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 (NFC Coach Application)  

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NCAA Marketplace
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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 communications@usafieldhockey.com. USA Field Hockey will post jobs on the website for a limited time. 

Assistant Head Coach | Wake Forest University | Winston-Salem, N.C.
Application Deadline: February 7

Assists the Head Coaches in planning, organizing, and evaluating all aspects of the athletic group they represent. Helps to run practice sessions, motivates athletes, and instructs them on how to follow through with strategies set out by the Head Coach.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with one to three years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to lead and guide Division I student-athletes in area of specialty.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the game.
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of athletic recruitment methods and techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.Ability to foster a cooperative environment.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
  • Ability to meet requirements of the University’s automobile insurance.
  • Physical Requirements: medium physical activity exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, and hearing; close visual acuity; subject to inside and outside environmental conditions; subject to extreme cold and heat; subject to noise.

To apply, click here.

Varsity Head Coach | Parkland High School | Allentown, Pa.
Application Deadline: February 14

The Parkland School District is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Head Field Hockey Coach for the 2019-2020 school year.

Requirements:

  • Experience as a field hockey coach at the high school level preferred. Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills.
  • Must possess a thorough 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.
  • Must have strong communication, organization and time management skills.

In order to be considered for this position, a letter of interest and resume should be directed to: Pamela Kelly, Director of HR, Parkland School District, 1210 Springhouse Rd., Allentown, PA 18104, or may be emailed via PDF format to hr@parklandsd.org.

Varsity Field Hockey Coach | Presentation High School | San Jose, Calif.
Application Deadline: ASAP

Presentation High School is a college preparatory secondary school for young women in the heart of Silicon Valley. Presentation Athletics seeks candidates for the position of Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach, for the season beginning in August of 2020 and ending on/around November 2020. This position will be responsible for running the Field Hockey Program at Presentation, which consists of the varsity and junior varsity teams.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Experience playing competitive field hockey (high school, college, professional or combination)
  • Ability to attend all team practices and games Mon-Fri in afternoon/evening
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Organization and administration of the Presentation field hockey program (Varsity and JV)
  • Teach students a wide range of skills pertaining to field hockey mastery and strategies
  • Provide opportunities for growth in understanding of sportsmanship and field hockey skill development in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the school
  • Create an environment of active and genuine learning by employing a range of coaching strategies that meet the needs of all students
  • Write and revise practice plans each day, week and month as it pertains to the program goals
  • Must comply with Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL), Central Coast Section (CCS), California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and Presentation High School rules, standards, and regulations, and must work cooperatively and responsibly with other program personnel (coaches, Athletic Directors, school Administrators)
  • Develop and oversee the try-out process for both levels of competition
  • Develop effective and positive communication with the student-athletes, parents, program staff and school administration
  • Other responsibilities as needed and requested by Athletic Director

For Information Contact: Kevin Saldivar ksaldivar@presentationhs.org 

Phone Number: 408-264-1664 ext. 2498

Application Process:

Interested applicants are asked to visit the “Employment Opportunities” page on the Presentation website and download the appropriate PDF application.  Complete the application and email your application, a letter of interest, resume, and a contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org.  Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community.  We seek talented and innovative professionals who have a commitment to excellence. 

To apply, click here.


Sports Director (Field Hockey and Others) | Game On! Sports Camp | Chicago, Ill.

 

Depending upon the particular campsite, Game On! hires Sports Directors in field hockey, tennis, basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball and lacrosse. A sports director will create and execute a detailed summer program, designed to help girls, grades pre-kindergarten through eighth, to learn the fundamentals and grow as an athlete in the specific sport. With a focus on fun and the joy of sport, directors will supervise and provide hands-on teaching. Sports directors will also play an integral role in creating a safe, spirited and warm camp environment, with substantial involvement in all other facets of the “Game On! camp” experience as per direction from the camp directors.

 

Desired Skills & Expertise:

  • Experience coaching and teaching young kids in the particular sport
  • Strong Athletic background (competitive, higher level experience in the sport is a plus)
  • A keen understanding of and passion for the empowerment of girls through sports
  • Current involvement in sports and fitness
  • Love for sports and kids
  • Strong communication skills especially when it comes to kids
  • Self motivated
  • Energy comparable to the Energizer Bunny
  • Warm and dynamic personality including sense of humor
  • Strong leadership capabilities balanced by the ability to be a team player
  • Supreme patience
  • Organized and responsible
  • Team player
  • Role model
  • Great references

 

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Field Hockey Head Coach/Instructor in Physical Education and Wellness | MIT Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER)

General Responsibilities:
This is a full-time (10 month appointment) benefits eligible position. The Field Hockey Head Coaching responsibilities will include the management of all facets of the MIT Field Hockey program to include but not limited to: administration, budget management, alumni stewardship, recruiting, scheduling of competitions, team travel, weekly practice sessions, advising of students, and compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations. In addition, this position will include teaching responsibilities and instruction in the required physical education and wellness activities program. Additional responsibilities may include department wide duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Three to five years coaching experience preferably at the college or university level. A Bachelor's degree is required: a Master’s degree is preferred. Degree(s) in Physical Education and Wellness or related field is highly desirable. Previous experience in teaching physical education activities is also preferred. Proven experience in recruiting to a highly selective institution desirable. Administrative, interpersonal/communication skills and computer skills are essential. Appropriate certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED, and Biohazards are required within 30 days of hire. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.

Application Procedure:
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references.

Apply electronically by clicking here.

MIT is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Massachusetts Institute of Technology is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture to best support our student-athletes. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.