Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic - Great Falls, Va.

Feb 24, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019 | Coaching Course | Great Falls, VA, USA


Sunday, February 24, 2019

Forestville Elementary School
1085 Utterback Store Rd.
Great Falls, VA 22066

The Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic will cover the following topics: 

Classroom Presentations and Discussions

  • Importance of Coaching Philosophy
  • Coaching as a Profession - How to Coach Principles
  • Learning & Age-Appropriate Development Principles   
  • Introduction to “Teaching Games for Understanding” 


On-Field Learning and Application 

  • Basic Rules & Field Set-Up   
  • Fundamental Skills of Field Hockey - Grip Management   
  • Introduction to Attack and Defense Principles - Small Games  
  • The Basics of Goalkeeping  
  • Designing Fun and Effective Training Sessions  

Instructor for this Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic:

Jamie Montgomery | USA Field Hockey Trained Coach Educator

Montgomery is an active and respected ambassador for USA Field Hockey in multiple capacities. She is a trained USA Field Hockey Educator, having participated in both the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Level 2 course and USA Field Hockey Coach Educator Training in 2017. She recently presented at the 2018 National Coaches Forum, sharing her insights with more than 100 high-level coaches. Montgomery was a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team from 2013-15 and was the Athlete Representative on USA Field Hockey’s Board of Directors. Montgomery served as the manager of the U.S. U-21 National Team from 2015-16 and traveled with the team for the 2016 Junior Pan American Championship to Trinidad and Tobago.

Montgomery is currently the head coach at the University of Richmond, a position she has held since February 2018. She was previously an assistant coach at Bucknell University and Wake Forest University.

As a collegiate player, Montgomery attended Wake Forest University and was a four-year starter for the Demon Deacons, she was a member of two National Championship teams and two Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) title squads. She earned All-ACC, NCAA All-Tournament and Second Team All-American honors. Montgomery graduated from Wake Forest in 2007 with a degree in English and sociology before earning her Master of Education from Temple in 2009.

Montgomery speaking at the 2018 National Coaches Forum

Montgomery receiving her FIH Hockey Academy Level 2 Coaching certification in August, 2017

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.