Varsity Schedule JV-A Schedule JV-B Schedule
Cut/No-Cut Sport? Cut sport
Levels: Varsity / Junior Varsity
Dates: March 1, 2021 - April 17, 2021
Head Coach: Bella Licciardello (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Varsity Assistant Coach: Jenny Clark
JV Coaches: Sarah Gutierrez (JV-A), Connie Faith (JV-B), Kelsey Patten (JV-A/B)
Bella Licciardello was named head girls field hockey coach in March 2019. She served as the school’s junior varsity A team coach for two seasons prior to her promotion.
Licciardello played field hockey at the University of Iowa from 2012-15. She was a three-time letter-winner for the Hawkeyes, playing in 57 of the team’s 58 games over her last three seasons. The midfielder-defender cracked the starting lineup her senior year, starting 18 of Iowa’s 19 contests.
Licciardello went to Iowa after an all-state career in Fredericksburg, Va. She scored 35 goals and had 16 assists while leading Fredericksburg Academy to a 19-0 record and the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association state championship as a freshman. Licciardello then transferred to Riverbend High School, playing three years for the Bears and recording 75 goals and 67 assists.
She was a six-time USA Field Hockey Futures Program participant, and a two-time silver-medal winning AAU Junior Olympian. In 2009, she earned the Joel Ferrell Memorial Award for all-around outstanding performance in the AAU Junior Olympic Games.
Tryouts for the 2020-21 season
The 2020-21 season is expected to run from March 1 - April 17, 2021.
All athletes must complete these steps in order to participate:
- Register for the Sport – includes having an updated physical
- Complete the Covid Health Screener Form
- Complete the In Person Co-Curricular Form
What the athletes need:
- Athletic clothes and shoes
- Field hockey stick, mouth guard and field hockey shin guards (goggles optional)
- Mask and full water bottle
- Dark and Light colored shirt with last name written (large print) ahead of showing up on the back of each shirt
March 1, 2021
7:00 p.m. Mandatory Zoom meeting for all athletes planning to attend tryouts: https://zoom.us/j/94367264920
Introduce coaching staff
Explain program philosophy
Go over how to understand the tryout schedule
What to bring to tryouts and where to go
March 2, 2021
4-5 p.m. Freshmen/Sophomores - SHS Fieldhouse, enter at Door 18, Lot D or Forum, Lot B
5-6 p.m. Varsity Returners/Seniors/Juniors - - SHS Fieldhouse, enter at Door 18, Lot D or Forum, Lot B
March 3, 2021
4-5 p.m. Freshmen/Sophomores - SHS Fieldhouse
5-6 p.m. Varsity Returners/Seniors/Juniors - SHS Fieldhouse
*Athletes may be instructed to attend a different time slot per coaches via email the morning of
March 4, 2021
TBA - all athletes expect to attend one of the two time slots communicated by the coaching staff via email by Thursday morning (4-5 or 5-6 p.m.)
March 5, 2021
4-6 p.m. - Tryouts TBA - will be communicated by coaching staff