USA Field Hockey Launches “Home of Hockey” in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

U.S. Women’s National Team to call Nook Sports home mid 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Field Hockey and Spooky Nook Sports today announced a partnership that will make Nook Sports the home of hockey and base of the U.S. Women’s National Team through 2022. Nook Sports, named after their location on Spooky Nook Road in Lancaster, Pa., is the nation’s soon-to-be largest indoor sports complex and will also host national USA Field Hockey sanctioned events beginning in 2014.

USA Field Hockey Logo“We have been searching for a Home of Hockey in the northeast over the last several years and are excited to announce we have found a place the U.S. Women’s National Team will call home in Lancaster County,” said Steve Locke, Executive Director of USA Field Hockey. “Nook Sports is one of the most spectacular athletic facilities in the country. The location is ideal as many of our athletes come from the east coast, especially the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia area. There is no doubt that this is a game changing moment for our sport. The Home of Hockey will provide us with a platform to best prepare our National Teams for success in international competition and serve as a beacon and center of excellence for developing athletes of all ages.” Continue reading →