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Registration for 2021 Fall



2021 Fall

SUNDAY mornings
AUGUST 15 - DECEMBER 12, 2021 (18 weeks)
practice location: Palo Alto

Boys and Girls 5 - 18 years of age are invited to register.

Registration will open on Friday, July 30th and close on Sunday, August 15th. Fall Dues will be $270 per player for the Fall season. More details about Practices will be sent out to Players after they have registered.

Lightning has 6 teams, divided by age and after 12 years old by sex as well.  
To figure out which Team to register for, answer: How old was your Player on January 1, 2021?
5 to 7 years old    - U8 Mixed
8 or 9 yo                  -  U10 Mixed
10 or 11yo              -  U12 Mixed
12 or 13yo GIRL   - U14G
12 to 16yo BOY    - U14/U16B
14 to 18yo GIRL    - U16/19G


Not sure if field hockey and/or Lightning Club is right for you just yet, and you would like to check us out? Please indicate your interest HERE. Based on responses, we will schedule an Intro to Field Hockey session later in our season. 

Equipment Required

  • Shin Guards
  • Mouth Guard
  • Field Hockey Stick (see size chart)
  • Water

The Lightning Club will provide Lightning Pinnies/Uniforms for all Members.


If you are interested in volunteering for the Club, please let  our Club Manager (also a parent volunteer)  know at In addition to supporting the Club, parents who volunteer may have a portion or all of their player's Fall fees reimbursed to them.

We are looking for:

  • TREASURER - Pay bills and reimbursements; reconcile bank statements. Work with Club Manager on each season's budget. File taxes/ work with professional service to file taxes. Asking for a one year commitment (Fall 2021 + Spring 2022). Benefits: All player registration fees are reimbursed, Adult/Admin USAFH membership due is paid for by the Club. Background check and Safesport training is arranged by the Club. 
  • COACH - We are looking to grow our sport and would like to eventually offer multiple, smaller sized teams. Coaches develop lessons and drills for players, offer modifications for drills based on player ability and attention, and design practices to be safe, engaging, and educational. Coaches are also asked to sign up with their team for Clinics and for Tournaments. Commitment, patience, and heart are required - we want our players to love this sport. Benefits: All player registration fees reimbursed or pay of $35-45/hour. Adult/Coach USAFH membership due is paid for by the Club. Background check and Safesport training is arranged by the Club. 
  • ASSISTANT COACH - Work with players under the direction of the Coach during Practices, Clinics, and Tournaments. Model and demonstrate good sportsmanship, field hockey skills, and game play. Depending on age and ability, stand in for the Coach. Benefits: Fees for 1 player reimbursed or pay of $15/hour. If adult, Adult/Coach USAFH membership is paid for by the Club; Background check and Safesport training is arranged by the Club.