Charlotte Ambush is thrilled to offer its first every Boys Camp and 7v7 Tournament here in beautiful Charlotte on Bessant Field. On June 29th and June 30th U16 Boys players from Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Bermuda will come together to compete in a 7v7 tournament. In addition to the tournament participants will also participate in two all male clinics coached by US Men’s National Team Player Alex Grassi and Argentina Junior Men’s National Team Player Francisco Avila.
Ambush invites any male athletes interested in participating to email boys@charlotteambush.com for more information or to register.
miki

Ambush Club Director & Founder

USA Field Hockey LEVEL II Certified Coach

Started with Ambush: 
2008

Favorite Club Moments: 
Running through the water sprinklers at National Club Championship!

Playing Experience:
Appalachian State University -2 Deep South Conference Titles, Points Leader, Captain (senior year), Senior-Athlete with Highest GPA

Coaching Experience: 16 years
Program Head and Varsity Head Coach
Providence Day School (Charlotte, NC) - 15 years
2 time Coach of the Year
Led teams to GOLD at Disney Tournament, 2nd Place Poolplacement at Festival tournaments, 10th place at the National Club Championship.

krombolz

Technical Director,
U19 Program Head (outdoor)

USA Field Hockey LEVEL II Certified Coach

Started with Ambush:
2015

Three words to describe Coach Krombolz:
Grateful. Loyal. Passionate

Playing Experience:
A four-year starter at the University of Iowa, Krombolz was a 3x All-Big Ten selection, a 2x All-Region selection, and an All-American selection in 1999. In her senior campaign as team captain, she helped lead the Hawkeyes to the NCAA Final Four.

Coaching Experience:
Krombolz coached alongside Steve Jennings for the past 13 seasons at American University in Washington, D.C. (the past seven years as the Associate Head Coach). In her time at American, she helped the Eagles reach seven of the last ten NCAA Tournaments, eight consecutive Patriot League Championships, and nine straight Patriot League Regular Season Championships.

kocmond

Business Manager 
Rec League Director

USA Field Hockey LEVEL II Certified Coach

Started with Ambush:
2014
Three words to describe Coach K:
helpful, keeper, team-player
Playing Experience:
Started playing field hockey in 8th grade, after 5 years of playing club soccer. Goalkeeper. Brown University 1987-90. Ivy League and ECAC Champions 1989. All-Ivy First Team and Captain. Currently holds following records at Brown: career shutouts (19) career save percentage (.890) career GA avg (1.02) Inducted into Brown Hall of Fame 2002. Inducted into Lawrence (NJ) High School Hall of Fame 2014. Highest level of achievement: selected to Olympic Development A Camp in 1989 for U21 National Team tryouts, making her one of the top 10 goalkeepers in the nation in her age group.
Coaching Experience:
(2014) Randolph Middle School. (2015 to Present) Providence Day School JV and U12 Select/Competitive/Rec Leagues.

One of Coach Kocmond's Favorite Club Moments:
Manning the check-in table as Ambush hosted the RCCs and see field hockey take over Matthews Sportsplex.

coach kelsey

U12 Program Head

Started with Ambush:
2012

Favorite Club Moments:
Coaching the U16 team at 2013 Festival in Florida 

Playing Experience:
started playing at 10 years old
Washington Wolves Club
Quince Orchard HS - Maryland 4A State Champs 2006
Appalachian State University; 2008-2012, NFHCA National Academic Squad '08-'12, Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll '08-'12, Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal '08-'12

Coaching Experience:
Charlotte Country Day School JV Head Coach
Myers Park High School V Assistant Coach 2016-present

terryloeb

Athletic Director, U14 Coach

USA Field Hockey LEVEL II Certified Coach

 

Started with Ambush:
2015

Three words to describe Coach Loeb:
organized, competitive, patient

Playing Experience:
Charlotte Latin HS - lettered in 3 varsity sports all four years. Played intramural and club sports while at University of Georgia.

Coaching Experience:
JV Coach -  Providence Day School 2017 - Present
JV Head Coach - Charlotte Catholic HS 2011-2016
Ambush Competitive/Select Coach (indoor/outdoor)

One of Coach Loeb's Favorite Club Moments:
Seeing how many schools in the Charlotte area have added field hockey!

snelgrove

U14 Program Head

 

Started with Ambush:
2015

Favorite Club Moments:

Trips to Virginia

Playing Experience:

4 year HS varsity starter in central PA- First team all region 2002

Messiah College 2003-2006Starter all 3 seasons I played: National Quarterfinalists 2003, National Final Four Qualifiers 2004, National Runners up 2005, NCAA All Tournament Team 2005, 3rin nation for NCAA D3 for defensive saves 2005

Coaching Experience:

Currently Head High School FH Coach at Covenant Day School- started the program in 2015.

Head FH Coach at Houghton College 2008-2010, 2011-2014

Director of Houghton College FH Camp 2014-2015

Assistant FH Coach at Robert Morris University 2007

Futures Coach 2007-2008

Coached Champions Edge FH, East Coast FH, Messiah College FH, Bloomsburg FH Camps 2008-2010

coach meesh

Assistant Director,
U16 Program Head

USA Field Hockey LEVEL II Certified Coach

 

Started with Ambush:
2010

One of Coach Meesh's Favorite Club Moments:
Seeing the U16 team accomplish great things at Disney 2014

Playing Experience:
Providence Day School 1999-2003 (All-State '02 & '03), Wake Forest University Club 2004-2006 (2 year starter)
Manager of the Wake Forest University Field Hockey Team in 2007 under Head Coach Jen Averill and Goalie Coach Christina Restivo

Coaching Experience:

Varsity Assistant Coach and Goalie Coach for...
Forsyth Country Day School (Lewisville, NC) 2005-2006
West Forsyth High School (Clemmons, NC) 2008-2010
Providence Day School (Charlotte, NC) 2011-present