Jersey Elite Field Hockey Academy


About Jersey Elite Field Hockey Academy

The Jersey Elite Field Hockey Academy (JEFHA) was formed to fill the needs of the field hockey fraternity in the New Jersey area. The Academy’s focus is on player development and preparing athletes for the successful transition to higher levels of the game. At JEFHA, the emphasis is on mastering the basic fundamental skills required to ensure every athlete is successful in being the best they can become. The Academy offers developmental training to all age groups and genders.

Goals of JEFHA:

  • Provide the opportunity to train year round
  • Ensure quality Developmental programs
  • Reinforcement of instructional skills
  • Introduce new technologies to assist in Development of the athlete
  • Create and provide a healthy atmosphere for learning
  • Make sure Athlete’s goals are attained


Jim Miller & Jim Popinko (Co-Founders)

The program’s Directors bring a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience to the academy. With over 25 years coaching experience at all levels, both are certified by USFHA and have attended clinics, seminars, and courses throughout the country.

Beyond JEFHA

Dennis Lallo

Marcy Dull

Kayla Cilenti

Goalie Coach


Interested in playing College Field Hockey?
Jersey Elite is now offering to create your college recruiting video you can send to colleges of your interest.
Contact coach Robert for more info at or call him at 908-235-7202.