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Stories from the Field
Evaluations (Coaches > Umpires; Umpires > Coaches)
Seemingly every year someone or some group asks or requires that field hockey coaches evaluate umpires. Umpires often scoff at this idea saying that coaches should be evaluating their players and because most coaches aren't trained in conducting umpire evaluations, and, in many areas, coaches do not have to pass a national rules examination. Rather than discuss the merits of the arguments, let's just build a list of items that should be considered for inclusion on one nationwide evaluation form.
Aug 20, 2014 - 9:00:00 PM

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USA Field Hockey's 2014 Comparison Table
USA Field Hockey has released the 2014 version of its annual comparison table of the Rules of Hockey and the modifications that are used within the USA to govern NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations) and NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) competitions.
Aug 14, 2014 - 9:00:00 AM

Rules and Briefings
2014 Interpretations NCAA & NFHS (video)
USA Field Hockey has published its video of the National Rules Briefing for the upcoming traditional Fall playing season (2014). The video includes rule interpretations of value to players, umpires, coaches, and fans. The information provided in the briefing was based on a survey of coaches and umpires conducted by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
Aug 7, 2014 - 9:00:00 AM

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NCAA 2014 Modifications and our recommendations
Attached are the NCAA's official modifications to the Rules of Hockey governing play in NCAA games during the 2014 season. In addition, changes that UmpireHockey.com would like to see made to the modifications are detailed within.
Jul 25, 2014 - 8:25:00 PM

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NCAA Press Release (2014 rule modifications)
The NCAA announced today the rule modifications that will be used to govern college games between colleges in the USA. Most important among the modifications is the ability for all athletes to play a ball that is above ones shoulders.


Jul 24, 2014 - 9:20:00 AM

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