Fresh Hops Program – New Skater Recruitment & Training

The FoCo Roller Derby “Fresh Hops” training program is the result of 10 years of diverse and tested methods to teach beginners and mid-level skaters how to play the greatest sport on earth!

The FoCo Roller Derby “Fresh Hops” training program prepares skaters for derby play by providing the physical skills & conditioning and mental rules knowledge & strategy necessary to play for FCRD teams. After completion of the Fresh Hops program, skaters are drafted to become the newest FoCo Roller Derby team members.

Recruitment takes place 3-4 times per year. Recruitment is open to all women* ages 18+ interested in learning to play roller derby on a nationally-competitive level as defined by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).

If you are interested in joining this class of Fresh Hops, contact the recruitment committee – – to reserve your spot. Recruitment classes fill up fast so feel free contact us with any questions you might have.

Want a jump start? Check out our Fresh Hops Resources

* We are committed to the WFTDA Gender Statement

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