There is still time to register for the 2020 National Field Hockey Coaches Forum! The NCF will take place Tuesday, December 8 through Thursday, December 10 and Saturday, December 12. Even if you can't make all the sessions live, don't worry, registrants will have access to the recordings to view at their convenience. Normally, the National Coaches Forum brings coaches together in a live, in-person setting with on-field and classroom presentations but due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this year will mark the first time this event will be held virtually. USA Field Hockey's Coach Education team is excited to offer coaches the opportunity to meet, listen and engage virtually with world class speakers in the comfort of one's own home.
While the NCF will center around an array of speakers from across the globe, USA Field Hockey is especially excited to introduce the newly appointed U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach Anthony Farry and U.S. Women’s National Team Assistant Coach, Greg Drake. Farry and Drake will speak on two occasions about video and player development and the critical success factors in program planning.
(Belgium Hockey High-Performance Director and Australia Olympic Bronze medalist).
These field hockey experts will share their insights and provide hockey-specific tactical presentations. Goalkeeping topics will be covered by Steve Bayer, Belgium Goalkeeper Coach. Craig Parnham, USA Field Hockey’s Director of Coach Education & Learning will present in a unique fashion this year by having registrants submit questions prior to the event. He will then address the questions shared during a special 1-hour presentation.
Tamika “Mimi” Smith, Club owner of Reach FHC, Former USWNT player, Treatment Placement Specialist and Imani Ruffin, ID&E Training and Development Consultant and Club Owner of Sistas With Sticks Field Hockey, will provide insights into the
Register today to take advantage of the Early Bird Special rate for USA Field Hockey Members and non-members!
2020 National Coaches Forum Schedule:
Each session will include discussion and question, answer opportunities. Several sessions will also include breakout rooms for small group discussion. Brief reflection breaks will be available between certain sessions.
*Through USA Field Hockey's partnership with the NFHS, high school coaches can use the Code: NFHSCoach for a 10% reduction off regular pricing. If you are not a current member of USA Field Hockey, contact coaching@Usafieldhockey.com and a staff member will make sure you get the 10% reduction off of the coach member price, not the non-member price, shown here.
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