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, contact information and application deadline to USA Field Hockey will post jobs on the website for a limited time.

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



Lancaster Bible College | Head Field Hockey Coach | Lancaster, Pa.
Open Until Filled

Job Description:

This position exists for the purpose of providing leadership and oversight to the field hockey program at Lancaster Bible College and assistance to the Athletics Program.

Candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree preferred in a health or sport related field
  • Previous collegiate participation and/or coaching experience
  • A demonstrated faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • A demonstrated ability to develop the academic, spiritual, physical, and social needs of college students

Candidates will need to possess the following skills:

  • Ability to communicate the uniqueness of Lancaster Bible College to prospective students and parents
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • Licenses: Current and valid driver’s license required
  • Ability to work independently and have the ability to work evenings and weekends to accomplish the tasks necessary for success in this field
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of collegiate field hockey rules and NCAA regulations

Candidates will be responsible for the following tasks:

Coaching Responsibilities -

  • Prepare team for full intercollegiate season that is compliant to the NCAA and NCCAA guidelines
  • Recruit locally, regionally, and nationally student-athletes that are a mission fit to Lancaster Bible College and coordinate all aspects of recruitment via mailings, telephone, travel and visits
  • Fulfill the expectation of 16 mission fit players on the roster
  • Oversee the development of a culture that fits the philosophy of athletics and is a beacon to the LBC family and community
  • Demonstrate Christian values in attitudes, words, and actions at contests, practices, trips, meals, etc.
  • Ensure devotional times are conducted by players/coaches and goals of the athletic department are achieved each season
  • Organize and conduct traditional and non-traditional season practices
  • Select, supervise and evaluate assistant coaching staff
  • Verify roster accuracy for eligibility sheets; coordinate with compliance director
  • Oversee student-athletes academic progress and be available for consultation/support for student-athletes
  • Work closely with Sports Information Director to develop a media plan and be available for interviews and speaking engagements both internally and externally
  • Represent field hockey program at required conference and national meetings

Athletic Responsibilities –

  • To be determined based on skill of individual
  • Attend weekly departmental meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.