COACHING ACCREDITATION PROGRAM
USA Field Hockey is dedicated to educating the coaching community. USA Field Hockey offers three levels to the accreditation program. Coaches begin with Level I and move through to Level III. USA Field Hockey also offers an upgrade program and an annual National Coaching Forum.
Level I - Development
Level II - Intermediate
Level III - High Performance
Levels IV & V - High Performance
Level 1 Accreditation = Current Coach Membership with background check, completion of Level 1 Online course and completion Level 1 Instructional course
Level 2 Accreditation = Current Coach Membership with background check, Level 1 Accreditation, completion of Level 2 Online course and completion Level 2 Instructional Clinic
Level 3 Accreditation Development Track = Current Coach Membership with background check, Level 2 Accreditation and completion Level 3 Instructional Clinic
LEVEL IV & V
Level 4 and Level 5 will be built out for high performance coaches. Details for those accreditations will not be available until late 2017.
NATIONAL COACHING FORUM
The National Coaching Forum is an annual forum headed up by our National Coaching Staff by invitation only to Level II and Level III Accredited Coaches. The Forum runs over two days. There is a fee to attend.