Level 2 Instructional Coaching Clinic - Durham, N.C.

Aug 1, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019 | Coaching Course | Durham, NH, USA



Thursday, August 1, 2019 - Friday, August 2, 2019

University of New Hampshire
124 Main St.
Durham, NH 03824

The Level 2 Instructional Coaching Clinic will cover the following topics: 

Classroom Presentations and Discussions

  • Developing Your Coaching Philosophy 
  • Teaching Games for Understanding & Guided Discovery/Learning Principles
  • 11 v 11 Concepts/Formations
  • Effective Session Planning
  • Collaborating with Others to Provide Solutions to Strategic Challenges
  • Participate in On-Field Group Presentations Covering Important Coaching Topics


On-Field Learning and Application 

  • Participate in Group Presentations Covering Important Coaching Topics   
  • Apply “Teaching Games for Understanding” Principles that include Exercise Progressions  
  • Skill Acquisition - Error Detection and Correction  
  • Design Fun and Effective Training Sessions - Small Games   

Instructor for this Level 2 Instructional Coaching Clinic:

Craig Parnham | USA Field Hockey’s Director of Coach Education & Learning 

Parnham is a five-time Olympian. He played in both the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Olympic Games for Great Britain, coached Great Britain in the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic Games, and the United States in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. In total, Parnham has coached professionally for more than 20 years and is a qualified Level 4 Coach. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Elite Coaching Practice.




Cheryl Murtagh | USA Field Hockey Trained Coach Educator

Murtagh is a USA Field Hockey trained Coach Educator who recently attending coach educator trainings offered by USA Field Hockey in 2017 and 2018. She was the head coach at Northeastern University for more 30 years recently turning over the reigns over to Shelly Morris following the 2017 season. She holds a USA Field Hockey Level 3 Certificate from USA Field Hockey. Murtagh has already run several successful Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinics over the past couple of years. In the early 2000’s, Murtagh was heavily involved in the USA Field Hockey High Performance Program, coaching both the U-19 and U-21 Junior National Teams.

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