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

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The Assistant Field Hockey Coach provides administrative, instructional, and recruiting support services under the direction and supervision of the Head Women's Field Hockey Coach and Associate in Physical Education.


  • Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Women's Field Hockey Coach.
  • Recruiting student athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Women'sField Hockey Coach.
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, Ivy League Conference, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations and/or Code of Ethics.
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, professional and personal development, as well as the athletic welfare of student athletes.
  • Demonstrating excellent writing, speaking and listening abilities.
  • Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge.
  • Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student athletes.
  • Completing all assignments made by the Head Women's Field Hockey Coach including but not limited to budget management, scheduling and fundraising.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics andPhysical Education.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Qualification:

  • A high level of competency in field hockey skill instruction and motivation, and understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment.
  • Strong recruiting, teaching and coaching skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • An ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student athletes, staff and alumni.
  • Demonstrated success in coaching women's field hockey preferably at the NCAA Division I level or a comparable level (comparable experience may include playing in a professional or other high-performance environment, such as for a national team, club team, or at the Olympic level)
  • Understands the philosophy, principles and policies of NCAA college athletics
  • Proven skills in fan, friend and fund-raising.  

Preferred Qualification:

  • Master's Degree or equivalent level education preferred.
  • Exercise physiology, kinesiology, and/or strength & conditioning experience (educational or professional) preferred
  • Goalkeeping playing and/or coaching experience is preferred
  • Interest and aptitude towards statistical analysis and application in tactical development and strategizing
  • Fluency in GSuite, Microsoft Applications, Slack
  • Experience with video equipment & analysis software including (but not limited to) TeamXStream, Vision, QuickTime, iMovie, etc

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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. 

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The Assistant Field Hockey Coach is one of the positions responsible for administering all of the year-round activities of the field hockey program. The assistant coach will be responsible for working alongside the Head Field Hockey Coach to facilitate the overall development, including interpersonally, academically and athletically, of every field hockey student-athlete. Additionally, this candidate, along with the Head Coach, will work with Sport Administrator to continually evaluate and effectively communicate the program’s needs in the areas of academics, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, program marketing, department compliance, alumni relations, facility management, recruiting, and life skills.

This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

Duties/Physical Demands:Develop the necessary skills in all student-athletes and improve the overall competitiveness of the program; Assist in the organization of team training, practice sessions and competition; Assist in the recruitment of prospective student athletes; Assist in the planning of fundraising and alumni relations activities; Assist in monitoring student-athlete academic progress; Assist with the organizational process for overall facility and game day management; Participate in the continued development and implementation of the life skills program; Assist with the video program, including analysis of both Miami and opponent videos; Other duties as assigned by Head Coach.

Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree; playing and/or coaching experience at a competitive level.

Desired Qualifications:Successful field hockey coaching experience at the DI level; Strong interpersonal skills to deal with prospective student-athletes, staff and university personnel; Experience in integrating medical, sport science and technology support within a team environment; An innovative coach with an appreciation of the team’s past success and the ability to draw knowledge from other sports or fields to accomplish excellence; A demonstrated commitment to coach education throughout his/her career. Evidence of having completed, or being in the process of imminently completing, coach certification at the highest national level.

Knowledge, skills, abilities: Ability to work with diverse individuals and promote an inclusive environment.

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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

Application Deadline: June 1, 2022

The Scotch Plains Fanwood Field Hockey Club is looking for a 7th/8th grade middle school coach.

Salary: $1,500

Timeframe: September 1, 2022 - November 15, 2022

Hours: 7-10 hour a week

Practice schedule determined by the coach.  
Games on Sunday afternoon and various days during the week
Please email for more information or to send your resume and to request an interview.