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

Mar 23, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019 | Coaching Course | Syracuse, NY, USA


Saturday, March 23, 2019

Syracuse University
Manley Field House
Syracuse, NY 13244

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:

Ange Bradley | USA Field Hockey Trained Coach Educator

Bradley has been involved with USA Field Hockey for many years. Most recently she was the head coach of the U.S. U-19 Women’s National Team from 2015 to 2016. She has been part of USA Field Hockey’s Coach Education program and is a trained Coach Educator. In 2017, Bradley took part in the FIH Level 2 course held in Lancaster, PA, and was involved in the first-ever Coach Educator Training run by Director of Coach Education, Craig Parnham.

Bradley is currently the head field hockey coach at Syracuse University where she’s transformed the program into one of the best in the nation. That success reached its peak in 2015, when Bradley led the Orange to the first National Championship in program history and first national title by any women's program at Syracuse University, earning her NFHCA National Coach of the Year honors for the second time in her career. Bradley has a Bachelor’s Degree in physical education with a minor in psychology from the University of Delaware and 1991 she earned a Master’s Degree in exercise physiology from Northern Illinois University. The combination of her hockey specific knowledge and experience, complemented with her educational training make her an excellent Coach Educator.

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.