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USA FIELD HOCKEY is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the national governing body for the sport of field hockey in the USA. USA Field Hockey has over 26,000 members and oversees the junior national and Olympic teams and is responsible for the development and promotion of the game

Available job openings at USA Field Hockey (scroll below for job descriptions and how to apply): 

USA Field Hockey openings:

Sales & Marketing: Consumer Marketing/Brand Management

Events Marketing Manager - USA Field Hockey (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

Summary:

The Events Marketing Manager establishes strategies and event plans to meet the targets for event registrations, and to provide excellent customer service to the club coach and college coach client groups. The Event Marketing Manager will also be responsible for the successful implantation of other marketing programs to achieve targets for other events including sanctioned events, clinics, camps, international games, and other projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

     Event Marketing Duties:

  • Develop, collaborate and implement event specific marketing programs to achieve the registrations targets for teams.
    • Develop and manage each event registration process, online and in person
    • Attend specific national and regional events and conferences to represent USA Field Hockey and market upcoming events, programs and services
  • Provide premium client service to club administrators and be the point of contact at USA Field Hockey to meet their needs.
    • Manage and be a resource to the Club Advisory Task Force.
    • Manage the Club Rankings
  • Provide premium client service to NCAA college coaches and be the point of contact at USA Field Hockey to meet their needs. Develop, manage and be a resource to the College Coach Advisory Task Force
  • Attend specific national events to ensure premium client experiences
    • President’s Day Showcase
    • National Indoor Tournament
    • National Club Championship
    • Summer Bash
    • National Hockey Festival
  • Assist Communications Manager with event information

    • Maintain event content on usafieldhockey.com

    • Prepare event press releases

  • Lead Event review process and recommendations for continual improvement of events

    • Design and implement market research, soliciting quantitative and qualitative inputs from range of stakeholders.

    • Lead staff event review and develop action plan for improvements

      Along with Event Logistics Director, manage the preparation of the annual budget for the Events

  • Manage and promote USAFH sanctioned event program

    • Communicate with tournament organizers about sanctioning program

    • Work with Events Coordinator to streamline roster process

    • Work with Communications Manager to fulfill sanctioning benefits

    • Attend major sanctioned events as USAFH staff on an as-needed basis

  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications Required:

Education:

·      Bachelor’s degree is required

 Experience:

·     Minimum 2 years’ experience in customer service, membership and/or event marketing or related field.

Minimum Qualifications Required Continued:

Skills:

·     Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs and Outlook

·     Have the ability to concurrently manage several high-priority programs.

·     Must have excellent customer service sales skills with the flexibility, ability, and tact to work with a variety of clients and people (including volunteers) to accomplish tasks.

Tools, Equipment, & Conditions:

This is primarily an office position, although some field work will be required.  Incumbent will be required do to some light lifting of no more than 40lbs. Long periods of sitting may occur.  Field work may consist of standing for long periods of time, crouching, reaching and bending.  Field work may also be in areas of high noise levels. Incumbent will need to be able to successfully operate basic office equipment with ease. Travel and work on weekends is a requirement of this position.

Work Location:

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

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Regional Openings: 

Assistant Women's Field Hockey Coach -  (Wooster, Ohio)

The College of Wooster (NCAA Division III) is seeking applications for an Assistant Women's Field Hockey Coach. This will be a full time, 10-month, salaried position with benefits

The Assistant Coach is responsible for all aspects of management of an NCAA Division III Women's Field Hockey Program. The responsibilities of this 10-month position include assisting in the planning and coaching all aspects of the program, recruiting, practice and game preparation, scheduling, team travel, compliance with NCAA, NCAC and The College of Wooster rules, regulations and mission, and all other elements of a successful Women's Field Hockey program.  A major component of this position is the ability to help recruit quality individuals who meet the high standards of The College of Wooster.  The individual may also receive other assignments as determined by the Director of Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation.  The assistant coach is under the direct supervision of the Head Field Hockey Coach

 

A Bachelor's Degree and college playing experience is required.  Successful coaching and recruiting experience at the intercollegiate level is preferred.    An understanding of a small liberal arts college, strength in working with student athletes on and off the field, and demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills are assets.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and three references (with phone numbers and email addresses) and sent to

The Department of Human Resources

                  

The College of Wooster

 

536 East Wayne Avenue

Wooster, Ohio 44691

www.wooster.edu

humanresources@wooster.edu

 

Assistant Field Hockey Coach - The University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Va.)

The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Field Hockey Coach. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-five sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 650 student-athletes.

The Assistant Field Hockey Coach will be responsible for assisting in the administration, coaching, and recruiting of a Division I program in compliance with NCAA and ACC rules and regulations; assisting in the coordination of team travel, recruiting travel, and visitations; organizing equipment inventory and distribution; organizing team managers; creating and monitoring physical performance in consultation with established professional support staff; assisting student-athletes and coaches with community service projects; and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree required. Some experience working with athletes in the sport of field hockey required. Candidates must have strong leadership and organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and as a team member.  Requires the ability to effectively communicate and work with student-athletes, administrators, faculty, staff and alumni/friends of the University. Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to rules compliance of the NCAA, ACC and the institution. Strong IT knowledge and experience in physical performance programming preferred.

This posting is for the second assistant coach position.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Candidates must apply through the Jobs@UVa on-line application system at: https://jobs.virginia.edu. A cover letter, resume, and the names and contacts of three professional references must be attached when you apply. Please do not submit any candidate materials directly to the Department of Athletics or the University of Virginia. This is a Managerial and Professional University Staff position and it is located in the Department of Athletics with a posting number of: 0616412. The position will remain open to applications until filled.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Development Coach Needed in Bay Area

Contact:  Bobby Shoker – bshoker@gmail.com 

"USA XVI Field Hockey Academy is based in Bay Area and our program is focused on the development of youth ages 5-16.  We currently have two coaches and more than 60 kids in various age groups.  We are looking for an experienced coach who can work with the kids and teach them the latest style of field hockey.  Focus should be on fitness, understanding and learning the game and developing character.  Compensation will be mutually agreed upon.  Prefer a minimum commitment of one year"


Assistant Field Hockey Coach - Ithaca College

Description
As a member of the coaching staff responsibilities include working closely with the Head Coach to develop and coach an NCAA Division III athletic team. Actively ensure compliance with all NCAA and Ithaca College rules and regulations; participate in establishing goals and objectives for each season; assessing overall standings, division rank, and identifying a strategy for improving and/or maintaining the team's national standings and the NCAA Division III ranking. Design and provide instruction on individual and team skills and physical health and safety to student athletes. The Assistant Coach participates in fundraising projects and other activities promoting the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and will teach PALS courses and/or perform administrative responsibilities.

1. Participate in planning and conducting in-season and where appropriate and permissible non-traditional and post-season team/individual athlete practices and competitions; using ones own discretion and independent judgment develop and implement conditioning programs for teams and or/individuals.

2. Design instructions for individual student athletes and for specific team needs, and teach proper skills, skill development, and team concepts to student athletes.

3. Provide student athletes with instruction regarding physical health and safety and promote student athlete safety and well being.

4. Analyze of opponent performance and provide recommendations for strategies and tactics for utilization during competition play.

5. Participate in establishing goals and objectives for each season in consultation with the head coach to include assessing overall standings, division rank and identifying a strategy for improving and/or maintaining the team's national standings and the NCAA Division III ranking; complete various reports and establish and maintain accurate records of all team data and statistics.

6. Actively develop recruitment strategies, identify students to recruit and high schools to visit; provide recommendations to the head coach and carry out correspondence with prospective student athletes by mail, telephone, e-mail; participate in campus visits.

7. Evaluate and participate in the selection of student athletes to include assessment of individual academic eligibility and overall skill levels; coordinate the process of selecting, maintaining, monitoring and evaluating team members to include athlete talent assessment, academic eligibility and individual sport performance.

8. Monitor the academic progress of assigned student athletes and ensure compliance with NCAA, College, and conference regulations; provide council to student athletes regarding goals, academic success and other personal and sport related issues.

9. Participate in campus visits and various meetings with recruits and other members of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, including the Director.

10. Teach assigned courses within the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance and/or carry out assigned administrative responsibilities equal to the teaching assignment.

11. Attend and participate in national or regional level coaching clinics as approved by the Head Coach and Director.

12. Provide assistance with establishing and arranging practice and competition schedules; ensure appropriate travel arrangements have been made to include mode of transportation, lodging, and meals; submit an itinerary to the Director of Athletics and Associate Director as scheduled.

13. Oversee the distribution and recovery of all equipment and uniforms. Work with the Equipment Manager to establish and maintain an inventory control system; authorize the purchase or replacement of uniforms and equipment.

14. Assist the head coach in identifying problems and/or concerns regarding athletic facilities and work with the Associate Director of Athletics to resolve any facility-related concerns.

15. Ensure officials have been secured for all home games.

16. Engage in various fundraising projects and related programs and activities promoting the athletics program; ensuring sport specific fundraising goals are met; participate in public relations opportunities with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and news media.

17. Serve on various College-sponsored and other committees; seek out opportunities to serve on national and regional sports committees.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 1 year related experience; demonstrated ability to plan and conduct in-season and non-traditional and post-season team/individual athlete practices and competitions; experience developing and implement conditioning programs for teams and or/individuals, experience recruiting athletes, scheduling and coordinating special events or athletic contest, excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and strong attention to detail are required. Previous experience working in a college or university athletics department is highly desired.

Instructions for submitting your application: 

Interested applicants must apply online at http://www.ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach a resume, cover letter and list of three professional references. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Click here to check other available positions posted on the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Job Board.


Georgetown Visitation
All girls Catholic high school situated in Washington DC, seeks a Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach for upcoming school year. Season runs late August to early November; practices and games take place late afternoon.

Interested applicants should contact Director of Athletics Zeff Yusof, (202)337-3350 x2380, e-mail zyusof@visi.org