USA Field Hockey

Coaching Opportunities

Each year, USA Field Hockey hires more than 500 dedicated, qualified coaches to help run programming including Nexus, 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.

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The Head Varsity Girls' Field Hockey Coach is responsible for planning, organizing, managing, and directing the middle and upper school girls’ field hockey program.

The  Head Varsity Girls' Field Hockey Coach supports the experience of Flint Hill students and faculty and embraces the mission, vision, and core values of the school, the Flint Hill Statement of Institutional Equity and Inclusion and the Portrait of the Flint Hill Student

This position reports to the Director of Athletics; preference will be given to candidates that can fulfill other full-time faculty/staff roles at Flint Hill. 


Germantown Friends School (Philadelphia, PA) is seeking multiple positions: Varsity Field Hockey Assistant Coach and Head JV Coach, and potentially middle school coaches.  
 
Applicants need to be good communicators with a positive coaching philosophy and proven coaching experience, or the drive to learn the craft of coaching. High-level playing experience is preferred (competitive high school program, collegiate or beyond). 
 
Candidates should be knowledgeable about the latest techniques that apply to Field Hockey training, and be current on topics such as injury prevention and concussion management protocols, and general strength and conditioning training. 
 
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to coach in a positive manner and adhere to the values of the school, and the Friends Schools League. All applicants must also demonstrate a willingness to continue professional development in all aspects of diversity, equity and belonging, and to create an inclusive team culture.

This is a part-time position from mid-August - October, each weekday afternoon and some Saturdays. Practice is 3:45-5:45 p.m., plus games. Daily availability at these times is essential.

Candidates with the aptitude and / or qualifications for classroom teaching are especially encouraged to apply. Additional positions within the school are listed on our website and the Athletic Director will assist in networking within the GFS Community. 

Employment is subject to satisfactory completion of reference checks and proper clearances, as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Current PA background clearances (PA Criminal, FBI/Fingerprints, PA Childline) are preferred.

Send cover letter, resume and references to Katie Bergstrom Mark, Director of Athletics, atkatieb@germantownfriends.org.

About Germantown Friends School

Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school, serving early childhood‐12th grade. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school is home to a vibrant intellectual community, located in a historic neighborhood, serving a diverse school community, with a robust educational program that is grounded in Quaker principles. For more information about the school, visit www.germantownfriends.org.

Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply. For more information about the school, please visit our website atwww.germantownfriends.org.

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The Mt. Lebanon School District Athletics Department is seeking applicants for the following Head Coach position at Mt. Lebanon High School:

Field Hockey - Varsity

Candidates should have successful experience coaching at the collegiate and/or high school level, the ability to work effectively with student athletes, and strong communication and public relation skills.

Salary Range for the 2022-2023 School Year: $3,478-$6,002

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School Year: Fall 2022-2023

Supervisor: Athletic Director

 

Summary

Friends Academy Athletic Department is looking to hire a qualified JV Head Coach for our Girls (spring) Field Hockey program. At  Friends Academy, athletics are at the core of a balanced educational experience and hold equal footing with academics and the arts in the overall development of our future global citizens. We are searching for someone with excellent communication skills who thrives in a vibrant educational environment, embraces change, and has a deep interest in our Quaker mission and educational philosophy.

 

Our League: Our girl's field hockey athletes compete with great success in Section VIII. Though we are one of the smallest schools in the league – and the only independent school – we've fielded championship teams in girls' field hockey. In addition to Field Hockey, we currently, have 20 Varsity Sports and 10 middle school sports offered.

 

Qualifications: We are looking for bright, energetic, and creative candidates who are current with best practices within secondary school athletics, with a focus on 21st-century learning skills. An undergraduate degree is required. Successful secondary school Field Hockey coaching experience is desired, including experience with athletic administration. A successful candidate must have strong organizational, time management, and technology skills. We are looking for someone who is student-centered and excited to work collaboratively with students, colleagues, and the community.

 

Education and/or Experience:

Experience coaching high school sports is preferred.

Bachelors Degree Required

Background screening required (fingerprinting)

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

 

• Guide the personal development of each student-athlete on the roster.

• Organize, communicate, and execute daily practice plans.

• Communicate weekly schedules to parents.

• Support athletes in the college recruiting process.

• Meet with the AD at the beginning and end of every season.

• Prepare and condition athletes.

• Lead game day equipment preparations and set up.

• Coordinate with Athletics to create social media content.

 • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.   Meet the physical demands essential to this position.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and climb stairs. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate and occasionally high. Employees may be exposed to inclement weather and to bloodborne pathogens.

 

Our Commitment to Diversity

Friends Academy is committed to our guiding principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome candidates representing the diversity of the world as we deepen and elevate our educational program. 

Friends Academy is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring and retaining exceptional, dedicated people of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of age, color, disability status, gender identity or expression, genetics, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. It is Friends Academy’s policy to comply with all applicable laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.

We invite you to read our community welcome letter from our Director of Diversity, Equity, + Inclusion 

Orange High School in Pepper Pike, Ohio is seeking a head varsity field hockey coach. They are located just 20 minutes outside of Cleveland. Individuals interested should submit to Orange City School District supplemental application available online at: https://www.orangeschools.org/576916_3

Applicants may also include other information as the applicant deems important.  

Parish Episcopal School (Dallas, Texas) is searching for Head Girls Field Hockey Coach.  Parish is a PreK-12 independent school that competes in TAPPS at the 6A level.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working closely with the Athletic department, the head coach of Girls Field Hockey is responsible for initiating various aspects of the field hockey program, such as program development, training, and coaching team members. The coach is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Parish Episcopal School and our TAPPS conference.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • Possess and maintain a coaching philosophy that is in accordance with the mission of Parish Episcopal School
  • A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept;
  • 3-5 years of Coaching or playing experience;
  • Effective leadership, coaching and recruiting skills;
  • Excellent communication skills with players, parents, and the athletic department;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to drive small school bus.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Encourage, train, and coach the participants of the Girls Field Hockey program (Grades 9-12)
  • Coordinate the development and promotion of the Girls Field Hockey program (Grades 7-12) in conjunction with the mission of the school;
  • Collaborate with the Athletics department on hiring, retention, evaluation, and professional development of the Girls Field Hockey coaching staff;
  • Schedule and organize practice sessions;
  • Schedule games in conjunction with the Assistant Athletic Director;
  • Coordinate camp selection with families of players wishing to be more competitive and work closely with the College Counseling office in the recruitment/placement of players in NCAA field hockey programs;
  • Represent Parish Episcopal School and the Girls Field Hockey program in a professional manner and within the bounds of good sportsmanship;
  • Generate additional support of the program by running clinics & camps (Grades Pre-k--6).

Please send a resume & cover letter to Ahmad Ajami (aajami@parish.org).

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology in Alexandria, Virginia is seeking a Varsity Field Hockey coach for the upcoming fall season. The season begins August 1 and continues through late October, early November. This is a stipend position. All interested should contact Director of Student Activities, Dylan Forshay, at dtforshay@fcps.edu or 703-750-8330.
Wheaton High School in Silver Spring, Md. is seeking a Head Varsity and JV Field Hockey coach for the upcoming fall season. The season begins August 10 and continues through late October. 

Candidates should have experience playing at the collegiate and/or high school level, the ability to work effectively with student athletes, and strong communication skills.

This is a stipend position. All interested contact Athletic Director -bryan_k_walker@mcpsmd.orgby August 1.
Yorktown High School in Arlington, Va. has openings for Freshmen and JV Field Hockey head coaches. If interested, please contact Cheryl Stotler at cheryl.stotler@apsva.us.