Varsity Assistant Field Hockey Coach

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Myers Park High School Field Hockey Club, located in Charlotte, NC, is actively accepting applications for a Varsity Assistant Field Hockey Coach to join our highly competitive program. Applicants need to be good communicators with a positive coaching philosophy and proven coaching experience, or the drive to learn the craft of coaching. Candidates should be knowledgeable about the latest techniques that apply to training, and most importantly be interested in engaging with athletes in a meaningful and intentional way. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to coach in a positive manner and adhere to the values of the club and North Carolina Field Hockey Association (NCFHA).

The Varsity Assistant will work collaboratively with our Head Varsity Coach to build tactical and skill progressions throughout our program. This is a part-time, year-round position with hours varying according to season. The specific start date for this position is negotiable but must be on or prior to June 6. This role will report directly to the Head Varsity Coach and Club Board.

• Help coach and organize daily weekday practices throughout the scheduled season (August – November)
• Assist in the coaching of all varsity games
• Aid in the supervision and instruction of varsity field hockey student-athletes during all team activities
• Endeavor to provide a safe and nurturing environment for the student-athletes, focusing not only on field hockey skills, but also sportsmanship, ethics, athletic conditioning, safety and teamwork
• Assist in the development of field hockey practice and game plans
• Help oversee and coach off-season training and activities, including a preseason summer camp (June)
• Support the head coach in the maintenance of club social media accounts
• Aid in the management of game statistics and film
• Support the head coach with day-to-day duties and team operations
• Other duties as assigned
• Compliance with all club and North Carolina Field Hockey Association (NCFHA) policies and procedures