Rapids Field Hockey believes in equal opportunity for each athlete to develop and play to the goals they set for themselves. We coach and teach players to be well-prepared for competition and to have fun enjoying their passion for the sport. Our culture is rooted in respect for all both on and off the courts and field. We believe in promoting the benefits of youth sports to carry over into all areas of our athlete’s lives.
Rapids Field Hockey only hires coaches that align specifically with our Coaching Philosophy. Our coaches have been players themselves and are USAFH certified Level I or II. Most of them have competed collegiately at either D1 or D3 colleges. Each of them has a passion for the sport and a desire to develop players and grow the game. We invite you to get to know them by reading about them below.
Kelsey Glass, U10 Rapids Head Coach
Kelsey is a USA FH certified Level II & VHSL certified coach. She is currently the Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, VA after serving 2 years as the Assistant Varsity Field Hockey Coach when the program started. Kelsey is a local resident who grew up playing hockey at Robinson Secondary in Fairfax and played club at the College of William & Mary. She is also a 1st grade teacher at Creighton's Corner. Kelsey loves coaching the U10s and helping them build the foundation of love, passion and skill in the sport.