2015 NFHCA High School National Academic Squad

2015 National Field Hockey Coaches
Association / Keith Waldman –
Optimal Performance Associates
High School National Academic Squad

We are proud to announce that Sammi Pavlecic and Hannah Reiling have been named to the 2015 NFHCA / Keith Waldman – Optimal Performance Associates High School National Academic Squad.  In addition, Hannah is recognized as a Scholar of Distinction.

The National Academic Squad program recognizes those high school seniors and juniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 or the equivalent through the first quarter of the 2015-16 school year.

Seniors and juniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.9 out of 4.0 or the equivalent through the first quarter of the 2015-16 school year have been recognized as Scholars of Distinction.

Congratulations to Sammi and Hannah on this achievement!

MANDATORY High School Meeting Apr. 26 7pm-8:15pm

Please note that we are having our annual mandatory spring meeting on Tuesday, April 26th at 7pm in the high school old LGI room by the library.

Rising seniors should report at 6:30pm.

The purpose of the meeting is to inform players and parents of tryouts, team policies, key dates, and summer programs – this is the coaches portion of the meeting.

The boosters will also hold a brief annual voting meeting for parents to approve the budget.  We are looking for a secretary and also an assistant treasurer to shadow our treasurer this year.  Please contact Susan Shepard at susanshepard619@gmail.com if you are interested in learning more about these positions.  More information about booster activities and volunteer signups will be emailed to you prior to the meeting.

Please note that mandatory tryouts officially begin on Monday, August 15th. More specifics will be provided at the meeting.

2016 Winter/Spring Training

PRFH 2016 Winter/Spring Training Programs
Focus on Strength, Speed, Agility and Flexibility

Open to PRFH players in 8th – 12th grades.

2016 Winter Training Program:
1/14/16 – 3/17/16 (except 1/18 and 2/15)
Monday & Thursday
4pm – 5:30pm ** NEW TIME as of 3/8/16
January – 4 sessions
February – 8 sessions
March – 5 sessions
Cost for Winter Program: $136 for 17 sessions

2016 Spring Training Program:
3/21/16 – 5/26/16 (except 3/24 and 3/28)
Monday & Thursday
4pm – 5:30pm ** NEW TIME as of 3/8/16
March – 2 sessions
April – 8 sessions
May – 8 sessions
Cost for Spring Program: $144 for 18 sessions

Location: Pine-Richland High School Weight Room

To Register: Complete Online Registration Form and Download and Complete Waiver.

Register Online

PRFH 2016 Winter/Spring Training Waiver

Payment Method: Check payable to Brad Spencer
Boosters will offset 50% of fees for 2015 high school jv and varsity players.  Amount is half the fees ($68 for winter and $72 for spring).

Bring waiver and payment to first session.

No Refunds or Cancellations

Questions? Contact Coach Brad Spencer 724.584.8566 / BradSpencer72@gmail.com
or Coach Steve at coachsteve@prfieldhockey.com

Post Gazette North Feature Athlete of the Week

Field Hockey: North Feature Athlete – Pine-Richland’s Molly Rottinghaus

Written by Joe Koch on Sunday, 20 September 2015 12:50 pm.

Name: Molly Rottinghaus
School: Pine-Richland
Grade: 10
Sport: Field Hockey
Position: Midfield

Background: Molly started playing field hockey a year ago. Previously, she had played soccer. Molly was the recipient of the “Ram Award” at the team banquet a year ago. She has participated in the USA Field Hockey Futures Program and was selected to play on the Under-16 level at the National Field Hockey Tournament this past spring in Lancaster. Molly is on the Pine-Richland track team where she lettered as a sprinter. She is involved with Student Government, the Best Buddies program, Key Club and FOCUS Pittsburgh. Molly is the oldest of four children, and she comes from a family of coaches. Her great-grandfather coached at Penn Hills and her grandfather coached high school football in Ohio. Her aunt coaches high school field hockey in Kent, Ohio, and Molly hopes to play field hockey in college.

Coach Donna Stephenson said: “Molly is a gifted athlete with explosive speed on the ball. With her tremendous field sense, she is able to build the play for her team and sets up her teammates with great passes. So far this season, Molly has had one goal and one assist. She cares for her teammates.”

Hannah Reiling Named GetGo Scholar Athlete of the Week

We are proud to announce that Athletic Director Mr. Josh Shoop and High School Principal Mrs. Nancy Bowman nominated Hannah Reiling for the GetGo Scholar Athlete Award.  She will be recognized before the PR v. NA football game on Friday, Sept. 11.  In addition to being a stellar student and a Senior Captain of our varsity field hockey team, Hannah is President of Interact Club, Vice President of Key Club, Secretary of Future Business Leaders of America, and a member of National Honors Society.

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