NFHCA Virtual Coaches' Caucus

January 5 — 10, 2021

Virtual installation custom created for the NFHCA by artist, Kah Yangni.

The Virtual Coaches’ Caucus (VCC) is slated to be a dynamic, interactive, online gathering of NFHCA members and field hockey coaches. The VCC will incorporate NFHCA business meetings, educational sessions, a variety of speakers, awards ceremonies, and opportunities for attendees to connect with their field hockey colleagues at all levels of play.

Proposed Schedule

  • NFHCA Sponsor Coffee Talks
  • NFHCA Collegiate Membership Meetings
  • NFHCA Divisional Breakout Meetings

Programming Tracks

  • Collegiate
  • NFHCA Sponsor Coffee Talks
  • NFHCA Collegiate Membership Meetings
  • NFHCA Divisional Breakout Meetings

Programming Tracks

  • Collegiate
  • NFHCA Sponsor Coffee Talks
  • NFHCA Collegiate Membership Meetings
  • NFHCA Divisional Breakout Meetings

Programming Tracks

  • Collegiate

Day off for attendees!

  • NFHCA General Membership Meeting
  • Keynote Speakers — Victoria Farris and Jen Fry, “Leading with an Anti-Racist Lens”
  • NFHCA High School and Club Breakout Meetings
  • NFHCA Ready2Coach Session sponsored by AstroTurf®

Programming Tracks

  • Collegiate
  • High School
  • Club
  • Affiliate/Individual
  • NFHCA High School and Club Breakout Meetings
  • Featured Speaker — Betsy Butterick, “Relating to Today’s Student-Athlete: Effectively Coaching Gen Z”
  • Featured Speaker — Meghan Stocks, “Comfortable to Act” sponsored by Keith Waldman, Optimal Performance Associates
  • Featured Speaker — Dana Suchow, “How to Coach a Body-Confident Team”
  • Featured Speaker — Dr. Andrea Wieland, “Courage to Lead”
  • NFHCA Ready2Coach Session sponsored by AstroTurf®

Programming Tracks

  • Collegiate
  • High School
  • Club
  • Affiliate/Individual

Event Registration

Collegiate Bundle

$125 for program coaching staff

January 5 — 10, 2021

Only fully paid 2020-2021 NFHCA members can register to attend the VCC.

Register.

High School and Club Bundle

$75 for program coaching staff

January 9 — 10, 2021

Only fully paid 2020-2021 NFHCA members can register to attend the VCC.

Register.

Individual

$50 for individual, affiliate member registration

January 9 — 10, 2021

Individual registrations are only open to fully paid affiliate members (friends of the game, umpires, administrators, lifetime members, junior high coaches).

Register.

Frequently Asked Registration Questions

Who can register?

Only paid, current 2020-2021 NFHCA members can register for the Virtual Coaches’ Caucus.

Assistant coach members included in a collegiate assistant coach bundle or high school program bundle are considered fully paid members

To check your status, visit nfhca.org/members and click on “Payments” under “Account Information.”

Do you have a mail-in form?

Yes! You can download the mailable registration form here.

Mail your completed registration form with a check payable to the NFHCA to: NFHCA, 200 Woodbury Court, Wexford, PA 15090

How do I bundle?

Only ONE member of a collegiate, high school, and club staff should register and pay for their program’s bundle.

At checkout, coaches will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of the other coaches on their staff who would also like to attend the VCC. Before the event, all registered coaches will be given access to the VCC’s Digital Hub.

I have more questions!

We have answers!

Email outreach@nfhca.org — we’re happy to help.

Speakers and Presenters

Victoria Farris

Victoria Farris

Keynote Speaker

Founder, Farris Consulting

Presentation, Leading with an Anti-Racist Lens

Jen Fry

Jen Fry

Keynote Speaker

Owner/CEO, JenFryTalks, LLC

Presentation, Leading with an Anti-Racist Lens

Betsy Butterick

Betsy Butterick

Featured Speaker

The Coaches’ Coach and Communication Specialist

Presentation: Relating to Today’s Student-Athlete: Effectively Coaching Gen Z

Meghan Stocks

Meghan Stocks

Featured Speaker presented by Keith Waldman – OPA

Founder and Director, So Field Hockey

Presentation: Comfortable to Act

Dana Suchow

Dana Suchow

Featured Speaker

Award-Winning Speaker, Educator and Coach

Presentation, How to Coach a Body-Confident Team

Dr. Andrea Wieland

Dr. Andrea Wieland

Featured Speaker

Associate Athletic Director, University of Pennsylvania

Presentation, Courage to Lead

Kah Yangni

Kah Yangni

Featured Artist

Illustrator and Muralist

Virtual Art Installation

News and Announcements

Dana Suchow set to present at VCC 2021

Dana Suchow set to present at VCC 2021

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association is thrilled to announce that award-winning speaker, educator, and coach, Dana Suchow, will join the 2021 Virtual Coaches’ Caucus as a featured speaker.

Betsy Butterick set to present at VCC 2021

Betsy Butterick set to present at VCC 2021

Betsy Butterick, “The Coaches’ Coach” and communication specialist, will join the exciting slate of leaders who will present at the National Field Hockey Coaches Association’s (NFHCA) 2021 Virtual Coaches’ Caucus.

Thank you to our event sponsors!

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