Level 2 Instructional Coaching Clinic - Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019 | Coaching Course | Millersville, PA, USA


Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania
105 Pucillo Drive
Milllersville, PA 17551

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:

Stacey Bean | USA Field Hockey Trained Coach Educator | Virginia Commonwealth University Head Coach

Bean was named head coach by VCU Director of Athletics and Vice President Ed McLaughlin in January 2017 and is in her third season as head coach. In 2018, Bean led VCU to its first Atlantic 10 Championship game after earning the No. 2 overall seed in the A-10 Championship. VCU went 12-7 overall with 7-1 mark in A-10 play, setting a record for the most conference wins in program history. The Rams had four selected to the All-Atlantic 10 First Team, one to the All-Atlantic 10 Second Team and four named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team.

Bean spent nine years as the head coach at Saint Francis University (2008-16), the University of Rhode Island (2002-07) and University of New Brunswick (1995-00).

She has also coached within the USA Field Hockey system for many years working with a variety teams at the National Futures Championship. In addition, she has been head coach for the Regional Junior High Performance Program. Bean is a four-time finalist for National Coach of the Year awards and has won seven Conference Coach of the Year honors. In 2016, Bean was the recipient of the inaugural USA Field Hockey Humanitarian of the Year Award.

Bean earned her bachelor's degree in physical and health education at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, graduating with honors. She has been a Level 3 certified field hockey coach since 1994, graduated from the NCAA women's coaching academy in 2005 and completed the NCAA Women's Coaching Academy Dimension 2 Program in 2010.

Please check the USA Field Hockey website COACHING CLINICS for a list of Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinics. If you would like to attend a Level 1, but do not see one listed in your area, please contact coaching@usafieldhockey.com

Click here to see a full list of upcoming Level 1 and Level 2 Instructional Coaching Clinic offerings, and Technical Skills and Goalkeeping Workshops.