Attacking Principles and Defending Principles Workshops

Aug 24, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019 | Coaching Course | Millersville, PA, USA

Attacking Principles Workshop


Defending Principles Workshop

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Millersville University of Pennsylvania
105 Pucillo Drive
Millersville, PA 17551

The Attacking Principles Workshop is a three hour on-field practical session designed for coaches who are looking to further develop their teams attacking play. The workshop includes key technical and tactical elements that support player and team development.

The Defending Principles Workshop provides coaches with the essential principles and supporting sub-principles to help build more effective defensive teams. The workshop will look at the individual technical defensive skills required and how those skills can be utilized to develop tactical decision making relating to areas such as pressing and managing counter attacks.


Instructor for the Attacking Principles and Defending Principles Workshops:

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.

Please check the USA Field Hockey website COACHING CLINICS for a list of Coach Education offerings. If you would like to attend a Level 1, but do not see one listed in your area, please contact