News and Announcements
At the end of June we will have assessments for the 2019-20 TC Eagles teams. There is no fee to attend but registration is required. The link is found on the home page. If you are unable to attend assessments please contact your last year’s coach and do not complete the assessment form.
FIRST New League Division Names:
Division 1 (last year’s Champions)
Division 2 (last year’s div 1)
Division 3 (last year’s div 2)
Division 4 (last year’s div 3)
Division 5 (last year’s div 4)
Division 6 (last year’s div 5)
Monday, June 24
Div 4 & 5 6:40 – 7:50
Div 4 & 5 8:00 – 9:10
Tuesday, June 25
Div 2 & 3 6:40 – 7:50
Div 2 & 3 8:00 – 9:10
Wednesday, June 26
Goalies one session from 6:45 – 7:50
Div 1 8:00 – 9:10
Thursday, June 27
Div 5 Classic (div 6 optional) 6:40 – 7:50
The document Assessment_Info_2019.docx was attached to this post.
Halle Osmond is our Umpire of the Month for April!
Halle has played with the Tri-City Eagles Field Hockey Club for 9 years. She became an umpire 3 years ago because she wanted to understand the game better. Since then, she has become one of our most involved upcoming younger umpires, officiating games in the Spring and Fall seasons. Halle is currently mentoring our younger umpires and is working towards upgrading to a provincial umpire rating. She enjoys umpiring because she can see the game from a different perspective.
Aside from umpiring, Halle plays for the Spring U17/18 Raptors and for our Fall Division 3 team. She is also a co-captain on the field hockey team at Gleneagle Secondary School, where she will be starting her senior year in September 2019.
Thanks for your dedication Halle! You’re a role model to the younger umpires that you mentor. Keep up the awesome work!
Robin Goodman is our Umpire of the Month for January!
Robin has been with the Tri-City Eagles field hockey club for over 13 years as a player, coach and umpire! She began her umpire journey seven years ago because she wanted to become more involved with the sport that she loved, and also make some side cash. Robin is one of our few high-rated provincial umpires in the club, and just received her recertification. She enjoys umpiring because it provides her with challenges and gives her a different perspective, and appreciation, for field hockey. “I feel like the more I develop as an umpire, the more I learn and become a better player”, says Robin.
Currently, Robin plays on our Division 1 women’s league team, and coaches for Shiv’s Coaching Academy. She has recently graduated from SFU with a Bachelors of Science in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, and hopes to become a veterinarian.
Robin’s advice to young upcoming umpires is “be confident, and don’t be afraid to challenge yourself to umpire difficult games. I feel that I have always learned the most from higher level games.” I couldn’t agree more Robin!
Thank you for all the hard work you do for our club! We hope you continue to umpire, play and coach with us for many more years to come.
The Umpire of the Month for November is Alyssa Tong!
Alyssa, one of our younger and upcoming umpires, began playing for the club over 8 years ago. She began umpiring several years ago to develop a deeper understanding of the game. Her favourite part of umpiring is being able to support players and watch the Tri-City teams at all levels of play.
In addition to umpiring, Alyssa coaches one of our U12 teams in the Spring, and plays for the Tri-City Eagles Champions team during the fall. She also played for the Port Moody Secondary School, where she is in her final year of study. After Alyssa graduates this year, she hopes to play field hockey at a varsity level and pursue a nursing career.
We are fortunate to have such a bright, positive young lady on our umpiring squad. Thank you Alyssa for stepping up and representing our club!
Priya Puri is the TCE Umpire of the Month for October! In October she umpired the most games for the club, a total of 7 games in 3 weeks.
Since 2004, Priya has been involved with the Tri-City Eagles Field Hockey Club as a player, coach and umpire. She has umpired for over 7 years, and is one of our senior umpires. She extremely reliable and always steps up to umpire and mentor last minute games.
Priya became an umpire because she wanted to improve her understanding of field hockey and build confidence. “Becoming an umpire helped me become a better player and develop personal everyday skills,” says Priya.
Currently, Priya is in her 4th year of the Forestry Science program at UBC, where she will be writing her undergraduate thesis next year. She hopes to continue conducting research that will benefit the forestry industry of B.C. Her tip to developing umpires is to “trust your instincts, communicate, and have fun!”
Thanks for all your hard work and dedication Priya!