Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic - Millersville, Pa.

Millersville, Pennsylvania

May 12, 2019 9 a.m. (ET)


 


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DATE:
Sunday, May 12, 2019

VENUE:
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
P.O. Box 1022
Millersville, PA 17551

 

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:

Craig Parnham | USA Field Hockey’s Director of Coach Education & Learning

Parnham is a five-time Olympian. He played in both the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Olympic Games for Great Britain, coached Great Britain in the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic Games, and the United States in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. In total, Parnham has coached professionally for more than 20 years and is a qualified Level 4 Coach. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Elite Coaching Practice.

 

 

 

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).

 

 

Joppe de Vries | USA Field Hockey Trained Coach Educator

De Vries has been a USA Field Hockey High Performance Center head coach in the Mid-Atlantic region since 2013 and continues to work with all three Junior U.S. Women's National Teams and serves on the coaching staff of the Junior National Camps.

He was appointed as the third head coach of the Bryant University field hockey program on July 1, 2017. Prior he spent four seasons at the University of Maryland and is an expert in coaching goalkeepers of all levels. 

 

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.

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