Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic - Pittsburgh, Pa.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

April 07, 2019 9 a.m. (ET)



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DATE:
Sunday, April 7, 2019

VENUE:
Mt. Lebanon High School
155 Cochran Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228

 

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:

Mallory Federoff | USA Field Hockey Trained Coach Educator

Federoff is heavily involved with USA Field Hockey as a Level 2 certified coach, a Futures site head coach and Region 5 and 9 selector since 2009. She was the assistant coach of two, first-place finishing U-16 teams from Region 5 at the National Futures Tournament (2016, 2018). She served as assistant coach at Lock Haven University from 2009-16. During her tenure there she earned a Masters of Sport Studies with a concentration in sport psychology. Along with her coaching accomplishments, Federoff has also represented USA Field Hockey on the international stage as a member of the U.S. Women's National Indoor Team (2012-15), U.S. U-19 Women's National Team (2005-06) and U.S. U-16 Women's National Team (2000-02).

Federoff was a student-athlete at Penn State University. While at Penn State, she garnered numerous individual honors, while also helping Penn State to a number of team successes including the 2005 Big 10 Conference Championship. In 2007, she was named a 2007 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Third Team All-American and was named to the 2007 NCAA All-Tournament Team while leading PSU to a National Runner-up finish. Following the 2007 season, she was also a Division I Senior All-Star Selection. She was a two-time All-Mid-East selection and a two-time Academic All-Big 10 Selection.  

Please check the USA Field Hockey website COACHING CLINICS for a list of Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinics. If you would like to attend a Level 1, but do not see one listed in your area, please contact coaching@usafieldhockey.com.

Click here to see a full list of upcoming Level 1 and Level 2 Instructional Coaching Clinic offerings.