USA Field Hockey

CURRENT LEVELS OF ACCREDITATION

  • The educational components of the accreditations do not expire; accreditations only expire if a coach lets their membership/background check expire
  • Level 1 Accredited Coaches are able to work toward the new Level 2 Certification when it becomes available
  • Level 2 "Provisional" Accredited Coaches are able to apply for a waiver to be grandfathered into Level 2 Certification (this form will be available in late 2015)
  • Level 2 "Developmental" Accredited Coaches will be given Level 2 Certification status, but will be encourage to take a Level 2 Course, when it becomes available, for free and are able to work toward either a Level 3 Development or Performance Accreditation status at programming becomes available
  • Level 2 Accredited Coaches are able to apply to become an instructor, and will be considered based on experience and other qualifications
  • Level 3 "Pending" Accredited Coaches will be given Level 3 High Performance status; yet, in order to be recommended for advancement into the Level 4 High Performance course, these individuals must take the new Level 3 High Performance course free of charge when it becomes available
  • Current Level 3 Accredited Coaches will maintain their Level 3 High Performance Accreditation and will be recommended for advancement into the Level 4 High Performance course