John Wooden once said, “Failure to prepare certainly means preparing to fail.” This statement is true for anything done in life, and as coach, your players rely on your knowledge to improve individually and as a team. Give your team the best opportunity to succeed this year and be well prepared for practices, games, etc. Below are a few field hockey practice planning DVDs featuring America’s top coaches:
Beth Bozman describes two key ingredients for successfully choosing assistant coaches. For instructional field hockey DVDs from Duke Field Hockey Coach Beth Bozman, click here: http://www.championshipproductions.com/cgi-bin/champ/auth/1850/Beth-Bozman.html
In just six years at Duke, head coach Beth Bozman has turned the Duke field hockey program into a top tier unit, as the Blue Devils have been a consistent presence in the national rankings. Bozman’s team advanced to four consecutive Final Fours from 2003-06, finishing as the national runner-up in three of those occasions (2003-05).
We have recently released two new All Access field hockey DVDs featuring Missy Meharg and Beth Bozman. Our All Access DVDs are filmed on the coach’s campus and provides an inside look into the programs. Learn how the coaches organize and conduct practice, and the various tips, techniques, and drills that are implemented in each practice session.
The following programs / coaches are ranked in the Top 20 of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Poll released on 11/3/2009:
1. Maryland (Coached by Missy Meharg, Tjerk Van Herwaarden, and Marybeth Freeman)
2. North Carolina
14. Duke (Coached by Beth Bozman)
20. Old Dominion (Coached by Elizabeth Anders)
The University of Maryland field hockey team has been selected as the #1 team in the 2009 Preseason Kookaburra / NFHCA DI Poll. Maryland, coached by Missy Meharg, Tjerk Van Herwaarden, and Marybeth Freeman, will look to repeat their 2008 NCAA title and win their 7th NCAA championship. The rest of the NFHCA rankings include:
2. Wake Forest
4. North Carolina
8. Michigan State
9. Iowa (Coached by Tracey Griesbaum and Lisa Cellucci)
10. Duke (Coached by Beth Bozman)
16. Old Dominion (Coached by Beth Anders)