koa is here to help and will be offering Weekly Summer Conditioning camps – these camps will run in conjunction with the Regular and Elite Summer Camps, so come early and get a workout in before camp! For more information, click HERE!

Coming this Fall!

Fall Promo Day: Players will learn the fundamentals and get to play in a few fun drills and games! Most importantly, they will come away with a basic grasp of field hockey and a new found love for a new sport! Fore more information, click HERE!

Fundamentals Crash Course: Come join our experienced coaches at our 1.5-hour skill session that will teach you all the basics of field hockey! Get that first practice out of the way before the season starts in order to be more prepared during the first week. For more information, click HERE!

Fall Rec League: This is our most popular field hockey program. This program is for both experienced and inexperienced players. During the Fall Rec League, players will be placed on teams. and will have both a practice and game each Sunday. Each team will play for 1.5 hours. They will have a 45 minute practice session first, and then immediately play in a game versus another team in the second 45 minute session. For more information, click HERE!

Potomac Weekday K-8th Clinic: For this clinic, players will be broken down into Novice and Experienced groups. This structure will ensure that all players are challenged appropriately, whether they are still new and learning the basics or ready for advanced training. For more information, click HERE!

Sunday K-1st Clinic: This is a clinic for both experienced and beginner field hockey players. During the clinic, players will be taught the fundamental skills. At the end of each practice, they will get to test their newly learned skills in a fun game scenario drill or scrimmage. Fore more information, click HERE!

Sunday High School Clinic: This clinic is for high school athletes looking to take their game to the next level. During the 1 hour practice, the players will be taught new skills and the fundamentals will be reinforced. The focus will be on more advanced skills, game tactics, and overall game strategies. Fore more information, click HERE!

All Year Round!

Private Lessons: Are you looking for a 1 on 1 skill session? Are you looking to take your skills to the next level? We offer private lessons with our experienced coaches to help you improve your skills. Breakdown those skills you may be having trouble with and have a coach analyze and help you work on them. If you are interested, please email Kelly Given, and to find out more click HERE!

Evaluations: Koa FH is now offering evaluations to players who want to know where they stand compared to our different programs. Any field hockey player, whether you are new to Koa or you have been with Koa for a few seasons can register for an evaluation! To find out more information, click HERE!

Interested in any of these programs: Register Here!!

 

 

Catch up on all of the Blogs you missed by clicking here:
Koa Corner

 

 

 

Questions?

Simone Vagnoni
Club and DT Coordinator
simone@koasports.org
(301) 229-7529 (PLAY)

 

Jen Spagnuolo
Rec League and Clinic Coordinator
jen@koasports.org
(301) 229-7529 (PLAY)

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