Field Hockey Miami
Miami Dade Meerkats Field Hockey Club
Field Hockey in Miami is growing very fast. Miami Dade Meerkats Field Hockey Club is a volunteer-based organization and is a member of the USFH (US Field Hockey Organization). The meerkats is in the process of obtaining a non-profit 501©3 organization status. We are located in North Miami, Florida, and we are just minutes south of City of Aventura and west of Sunny Isles beach. Our practices and games are played at the North Miami Athletic Stadium, on a FIH-compliant "Stadia Turf" field.
In 2013, a small group of parents whose daughters played field hockey in Aventura, Florida started Meerkats Field Hockey Club. Each year, the club has grown and Meerkats is sending their first team to the Disney Junior Field Hockey tournament.
Field Hockey is one of the most popular sports in the world and Miami Dade Meerkats Field Hockey is one of the most renowned clubs in Miami Dade County, Florida, USA. When we talk about Miami Field Hockey Clubs, we will find Meerkats Field Hockey as one of its the most valuable representatives. We usually compete in national tournaments and locally against Doral Field Hockey Club, KB Key Biscayne Field Hockey Club, Aventura Field Hockey and lastly against the hockey team from the City of Sunny Isles Beach.
There is no age limit to when you can start to play field Hockey. Our kids at Meerkats usually start at 4 or 5 years old. Many of them came from Argentina, where Las Leonas, the Argentinean Field Hockey team, are idols for most of them.
Kids can learn the sport basics in several months and be on their way to competing in officiated competitions or local pick-up games.
Meerkats mission is to introduce the sport of field hockey to toddlers, youth and adults and to provide the best in field hockey experience in order to develop participants' talents and skills, and to encourage and assist participants in obtaining scholarships in prestigious universities and becoming members of the U.S.Field Hockey Teams.