NFHCA Coffee Talk sponsored by FieldTurf

NFHCA Coffee Talk: How Race Impacts the Game

Session 2, Collegiate


9:30 a.m. EDT, August 12, 2020

Join coaches from the Black Field Hockey Network for an informal conversation around the Black experience in field hockey. In this Coffee Talk, Brandi, Julia, and Mimi will address ways to best support your Black players, how to create an inclusive culture in your team, and how to normalize conversations about race with your team.


  • Registration Restrictions: 2020-2021 NFHCA collegiate members only
  • Attendee Limit: 30
  • Recorded: Yes (Recording will be made available to NFHCA members)
  • BYOR (bring your own roast ☕)

Coffee Talk Facilitators

Brandi Kist

Head Coach, Queens University of Charlotte

Founder, Black Field Hockey Network

Julia Mauro

Head Coach, Bridgewater State University

Founder, Black Field Hockey Network

Mimi Smith

Owner and Coach, Reach Field Hockey

Member, Black Field Hockey Network

NFHCA Virtual Coffee Talks sponsored by FieldTurf®

NFHCA Coffee Talks are small-group conversations led by industry professionals and NFHCA leaders. Coffee Talk registrations are limited to 30 attendees to encourage conversation and sharing among participants.

FieldTurf is a world leader in artificial turf surfacing. A trusted choice amongst elite NCAA programs, FieldTurf is an International Hockey Federation (FIH) Preferred Supplier and proud partner of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). FieldTurf’s Hockey Gold & Hockey Speed systems truly help Change The Game for the sport of Field Hockey.

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