Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic - Richmond, Va.

Nov 10, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019 | Coaching Course | Richmond, VA, USA


Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

St. Michael's Episcopal Church
8706 Quaker Lane
Richmond, VA 23235

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:

Annie Zinkavich | USA Field Hockey Trained Coach Educator

Zinkavich, the current co-director of the Richmond Panthers United Field Hockey Club, has been playing and coaching within the Futures Program since she was introduced to USA Field Hockey in 1997. After a stellar playing career as a four-year starter at Penn State, she followed her field hockey passion to the coaching world, producing All-Conference, All-Region and All- American goalkeepers at Bucknell, Penn State, Longwood University and the University of Virginia. She has also been involved with the U.S. Women's National Indoor Team, U-19 USWNT, Level 1 Futures, and the Young Women’s High Performance programs.