Coaches Corners

NFHCA Virtual Coaches Corners provide education opportunities throughout the year on a variety of topics.

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Virtual Coaching Corner Series

From thriving in today’s coaching landscape to enhancing performance on the field, the NFHCA Coaches Corner series equips member coaches at all levels with practical tools and strategies to elevate their coaching practice. A comprehensive professional development resource designed to enrich coaching knowledge, the NFHCA Virtual Coaches Corner series covers a diverse range of topics such as the tactical and technical aspects of field hockey, the psychology of sport, mental health resources, and offers guidance on contract negotiations for college coaches.  Virtual sessions are hosted throughout the year.

2024 Preseason Coaches Corner (August 7 – 8) – five sessions across two days covering various topics to get you ready for fall season! 

Video Library

Members can watch recordings from past Coaches Corners.

 Schedule

 

 Day 1: Wednesday, August 7, 2024 (all times are ET)

6:00 p.m. Paris ’24 Olympic Tactical Trends Panel – Kirstin Gebhart, Steve Jennings, & Michelle Vittese
7:00 p.m. Tactical Session – TBD – Coming Soon!
7:45 p.m. Mental Health & Student-Athletes – The Koomba Team

 

 Day 2: Thursday, August 8, 2024 (all times are ET)

11:00 a.m. Build Up Principles & Preparing Players for College Hockey – Katharine DeLorenzo & Lukas Fieber
12:00 p.m. Building the Ultimate Goalkeeper: Practice Integration & Skill Development – Mo Ordnung

 

 

Speakers

Susanna Baker

Susanna Baker

Co-Founder, Koomba

Kirstin Gebhart

Kirstin Gebhart

Co-Founder, The Pitch Session, former college coach

Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

Katharine DeLorenzo

Katharine DeLorenzo

Head Coach, Middlebury College

Steve Jennings

Steve Jennings

Head Coach, American University

Lukas Fieber

Lukas Fieber

CEO & Co-Founder, Playerdash

Mo Ordnung

Mo Ordnung

Associate Head Coach, Ithaca College

Past Coaches Corners and Webinars

Members can access these recordings in the Member Portal Video Library.

  • May 2024 – Exploring & Building Mental Health Awareness as Coaches with Morgan’s Message
  • March 2024 – ‘Timeout’ for College Coaches – Expert Tips to Advocate for Yourself and Your Program
  • February 2024 – Indoor Invasion: Developing a Principles of Play Approach
  • October 2023 – Trauma & Teams
  • August 2023 – Staying Informed in Current Collegiate Landscape
  • August 2023 – Preseason Coaches Corner Series 2023 (6 sessions)
  • May 2023: Athlete Engagement Using Video Analysis
  • May 2023: Moving From Surviving to Thriving in Today’s Coaching World
  • March 2023 – Spring Cleaning for College Coaches (contract negotiations and annual performance evaluations)
  • August 2022: Preseason Coaches Corner Series 2022 (5 sessions)
  • May 2022: Mastering the Inside Game for Mental Health Awareness Month
  • March 2022: Crush Your Contract Negotiation
  • March 2022: Recruiting Huddle
  • October 2021: Breaking Through Performance with Mental Fitness Strategies
  • September 2021: Coaching in the NIL Era
  • August 2021: Preseason Coaches Corner Series 2021