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.

Millersville University | Assistant Field Hockey Coach | Millersville, Pa.

The purpose of the full-time Assistant Women’s Field Hockey Coach is to assist the Head Women’s Field Hockey Coach with the daily operations of conducting a successful women’s field hockey program, including the monitoring and ensuring the academic success of the student-athletes.

The recommended candidate will be required to perform any or all duties related to recruiting academically qualified student-athletes, scheduling, scouting, conditioning, advising student athletes in academic matters related to enrollment and educational progress, generating revenue and other assigned duties. Contract renewed on annual basis.

Job Description:

Report to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Receive specific assignments from and assist the Head Coach in performing any or all of the duties listed below:

  • Advise student-athletes and staff of applicable intercollegiate athletic rules, regulations, and University policies and ensure compliance of such regulations.
  • Develop and conduct pre-season, in-season and off-season training and conditioning programs for the team.
  • Recruit student-athletes.
  • Inform student-athletes of academic and other matters pertaining to their enrollment and educational progress.
  • Plan and direct athletic skill development for student-athletes.
  • Ensure appropriate safety measures are observed when conducting team activities.
  • Cooperate with the University physicians and Athletic Trainers to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical and physical training services.
  • Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competition.
  • Attend all team practices and home and away contests.
  • Monitor student-athlete academic performance and implement team, athletic department, and University measures to support their academic performance.
  • Assume responsibility to student-athlete compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. Assist the Head Coach and the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics in resolving cases where a student-athlete violates an applicable regulation.
  • Work with alumni student groups University administration and community groups to seek support for the team.
  • Ensure student-athletes participation in NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills programs.
  • Assist the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics in fund-raising activities in accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreements for non-faculty coaches.
  • Submit monthly work schedules to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and comply with Schedule once approved.
  • Attend appropriate Athletic departmental staff meetings.

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St. John's School | Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach | Houston, Texas

St. John’s School, a coeducational independent K-12 school in Houston, Texas and a member of the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC), is seeking a dynamic individual to lead its Varsity Field Hockey program beginning the 2020-21 school year. In addition to serving as the Head Varsity coach, the successful candidate will provide leadership, supervision and organization for the entire Field Hockey program, including Junior Varsity and Middle School levels as the Program Director. Preference will be given to candidates with previous Head Coaching experience at the independent school level.  Previous experience teaching Physical Education classes is preferred. Special emphasis will be placed on exemplifying the highest standards of professionalism, leadership, and sportsmanship. As a staff member in the Department of Athletics and Physical Education, duties will include a Lower School Physical Education teaching responsibility in addition to a winter and spring coaching assignment. The appointment is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits scheduled to begin on August 1, 2020. The selected candidate will report directly to the Director of Athletics. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

The Finney Search Group, Hunt Valley, Md., is conducting the search. Sherm Bristow is the lead consultant. Interested individuals only should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to Resumes directly sent to employment sites will not be accepted.   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience developing Field Hockey programs and players.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of technical and strategic aspects of the game of field hockey.
  • Experience leading and coordinating a team of coaches.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with athletes, coaching staff, and parents.
  • Ability to teach, lead, motivate student-athletes.
  • Proven organizational and management skills

St. John’s School seeks to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff and student body. The school does not discriminate against people on the basis of sex, race, color, national or ethical origin, sexual orientation, and religion or any other category protected under federal, state or local laws. For more information about St. John’s School visit