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Schedule & Presenters Confirmed for 2021 National Coach Forum

Nov. 30, 2021, 12:36 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Field Hockey’s Coach Education and Learning Department is pleased to release the detailed schedule of presenters and topics for the upcoming virtual 2021 National Coach Forum.

USA Field Hockey is excited to offer coaches and field hockey enthusiasts the opportunity to virtually meet, listen, learn and engage with some of the world's top field hockey experts! Designed for all levels of the sport, the Forum will start Wednesday, December 8 and run through Friday, December 10. Even if an individual cannot make all sessions live, every registrant will receive the recordings at the end of each day.

National Coaches Forum Pricing:

  • USA Field Hockey Members: $30 per day | $80 for full package of all three sessions
  • Non-USA Field Hockey Members: $35 per day | $95 for full package of all three sessions 

Click here to register for the national coaches forum

 Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Time Presenter Topic
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Adam Krikorian The Power & Perils of Leadership
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Break: Simon Hoskins, USA Field Hockey's Executive Director & Cathy Bessant, USA Field Hockey's Board of Directors Chair
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Chris Fry How to Best Use Data to Enhance Goalkeeper Performance & How it Guides and Influences Player and Team Development
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Break
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Craig Parnham & Phil Edwards The Psychological Characteristics for Developing Excellence
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Harry Singh The USMNT: A Closer Look Inside

 Thursday, December 9, 2021
Time Presenter Topic
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Meredith Civico, Tracey Fuchs & Nikki Parsley-Blocker Q&A Session with College Coaches
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Break: Cate Clark, NFHCA CEO
12:15 PM 1:15 PM Shane McLeod Lessons Learned
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Alyson Annan Simplicity & Success in Training for Gold - Inside the Dutch Women's Program

 Friday, December 10, 2021
Time Presenter Topic
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Steve Bayer A Look Back At the Olympic Cycle
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Break 
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Mimi Smith Mental Health, Mindfulness & Managing: Prioritizing Self-Care & Mental Fitness
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Break
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Anthony Farry The Journey So Far
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Closing