USA Field Hockey’s Senior Manager of High Performance Phil Edwards will be leading “Evaluations and Feedback for Athletics and Coaches,” “Goalkeeping 101” and “Goalkeeping – The Next Step” at the 2019 USA Field Hockey Summit, presented by AstroTurf.
Summit will be held March 15-17 at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore and will welcome administrators, coaches, umpires and sponsors for a weekend of education, networking, collaboration and fun.
Edwards joined the U.S. Women’s National Team coaching staff in February 2017. In September 2018, he transitioned into the role of Senior Manager of Junior High Performance for the women’s program.
No stranger to the national team setting, Edwards has served as the Junior High Performance goalkeeping coach for the U.S. U-17, U-19 and U-21 National Teams.
In 2013, he was the assistant coach for the U.S. Men’s National Team program and 2 years later acted as the Performance Analyst for the senior men’s and women’s national teams at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada.
As a USA Field Hockey Level 3 Coach, Edwards has honed in on his skill set to instruct and mold leaders on the turf.
Previously, Edwards was in the collegiate sports system as the assistant coach for Boston College from 2015 to 2016 as well as the associate/interim head coach of Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.
In this role, he generated student-athlete development framework, supporting performance analysis and a video feedback system. He also created effective fitness testing and tracking systems and was responsible for domestic and international talent identification and recruiting.
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