Coaching Events & Opportunities

    Coaching Events with USA Field Hockey

    There are several yearly events that are great educational and professional development opportunities for coaches. Information for each event will be released as the event approaches.

    • National Coaches Forum

      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 details for the 2023 National Coaches Forum are to be announced. USA Field Hockey will offer special pricing to current USA Field Hockey Members interested in this professional development opportunity.

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    • High Performance Summit

      The High Performance Summit is an exceptional professional development opportunity that focuses on the topics of coach and umpire education. Led by a group of expert personnel that includes U.S. National Team high performance staff, the summit offers participants the chance to explore current U.S. National Team practices, engage in meaningful discussions of current trends within the field hockey world with elite high performance staff, and connect with fellow coaches.

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    • Nexus

      USA Field Hockey Coach Members have the opportunity to coach for Nexus, USA Field Hockey's Olympic Development Pathway.

      The Nexus coaching staff is crucial for the program to be successful in developing the next generation of elite athletes and future Olympians.

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    • AAU Junior Olympic Games

      The AAU Junior Olympic Games provides top U-16 female athletes the opportunity to experience an Olympic-style multi-sport competition while enjoying the camaraderie, inspiration and learning from elite athletes in other featured sports. Athletes will work with USA Field Hockey selected coaches who are trained in "The USA Way", under the tutelage of a USA Field Hockey-trained Coach Educator.

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    • USA Field Hockey

      Each year, USA Field Hockey hires more than 500 dedicated, qualified coaches to help run programming including Nexus, AAU Junior Olympic Games, Junior High Performance and more. To be eligible to apply, a minimum of a Level 1 Certification and current USA Field Hockey Coach Membership is required for all positions, and some positions required a Level 2 Certification plus recent coaching experience.

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    • Post an Opportunity

      As the sport of field hockey continues to grow, so does the need for qualified coaches. If you are looking for a field hockey coach, please send the full job description, URL to apply, contact information, and application deadline to USA Field Hockey will post jobs on the website for a limited time.

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