Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic - Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 | Coaching Course | Mt. Pleasant, SC, USA


Saturday, July 20, 2019

Mount Pleasant Parks and Recreation
391 Egypt Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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:

Alan Good | USA Field Hockey Trained Coach Educator

Alan Good is a trained USA Field Hockey Coach Educator and is currently a club coach with Focus Field Hockey in Williamsburg, Va., as well as the head varsity coach at The Covenant School in Charlottesville, Va.


The Cork, Ireland native served three years as the head coach of the Munster U-16 women's program, which selects and trains a team of athletes from around the province each year for a national selection tournament, similar to USA Field Hockey's Futures Program.

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.