Day 1 of the 2021 National Coaches Forum in the Books

by USA Field Hockey

The virtual 2021 National Coaches Forum (NCF) got underway yesterday with four insightful presentations by world leading experts in their respective fields. 
Adam Krikorian, USA Water Polo Women's National Team Head Coach, kicked things off by discussing the ‘Power and Perils of Leadership’. Chris Fry, UNC Field Hockey's Performance Analyst and former U.S. Women's National Team Analyst, then shared his research on 'How to Best Use Data to Enhance Goalkeeper Performance'. Craig Parnham and Phil Edwards, USA Field Hockey's Coach Education and Learning Team, presented on the 'Psychological Characteristics for Developing Excellence' within "The USA Way" structure. Finally, Harry Singh, U.S. Men’s National Team Head Coach, closed out a great first day by sharing his ideas on the 'Keys to Defense Outletting'.

The NCF continues today, December 9, starting at 11:00 a.m. ET with sessions by college coaches Meredith Civico, Tracey Fuchs and Nikki Parsley-Blocker, Belgium Men's National Head Coach Shane McLeod and lastly Netherlands Women’s National Team Head Coach Alyson Annan.

Were you not able to attend Day 1? Interested individuals can still register and registration will remain open throughout the NCF. If you can't attend live, all session recordings will be sent to registrants following every session. For more information and a detailed list of sessions, click here.