Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic - Brookville, N.Y.

Jun 9, 2019 - Jun 9, 2019 | Coaching Course | Brookville, NY, USA


Sunday, June 9, 2019

Long Island Post University - Athletic Field House
720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, NY 11548

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:

Allan Law | USA Field Hockey Trained Coach Educator

In February, Law was named the U.S. U-17 Women's National Team Assistant Coach. A native of Scotland, he has spent four seasons with the Syracuse field hockey program, highlighted by helping lead the Orange to a NCAA Championship in 2015. He is responsible for video analysis and technical development of the Syracuse student-athletes, helping develop some of the nation's most talented players and has helped both current student-athletes and alums reach the international level.

Law, Scotland’s Men’s Coach of the Year in 2009, served as the head coach of the Scotland U-16 Boy’s National Team (2011-13) and Head of Hockey for the St. Andrew’s University Hockey Club (2012-13), while performing the role of senior hockey coach and coach education coordinator at Glenalmond College, working with boys and girls from U-14 to U-18 levels.

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.