USA Field Hockey

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 21,000 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: 

Membership and Events Coordinator (USA Field Hockey) - Colorado Springs, Colo.

Reports to: Membership and Events Manager

Summary: The Membership and Events Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative assistance to Membership and Events department. Primary emphasis on providing USA Field Hockey members great value for their membership to include valuable membership benefits, premier events and excellent customer service.

Summary of Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responds to all customer inquiries in a prompt, courteous, and professional manner.
  • Responsible for fulfillment of all membership benefits including insurance, magazine, membership cards, rule books and others.
  • Helps maintain an accurate membership database and provides reports when needed.
  • Assist with data entry and other duties as needed within membership and events operations.
  • Provides event support including membership verification, roster submission, event surveys and other activities for selected USA Field Hockey national, regional and sanctioned events.
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure department operations run smoothly.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4-year college degree in sport management, business administration or related field.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in customer service or related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Outlook.
  • Ability to concurrently manage several high-priority programs.
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills with the flexibility, ability, and tact to work with a variety of clients and people (including volunteers) to accomplish tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills.
Preferred Skills:
  • Knowledge in sport of field hockey preferred.
  • Experience working in a National Governing Body preferred.
  • Experience using Webpoint a strong plus.

Compensation and Benefits: Full time position located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Comprehensive benefits package included. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To apply, click here.


  • Regional Development Manager – USA Field Hockey (Region 4, New York)

Objective

USA Field Hockey seeks a Regional Development Manager to manage our development programming in Region 4 (New York State) to achieve our organizational mission to grow and sustain the sport of field hockey. The continued introduction of field hockey to athletes, umpires and coaches and their retention in the sport is integral to the future success of our sport and our organization. The Regional Development Manager is responsible for meeting goals across a series of programs by working in partnership with the National staff of USA Field Hockey. The Regional Development Manager will report to the National Development Director.

Duties include but are not limited to in Region 4:

  • Implement the USA Field Hockey Youth Development program Fundamental Field Hockey meeting program and athlete targets.
    Implement the USA Field Hockey Diversity and Inclusion program You Go Girl meeting program and athlete targets
  • Organize, recruit and lead Boys Regional Clinic meeting program and athlete targets
  • Organize and recruit Coach Education opportunities to ensure minimum of 
  • Recruit umpire members to the sport and compliment the work of the Regional Umpire Coordinators by facilitating training opportunities
  • Seek and support partner event organizers to operate adult events
  • Seek and support partner event organizers to operate sanctioned youth events
  • Organize, market and lead all aspects of USA Field Hockey Camps
  • Organize, market and lead all aspects of USA Field Hockey Futures program
  • Responsible for the securing and scheduling of all sites, managing trials, allocating athletes, securing coaches, securing selectors
  • Responsible for ensuring the Futures curriculum is followed and ensuring the talent identification process within the region is held at the highest standards.
  • Is responsible for organizing and handling all details of the Regional Futures Tournament.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall support for all field hockey constituency in the region; provide advice, support and opportunities to athletes, coaches, umpires and volunteers
  • Create, strengthen and maintain ‘hockey partnerships’ with schools, clubs, universities and MSOs in the Region
  • Attend online and in person training on USA Field Hockey’s programs and services
  • Represent USA Field Hockey’s programs in the Region, champion the initiatives
  • With the Commercial Manager deliver partner obligations
  • Ensure all programs and services are delivered consistent with USA Field Hockey policies and protocols including Safe Sport
  • Maintain database of all field hockey contacts in region
  • Provide quarterly reports on progress towards goals and other reports as required to National Development Director 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned  

Requirements:

  • Field Hockey experience
  • Passion for sports development, particularly for field hockey
  • Ability to work independently
  • Level II coach or willing to work toward Level II coach certification
  • Flexible schedule, including the ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Willingness to travel regionally
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Computer proficiency
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task, handle frequent interruptions and competing priorities, manage time efficiently and meet deadlines.

Other Information:

  • This position is based in Region 4 (New York State) 
  • Salary based on experience
To apply, click here.

Regional Development Manager – USA Field Hockey (Region 7, Delaware and Maryland)

Objective

USA Field Hockey seeks a Regional Development Manager to manage our development programming in Region 7 (DE, MD) to achieve our organizational mission to grow and sustain the sport of field hockey. The continued introduction of field hockey to athletes, umpires and coaches and their retention in the sport is integral to the future success of our sport and our organization. The Regional Development Manager is responsible for meeting goals across a series of programs by working in partnership with the National staff of USA Field Hockey. The Regional Development Manager will report to the National Development Director.

Duties include but are not limited to in Region 7:

  • Implement the USA Field Hockey Youth Development program Fundamental Field Hockey meeting program and athlete targets.
  • Implement the USA Field Hockey Diversity and Inclusion program You Go Girl meeting program and athlete targets
  • Organize, recruit and lead Boys Regional Clinic meeting program and athlete targets
  • Organize and recruit Coach Education opportunities to ensure minimum of
  • Recruit umpire members to the sport and compliment the work of the Regional Umpire Coordinators by facilitating training opportunities
  • Seek and support partner event organizers to operate adult events
  • Seek and support partner event organizers to operate sanctioned youth events
  • Organize, market and lead all aspects of USA Field Hockey Camps
  • Organize, market and lead all aspects of USA Field Hockey Futures program
  • Responsible for the securing and scheduling of all sites, managing trials, allocating athletes, securing coaches, securing selectors
  • Responsible for ensuring the Futures curriculum is followed and ensuring the talent identification process within the region is held at the highest standards.
  • Is responsible for organizing and handling all details of the Regional Futures Tournament.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall support for all field hockey constituency in the region; provide advice, support and opportunities to athletes, coaches, umpires and volunteers
  • Create, strengthen and maintain ‘hockey partnerships’ with schools, clubs, universities and MSOs in the Region
  • Attend online and in person training on USA Field Hockey’s programs and services
  • Represent USA Field Hockey’s programs in the Region, champion the initiatives
  • With the Commercial Manager deliver partner obligations
  • Ensure all programs and services are delivered consistent with USA Field Hockey policies and protocols including Safe Sport
  • Maintain database of all field hockey contacts in region
  • Provide quarterly reports on progress towards goals and other reports as required to National Development Director
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Field Hockey experience
  • Passion for sports development, particularly for field hockey
  • Ability to work independently
  • Level II coach or willing to work toward Level II coach certification
  • Flexible schedule, including the ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Willingness to travel regionally
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Computer proficiency
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task, handle frequent interruptions and competing priorities, manage time efficiently and meet deadlines.

Other Information:

  • This position is based in Region 7 (DE, MD)
  • Salary based on experience

To apply, click here.


Regional Development Manager – USA Field Hockey (Region 8, VA, NC, SC and South)

Objective

USA Field Hockey seeks a Regional Development Manager to manage our development programming in Region 8 (Virginia, NC, SC and states South) to achieve our organizational mission to grow and sustain the sport of field hockey. The continued introduction of field hockey to athletes, umpires and coaches and their retention in the sport is integral to the future success of our sport and our organization. The Regional Development Manager is responsible for meeting goals across a series of programs by working in partnership with the National staff of USA Field Hockey. The Regional Development Manager will report to the National Development Director.

Duties include but are not limited to in Region 8:

  • Implement the USA Field Hockey Youth Development program Fundamental Field Hockey meeting program and athlete targets.
  • Implement the USA Field Hockey Diversity and Inclusion program You Go Girl meeting program and athlete targets
  • Organize, recruit and lead Boys Regional Clinic meeting program and athlete targets
  • Organize and recruit Coach Education opportunities to ensure minimum of
  • Recruit umpire members to the sport and compliment the work of the Regional Umpire Coordinators by facilitating training opportunities
  • Seek and support partner event organizers to operate adult events
  • Seek and support partner event organizers to operate sanctioned youth events
  • Organize, market and lead all aspects of USA Field Hockey Camps
  • Organize, market and lead all aspects of USA Field Hockey Futures program
  • Responsible for the securing and scheduling of all sites, managing trials, allocating athletes, securing coaches, securing selectors
  • Responsible for ensuring the Futures curriculum is followed and ensuring the talent identification process within the region is held at the highest standards.
  • Is responsible for organizing and handling all details of the Regional Futures Tournament.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall support for all field hockey constituency in the region; provide advice, support and opportunities to athletes, coaches, umpires and volunteers
  • Create, strengthen and maintain ‘hockey partnerships’ with schools, clubs, universities and MSOs in the Region
  • Attend online and in person training on USA Field Hockey’s programs and services
  • Represent USA Field Hockey’s programs in the Region, champion the initiatives
  • With the Commercial Manager deliver partner obligations
  • Ensure all programs and services are delivered consistent with USA Field Hockey policies and protocols including Safe Sport
  • Maintain database of all field hockey contacts in region
  • Provide quarterly reports on progress towards goals and other reports as required to National Development Director
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Field Hockey experience
  • Passion for sports development, particularly for field hockey
  • Ability to work independently
  • Level II coach or willing to work toward Level II coach certification
  • Flexible schedule, including the ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Willingness to travel regionally
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Computer proficiency
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task, handle frequent interruptions and competing priorities, manage time efficiently and meet deadlines.

Other Information:

  • This position is based in Region 8 (South)
  • Salary based on experience

To apply, click here.


Coach - Assistant to the Men’s National Team and Program Manager - USA Field Hockey (Chula Vista, CA)

USA Field Hockey (USAFH) is the National Governing Body for the sport of field hockey in the USA. USA Field Hockey has over 21,000 members and oversees the junior national and Olympic teams and is responsible for the development and promotion of the game throughout the USA. 

As part of its continuing drive to achieve and maintain international excellence in the men’s game, USA Field Hockey is looking to recruit an Assistant Coach to the Men’s National Team. Reporting to the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach/Program Manager will be responsible for working with the USA Field Hockey senior Men’s Program for the current Olympic cycle with a view to achieving international success as well as leading the direction of the junior high performance teams.

The priorities for the role are:

  • To work with the Head Coach on the selection, preparation, coaching and performance of the USAFH Men’s National Senior Squad
  • To lead the Junior Men’s National Teams programs and the direction of the Junior Regional High Performance Programs
  • To manage all aspects of the administration for National Program and liaise closely with the relevant Men’s National Team High Performance Staff and USAFH departments in all matters concerning the dissemination of information relevant to the Men’s Program.
  • To be responsible for the continuing development and leadership in the long term plan of a high performance culture within the Men’s Senior and Junior programs

Reports:

The Assistant Coach/Program Manager reports to the Head Coach and may be responsible for some USAFH staff and/or support service staff that work within the performance program.

Key Responsibilities:

Performance Coaching

  • Primary responsibility shall lie with the coaching and preparation of the USAFH National Men’s Squad as directed by the Head Coach, with secondary responsibility for the U21 program and the direction of Junior High Performance Programs.
  • Coach nationally identified athletes in both a team environment and individual sessions.
  • Administration of the Men’s National Program
  • Planning and monitoring
  • Support the Head Coach on annual and cyclical plans for:
  • USAFH Men’s National Program
  • Individual athletes
  • To be responsible for annual and cyclical plans for:
  • USAFH Junior Men’s National Teams
  • Monitor and evaluate athlete performance and record relevant data to ensure standards are met and potential is maximized
  • Utilize coaches throughout the system to assist with the monitoring and skill development of athletes through the talent pathway/athlete development pipeline and across the High Performance regions.

Administration – out of competition

  • Work with the high performance team to ensure effective integration of technical coaching and support services and communications across the Men’s National Squad and Men’s Junior High Performance Program
  • Liaise with the Head Coach to ensure the smooth running of the Men’s National Team Program
  • Act as the first point of contact for any administrative enquiries relating to the Men’s National Team and Men’s Junior High Performance Program
  • Organize all travel, travel documentation, venues and transport for team as necessary
  • Organize all training and competition equipment for Senior and Junior High Performance Teams
  • Liaise with the Jr Team Managers in relation to training and competition schedule and details
  • Manage the budget for training and competition equipment for Senior and Junior High Performance Teams
  • Liaise directly with equipment sponsor(s) and players to ensure timely order, delivery and correct allocation of equipment on budget
  • Assist with organization and ordering of playing equipment such as game/practice balls etc
  • Administer team expenses
  • Compile tour call up letter details and disseminate to squads
  • Maintain database of player caps & records
  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate stationery and office stocks in USAFH office at the OTC

Administration – in competition:

  • Coordinate all team travel and equipment
  • Complete, submit and sign team sheets
  • Attend managers’ meetings
  • Communicate closely with the Head Coach and players in the dissemination of information
  • Ensure correct equipment for international competition including names, numbers, blood shirts etc
  • To assist with any other duties as reasonably required by the Head Coach

The Olympic Training Center

  • Liaise with The OTC in relation to Men’s National Team needs surrounding trainings, events, matches and coaching opportunities
  • Coordinate meeting room and facility usage

Other duties as directed

  • Contribute to the leadership and development of the wider high performance programs
  • Assist in USAFH activities where required.
  • Conduct other duties as reasonably directed by the Head Coach or Performance Director

Person Specification

Qualifications, knowledge and experience:

  • Experience of successful performance achievements at international level in a coaching capacity.
  • High performance field hockey coaching qualifications (Level 3 and above or equivalent)
  • Preferred goalkeeping expertize/experience.
  • Experience and proven capability in the holistic development of athletes and programs
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, organizing and implementing a comprehensive high performance coaching program for elite teams and athletes
  • Knowledge of leading trends in coaching, including coaching science, practices and the appropriate application of leading technology tools
  • The ability to effectively work with and apply expertise from support services to ensure team success
  • The ability to attain excellence from players, coaches, staff and all stakeholders through the establishment of a culture of performance
  • A minimum of 4 years of high performance coaching experience that has achieved demonstrable results

Qualities and Skills:

  • Outstanding technical knowledge of individual and team principles including techniques, tactics, coaching trends and international developments.
  • In-depth understanding and application of the principles of coaching, sport science, medicine and technology within a high performance program
  • Well developed liaison, interpersonal, oral and written communication, and people management skills
  • High level of influencing skills
  • Outstanding communication skills – verbal and written
  • Sound administration skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to meet competing demands through effective prioritization in a results oriented environment
  • Efficient and organized, and strong awareness of self and self regulation
  • Demonstrated success in managing individual differences and group dynamics
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment, observe confidentiality and use discretion and initiative.
  • Excellent observational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a pressured environment of irregular and long hours, and capacity to travel domestically and overseas for extended periods
  • Driven by achieving results, a passion to succeed
Please click here to apply.


Athletic Trainer (Contractor) - Men's National Team - USA Field Hockey (Chula Vista, Cali)

Principle activities:

The High Performance Men's National Team Athletic Trainer is responsible for the daily medical management of the Men's National Teams with a primary emphasis on High Performance Events.

The High Performance Men's National Team Athletic Trainer reports to the Medical Manager for the Men's and Women's National Teams and the National Teams Director.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the head Athletic Trainer (AT) for the Men's National Teams
  • Coordinate AT coverage for all Men's High Performance Events
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies for the Men's programs and submit budget to the Medical Manager
  • Liase with USADA and WADA to ensure athlete compliance
  • Liase with USA Field Hockey and USOC health insurance providers
  • Deliver doping and insurance seminars to the elite athletes
  • Develop a network of medical professionals in Chula Vista and referral networks
  • Develop and maintain medical records for the Men's National Team
  • Assist USA Field Hockey Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Travel to events as assigned
Please click here to apply.


Director of Coaching and Talent Systems - USA Field Hockey (Colorado Springs, CO)

Principal Activities:
USA Field Hockey is the National Governing Body for Field Hockey in the USA and is responsible for the development from grass roots to elite activities.

USA Field Hockey is looking for someone who is an excellent communicator who can establish strong relationships across a wide network of stakeholders both internally in the sport and externally.  The Director of Coaching and Talent Systems will lead the organization’s coaching and talent strategy, increase the quality and quantity of coaching services throughout the talent system and improve the identification, development and confirmation of talent. The successful individual will demonstrate a track record for success and have a track record in delivering on coaching and talent strategic and operational plans.

The role:
1. Lead and manage the USAFH Coaching and Talent System at all levels.
2. Lead, design and implement the USAFH Coaching and Talent Education Plan.  
3. Review the current Player Syllabus.
4. Disseminate coaching philosophy of national teams through to coaches at all levels in the talent system with effective coach education communication tools. 
5. Lead on all hockey content for all Coaching Certification Levels 1-3.
6. Lead on development of a high performance coach program.
7. Chair USAFH Coaching and Talent Committees.

Position reports to Director of High Performance or, if this position is vacant, to the Executive Director.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Leadership, management and operations.
2. Strategic and operational planning.
3. Communications, internal and external relations. 
4. Annual budget planning and preparation.
5. Ad hoc assignments at the request of the Executive Director or High Performance Director.

Management:
1. Leadership and management of the Coaching and Talent Program across USAFH.   
2. Managing the recruitment of system coaching and talent staff within USAFH recruitment guidelines.
3. Undertake appropriate meetings and briefings as required.
4. Attendance at relevant internal USAFH meetings.
5. Lead the direction of all areas of Coaching and Talent activity within the organization.

Planning
1. Support the Executive Director and High Performance Director on the preparation of the strategic plan and relevant funding submissions.
2. Lead the development and implementation of the USAFH Coaching and Talent Plan. 
3. Work closely with the USAFH staff to design and develop the coaching and talent pathway.
4. Support, where appropriate, the development of all USAFH Coaching and Talent Policies.  
5. Work with any relevant internal staff or external partners on strategic and operational planning.
6. Annual preparation of coaching and talent operational plans and budgets.

Communication
1. Oversee relationships and communication messages with all deliverers and stakeholders in the USAFH Coaching and Talent System.
2. Disseminate coaching philosophy of national teams through to coaches at all levels in the talent system with effective coach education communication tools. 
3. Develop and promote USAFH resources and services.
4. Prepare reports and articles for communication through the USAFH website, regional and hockey publications.

Experience
1. A minimum of 4 years relevant experience of which at least 2 years must be in a senior management role and include staff management and development, preferably with international athletes in a coaching and talent role.
2. A good understanding of current performance standards and development in international hockey.
3. Experience and knowledge of other sports coaching and talent systems at a high performance level.
4. Knowledge of latest coaching and talent development methods and standards applied in leading sporting nations.
5. Demonstrate the ability to communicate, influence and inspire talent, coaches and staff.
6. Experience with leading and managing a Team.
7. Experience with working with volunteers.

Skills and Qualities
1. Strategic thinker with an understanding of operational needs.
2. Creative thinker of coaching and talent solutions. 
3. Highly motivated and results oriented with the drive to achieve targets.
4. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
5. Strong leadership and management skills supported by integrity and confidentiality.
6. An understanding of working with volunteers.
7. Influence, build and maintain effective internal and external relationships.
8. The ability to multi-task and prioritize.
9. A team player with an open and consultative style and optimistic approach.
10. Open and transparent in all aspects of work.
11. Strong computer/ technical skills.

Education
1. Bachelor of Science in Applicable Discipline (Graduate Degree Preferred)

To apply for the Director of Coaching and Talent Systems position click here

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Head Field Hockey Coach - Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.)

The Head Field Hockey Coach is responsible for the recruitment, retention, supervision and coaching of NCAA Division I Field Hockey student-athletes under the guidelines of the BIG EAST and the NCAA.

Responsibilities:

  • Carries out duties within the stated philosophy of Georgetown athletics and its educational mission, and will adhere to all institutional, BIG EAST and NCAA regulations to ensure the University’s compliance
  • Makes the decisions required for successful achievement of department goals and objectives, and be accountable for the development of team policy and goals
  • Oversees and leads all practices and competitions, including, but not limited to: game preparation, practice planning, individual skills and video sessions, scouting, scheduling, weight training and fitness programs
  • Evaluates prospective student-athletes, analyzes and determines their abilities and whether or not they may succeed athletically and academically at Georgetown
  • Working with the Academic Coordinator for Student-Athletes and the Assistant Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Leadership and Development, monitors student-athlete academic performance and conduct, and identifies and addresses student-athlete welfare issues
  • Represents the University in donor/alumni public relations and community programs
  • Works with the Associate Athletics Director for Business and Finance to develop an annual budget for the Field Hockey program
  • Runs the program within budgetary guidelines set forth by the Athletics Department.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, though Master’s preferred
  • One to three years of experience related to duties and responsibilities specified, preferably at a college or university
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status or disability. We are committed to diversity in the workplace.

Georgetown University conducts pre-employment screening for all positions. The screening may include, but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Georgetown utilizes an online system which will require a valid email address. Offers of employment are conditional, based on satisfactory completion of the pre-employment background check process.

Only applications submitted online will be considered. Screening will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, click here and search for Job Requisition #20140036.


National Assigner of Field Hockey Umpires - NCAA (Indianapolis, IN)

The NCAA Field Hockey Committees are requesting applications from interested individuals to serve as the Field Hockey National Assigner. This term will begin September 1, 2014 and is paid a modest stipend. The position of assigner of officials is the NCAA’s commitment to improving the overall quality and consistency of officiating throughout field hockey. The position will help promote better communication between officials, coaches and the NCAA, and help provide consistency in the interpretation of NCAA field hockey rules and officiating mechanics; the intent is to work in conjunction with the officiating improvement programs currently administered by non-NCAA entities. Additionally, the program will assist the NCAA Divisions I, II and III Field Hockey Committees in the identification, training, selection and evaluation of officials for each of the NCAA field hockey championships.

Reports to: NCAA national office staff with responsibility to the NCAA Divisions I, II and III Field Hockey Championships.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a regional and national database of umpires;
  • Assign umpires for all rounds of the championships, confirm those assignments with the national committee and host institutions;
  • Designate the head umpire for each game;
  • Notify officials of their assignments;
  • Monitor that officials selected to work postseason are in compliance with the criteria set forth for selection (i.e. working minimum number of NCAA contests, years of experience, test score, clinic attendance, conference recommendation, background check information);
  • Work with the NCAA, and USA Field Hockey to produce bulletins, rules updates, points of emphasis, and interpretations;
  • Work with NCAA staff and USA Field Hockey on officials improvement program (recruitment, training, education, retention);
  • Attend NCAA/USA Field Hockey umpires clinics (if requested);
  • Communicate travel, game and meeting times, and lodging arrangements (if necessary) with each official;
  • Work with NCAA staff to annually update Umpires’ Manual;
  • Provide annual report to committee and NCAA staff;
  • Attendance at annual meeting (if requested);
  • Travel to the championship final site to evaluate the umpires;
  • Coordinate evaluators to attend divisional championships; and
  • Other duties as assigned by the championships committees.

Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of USA Field Hockey Rules and current officiating mechanics and techniques, as well as the NCAA Field Hockey Rules Modifications.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Technology/Internet skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Familiarity with and ability to relate to NCAA field hockey coaches and officials.
  • Experience as an official, clinician and as an evaluator of officiating talent.
  • Cannot be an active NCAA coach, official, or conference assignor/coordinator.

To apply: Send letter of application, resume and two letters of recommendation from NCAA coaches, officials, administrators or others involved with collegiate field hockey not later than March 28, to:

Kelly Whitaker Shaul
Assistant Director of Championships
NCAA
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6222
Office: (317) 917-6511 | Fax: (317) 917-6826
Email: kshaul@ncaa.org


Head Girls Field Hockey Coach – The Kincaid School (Houston, TX)

The successful applicant will coach girls’ varsity field hockey and head the entire girls’ field hockey program. Additional Upper School or Middle School coaching assignments in the winter and spring, as well as teaching in the Lower School or Middle School physical education program to be determined based on previous experience.  A bachelor’s degree and coaching and teaching experience are required.  College playing experience is preferred.  At Kinkaid, head coaches must be dynamic and energetic leaders who enjoy working with young people, emphasize the positive, demonstrate a winning attitude, model exceptional sportsmanship, and are skilled teachers of fundamentals, strategy, sportsmanship, and character.  With over one thousand athletes on 80-plus teams in 23 sports, Kinkaid is a member of the Southwest Preparatory Conference (http://www.spcsports.org)

Send cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts and letters of recommendation to:

Jim Dunaway, Dean of Faculty
The Kinkaid School
201 Kinkaid School Dr.
Houston, TX  77024
713-780-1640
jim.dunaway@kinkaid.org