USA Field Hockey

Coaching Opportunities

Each year, USA Field Hockey hires more than 500 dedicated, qualified coaches to help run programming including Nexus, 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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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.

Current Open Coaching Opportunities

Germantown Friends School is accepting applications for coaches for its highly competitive Field Hockey Program. Applicants need to be good communicators with a positive coaching philosophy and proven coaching experience, or the drive to learn the craft of coaching. Candidates should be knowledgeable about the latest techniques that apply to training, and most importantly be interested in engaging with athletes in a meaningful and intentional way.  Applicants must demonstrate the ability to coach in a positive manner and adhere to the values of the school, and the Friends Schools League. 


The JV Head Coaches will work collaboratively with our Head Varsity Coach to build tactical and skill progressions throughout our program.


This is a part-time position from August to November, each weekday afternoon and some Saturdays.Practice is 3:45– 5:45 p.m., plus games. 

Candidates with the aptitude and /or qualifications for classroom teaching, specifically PE or assistant teaching, are especially encouraged to apply.  Additional positions within the school are listed at germantownfriends.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/current-opportunities.

Employment is subject to satisfactory completion of reference checks and proper clearances, as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  Current PA background clearances (PA Criminal, FBI/Fingerprints, PA Childline) are preferred.  


Send cover letter, resume and references to Katie Bergstrom Mark, Director of Athletics, at katieb@germantownfriends.org


Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school serving over 900 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school takes its identity from a constellation of four distinct elements: a vibrant intellectual community, an historic urban setting, a diverse school community and a grounding in Quaker principles.


Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply.  For more information about the school, please visit our website at germantownfriends.org.
J. R. Lewis High School is needing coaches available Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (for practices, study hall and games). 
 
Candidates should possess the following: knowledge of VHSL rules and regulations; ability to develop and train student-athletes; personal skills that reflect positive relations with high school student-athletes, parents, and the community; extensive knowledge of the principles of individual and team fundamentals of the listed sports; ability to organize and prepare practice schedules; ability to develop a solid discipline that emphasizes teamwork and good sportsmanship.
 
Previous coaching experience is required.
 
Information provided by applicants may be verified by work history, personal reference or criminal record inquiries to determine the applicant's acceptability for employment.
 
Field hockey coaching/playing experience helpful.
After school and weekend hours.
Coaching stipend available.

Interested candidates should email, Mr. John James at jfjames@fcps.edu.


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Saint Mary’s School, a community dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement, prepares young women for college and life, is currently looking for a Varsity Assistant Field Hockey Coach for the Fall 2021 season.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervision and instruction of student-athletes during all team activities
  • A passion in working with student-athletes and proper training of sport specific area
  • Assistance of maintenance and inventory of team uniforms and equipment
  • Support of multi-sport participation for student-athletes
  • Assistance in the promotion of balanced achievement in all areas of school life for student-athletes

Applicants for athletic positions must possess a valid Driver’s License.  This is a part-time, stipend position.

Saint Mary’s School is a drug-free workplace.  A background check satisfactory to the school is required.

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Assists Head Coach with all facets of a varsity sports program including organizing and planning of all practices and game strategies, training and health education of student athletes, monitoring academic progress of student athletes and recruiting of athletes for the Program.

The Athletic Assistant contract is 10 months in length unless otherwise noted. It shall run from August 1 through May 31.

This appointment typically runs 3.5 years and includes a stipend, room and meals, and graduate hours.

Driving Responsibilities
Must maintain a clean driving record as defined by College insurance carrier guidelines. Motor vehicle record will be monitored regularly using NYS License Event Notification Service or License Monitor, Inc. for out of state licenses. Will be required to attend van training annually.

Travel
Must be willing to travel-frequent travel is required for this position.

Education & Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 1-2 years coaching experience or collegiate playing experience.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

Minimum Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of Women’s Field Hockey
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with diversified group
  • Strong organizations skills
  • Must be willing to travel