COACHING JOB OPENINGS

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.

Futures Regional Junior High Performance Teams
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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, application process, contact information and application deadline to communications@usafieldhockey.com. USA Field Hockey will post jobs on the website for a limited time.

Coker College | Head Field Hockey Coach | Hartsville, S.C.
Open Until Filled

Coker College is seeking applications for a Head Field Hockey Coach.   The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of an NCAA Division II athletic program.  This position is responsible for developing and leading an new NCAA Division II Field Hockey program adhering to  college, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.  Other responsibilities include:

Successfully recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes. 

  1. Plan and conduct practices and game day preparations. 
  2. Develop a game schedule
  3. Organizing travel for away competitions. .
  4. Manage the field hockey budget
  5. Fundraise within the  program.
  6. Develop and organize camps and clinics.
  7. Work with athletics staff in facility scheduling. 

The ideal candidate is competitive with strong leadership capability and has the ability to motivate and persuade others in a positive direction.  The incumbent is well organized, works efficiently and is successful with time management.  Excellent communications and public relations abilities are a must.

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required and a Master’s degree is preferred.  A minimum of 5 years experience as a head coach and/or assistant coach in an intercollegiate field hockey program is preferred.  Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required. CPR/First Aid/AED certification is required upon employment. 

This is a permanent, full-time, exempt, 12-month position reporting to the Vice President of Athletics with oversight of a graduate assistant coach. Full benefits with competitive salary provided.  Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to lgriffin@coker.edu

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 humanresources@lbc.edu. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

 

University of Calgary Varsity Field Hockey Team | High Performance Coach FHA | Alberta, Canada
Open Until Filled

Reporting to: The Executive Director & FHA Executive 
Contract Duration: February 1, 2018 – Feb 1, 2020 
Salary: Commensurate with experience. 
Hours: This is a full-time position on a two-year contract. It is a requirement of the job that some of the basic hours be filled during weekends & evenings. Some travel will be necessary at the provincial, regional and national level.   

Duties & Responsibilities:

Athlete Training and Program Development:

• To design and implement training and competition programs for provincial level athletes.
• Provincial team program coaching duties and travel to National Championships if necessary.
• Facilitating high performance camps for provincial athletes.
• Facilitating the delivery of developmental programs at provincial and regional levels.
• Promote and be an ambassador for field hockey within Alberta.

Coach Training and Support:

• To develop, implement, and facilitate a regional coach education and mentorship program for the province of Alberta.
• Attend meetings, as required, to represent the high performance and coaching aspects of field hockey within and outside the association.
• Complete and participate in professional and coaching certification opportunities through Sport Canada and Field Hockey Canada when available.

Administrationa and Organization:

• Create and implement a two-year plan with the direct support of the High Performance Committee
• The development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a comprehensive integrated performance model which ties in with the Long Term Athlete Development Strategy as developed by Field Hockey Canada.
• Create a regional training model that can be utilized in all centers in Alberta.
• Preparation of reports, plans or documents as required by the Executive of Field Hockey Alberta.
• Others Duties as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Proficient in coaching both Field Hockey and Indoor Field Hockey
• Experience in the creation, implementation and evaluation of multi-year development plans for grass roots through to Provincial (or equivalent) Team programs.
• Ability to develop coaches and assist with the implementation of our coaching program.

Applications: 
All individuals that have a passion for field hockey are encouraged to apply by sending a full coaching CV together with a cover letter and a minimum of three (3) references to burgundy@fieldhockey.ab.ca.