Head Field Hockey Coach

Madison, NJ

Drew University Athletics invites applicants for the position of Head Field Hockey Coach. This is a full-time 12-month position and will report directly to the Director of Athletics. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2022.

Key Responsibilities:

The head coach is responsible for all aspects of the field hockey program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 Recruitment of qualified student-athletes

Program management and administration

Practice planning, game preparation, and strategy implementation


Field hockey Alumni Relations

Lead a team of student-athletes to academic success, good citizenship, and develop a positive team culture

Have a general understanding of NCAA Division III and Landmark Conference rules and regulations. 

Gameday site supervision during other seasons

Instructor in the physical education department

Other duties as assigned by the director of athletics


Bachelor’s degree is required and a minimum of three years of college coaching experience. Head coaching experience preferred. 


To apply, submit the following materials.  Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. 

Include in your application the following: 

● Cover letter

● CV/Resume

● Contact information of 3 professional references

About Drew University:

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.

It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 148 full-time faculty members, 99% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field.  The Theological and Caspersen schools offer MA and PhD degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in over 50 disciplines, and offers 16 preprofessional and 16 dual-degree programs.

Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch, ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell, the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as New York City semesters focusing on Communications & Media, Contemporary Art, Museums & Cultural Management, New York Theatre, Social Entrepreneurship, Wall Street, and the United Nations, and several international semester programs.

Drew also houses the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.