Ready2Coach

NFHCA Ready2Coach Clinics provide field hockey coaching education, professional development, and networking opportunities for coaches at all levels.

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Designed as a platform to enhance your coaching knowledge on and off the field, the NFHCA Ready2Coach clinics provide field hockey coaching education, professional development, and networking opportunities for coaches at all levels. Educated coaches help deliver a positive playing experience for athletes and their teams.

Key Elements

Ready2Coach clinics are designed to be engaging, inclusive, interactive, fun and may focus on any or all of these key elements:

  • Technical: tracking, shooting, passing/receiving, 1v1 defending and attacking
  • Tactical: possession, outletting, pressing, transitional attack and defense, red zone execution, midfield transfers, penalty corners
  • Practice & Game Preparation: practice planning, drill design, conditioning, team formations, interchange and substitution, recovery, travel planning, game warm-ups, film analysis
  • Leadership & Team Management: cultivating culture, mindset development, player development, emotional intelligence, communication, team building, communicating with stakeholders

Coach Educators

Upcoming Clinics

Learn more and register for upcoming Ready2Coach Clinics.

Laura Gebhart

Laura Gebhart

Ready2Coach Educator, Millersville, PA

Assistant Coach, Penn State University

Learn more about Laura.

Zoe Adkins

Zoe Adkins

Ready2Coach Educator, Saint Louis, MO

Head Coach, Saint Louis University

Learn more about Zoe.

Maura Schimp

Maura Schimp

Ready2Coach Educator, Saint Louis, MO

Assistant Coach, Saint Louis University

Learn more about Maura.

Anne Parmenter

Anne Parmenter

Ready2Coach Educator, Hamden, CT

Head Coach, Trinity College

Learn more about Anne.

Brian Schledorn

Brian Schledorn

Ready2Coach Educator, La Jolla, CA

Director, RUSH Field Hockey

Learn more about Brian.

NFHCA Ready2Coach and USA Field Hockey Level 1 Coach Education

NFHCA and USA Field Hockey collaborate on new coach education opportunity

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) and USA Field Hockey (USAFH) are excited to collaborate on a new coach education opportunity that will combine learning initiatives from each organization. The NFHCA Ready2Coach and USAFH Level 1 Certification collaboration will take place this summer at four sites across the United States.

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