The Mystx Story
The Mystx Field Hockey Club was founded by Owner and Director Tina Reinprecht in 1999. Since its inception, Mystx teams have won over 20 National Indoor Championships and 20 Festival Championships.
It is the mission of the directors to introduce the lifelong sport of field hockey to athletes of all ages ando instill the love and passion we feel for the game. It is our goal to supply athletes with the physical skills, knowledge and confidence needed to advance in the sport to whatever level they aspire to reach.
We understand how important it is to not just improve physical skills but to also boost self-confidence and to teach athletes how to be a good teammate and role model.
"One important key to success is confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation." ~ Arthur Ashe
Founder, Owner and Director
Former Head Coach at Mt. St. Joseph Academy, Flourtown, Pennsylvania. Tina Returned to the Mount in 2014 after a year 6 year hiatus. In the 8 years at the Mount, the Magic were 4-time Athletic Association of Catholic Academy Champions, 2-time PA District One AAA Champions, 2006 PIAA State Finalist, and 2007 PIAA State Semi-Finalist. The 8 year Magic record is 152-39-2). Coach Reinprecht was selected the All-Area Coach in 2007 and 2006. Coach Reinprecht founded the Mystx Field Hockey Club in 1999 and has coached numerous teams to National Pool Championships.
Since 1999, Tina’s teams have won 20 National Indoor Championships and 20 Festival Championships. Tina is the founder and executive director of FieldHockeyAmerica.com, Co-Founder and events director of showcasefieldhockey.com, director of the “Grow the Game" initiative with FHA, founder of Play 4 the Cure, member of the National Foundation For Cancer Research's Board of Advisors, and a former BOD member of USA Field Hockey.
Lastly, recognizing the enriching power of sport culturally and educationally, Tina has taken touring teams to Argentina, Australia, Germany, Holland, and Italy in 2005, 2006, and 2007, 2011, 2014. She is a member of the Ithaca College Sports Hall of Fame. Tina holds a USA Field Hockey Level II coaching certificate and was a 2010 USA Field Hockey Junior High Performance Coach at the New Jersey site. All three of Tina's daughters, Sarah, Katie, and Julia trained in the Mystx FHC and attended Princeton University. Katie and Julia are both 2012 London and 2016 Rio Olympians.
Little known fact: Tina was an assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Yale University under current WC Eagles owner Richard Kentwell.
Nicky is entering her 19th season as Associate Coach at Drexel University. In her tenure the Dragons have made appearances at the CAA Championship nine times with two trips to the NCAA Tournament.
She has served at many levels for USA Field Hockey including many years as the site administrator for PA High Performance teams, head coach of the PA Futures Level 1 site and manager of the Womens Indoor National team program. She currently serves at the Coach Manager for Nexus Super Regional 5/6 (PA and NJ). Most recently she served as Coach Educator for Junior Olympics in August 2021.
Nicky has continued to compete post-collegiately and competed in multiple Master's Indoor and Outdoor World Cup teams in Germany, Australia, The Netherlands and Spain. She was also a member of the Indoor national team for one year. In August, 2021 Hitchens was named to the O55 Masters Indoor Squad from which a team will be selected to compete at the Indoor Masters World Cup in Virginia Beach VA in Feb, 2022.
Nicky was a three-Time First Team All-Ivy League selection at the University of Pennsylvania and was named the 1985 Ivy League Rookie of the Year. She was also the Gail Lipstein Award winner as Penn's top freshman.
As a senior, she was named the 1988 Ivy League Player of the Year. A two-time All-American and three-time Penn MVP, she led her team to three Ivy League Championships and was a member of the 1998 NCAA semifinalist team that was ranked fourth in the nation. She was inducted into Penn's Hall of Fame in 2000, the first year she was eligible.
Fun fact: Nicky has only broken one bone in her life. She broke her thumb playing indoor at the Feasterville Sportsplex against one of Tina Reinprecht's daughters!
U16 Coach, U19 Coach
Katie graduated from Council Rock HS South and competed for Mystx. She graduated from Drexel University with a degree in mechanical engineering. In her collegiate career which spanned 5 years she made 73 appearances with 73 starts on defense for the Dragons and was known for her superior aerial skill.
Fun fact: Katie was known in college by the nickname "Bags"
Jr Development Academy Coach, U14 Coach
U16 and U19 Coach
College: Theresa competed for Lafayette University (Division 1) from 2015 to 2018. She served as a captain her senior year, was named to the All-Patriot League First team and selected to complete in the NFHCA Division 1 Senior Game.
Theresa played her HS hockey at Council Rock North where she earned numerous accolades including PIAA All-State in 2014.
Theresa was named to the US Indoor Squad in 2018 and has also competed in USA FH High Performance Programs. In 2020 she served as Volunteer Indoor Coach for Drexel University.
Alexa graduated from Kutztown University with a degree in Special Education and achieved her Master’s Degree from Temple University in Applied Behavior Analysis. Her thesis explored the application of behavioral strategies in teaching strength training movements to novice athletes. She is currently employed as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in Bristol Township School District.
Alexa played field hockey for Neshaminy High School graduating in 2009, Kutztown University, and Mystx where her team won first place at the NIT in 2007. She is currently an Assistant Field Hockey Coach at Truman High School.
U14 Coach, Goalkeeper Coach
-College Team including awards and recognitions: Bryant University (Division 1)(2015, 2016) - All-Tournament Team, NFHCA Scholar of Distinction
West Chester University (Division 2) (2017, 2018) - 2x PSAC Champs, NFHCA First Team All-American, Synapse Sports 1st Team All-American, PSAC 1st team all-Conference, Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association Academic All-Area Team, PSAC Champion Scholar, PSAC Fall Top 10, ECAC First Team All-Area, ECAC Defensive Player of the Month (2x), NFHCA Senior All-Star, NFHCA Scholar of Distinction
-Club Team: Mystx ( 3 years)
-Coaching experience: Marissa has been a Mystx coach since 2019. She is in her 2nd year coaching at Upper Moreland High School and previously coached for Kennett Crush FHC. She also coached collegiately at the Division 2 level as a Volunteer Assistant at West Chester University (2019 National Champions)
Fun/Unique facts: I have a 3-legged dog named Eileen.
Sprouts & Seedlings Coach and Director, U14 Indoor Travel Coach
Vanessa graduated from Millersville University where she majored in English Education and minored in Athletic Coaching. She played field hockey at Wissahickon High School. Vanessa is a teacher in the Hatboro Horsham School District. Currently she is the assistant JV coach at Mount St. Joseph Academy. Vanessa coaches in both the Sprouts & Seedlings programs as well as Academy and the Travel Programs
In Fall of 2021 Vanessa became a Sprouts & Seedlings Director
Academy, Spring Turf Training Coach
Kelsy graduated from Hatboro Horsham high school and played for Mystx for 7 years. She graduated college from Sacred Heart (Division I) University with a Bachelors in biology, and she is now attending a Physician Assistant masters program.
In her collegiate career, she received honors as MAAC Offensive player of the week and All-MAAC Second Team all conference. She also received honors as an NFHCA National Scholar of Distinction, finishing her senior season with above a cumulative 3.9 GPA.
Kelsy rejoined Mystx as a coach in Spring of 2022
Sprouts & Seedlings, Academy and Turf Training Coach
Zoe Jacobs joined the Mystx Staff in Spring 2022. Zoe attended Brighton HS in Rochester NY and played her collegiate hockey at Albright. Full bio and updated photo coming soon!
Sprouts & Seedlings, Academy and Turf Training Coach
Gary joined the Mystx coaching staff in the Spring of 2022. Gary fell in love with the game of field hockey while watching his three daughters, all Mystx players, compete at the high school and college levels. He has been coaching the Bensalem middle and high school indoor teams for over six years. Gary hopes to bring his energy and enthusiasm for hockey to the Mystx family.
U16 Indoor Travel & Sprouts and Seedlings Coach
Currently 9th grade field hockey coach at Neshaminy High School for the past 4 years and Mystx indoor travel team coach U16 , first year, and Turf Training and Seedlings and Sprouts coach for 4 years.
Began playing field hockey my junior year in HS at Neshaminy Maple Point and senior year became captain. Went on to Trenton State College to win Division III National Championship in 1985 , my senior year. In 2017, my 1985 National Championship Team was inducted into the College of New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame.
Sprouts & Seedlings Director, U14, U16 Coach
Shawn recently retired from the Head Coach position at Lower Moreland HS. She has previously coached at Abington, Upper Dublin and Bishop McDevitt. She assisted both the field hockey and lacrosse programs at Beaver College (now Arcadia University) while getting her graduate degree in Sports Administration from Temple. She played two years at Penn State Ogontz (now Abington) and was a walk-on at University Park.
Shawn and her husband Kurt have 3 daughters who “graduated” from the club and continued playing at the collegiate level. Corey graduated from James Madison University and is a U16/U19 coach and an assistant coach at Villanova. Jamie played at Ursinus College and continues to be involved with field hockey through umpiring. Taryn is a student-athlete at Shippensburg.
Shawn coaches Sprouts & Seedlings, U14 and U16 travel.
U16 Coach, U19 Coach
Lisa has been with the Mystx club for many years and currently coaches teams at the U16 and U19 level. She also coaches elite teams in JPIL and JPOL. Lisa recently retired from the head coach position at Neshaminy HS and is now the Athletic Director and a principal in the Neshaminy SD. Her Neshaminy team is an annual league championship and post-season contender. Lisa’s daughters Christen and Jamie are both Mystx FHC alumns and Jamie joined Christen on the Villanova University Field Hockey team in Fall of 2021.
Jules is in her first year of coaching at Mystx FHC. She is a local HS product and played for Council Rock North. She is the current shut-out record holder and former Bucks County Courier Times Player of the Year at CR North. Jules was a goalkeeper at Council Rock North for 4 years before continuing her play at Ursinus College. At Ursinus, Jules won 2 Centennial Conferences, along with going to the Final Four and Elite Eight. Jules' senior year she received national and conference honors as Defender of the Week. Jules earned her Bachelor's degree in Applied Economics with a concentration in Finance and Accounting and Psychology. You can also find Jules at Council Rock North where she is the assistant field hockey coach.
Laura played hockey at North Penn HS and competed for the Arcadia Knights from 2013 to 2016 where she started 65 of 76 games in her career and completed her degree in Middle School Education.
She was named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad all four years of her career and in 2016 also earned a Scholar of Distinction award for earning a 3.9 or higher GPA. Laura served as the Varsity Head Coach at Poquessing Middle School which is a feeder for Neshaminy HS.
Laura is a U16 travel hockey coach and has also coached both U16 and U19 teams at various showcases including the Disney Showcase in Winter of 2020.
Academy, U16/U19 Coach
Anita is entering her 2nd year as Head Coach at Springfield Twp HS. She was the assistant coach at Springfield Twp. for 8 years before taking over as head coach. Previously she was the head coach at Marple Newtown High School. Anita teaches Business Education at Marple Newtown HS. Anita is a Bloomsburg University graduate while at Bloomsburg she was an All-Conference Goalkeeper.
Anita coached at Hartwick College in NY for two years and at Bloomsburg University for seven years. While coaching at Bloomsburg she helped coach 4 National Championship teams in a 4 Peat. She coached two goalkeepers in the same year to All-American status. In addition, she coached numerous high school level summer camps in DE, PA, NY, and NH for over 15 years. Anita has been a part of US Field Hockey Developmental Futures Program as Head Coach at the Elite Goalkeeper Sites and a Site Director. Anita is looking forward to coaching with Mystx and joined the staff in Spring of 2022.