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

Manheim Township High School | Varsity Head Coach | Lancaster, Pa.
Opened Until Filled

Manheim Township High School, located in Lancaster, Pa., has a varsity head coaching vacancy for the 2018-2019 Season. They are currently seeking applicants with a background in field hockey that have interested in growing the program. Over the past few years, the program has qualified for League, District and State playoffs while having many players go on to play at the next level.

Anyone interested in obtaining information or applying should contact Jill Gaissert at (717) 560-3098 or or Roger or fill out an application online at

Wells College | Head Field Hockey Coach | Aurora, N.Y.
Opened Until Filled

Wells College seeks applicants for the full-time 10-month position of head coach for field hockey. As a head coach, the successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the field hockey program,  including, but not limited to: teaching and refining skills and techniques, preparation of daily practices and season plans, scheduling games and planning travel, motivating and monitoring teams’ academic success, and ordering supplies and uniforms. A primary function of the position will be the recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes. Secondary responsibilities, based on experience, may include but are not limited to: game management for winter and/or spring sports; strength and conditioning; equipment room management; recreational sports programming; Sports Information support, and/or teaching Physical Education activities classes. The successful candidate will actively ensure compliance with all NCAA, Wells College and NEAC rules and regulations.  Regular 10-month schedule: Aug 1 – May 31.

A commitment to the Mission of the College, the athletic program, the development of character in student-athletes and the academic program. Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills, highly motivated and organized. Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations. Bachelors Degree required. Masters Degree preferred. College playing and/or coaching experience preferred. National Certification in Strength and Conditioning and knowledge of recruiting software programs (e.g., Front Rush) and valid drivers’ license also preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should email a letter of application, resume and a list of three references with contact information for each to with “Field Hockey Coach” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Wells College is an EEO employer and seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; members of underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Wells College is a nationally recognized, private liberal arts college located on the shores of beautiful Cayuga Lake. Founded in 1868, Wells provides a rigorous and relationship-based academic experience strengthened by the College's emphasis on community, residential atmosphere, and dedication to hands-on learning. The mission of Wells College is to teach students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives.

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