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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USA Men's Masters Field Hockey Coaches
U.S. Men’s Masters Team is seeking coaches for the teams going to the 2018 World Masters Hockey World Cup to be held in Terrassa, Spain, July 27 to August 5, 2018. There will be teams in the O-40, O-45, O-50 and O-55 Men’s Divisions entered. Teams will assemble July 22 at Terrassa for pre-tournament training sessions. As coach, you will receive compensation for travel to and from the World Cup, accommodation from July 22 until August 6 at the team hotel, a meal stipend and team kit. There is a training camp January 27 and 28 at Moorpark, Calif., at which squads will be reduced to a travel team plus alternates. It is recommended that you attend this camp to help with final team selections. If you are wishing to apply for the position, you are expected to have a Level 2 or higher coaching accreditation. Also, when applying please supply your coaching resume and also references.


Submit your application to mastersfieldhockey@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt and are being accepted until all positions are filled. If you have any questions, please email U.S. Men’s Masters Chairperson, Warren Prestwich, at the above email or call (410) 830-0653. 

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

 

Dublin Jerome High School | Head Field Hockey Coach | Dublin, Ohio
Open Until Filled

The Head Field Hockey Coach is responsible for conducting practices, motivating students, and instructing student athletes in game strategies and techniques.

Essential Duties:

  1. Instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
  2. Organizes and directs individual and small group practice activities/exercises
  3. Assesses player’s skills, monitors players during competition and practice
  4. Devises game strategy.
  5. Supervises athletes during practices and competition.
  6. Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury.
  7. Models sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
  8. Maintains the equipment room in orderly condition and assumes responsibility for its security. 9. Distributes equipment, supplies, and uniforms to students
  9. Submits list of award winners at the end of the season.
  10. Participates in special activities to include parent’s night, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies.
  11. Performs support tasks such as distributing and maintaining eligibility forms, emergency medical forms, and other related records.
  12. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  13. Attends all conference, district and state meetings which the head coach is expected to attend.

Other Duties:

  1. Attends staff professional development meetings, clinics and other professional activities to improve coaching performance.
  2. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Athletic Director & Principal or other appropriate administrator.

Job Specifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required) Some experience as an assistant Field Hockey coach at the high school or college level preferred. Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills. Must possess some knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students.

Interested in the position? Contact Joe Bline at bline_joe@dublinschools.net.