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

We are looking for women with NCAA playing experience.  High energy, positive, great role models who can deliver a great three day experience. We will pay for coaches travel and housing and pay per camp depending on experience.

 

Braintree, MA  - July 19-21

Severna Park, MD - July 19-21

San Jose, CA  -  July 19-21

Lexington Park, MD - July 29-31

Pearl River, NY - August 2-4

Dearborn, MI - August 2-4

Glen Gardner, NJ - August 2-4

Norwalk, CT - August 5-7

Kingston, MA - August 9-11

South Hadley, ME - August 12-14

Guilford, CT - August 12-14

Concord, NH - August 16-18

Danbury, CT - August 16-18

Canton, CT - August 17-19

 

Central Bucks East High School is accepting applications for a Head Field Hockey Coach for the Fall season. The Head Coach is responsible for all aspects of the program. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the sport and be willing to work with secondary students. Flexible schedule is required as the Head Coach will be expected to coordinate and attend practices and games. Candidate must possess a commitment to understanding the unique role of the student/athlete and appreciate the importance of values-based coaching.
 
Previous playing or coaching experience preferred.
 
Apply through the CBSD Employment Portal on or before July 16, 2021*.
  

Coaching experience and/or college playing experience is preferred.  Must have or obtain all required clearances prior to working with the team.

 

Interested candidates should submit their coaching resume to Paul Amand, Director of Student Activities, (pamand@chichestersd.org), no later than July 19, 2021.

 

In accordance with existing state and federal laws, the Chichester School District will employ qualified personnel for all positions without regard to race, creed, color, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, religion, national origin or non-job related handicap or disability.  Selection of candidates for positions will be made upon the basis of demonstrated capability, competence, and appropriate experience.

 

All Chichester School District programs are operated in compliance with Title IX regulations regarding sex discrimination and Section 504 regarding disable persons.

 

 

Link to apply:https://chichester.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=672

Assistant Field Hockey Coach needed to assist the head coach in providing direction and leadership to an NCAA Division I Field Hockey Program. Assist in managing all aspects of team while following departmental standards of consistency, accountability, teamwork, and success (C.A.T.S). Adhere to Davidson athletics, Davidson College, Atlantic 10, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Responsibilities:

Coach All on-field activities including but not limited to: practice planning and implementation; skill development for all positions- strikers, midfielders, backs, and goalkeepers; teach team tactical concepts; strength and conditioning work as needed.  Water field and keep facilities and equipment in working condition.

Administrate Order and manage equipment; communicate schedule and logistics with team; communicate and coordinate with parents; plan and implement team travel components including food, housing and transportation; coordinate with officials for home games.  Fundraise and relate with field hockey network in order to promote and increase visibility for Davidson College.

Recruit - Find athletes who are a good fit for Davidson College. Watch athletes play- on film and in person; evaluate skill, leadership, and academic fit; establish and maintain communication with prospective student athletes; coordinate unofficial and official visits; interact with compliance office and admissions office while ensuring academic fit.

Mentor Maintain positive and constructive relationships with current student athletes.  Meet, listen to, and advise athletes on personal, hockey, and academic matters.  Function as a liaison with head coach and administration; as necessary, communicate relevant issues in a timely matter.

Analysis - Upload film after games, code Davidson and opponents film, watch and analyze Davidson and opponents film, clip Davidson and opponents film, work with student athletes to utilize insights gained from film analysis.

Assist  At the discretion of the head coach, assist in all other matters as assigned.  Stay in compliance with team, departmental, college, conference and NCAA standards, rules, and regulations.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree, valid driver's license and collegiate or high level club playing experience necessary.  Division 1 or equivalent league playing and/or coaching experience preferred. Must have field hockey technical and tactical knowledge, thorough understanding of strategy and rules; familiarity and compliance with NCAA Rules; demonstrated ability to teach, coach and mentor. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.

If interested in applying, please submit an online application, along with a resume (cover letter is optional) to https://employment.davidson.edu. Review of applications will begin 000000.

 

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

The Volunteer Assistant Coach reports to the Head Field Hockey Coach and will assist the head coach in all aspects of the field hockey program including, but not limited to: daily team operations and practice planning; conditioning; game preparation with video analysis. Field coaches and goalkeeping coaches are welcome to apply.

Please email Head Coach, Denise Zelenak, at fieldhockey@drexel.edu to apply and schedule an interview.

Drexel University is committed to equality of employment opportunity and do not discriminate against applicants, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, identity and expression, disability or veteran status.

FHA Program Coordinator and Head Coach

This position is a combined project between Field Hockey Alberta and the University of Calgary Dinos. The Program Coordinator and Head Coach works with both organizations in a combined full-time position focused on field hockey in Alberta.

Position Description for Field Hockey Alberta:

The goal is to refine the high-performance program and develop youth field hockey within the province. The chosen candidate will help lead and develop field hockey across the province. The successful candidate will work with the technical director to coordinate the centres of excellence.

Field Hockey Alberta has the ambition to become one of the primary sports within the province and a serious contributor on the National Field Hockey stage. FHA is looking for a motivated and certified applicant with experience in sport program development and high-level competition experience. Experience with coaching indoor Field Hockey is a requirement.

Responsibilities and Deliverables for Field Hockey Alberta:

  • Responsible for the Implementation of the FHA Strategic plan
  • Operates independently and reports directly to the Development Committee and the Field Hockey Alberta (FHA) Technical Director (TD)
  • Expand programming and increase the level of play of field hockey within the province of Alberta in the prescribed regions.
  • Supervises, initiates, monitors, and advises on all field hockey technical matters
  • Responsible for coaching and developing both indoor and outdoor teams
  • Manages all coaches and trainers within the organizations and is responsible for their development
  • *Chosen candidates will receive the full job description prior to interviews

Position Description for the University of Calgary Dinos:

The Dinos Field Hockey program is the official women’s varsity field hockey team for the University of Calgary. The Dinos Field Hockey team competes in the strongest university league and division in Canada (Canada West Conference of U SPORTS). The Dinos are hiring a head coach to step into the program effective immediately for both the outdoor and indoor leagues. The ideal candidate has proven leadership and coaching experience and will be committed to leading the high-performance program to national recognition, focussed upon athletic and academic excellence, community engagement, student-athlete recruitment and retention, and the development of women’s field hockey.

Responsibilities and Deliverables for the University of Calgary Dinos:

  • Plans and executes technical and tactical practices and development of the Dinos Field Hockey programs (outdoor and indoor)
  • Enhances the team’s skills both on and off the pitch (field hockey skills and leadership attributes)
  • Develops student-athletes—promotes academic success and long-term healthy competition in sport
  • Champions field hockey in the athletics department at the University of Calgary—attends coaching and league meetings as required
  • Coordinates team competition and travel schedules and budgets (including lodging, transportation, and meal arrangements)
  • Establishes a recruiting plan to identify and attract quality prospective student-athletes throughout Canada to the University of Calgary
  • *Chosen candidates will receive the full job description prior to interviews

Start Date: Fall 2021

Compensation and Incentives:

Salary: $45,000 (starting negotiation)

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter & resume by July 1st, 2021.  We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those successful will be contacted.  Please send cover letter & resume to highperformance@fieldhockey.ab.ca and copy on the submission burgundy@fieldhockey.ab.ca.

Germantown Friends School is accepting applications for the position of head coach for its highly competitive Field Hockey Program.  Additionally, there is a physical education position open for candidates with a PE undergraduate or master degree.  


GFS is looking for a skilled leader, mentor and communicator with proven coaching experience to help continue to build on a strong tradition.  High-level playing experience is preferred (college or beyond).  Candidates should be knowledgeable about the most current tactical and technical training methods that apply to Field Hockey.  It is preferred that applicants illustrate a strong commitment to professional / career development.   Most importantly we look to the head coach to engage with athletes in a meaningful and intentional way and demonstrate the ability to coach in a positive manner and maintain a competitive team while adhering to the values of the school, and the Friends Schools League. 


The head coach is responsible for leading the overall field hockey program (grades 6-12). We will look to the head coach to work collaboratively with other coaches and teams within the program to establish consistent philosophies and teaching methods. S/he will be expected to mentor fellow coaches in their coaching development.  We also expect the Head Varsity Coach to conduct camps, clinics and individual training throughout the year.


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

Candidates with the aptitude and /or qualifications for classroom teaching, specifically PE or assistant teaching, are especially encouraged to apply.  Director of Summer Sports Camps position may also be open to candidates. Additional positions within the school are listed at https://www.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 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.                     

         

Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school, serving early childhood‐12th grade. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school is home to a vibrant intellectual community, located in a historic neighborhood, serving a diverse school community, with a robust educational program that is grounded in Quaker principles. For more information about the school, visit germantownfriends.org.

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


These are part-time positions from August-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.
Hamburg Area High School and Middle School in Berks County, PA (Hamburg, PA) are in search of 3 assistant/JV field hockey coaches between HS and MS. We are looking for experienced past players or goalies to assist in developing our JV squad and grow our program with new skills and coaching techniques to compete at a higher level. A decent Stipend is available based on experience during the fall season. Please apply at hasdhawks.org/domain/41or contact Kandice Pyles (kan.pyles@gmail.com).
Highland Park High School in Dallas, TX is looking for a JV field hockey coach for this fall season. We will play mid-August through the end of October. Please email Kelly atkastoutz@gmail.comfor more information and to apply.

Seasonal
10 Months
Part-Time

Contact:
Rhonda Dreibelbis
919-650-3912 ext 12254
rhonda_dreibelbis@dpsnc.net

Pine-Richland High School in the Pittsburgh, PA northern suburbs is seeking a JV Head Coach and a JV Assistant Coach to join our winning tradition as 3x District VII champs. If you are passionate about coaching girls and have a programmatic approach with a team centric mindset focused on player development, contact Head Coach Donna Stephenson, coachsteve@prfieldhockey.com
 
Visit prfieldhockey.com for more information about the Pine-Richland field hockey program or prfieldhockey on Twitter and pinerichlandfieldhockey on Instagram.
 
Contact: Donna Stephenson, coachsteve@prfieldhockey.com
Phone: 412-585-4129
Location: Pine-Richland High School (Gibsonia, PA)

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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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 Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 128 NCAA championship titles, won the Women’s Capital One Cup four of the last five years, and have brought home the Learfield Directors’ Cup for 25 straight years. We also support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the DAPER culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.

Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!

Stanford Athletics is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Coach, Field Hockey (2 openings). The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach, including but not limited to coaching the varsity field hockey team as well as assisting with the administration of recruiting, training, practice, team management, budget management and team travel. The Assistant Coach also has the opportunity to participate in summer camp operations, consistent with institutional and NCAA regulations.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Support and facilitate a healthy team culture that supports the development of grounded self-awareness and growth mindset, selfless teamwork, personal and team integrity, and competitive greatness.
  • Help plan and organize team training and practice sessions, and use video analysis to provide feedback to players, within NCAA regulations and with respect for the academic demands of Stanford student-athletes.
  • Assist with identifying, assessing, and recruiting top student-athletes to compete at Stanford, within the context of applicable NCAA regulations and University admission expectations.
  • Assist with the organization required with visiting teams, recruits and other parties.
  • Participate in Department of Athletics education and activities, including regular coaches meetings, all-staff meetings, and compliance and other education sessions.
  • Participate in and / or support alumni outreach, fundraising, and other relevant relationship management activities on behalf of the program and the department.
  • Be in charge of equipment inventory and control for the program and serve as the facilities and events manager/liaison for the program.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned, by the Head Coach or her designee.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Collegiate or professional coaching experience required. Division I collegiate coaching experience preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in working with student-athletes, peers and the general public.
  • Computer literacy with common office applications such as Word, Excel, G-Suite applications.
  • Ability to understand and comply with all rules and regulations of the Stanford University, America East Conference and NCAA.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with a variety of staff and personnel in the Department of Athletics, the University and the community.

 

DAPER’s Integrity:

This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her/their involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University’s reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.

 

Why Stanford is for you:

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

 

* The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

*Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Purpose

The successful candidate will be a coach that is willing to develop our scholar-athletes while demonstrating strong character, professionalism, relational skills and be a positive role model appropriately utilizing the platform of their sport.

 

Essential Functions

  • Assists with tryouts and all practices.
  • Helps players understand the program objectives.
  • Communicates clear expectations to the players and parents.
  • Represents the school in a manner that exhibits and promotes SCH’s mission.
  • Develops positive, productive relationships with the entire SCH community. 
  • Keeps Athletic Director informed of problems and/or concerns.
  • Assists student athletes wishing to play at the collegiate level.
  • Represents the school in a positive manner  
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Previous high school/travel club/college coaching experience.
  • Expertise, understanding and passion for the game
  • Proven dedication to and experience in working with children
  • Strong desire to contribute to the growth of the program.
  • Positive role model, mentor, and teacher of the game. 
  • Provide instruction to instill a strong work ethic, responsibility, teamwork, sportsmanship, self-discipline, leadership, and self-confidence in players.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Must be available for all practices and competitions during the coaching season.
  • Must be able to deal with a diverse array of contacts.  
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.  

Application Procedures

Interested candidates, please e-mail a resume detailing educational, professional, coaching, and athletic experience, a cover letter discussing your interest in the position and contact information for three professional references to careers@sch.org.

William Penn Charter School seeks a Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach to develop and implement an exemplary field hockey program. Previous coaching or playing experience at the varsity or college level with a proven record of success and a strong academic background are required. The successful candidate will also demonstrate passion for the sport as well as patience and compassion for the athletes. The next leader of our field hockey program will build an atmosphere of learning that will nurture the students' physical, moral, social and emotional development and promote sportsmanship and fair play. They will serve as an ambassador for the program and educate community members about the philosophy, policies, and expectations of the field hockey program and school culture overall. They will also develop a strong recruitment program. Consequently, strong communication skills as well as an ability to navigate difficult conversations in a thoughtful and respectful manner are also essential. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a willingness to collaborate regularly with other coaching staff and members of the Penn Charter athletic program. Familiarity with the principles and practices of the Religious Society of Friends is also highly desirable. 

 

This is a part time position from August to November, each weekday afternoon and Saturdays. Practice is daily from 3:30 - 6:00 pm, plus 2 to 3 games per week. Employment is subject to satisfactory completion of reference checks and proper clearances.

 

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to John Thiel, Director of Athletics and Athletic Planning at jthiel@penncharter.com.

William Penn Charter School seeks a Assistant Field Hockey Coach to assist in the development and implementation of an exemplary field hockey program. Previous coaching or playing experience at the varsity or college level with a proven record of success and a strong academic background are required. The successful candidate will also demonstrate passion for the sport as well as patience and compassion for the athletes. Our field hockey program is built an atmosphere of learning that will nurture the students' physical, moral, social and emotional development and promote sportsmanship and fair play. A coach serves as an ambassador for the program and will educate community members about the philosophy, policies, and expectations of the field hockey program and school culture overall. Consequently, strong communication skills as well as an ability to navigate difficult conversations in a thoughtful and respectful manner are also essential. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a willingness to collaborate regularly with other coaching staff and members of the Penn Charter athletic program. Familiarity with the principles and practices of the Religious Society of Friends is also highly desirable. 

 

This is a part time position from August to November, each weekday afternoon and Saturdays. Practice is daily from 3:30 - 6:00 pm, plus 2 to 3 games per week. Employment is subject to satisfactory completion of reference checks and proper clearances.

 

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to John Thiel, Director of Athletics and Athletic Planning at jthiel@penncharter.com.