"On the field hockey team, we cultivate an exciting environment of growth, rooted in hard work and team unity. Together, players set and strive to achieve personal and team goals by stretching themselves in their skills on the field and their character off the field."
Head Coach Ahyodha “Fuzzy” Kishna is the Director and Head Coach of the Cleveland Field Hockey Club, the foremost field hockey club in Northeast Ohio. He is a former international field hockey player who represented Guyana as a goalkeeper and was then called up to play as a forward after he retired from goalkeeping. He has also played in many leagues including the North American Premier League. He continues to play competitively and organizes and plays in many tournaments here in Cleveland and around North America. Coach Kishna recently resumed playing internationally, representing the USA at the FIH Masters World Cup, 2016 in Canberra, Australia. Coach Kishna has coached men’s teams, women’s collegiate field hockey, and girls high school teams.
Field hockey was among the first girls sports offerings when Hawken went coed in the 1970s. From the early days of grass fields and wooden sticks, to today's game on turf with composite, specialized sticks, Hawken field hockey has built a tradition of success.
After missing all of her junior season with a knee injury, Artz returned in 2016 and was the leading scorer for the Jumbo Field Hockey team as it won the NESCAC championship and advanced to the NCAA Final.
Standout goalkeeper Sarah Speroff became the Kenyon record-holder in shutouts on Friday morning as the Ladies dialed up a 2-0 season-opening win against Transylvania University. The contest was played on the campus of Centre College.