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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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 USA Field Hockey will post jobs on the website for a limited time.

Philadelphia High School for Girls | Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach | Philadelphia, Pa.
Opened Until Filled

Work with students at the high school level to develop the skills needed to successfully participate in a particular sport (including developing positive sportsmanship and work ethic) as well as participate in post-secondary athletics as a player or coach.

Each of the following criteria will be considered by the principal, in collaboration with building committee, in evaluating applicants for new appointments to coaching positions.


  • To supervise and teach all aspects of the total sport program.
  • To conduct daily practices and/or athletic contests.
  • To supervise locker rooms, and other athletic facility areas during all practices and contests.
  • To be responsible for completing all clerical duties accurately and on time.
  • Toe enforce and abide by all PPL, District XII and PIAA policies.
  • To maintain records, statistics and inventory of team competition.
  • To keep an accurate inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • To monitor attendance and academic eligibility of student-athletes.
  • Applications should have playing and/or coaching experience on an organized team in order to display a sound technical knowledge of sport and the rules involved as well as keep abreast of current theories and techniques of the sport.
  • Applications must produce evidence of certification in the area of prevention and care of injuries. First Aid, CPR/AED, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness and Conucussion Awareness with an accredited agency (NFHS).
  • Applications must produce evidence of coursework as stated by the PIAA Coaching Education Requirements and By-Laws within two (2) years of date of hire.
  • Applications must have evidence of good rapport with students and faculty.

Compensation: as listed in the Collective Bargaining Agreement

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest listing qualifications to Nichole Akinwande, Athletic Director, at

Presentation High School | Head Junior Varsity Field Hockey Coach | San Jose, Calif.
Deadline: July 23, 2018

Presentation High School, an all girls’ high school in San Jose, Calif., seeks candidates for the position of Head Junior Varsity Field Hockey Coach, for the season beginning August 8, 2018 and ending November 10, 2018. This position will be responsible for coaching the junior varsity team and working with the varsity coach to develop the JV players for the varsity team. 


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience playing field hockey 
  • Experience teaching field hockey skills and strategies that apply to the skill level of the players preferred
  • Proven ability to exemplify the highest standard of leadership, sportsmanship and respect
  • Ability to attend all team practices and games (Monday -Friday in afternoon/evening.  Some Saturday commitments.)
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety measures to ensure the well-being of players
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Demonstrated abilities in communication and community relations
  • Proven ability to work in partnership with students, staff, and parents
  • Professional dedication to athletic development and expertise in coaching

Contact: Stacey Mallison

Phone Number: 408-264-1664 ext. 2492

Fay School | Varsity Field Hockey Coach | Southborough, Mass.

Fay School, Southborough, Mass., seeks a qualified, experience head field hockey coach for the fall term: September 11 through November 15. Please click here for more details about coaching at Fay School.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of three references with the subject line "Field Hockey Coach" to

Hathaway Brown School | Varsity Field Hockey Coach | Shaker Heights, Ohio

Hathaway Brown School is seeking a varsity field hockey coach for the fall 2018 season. This position will be seen as a program director, guiding the field hockey program (grades 3-12) to a standard of excellence. Job duties include but are not limited to coaching student athletes, preseason training, data collection and inspiring/ motivating young athletes to succeed. Fall season begins on August 1, 2018.

Located in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Hathaway Brown School provides an environment that challenges girls in grades K through 12. Founded in 1876, Hathaway Brown is committed to a fusion of academic and experiential learning. The school focuses on educational innovation, which includes athletics as it prepares students to rise boldly to the challenges of our times and live out the HB motto of learning “not for school, but for life.” 

All qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to


Mercy High School | JV Field Hockey Coach | Farmington Hills, Mich.

Mercy High School,  a Catholic college preparatory school for girls in Farmington Hills, MI, is looking for a JV Field Hockey Coach.
  • Prior Coaching Experience
  • Knowledge of USA Field Hockey rules and regulations.
Please email your resume to Nancy Malinowski at

Manheim Township High School | Varsity Head Coach | Lancaster, Pa.
Opened Until Filled

Manheim Township High School, located in Lancaster, Pa., has a varsity head coaching vacancy for the 2018-2019 Season. They are currently seeking applicants with a background in field hockey that have interested in growing the program. Over the past few years, the program has qualified for League, District and State playoffs while having many players go on to play at the next level.

Anyone interested in obtaining information or applying should contact Jill Gaissert at (717) 560-3098 or or Roger Czerwinski or fill out an application online at


East Bay Field Hockey | Head Coach/Director | San Francisco, Calif.
Open Until Filled

East Bay Field Hockey is looking for a full time Head Coach/Director for our successful Youth Field Hockey Club located in the San Francisco East Bay.

Duties include:

  • Schedule practices for all three, local, sister clubs ( 3 sites, approx. 130-160 players)
  • Communicate with parents regarding schedules, player performance, tournaments, etc.
  • Organize teams for local tournaments
  • Manage/update team communications portal as necessary to keep players and parents informed of seasonal details
  • Schedule and run multiple summer camps
  • Coordinate with local cities to participate in their parks and recreation programs
  • Manage asst. coaches to ensure all players get the highest level of coaching
  • Run practice sessions for players ranging in age from 6-19 (split into appropriate age groups)
  • Manage club equipment including practice gear, uniforms, etc.
  • Applicant MUST have Level 2 coaching certification as a minimum, Bachelor’s degree in sports field a plus
  • Previous experience coaching field hockey a must
  • The right person would have the opportunity to take over the entire club with reasonable owner financing

Application process:

Please email resume and cover letter to Elzeth Hetzler at



Detroit Country Day School | Varsity Field Hockey Assistant Coach | Beverly Hills, Mich.
Open Until Filled

Submit letter of interest and resume to
Job Description – General Summary
  • Instruct and/or lecture in the activity of imparting knowledge as an Assistant Coach in our school.
Reporting Relationships
  • Report directly to the Head Coach as his/her immediate supervisor and the Directors of Athletics and/or the Executive Director of Athletics.
Essential Duties
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.  The following list in not intended to be a complete or exhaustive recitation of all duties that may be performed.
  • Adhere to all rules and policies of the Detroit Country Day School at all times.
  • Understand that the school has a contractual obligation to the school’s students and their parents to maintain the school calendar year and to meet each daily obligation in connection with academic instruction, athletic programs, and other extracurricular activities which make up the Detroit Country Day School experience. 
  • Supply his/her professional services commensurate with the school’s contractual obligations to the school, students and parents.
  • Provide services as a coach of the sports activities as directed.
  • Understand and become fully familiar with the assigned athletic activity which he/she will coach.
  • Use his/her best efforts to learn and employ the best available coaching methodology and techniques.
  • Maintain responsibility at all times for the conduct and safety of the students participating in said athletic activities. 
  • Supervise the students on the playing field, in the gymnasium or athletic arena, in the locker rooms, and during the transportation of students to and from an athletic activity. 
  • Provide instruction and leadership.
  • Assist with tryouts and determining which students become team members.
  • Assist with organizing, preparing and conducting individual and team practices, training and competitions.
  • Supervise and demonstrate precautionary and safety measures to students when utilizing the weight room, locker room and facilities.
  • Assist with managing the daily operations and coordinating all administrative duties of the sports program.
  • Communicate with the director and/or executive director of athletics regarding the sports program; scheduling, facilities, travel, equipment, etc.
  • Maintain current CPR certification.
  • Coordinate with the facilities manager and custodial supervisor to ensure adequate coverage is available for field and facility maintenance and custodial services.
  • Adhere to school procurement policies.
  • Coordinate with the foods services department for nutritional facilities and needs, if applicable.
  • Assist with the evaluation and assessment of team activities and selection of award recipients.
  • Assist with the preparation and presentation of awards at any awards ceremonies.

Display a positive attitude in responding to questions and requests as they are presented