About the Directors

Extreme Field Hockeywas established to provide FH skill instruction to all ages and all skill levels. We want to give all players the opportunity to improve and achieve their goals, whether they want to make a JV or Varsity team or play in College! 
“Athletics and being involved with sports teams has given me self-confidence, strength, friends, knowledge and personal power … Through coaching I hope that we are helping to shape strong women; 
​not just strong athletes.” Extreme FH
Ball handling fundamentals
Improved decision making skills
Position-specific strategy
Focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills
Ball handling drills 
Personal mentoring based on athlete's stated goals


Christine O'Connor:  Current Head Coach Canton High, MA. Head Coach Canton High 1994-2004, Massachusetts State Champions 2004 Canton's Division 2 state title victory capped off an undefeated (22-0-1) season. Canton beat Watertown in the semi final to advance to the final game and Championship! Boston Globe All-Scholastic Coach of the Year 2004 and numerous other awards as well. Coached numerous players who went on to play Division I, II and III.

Kelly McGowan:  2001 Division II FH National Championship at Bentley University National Coach of the Year: NE-10 Champions 8+ years:  McGowan, Bentley’s head coach since 1995, has a career record of 200-57-1 in 13 seasons, including 197-52-1 in 12 years with the Falcons.   McGowan, founded the Bentley University women’s lacrosse program and was the Waltham school’s field hockey coach from 1995 to 2008, is among 12 inductees to the New Agenda Hall of Fame and the Northeast-10 Hall of Fame. McGowan was a four-time Northeast-10 Conference Coach of the Year, and NCAA Division 2 Coach of the Year in 2001 when Bentley won the national champions.