David's presentation covers the what, why and how of small-sided drills in field hockey training.
He tackles how to effectively coach, effectively pose questions and how to encourage athlete's decision-making skills in small-sided games. Passmore breaks down these coaching foundations and demonstrates how to apply them to goal scoring, counter attack and set-play drills.
NCAA representative, Jennifer Samble, covers new and pending Division I NCAA compliance legislation and how it applies to NCAA Division I field hockey.
Tracy Warren covers what you need to know about being a professional coach. She discusses a range of need-to-know items, from contract negotiations, to documentation and a lot in between. Warren takes questions from the audience and touches on current high-profile cases that are influencing the coaching profession.
This session covers the consideration and potential approaches to halftime team talks from a practical and research-based standpoint. Drawing upon international field hockey team talk research, David Passmore presents the key components coaches should consider when imparting information at halftime, increasing team's second-half potential.