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Share Our Legacy on Social Media
by posted 09/23/2022


Follow Us on Facebook or Instagram @FortHuntYAA

Share our legacy on social media!

We are on Facebook and Instagram @FortHuntYAA. 

We post up-to-date information about all of our sports programs for Volleyball, Football, Cheerleading, Lacrosse, Softball, Rugby, Football, Basketball, and Baseball. This includes clinic sessions, season registrations, and training programs. Additionally, we love to host contests, highlight alumni, and share the joys of all our accomplishments.

Help us build our community and keep the energy of sharing strong!

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Accepting Nominations for 2023 Stephen A. McLaughlin Fairfax Cou
by posted 09/22/2022


Nominate an FHYAA member today!

Via Fairfax County Government:

FHYAA Community,

Here's your chance to nominate your athlete, parent, or coach in the FHYAA community who deserves this recognition. 

Read on for more information.

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Dear Athletic Community,
 
The 2023 Stephen A. McLaughlin Fairfax County Champions of Character awards committee is currently accepting nominations! 
 
The Champions of Character ceremony has been renamed in honor of Stephen A. McLaughlin, Providence District Representative.  Mr. McLaughlin’s service on the Athletic Council began when he was appointed by then Providence District Supervisor Gerry Connolly, to represent the Providence District on the Athletic Council where he has served in the same position under numerous leadership changes.
 
Historically, the Athletic Council has been a MAJOR force of positive influence for Fairfax County citizens through the years. Over the past three decades, the Athletic Council has forwarded many important recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on programs, policies, procedures, budget impacts, etc., and Steve was right in the middle of each one of those big projects, as a member on committees or in leadership positions! He promoted logic, consensus, authorship, and presentation strategies to name a few of his talents.
 
The Stephen A. McLaughlin Fairfax County Champions of Character Awards program honors youth, coaches, and parents for extraordinary service in pursuing victory with honor on and off the field of competition. Instituted by the Fairfax County Athletic Council, this program aims to support the ennobling tradition of amateur athletics in cultivating teamwork, leadership, good sportsmanship, and community service. 
 
Awards are presented to a male and female athlete, coach, and parent in each supervisory district for having demonstrated extraordinary service in the athletic community while modeling the basic traits of good character: Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Trustworthiness, Citizenship and Fairness 
 
Don't delay! Please visit the following link to submit your nominations.
 
 
We look forward to honoring our athletic community!"
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Solicitation for New Board Members - FHYAA
by posted 09/21/2022


Seeking New Board Members

Greetings Ft Hunt Sports Community,

Thank you for being a part of the Ft Hunt Sports community. We are reaching out because we are seeking a few candidates for open Board of Directors positions for the Ft Hunt Youth Athletic Association and hope you will consider joining our team. We have a lot of fun while giving back to our community.  Here are a few of the roles we are seeking to fill:

  • Fundraising - These board members will guide our fundraising efforts for the organization overall as well as specific sports fundraising needs. The monies raised go to important investments like field and court expansions and enhancements and sponsoring low-income kids to participate in sports.
  • Marketing and Community Outreach - These board members will assist in the development of a marketing and community outreach plan with a focus on creating a more united FHYAA and improving outreach to those kids interested in participating in sports but that don't have the information or means to do so.
  • Positive Coaching Alliance - This Board member is responsible for our relationship with the Positive Coaching Alliance and will coordinate training for our coaches, athletes, and parents. We want the experience for our kids to be a positive one and this training helps our whole community learn these skills.
  • Facilities Committee - To evaluate and assist in the development of improved facilities as well as more access to fields and courts in the Ft Hunt area.  
  • New Sports Offerings - We are always open to the possibility of adding additional sports offerings to our community.  If you have a sport that you would like offered and can help or lead the effort, please let us know.

If you are interested in joining our team or would like to learn more about these positions or FHYAA in general, please feel free to reach out to Sara Keese at  . Please reach out on/before October 5th.
 

On behalf of all our sports:

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Lacrosse, Rugby, Softball, and Volleyball, thank you for your support!

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Sports is Life Photography Winners
by posted 09/19/2022


Thank you to all our participants

Congratulations to our Sports is Life photography contest winners. We calculated on September 18, 5 PM that Melissa Dwyer, Tashua Faire, and Erin Anderson with the corresponding photos were the winners of our contest. There were 49, 47, and 41 social votes on the corresponding photos.

Thank you all to everyone who submitted their amazing photos. This was our first photo contest via social media. And it was a great turnout.

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Fort Hunt Youth Lacrosse Fall 2022 Scoopers Program
by posted 09/17/2022


Register for Fort Hunt Youth Lacrosse Fall 2022 Scoopers forthuntlax.org

 

Fort Hunt Youth Lacrosse Fall 2022 Scoopers Program is now open for registration.

 

Register your pre-K, K, or 1st grader now for sessions starting Sunday, October 2, 2022 !!!

 

FHYL will host a 2022 Fall Scoopers program in October and November 2022. The Fall Scoopers program will be a 4-week program intended to introduce the basics of lacrosse to BOYS and GIRLS in 1st grade, Kindergarten, and pre-K. Our aim is to teach the basics of throwing, catching, shooting, and defense. More importantly, our goal is to show the kids how fun it is to play the game of lacrosse. 

Click on this link to sign-up today.http://forthuntlax.org

 

Date: Sunday, October 2, 16, 23, and 30 (rain date Nov 6) 

 

Time: 1pm-2pm

Where: West Potomac High School practice turf field

Price: $60 for all four sessions

 

Our 2022 Fall Scoopers program will be coached by Jennifer Morthole, an energetic and enthusiastic Fort Hunt Youth Lacrosse Club alumni, a former college lacrosse player at Hofstra University, and a parent in our local community. 

 

We welcome everyone who wants to try this exciting game. We also welcome volunteer coaches, including Moms, Dads, grandparents, and siblings 12 or older.  

 

No protective gear is required. 

Sticks will be provided, or you can bring your own. 

Waivers will be considered on a case-by-case basis for children under the age of 5.

Come join us!

 

GO FORT HUNT!

 

Zach Gaumer

Fort Hunt Lacrosse Commissioner

 

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Fort Hunt Basketball Registrations Open
by posted 09/16/2022


Visit fhyaa.basketball.org.assn.la to register
FORT HUNT BASKETBALL REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN!
Go to fhyaa.basketball.org.assn.la and register for the Winter 2022-2023 season today.
Check out the County Clinic & Tryouts schedule along with the House League Assessment Session schedule links on the Fort Hunt Basketball page. fhyaa.basketball.org.assn.la
See you on the court!
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Little League Night at El Paso Restaurant
by posted 09/11/2022


Save the dates for September 26 and October 3

Save the dates!

September 26 & October 3 ALL DAY LONG

Simply share this flyer and you'll be supporting Fort Hunt Little League with our field and training programs. Plus, you'll get some good eating at El Paso Mexican Restaurant!

 

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2022 Recipients Awarded the Jackson Casey Scholarship
by posted 06/27/2022


The Fort Hunt Youth Athletic Association (FHYAA) is excited to announce the winners of the 2022 Jackson Casey Scholarship: Juliette Fore and Owen Joachim. Ms. Fore and Mr. Joachim met with the Casey family as well as with FHYAA leaders for the Awards Ceremony.


Juliette Fore is in the Class of 2022 at West Potomac High School. She has played basketball, lacrosse, and volleyball with the Fort Hunt Youth Athletic Association for over a decade and played varsity lacrosse at West Potomac. Juliette plans to study public policy and global health at Duke University.


Owen Joachim is also in the Class of 2022 at West Potomac High School. He has played baseball, basketball, football, and lacrosse with the Fort Hunt Youth Athletic Association for over a decade and played varsity football and varsity basketball. Owen plans to study business at Penn State University.


This scholarship program is an annual reflection of the life of Jackson Casey and the impact youth sports has on the development of young adults in the Fort Hunt community.

FHYAA serves the youth of Fort Hunt and the surrounding communities, providing opportunities to experience recreational sports in an atmosphere that encourages and promotes teamwork, friendships, and self-confidence, in a positive, safe and supportive environment. FHYAA currently supports Softball, Baseball, Lacrosse, Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Football, and Cheerleading.

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Applications Open for 2022 Jackson Casey Memorial Scholarship
by posted 02/21/2022

 

                                                 

The Jackson Casey Scholarship Application Process is Open

FORT HUNT, Virginia, February 22, 2022 – The Fort Hunt Youth Athletic Association (FHYAA)
announces the launch of the application process for the 2022 Jackson Casey Scholarship. Jackson
Casey participated in lacrosse, basketball, and football and was a good teammate and friend to so
many fellow players. Jackson's legacy, talent and sportsmanship will forever be remembered by those
he touched.


The scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating in the Class of 2022 who are current or
former FHYAA athletes. FHYAA will award $3,000 in scholarship to two winners.
To apply, students must complete the online application and submit a 750-1,200-word essay
reflecting on the life lessons learned by participating in athletics.


Applications are due April 17, 2022.
The winner will be announced in May 2022.

 

Click here to apply online.

 

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2021 Jackson Casey Scholarship Recipients
by posted 07/26/2021


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