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.

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