GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY
2019 Camp Details
Dates: Monday, July 29 - Thursday, August 1
Details: $350, Day
Extended Day Camp Hours:
Day 1: 12:00pm-8:30pm
Day 2: 9:00am-8:30pm
Day 3: 9:00am-8:30pm
Day 4: 9:00am-12:00pm
Director: Annie Hansbury
Registration: Individual/Family Registration
Stonehill Field Hockey Camp is a great opportunity for athletes to learn offensive and defensive strategies and skills from championship NCAA level coaches. The camp offers several different options for you to attend. You can come to extended day camp or overnight camp. The staff will work with each camper individually and in group settings to help increase their fundamental skills and knowledge.
- Instruction from championship NCAA level coaches
- Fundamental skill instruction
- Daily competition in large and small groups
- Evening games
- Held at Stonehill’s premier turf athletic facility – W.B. Mason Stadium
Annie Hansbury was named the sixth coach in the 23-year history of the Stonehill field hockey program on February 28, 2019.
Hansbury comes to Stonehill after spending the 2018 season as an assistant coach at Bryant University. She served as head coach Joppe de Vries top assistant coach, coordinating all aspects of daily operation for the Bulldogs NCAA Division I program, was the team’s recruiting coordinator, and oversaw academic advising.
Prior to returning to New England, Hansbury was an assistant coach at Division I Central Michigan University for two years from June 2016 through the 2017 season. She assisted in running the daily operation of the program, including game day operation, practice organization, player and leadership development and social media coordination. Hansbury was responsible for all video coordination and was the team’s academic liaison and compliance coordinator.
Hansbury spent four seasons as an assistant coach at NCAA Division III Colby College, helping the Mules to 31 wins from 2012 through the 2015 season. She has been head field hockey coach and club administrative assistant for Northeast Elite Field Hockey Club in Windham, New Hampshire, since 2009. Following her playing career at UMass Lowell, Hansbury traveled to Melbourne, Australia, and was head junior coach and administrative assistant for Doncaster Hockey Club, running a junior program for ages 9-14 and was co-director for the midweek ladies’ program, while also playing for the club, competing in the Victorian Premier League, the top league in Australia. She also was an official and U14 head coach for the regional development team for Hockey Victoria.
Hansbury, a Plaistow, New Hampshire, native, is a 2012 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where she was a four-year letterwinner for coach Shannon Hlebichuk at UMass Lowell, helping the River Hawks to four-straight NCAA Division II Championship game appearances. The River Hawks won the 2010 National Championship, finishing 24-0, while winning a pair of NE10 Championships in 2010 and 2011. Hansbury was a two-time All-American as a midfielder for UMass Lowell, earning a pair of All-NE10 honors, as well as NE10 All-Rookie accolades in 2008.