COACHING JOB OPENINGS

Each year, USA Field Hockey hires more than 500 dedicated, qualified coaches to help run programming including the Futures Program, AAU Junior Olympic Games, Junior High Performance and more. To be eligible to apply, a minimum of a Level 1 Certification and current USA Field Hockey Coach Membership is required for all positions, and some positions required a Level 2 Certification plus recent coaching experience.

Thank you to all our current coach members who work diligently to provide playing and development opportunities for athletes in the United States.

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OTHER COACHING OPPORTUNITIES

As the sport of field hockey continues to grow, so does the need for qualified coaches. School and clubs across the country are often looking for paid and volunteer coaches to help grow the game and improve their programming. If you are looking for a field hockey coach, please send the full job description along with the application process (URL to apply), contact information and application deadline to communications@usafieldhockey.com. USA Field Hockey will post jobs on the website for a limited time.

Susquehanna Township High School| Varsity Head Coach | Harrisburg, Pa.

The Susquehanna Township School District is seeking a Varsity Field Hockey Coach at the Susquehanna Township High School.

Internal and External applicants must apply on-line. 

EOE

Click Here to Apply

C. Milton Wright High School | Varsity Head Coach | Bel Air, Md.

Job description and responsibilities: 

  1. Organizes and administers the team which he/she coaches under the supervision of the Athletic Director and building administration.
  2. Collects all paperwork including physicals, parent permit form, and proof of insurance/residency from athletes prior to first practice.
  3. Files a record of physical exam for athletics with the school nurse and is familiar with the medical history, restrictions, and special needs of each athlete on their team.
  4. Attends all school and county/conference meetings.
  5. Provides l leadership in the selection of team members.
  6. Provides assistance in the selection and evaluation of assistant coaches and junior varsity coaches.
  7. Assumes responsibility for the selection and training of all team managers, scorekeepers, timers, and statisticians.
  8. Verifies the eligibility of each athlete in conjunction with the Athletic Director and designated administrator.
  9. Submits a squad list to the athletic director for eligibility certification, 5 days prior to the first contest.
  10. Assumes responsibility for reporting all unsafe playing areas, bleachers, and equipment to the Athletic Director, or building administrator.
  11. Assists in developing and placing into operation the appropriate rules and regulations governing the conduct of athletic activities and contests.
  12. Submits to the Athletic Director equipment needs.
  13. Completes and submits to the Athletic Director an updated inventory of all equipment, supplies, and uniforms at the close of his/her season.
  14. Assists the Athletic Director with the cleaning, care, and storage of athletic equipment for their team.
  15. Assists, when requested, in the preparation of specifications for gymnasiums, athletic fields, and other facilities.
  16. Assists in fostering good school-community relations by keeping the community aware of and responsive to the athletic program.
  17. Provides, when appropriate, advertising, pre-contest publicity, press coverage of contests, and post-contest reports to the media.
  18. Completes accident reports and forwards them to the Athletic Director arid school nurse.
  19. Provides assistance in making proper preparation for the conduct of contests (playing fields, gymnasium.).   
  20. Supervises team personnel  at all times they are involved in the program. This includes team meetings, dressing before and after practices and contests, during practices and contests, and during and after transportation of team personnel to and from the contests.
  21. Coaches are responsible for ensuring that their practice area and game area are cleaned of trash after each session or game.
  22. Coaches shall remain at the school until the last player has departed unless the coach has arranged for a faculty member to assume responsibility in his/her absence.
  23. Completes officials' evaluations (rating cards) and submits them to the Athletic Director, as­ applicable.
  24. Assists, when appropriate, in the promotion of student athletes' participation at the collegiate level.

See the Updated Coach Vacancies list, on our web site under Current Job Openings, Substitutes/Other/Summer tab.

Click here to apply.

 

For questions regarding coaching please call 410-588-5276.

 

For assistance with your online application contact Recruitment and Staffing at 410-588-5238.


River Dell High School | Assistant Coach | Oradell, N.J.

River Dell High School is seeking an assistant field hockey coach for the 2019 season. The applicant should be available from August 12 to November 1 for practices and games. Salary is cometitive.

All interested applicants can email the Head Coach directly at jessica.rickershauser@riverdell.org.


Saint Viator High School | Head Coach and Assistant Coach | Arlington Heights, Ill.
Saint Viator High School is looking for a head coach and assistant coach for the Saint Viator Field Hockey Club. founded two years ago to offer female athletes an opportunity to try a new sport, coaching for the team has also opened doors for other coaches to also coach lacrosse and student teaching.

Field Location - Wheeling Park District Fields

Season: August 19 to October 25

Practice and games: Monday-Thursday after school from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. 

Head Coach: $5,000

Assistant Coach: $1,500


Website


Contact: saintviatorfieldhockey@gmail.com

 

Submission deadline: July 10, 2019

 

Hilliard Lynx Field Hockey Club | Head Varsity & Assistant Varsity/JV Head Coach | Hilliard, Ohio

Hilliard Lynx Field Hockey Club is seeking a varsity head coach and an assistant coach who would also function as a JV head coach for the club. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about the game and willing to help grow the sport in Hilliard, Ohio, a city west of Columbus. Lynx Field Hockey Club is in its 13th year and our teams are excited about the season. We are a club team which enjoys great support from our families.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school playing experience required; college preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Basic first aid and game play safety knowledge
  • Excellent leadership skills and role modeling -Ability to collaborate with volunteers
  • Ability to attend all team practices and games

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and resume to: HilliardlynxFieldhockey@gmail.com.

 

Madison High School | Head Varsity Coach | Madison, NJ

Madison High School, a co-ed public high school in northern New Jersey, seeks a Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach of a highly competitive program for the fall season beginning Monday, August 1 and ending on, or about Friday, November 15. This position will be responsible for developing the Madison Field Hockey program and teaching skills and strategies that apply to the skill level of all players. Interested candidates. please email Dr. Joseph Vespignani at vespignanij@madisonnjps.org with your resume and contact information.

A Madison Coach:

  • Is student centered, embraces school and life and shows it through positive actions and interactions
  • Consistently maintains high standards for her/his own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence
  • Fosters a positive family culture by being collaborative, optimistic, approachable, selfless and flexible
  • Embodies our core values of Learning, Respect, Responsibility, Compassion and Honesty

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 60+ credits or Bachelor’s degree
  • High school playing experience required; college preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety measures to ensure the well-being of student-athletes
     

Boys & Girls Club of Redding/Easton | Youth Coach | Redding, Conn.

The Redding Boys and Girls Club is seeking a field hockey coach to manage the youth program for grades 4-8. The coach position will be responsible for planning and coaching weekly 2-3 practices each week throughout the fall season and for overseeing two age group teams during planned games and scrimmages. The coach will provide additional support for grades 1-3 as assigned. 

The coach is responsible for communication to parents, volunteer coaches regarding practice times and game information. The coach will be expected to communicate with administrators for field access, rain delays and competitions.

The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about working with elementary and middle school age groups, has advanced hockey playing and or coaching experience and a passion for the sport. 

Requirements

  • 5+ Years field hockey playing/coaching experience 
  • Ability to collaborate with volunteers
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Availability to work 3-5 days (weekdays and weekends) 
  • First aid & CPR certified
  • 12-15 hours per week
  • Willingness to complete a background check
  • Coaching certification a plus

If interested, please contact: 
Allison Scheckner
allison.scheckner@gmail.com

Joe Dolan
jdolan@bgcre.org


The Baldwin School | Assistant Coach | Bryn Mawr, Pa.

The Baldwin School, a Pre-K through 12 all girls’ school in Bryn Mawr, Pa., seeks an Upper School Assistant Field Hockey Coach for the fall season beginning Monday, August 19 and ending Friday, November 15. This position will be responsible for developing the Upper School Field Hockey program and players under the direction of the head coach, and teaching skills and strategies that apply to the skill level of all players. Interested candidates, please email mbirch@baldwinschool.org with your resume and contact information for three references.

A Baldwin Coach:

  • Is student centered, embraces school and life and shows it through positive actions and interactions
  • Consistently maintains high standards for her/his own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence
  • Fosters a positive culture by being collaborative, optimistic, approachable, selfless and flexible
  • Embodies our core values of Learning, Respect, Responsibility, Compassion and Honesty

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • High school playing experience required; college preferred
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety measures to ensure the well-being of student-athletes
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to attend all team practices and games


Wellesley College | Assistant Coach | Wellesley, Mass.

The Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics (PERA) Department is seeking an individual with experience working within a community of diverse students and colleagues. Successful candidates will be teaching, coaching, administrative, professional skills, leadership and service demonstrate they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of athletics, the department and our community. PERA is currently accepting applications for a part-time, non-benefits eligible, .40 FTE Assistant Coach of Field Hockey. This is a one year, renewable contract.

Field Hockey Responsibilities: Assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the program; including the planning and execution of successful and challenging practices, coaching during the non-traditional and traditional season, player development, game preparation, recruiting, scouting, fundraising and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Start date is August 1, 2019

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree required and 1-3 years of work related experience. The successful candidate must have collegiate playing experience, leadership skills, role modeling, organizational, and interpersonal skills and have an understanding of NCAA Division III regulations. Experience using Front Rush recruiting software a plus but not required. Valid driver’s license and clearance to drive College vehicles required. CPR/AED/First Aid certification required upon hire. A complete background check will be conducted.

If interested, send cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources Office, Wellesley College,
106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481

Or to apply online, please click here

Valley Christian High School | Head Coach | San Jose, Calif.

 

Valley Christian High School is seeking a varsity head coach for the fall 2019 season. This will be the first season of field hockey at Valley Christian, a private Christian school located in San Jose, Calif. with 1,600 students. Interested applicants can email the Athletic Director for an application or with questions:

 

Ryan Realini

rrealini@vcs.net


Lewisburg High School | Head Coach | Lewisburg, Pa.

Lewisburg Area High School is a school of approximately 625 students for grades 9-12. Lewisburg plays in the PHAC conference with 18 other schools and is part of the PIAA and District 4. All Lewisburg athletic coaching positions positions are hired on a one-year contract. Salary is dependent upon a candidate's experience.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Lewisburg Athletic Office
545 Newman Road
Lewisburg PA. 17837
c/o Mark Temple

Any questions can be directed to the athletic director at 570-522-3233 or temple_m@lasd.us.

Applicants will also need to submit all PDE and PIAA required certifications and clearances upon being hired for the position. Information on these clearances can be found on the PDE website

Applications will be accepted until each position is filled.

Morris Knolls High School | Head & Assistant Coach | Rockaway, N.J.

All interested applicants can email Michael R. Bouroult, Supervisor of Student Services/Athletics, directly at mbouroult@mhrd.org.  

Pine-Richland High School | Middle School Assistant Coach, JV Head Coach & JV Assistant Coach | Gibsonia, Pa.

The Pine-Richland High School in the the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pa. is seeking a Middle School Assistant Coach, JV Head Coach, and JV Assistant Coach. Visit prfieldhockey.com for more information about the Pine-Richland field hockey program and contact Head Coach Donna Stephenson.

Contact: Donna Stephenson, donnafstephenson@gmail.com
Phone: 412-585-4129