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 2024 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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