Coach Education Workshop - Chapel Hill, NC
Date/Time:Saturday, February 16, 2019 (9:30 AM - 3:45 PM)
Organizer:USA Field Hockey
Camp/Clinic Details
Camp/Clinic Description

Coach Education Workshop led by USA Field Hockey's
Craig Parnham and Phil Edwards

Originally offered to Futures coaches, we are now inviting USA Field Hockey Coach Members to take part in this professional development opportunity. 

Register today for this great opportunity! The Coach Education Workshop will be held Saturday, February 16 from 9:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. at Shelton Stadium at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. Join USA Field Hockey's Director of Coach Education and Learning Craig Parnham and Senior Manager of Junior High-Performance Phil Edwards for a day of Coach Development and an insight into the Junior High-Performance programs. This workshop has a 30-person maximum on a first-come, first-serve basis!

The day will include facilitated observation of training in which Parnham and Edwards will highlight the practice session content and how it links to the player development pathway, including the Futures Program. This will be followed by a lunch-time classroom presentation, before the final session of the day that will be game observation of the U.S. Women’s National Development Squad versus the U.S. U-21 Women's National Team.

The day will finish at 3:45 p.m. to allow coaches to travel to Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. to watch the U.S. Women’s National Team play in their first home game of the FIH Pro League against The Netherlands. 

*Special pricing for Coach Members is $20, which includes the 6-hour program, lunch and a ticket to the FIH Pro League game (USA vs. NED) on Saturday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. If you already have a ticket, feel free to give to a friend or colleague!


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM         Check-in @ Shelton Stadium (335 Ridge Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514)

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM         Introductions and Review of Schedule 

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM     Observe U.S. Women’s National Development Squad Session (facilitated by Parnham and
                                       Edwards highlighting key points of session content and coaching skills) 

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM      U-21 USWNT Session (facilitated by Parnham and Edwards)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM        Classroom Session – Edwards will discuss Junior High Performance and how the Futures
                                        Program links to the performance pathway

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM          U.S. Women's National Development Squad vs. U-21 USWNT Match Observation -
                                        coaches will give game analysis tasks to complete during the game

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM          Wrap-up and depart for USWNT FIH Pro League game at Wake Forest University in
                                        Winston-Salem, N.C.

7:00 PM                           FIH Pro League: USWNT vs. The Netherlands

Don't forget to also sign-up for the 2019 USA Field Hockey Summit, presented by AstroTurf, from March 15-17 in Baltimore! Click here to register!


Craig Parnham
USA Field Hockey
Director of Coach Education and Learning

Phil Edwards
USA Field Hockey
Senior Manager of Junior High Performance

For questions regarding this Coach Education Workshop, please contact Liz Tchou, USA Field Hockey's Senior Manager of Coach Education and Learning, at or (910) 599-8222.


Location & Contact Information
Facility:University Of North Carolina - Karen Shelton Stadium
335 Ridge Road
Chapel Hill, NC  27514
Instructor:Craig Parnham
Instructor 2:Philip Edwards

Last Updated: 8/24/2019 11:37:44 AM

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