National Coaches Forum

The Coach Education program is excited to offer coaches the opportunity to meet, listen and engage with world class speakers via the National Coaches Forum (NCF).

The National Coaches Forum covers a variety of topics, such as how to lead a high performance team, developing a winning culture, tactical concepts of the game, strength and conditioning, goalkeeping, talent identification, and more. The National Coaches Forum is designed to educate and inspire coaches of ALL levels!

2023 National Coaches Forum

The virtual 2023 National Coaches Forum will take place Wednesday, November 29 and Thursday, November 30, with sessions 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET daily.

USA Field Hockey Member: $40 per day | $60 for full package of two sessions
Non-USA Field Hockey Members - $50 per day | $80 for full package of two sessions 

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*If you are unable to make all the sessions live, don't worry! Registrants will have access to view the recordings. Take advantage of full package special pricing.



  • 2022 National Coaches Forum (Virtual)

    Dates: December 7 - 9, 2022

    Location: Virtual

    Featured presenters include:

    David Passmore, U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach

    Chris Fry, USWNT’s Performance Analyst 

    Harry Singh, U.S. Men’s National Team Head Coach 

    Ashley Merryman, co-author of two New York Times bestsellers

    John O’Sullivan, Changing the Game Project founder

    David Harte, former Ireland Men’s National Team Captain

    Jami Muelders, Germany’s Men’s National Team Assistant Coach

    Emilie Bydwell, USA Rugby Sevens Women Head Coach

  • 2021 National Coaches Forum (Virtual)

    Dates: December 8 - 10, 2021

    Location: Virtual

    Featured presenters include:

    Adam Krikorian, USA Water Polo Women’s National Team Head Coach

    Alyson Annan, Netherlands Women’s National Team Head Coach

    Shane McLeod, Belgium Men’s National Team Head Coach

    Harry Singh, USMNT Head Coach

    Chris Fry, UNC and USA Field Hockey Performance Analyst 

    Mimi Smith, Executive Board Member of the NFHCA

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  • 2019 National Coaches Forum

    Dates: December 12 - 15, 2019

    Location: Spooky Nook Sports (Lancaster, Pa.)

    Featured presenters include:

    Craig Parnham, USA Field Hockey's Director of Coach Education & Learning

    Phil Edwards, USA Field Hockey Senior Manager of Coaching & High Performance

    Sarah Kelleher, England Hockey U-18 Lead Coach

    Dr. Nicole Gabana, FSU Assistant Professor of Sport Psychology

    David Williamson, USWNT Goalkeeping Coach

    Chris Fry, USWNT Performance Analyst

2022 Recaps