HEAD COACH: KATIE STRIBLING
Coach Katie Stribling is a native to Northern Virginia and began her field hockey career at West Springfield High School; playing on both the JV and Varsity teams. She continued her passion for field hockey at the collegiate level while attending The University of Mary Washington, where she played all four years and was elected into the UMW Hall of Fame.
For the past 20 years Katie has invested in the sport of field hockey by becoming a USA Level 1 Certified Coach and coaching at several high schools throughout Northern Virginia and Fairfax County. She dedicated the majority of her coaching career to Annandale High School, where for 16 years she was the JV Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach. During her time at Annandale high school Katie created a youth field hockey program in 2010 which focused on the development of 3rd through 8th graders. In 2015 Katie became the Head JV Coach at Woodson High School an fulfilled the position for 3 years. Currently, Katie is the Head Varsity Coach at Woodson High School.
Katie started Nova Xtreme because she wanted girls to have a place to develop their field hockey skills in a competitive but relaxed environment. Compared to other club teams, Xtreme's goal is to develop each athlete on an individual level in order to better prepare them for their high school team and future collegiate goals.
Coach Corin Inderbitzin-Brooks began playing field hockey her freshman year of high school at Annandale high school where she was awarded numerous honors by being recognized as an All-District, All-Region, All-State and All-Met athlete. She continued her field hockey career at the collegiate level while attending Bucknell University. Corin was as an All Conference athlete and recognized as "Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week" several times during her Junior year. As her Junior year progressed she was also picked to attend the NCAA Leadership Forum. Corin finished her collegiate field hockey career in Argentina as she played for The Universidad Nacional de Cuyo.
Corin continued to pursue her love for field hockey as a coach at Annandale high school and Nova Xtreme.
Homegrown player/coach from Northern VA: played varsity at Robert E. Lee HS in Springfield
10 years of coaching experience at Mt. Vernon HS and South County HS
3 District Championship titles
2 -time District runner-up
Multiple Northern Region Quarter Final appearances
Multiple “Player of the Year” honors
Several former HS players are now collegiate players
Becca Holtzman, referred to as "Coach H" by her athletes, grew up in Northern Virginia, played field hockey and ran track at Robinson Secondary School. She played two years on the JV team, serving as team captain her sophomore year, and ultimately pulled up for district and regional playoffs. During her sophomore year of high school she won the state championship in the 4X4 during the indoor track season and was also invited to race at the infamous Penn Relays. Becca also played two years on the Varsity Field Hockey Team; selected for "all district team" twice, recruited to play in The Commonwealth games, served as Varsity team captain her senior year and was awarded "Athlete of the Season" Booster award her senior year. She continued running track in the winter and spring seasons; winning several district, regional and state titles, as well as, another invitation to Penn Relays and again awarded "Athlete of the Season" Booster award for her senior year outdoor track season.
Although Becca was recruited to play field hockey at the collegiate level; she accepted an academic scholarship to The University of Alabama, where she majored in Communicative Disorder and minored in Social Welfare. Becca currently works in the medical research field with a focus on auditory impairments correlated to traumatic brain injuries.
Becca has coached the Burke Athletic Club's middle school team for the past three years, served as JV Head Coach at Justice High School and coached the indoor and outdoor U16 Nova Xtreme teams.
Coach Jess began playing field hockey her freshman year of high school. She played varsity all four years at Mount Vernon high school where she was awarded several district, regional and state honors. She continued her field hockey career at Old Dominion University. While in college, she was selected for the Young Women’s National Championship two years in a row and was selected for U21 National Team Camp. She continues spreading her knowledge and love for the game as a coach at Nova Xtreme.
JV/Varsity Player and Team Captain at Annandale High School
Created and played for the Radford Club Field Hockey Team at Radford University.
Bachelors degree in Interior Design from Radford University
2 Years Varsity Assistant Coach at Annandale High School
3 years NOVA Xtreme Coach
Coach Cho grew up in Virginia Beach and attended Frank W. Cox High School. With several friends on the field hockey team and Coach McCallum being his mentor, it was at Cox High School where he found his passion for the sport. Throughout High School and College, Coach Cho dedicated time to study physique, and fundamentals of strength and conditioning. With his background and knowledge, he has trained, mentored, and supported others pursue their own physical fitness goals.
Coach Cho is a Mathematics Teacher at Holmes Middle School. He also serves as the JV Field Hockey Coach at Falls Church High School. Outside of teaching and coaching, he competes in USAPL Powerlifting Competitions, participates in Spartan Races, and engages in any other activity that challenges his own physical limits.
Abby Eschen started her field hockey career in high school in Cazenovia NY, being apart of the school’s first ever state championship team.
She then continued her career playing for four years at the College at Brockport, being team captain her senior year and landing a spot on the top ten points scored record list as well as being recognized as the Female Scholar Athlete of the Year and receiving the Player of the Tournament award in Springfield Massachusetts.
After college, she continued her involvement in the sport becoming an assistant collegiate coach at the College at Brockport for two years. She then moved to Northern Virginia to become an elementary Physical Education teacher and U19 field hockey travel team coach. She currently is still a Physical Education teacher and head freshman field hockey coach at Oakton HS.
Katie Thompson played for Lake Braddock Secondary School and Capitol Pegasus from 2013-2016. She went on to play at Randolph-Macon College from 2016-2020. While there, she helped rebuild the program under the then new head coach, Jess Weiss. Katie was also a member of the Randolph-Macon women’s lacrosse team, making her a two-sport college athlete. In addition to her time on the field, Katie has coached for Burke Athletic Club in both field hockey and lacrosse since 2013.
Katie graduated Cum Laude in May of 2020 with majors in Business and Communications and a minor in Economics. She is currently persuing her Masters in Public Policy at George Mason University.
JV/Varsity at Annandale and team captain for final year there
Played four years of club field hockey at East Carolina University and team captain for two years there.
Bachelors degree in Hospitality Management with a minor in Business Administration.
4 years Nova Xtreme Coach.