March 7, 2020 Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic

Mar 7, 2020 - Mar 7, 2020 | Coaching Course | Westfield, MA, USA


Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Westfield State University
557 Western Ave.
Westfield, MA 01086

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:

Jessica Bergen | USA Field Hockey Trained Coach Educator | Westfield State University Head Coach

Bergen is the head field hockey coach at Westfield State University as a Level 2 USA Field Hockey accredited coach. Bergen currently runs a Futures site at Westfield State and is a Northeast region selector. She participated in a Level 1 Futures site and participated in two National Futures Tournaments. Bergen played her collegiate career at Skidmore College where she studied exercise science. She also earned a masters degree in Sport & Exercise Psychology from Springfield College.