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 30,000 members and oversees the junior national and Olympic teams and is responsible for the development and promotion of the game

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U.S. Men's Masters World Cup: Managers

As the manager of a single age group U.S. Men’s Masters World Cup team, you will be responsible for ensuring operations prior to and during the WMH World Cup run smoothly, delivering a great team experience that represents the United States well.

Duties:

  • Collaborate with the coach prior to the tournament on squad and trials management of players. This may involve helping the coach set up training weekends and/or tournaments (and possibly attending the training camps and tournaments) after team selections and before the World Cup commences.
  • Liaise with U.S. Men’s Masters Committee in lead up to the World Cup.
  • Setup and maintain team communications, sending out regular updates of important information.
  • Coordinate team travel (including player passports, and residency/citizenship are up to date as needed for the tournament), accommodation, transportation and activities during the World Cup and for trials.
  • Before departure, communicate with players regarding making required payments on time.
  • Be the liaison with tournament officials, provide these officials with requested information and attend Manager meetings at the World Cup, as needed.
  • With the coach, set up team meetings and strategy sessions for the team.
  • Assist the coach with team management at the World Cup, including managing the bench during games. This may involve calling game substitutions.
  • Organize team dinners and other bonding events, as needed.
  • Write match reports for USA Field Hockey in a timely manner.
  • Anything else that is necessary to make for a successful World Cup campaign.

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Prior experience managing a U.S. Men’s Masters World Cup team or other leadership experience managing complex team logistics.
  • Detail orientated, organized, responsive and takes end to end ownership.
  • Has empathy for dealing with diverse team dynamics and conflict. Able and willing to resolve problems in a fair, transparent, timely and decisive manner.
  • Highly collaborative with the coach and understands and respects the coach’s responsibilities.

Compensation:

  • MAY be provided with compensation to attend team selection site(s).
  • MAY be assisted with travel and accommodation to any pre-World Cup tournaments the team may enter.
  • Provided with travel, accommodation and kit for the World Cup.
  • Receive daily stipend during the World Cup.

 

If interested, submit an application to mastersfieldhockey@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt and will be accepted until all positions are filled. If you have any questions, please email Warren Prestwich, U.S. Men’s Masters Chairperson, at the above email or call (410) 830-0653.


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