Why You Should Join US

Only World Camp USA Gives You…

  • The BEST coaches assembled in one place in the USA
  • The BEST technical skill training in the USA
  • The MOST fun you’ll have playing Field Hockey

How can we say we’re the best?
Read on…

Tjerk van Herwaarden
Harvard Coach

Our Technical Director is Tjerk van Herwaarden, a Dutch National who has been creating a name for himself in the USA. With this resume, who isn’t impressed…

  • Currently Harvard Head Coach
  • 2016 NFHCA Northeast Coach of the Year
  • 2016 Ivy Coach of the Year
  • Former Interim Head Coach for the USA Women’s National Team
  • Followed by assisting at the World Cup when Team USA went from #12 to #4 world ranking
  • 5 time NCAA Champion coach (2010, 2008, 2006 & 2005) and 4 time ACC Champion
  • USFHA Level 3+ Accreditation (one of only a handful in the USA)
  • USFHA Level 2 Coaching Course Conductor & Assessor
  • Former Associate Head Coach and Technical Director for the University of Maryland
  • former USA National Men’s Team Assistant Coach
  • former Head Coach Maryland Women’s High Performance
  • former Head Coach Mid Atlantic Men’s High Performance

Thomas Tichelman
Dutch Coach

Because we start with the best to get the best, demonstarted by our relationship with our Technical Advisor and co-founder, Thomas Tichelman, FIH “Master Coach” a Grade 1 Developmental Coach (the only one in the World with that designation).

He is also exclusive camp provider to the European Hockey Federation – and he is a former Olympic Silver Medal coach with the Dutch Men’s National Team and currently with the Dutch Olympic Gold Medal Women’s team. And there’s more…

Join us at what has become a truly extraordinary field hockey camp right here in the USA.

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Past & Present International Staff
Here are only a few of our impressive staff
This is why we are proven to be the Best!

Bram Lomans was a defender and played played in over 200 international matches for Holland, in which he scored 140 goals. Lomans was famous for his penalty corners. He perfected the drag flick!

Chris Clements is an FIH Elite Coach and a former USA men’s national team coach. A Kiwi, his first time to the USA was working with World camp, where he was noticed and recruited to help coach at BC, followed by our USA team.

Taco van den Honert is a skilled striker who was high scorer in the Atlanta Olympic games when he helped win the gold medal with the Dutch national team. At the time he was considered the best in the world having played in over 200 international matches.

Teun de Nooijer is owner of two Olympic gold medals and was voted by the FIH three times as “World Hockey Player of the Year. Literally the best-of-the-Best! He has played in an astounding 350 international matches. He’s not good – he’s GREAT!

Joppe De Vries is a Dutch native who came to the USA with World Camp. Our coaches are highly sought after – in Joppe’s case, he was recruited to coach at hockey powerhouse, University of Maryland. He now holds the positions there as associate head coach and technical director

A few of our All-Star USA College Coach Staff


Tori Whitcher played DI hockey at University of Richmond (’11). Growing up, Tori spent her summer’s in Holland where she worked and played with many different levels of athletes and coaches, including gold medal Olympians. Tori’s full-time job involves taking care of everything and everyone in the World Camp network and family.


Catherine “Co” Ostoich is Central Michigan University head coach, this after time as assistant coach at Indiana University in 2017 and head coach at Missouri State in 2016. Plus she was an assistant coach at Davidson College in North Carolina for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Co has been with World Camp for 6 years, four as our Camp Director at Swarthmore College. A true All-Star!


Stephanie Cooper has been with World Camp for years and is one of our best. She just completed her second season as a member of the Arcadia University coaching staff in 2017. Steph appeared in 81 games as a midfielder for the Ursinus College Bears, a nationally-ranked program.


Rony Jacober has been with World camp for 6 years, contributing to the ongoing success on and off the field. She just completed her first season as an assistant coach at NEC in 2017 following two seasons as the top assistant coach at Frostburg State University.


Eli Jacobson is an integral piece within World Camp USA. Through the year, she is on the Harvard field hockey coaching staff full time. In her first season on the sideline as a coach, the Crimson matched the program record with 12 wins and posted its first unbeaten Ivy League record on its way to winning the conference title.