Steve Wagner, Founder and Director, Goalkeeping 1-On-1, LLC was the goalkeeper for the 1996 USA Olympic Team. He is currently the premier trainer of college bound goalies. Highlights of Steve’s background include:


University of Minnesota, B.S. (August 2003) Kinesiology / Exercise Physiology

Temple University (1988-1993) coursework in Exercise Physiology

Continuing Education Courses (January 1998 to present): Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder and Spine, Heart Rate Training, Reactive Neuromuscular Training, Functional Anatomy of the Knee and Hip, Structural Integrity for Fitness Professionals, Foundations in Flexibility Training, Advanced Training for the Pathological Joint, Training for Special Populations, Resistance Training Specialist I and II, Medical Exercise Specialist, N-Stretch.

Field Hockey Accomplishments

USA Olympic Team Member, Men’s Field Hockey, 1996.

Men’s Field Hockey National Team Member 10 years, retired 8/05/96.

Men’s Field Hockey Athlete of the Year, 1989.

Trained for two years at the Olympic training center in San Diego in preparation for the Olympics (1994-1996).

Tours and Tournaments; most significant include the Pan American Games (two bronze medals, 1991 and 1995), Intercontinental Cup (1989), Atlanta Challenge (1995 and 1996), World University Games (1990) and representation of the western hemisphere in a five continents all-star tournament in Malaysia (1990).

Member of the 2002 USA Indoor Field Hockey Team. Pan American silver medalist (2002); qualified for 2003 World Cup.

Coaching Experience

Field Hockey Goalie Coach, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. March 2004 to June 2008. For Division I team, developed goalie specific drills and exercises, and coached general defensive and offensive strategies.

United States Field Hockey Association Futures Regional Head Coach, Pennsylvania site. December 2004 to present. Coach high school aged goalkeepers consistent with expectations of international field hockey.

Head Field Hockey Coach, Friends Select School, Philadelphia, PA. Sept 2003 to Nov 2003. Head coach for girls’ high school and middle school. Primary responsibility for team training, fitness, skill and strategy.

Field Hockey Goalie Coach, Drexel University. March 2003 to Sept 2003. For Division I team, develop goalie specific drills and exercises, and coach general defensive and offensive strategies. Coach for Drexel sponsored high school field hockey clinics.

Field Hockey Goalie Specialist, Champion’s Edge Field Hockey Camps. June 2003 to present. Develop goalie specific drills and strategies for high school athletes. Responsibilities also include coaching a full team in a mock tournament situation.

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Minnesota Lynx WNBA Team. June 1999 to May 2002. Duties included designing injury prevention and sports specific exercises for peak performance during the season and beyond.

Goalie Coach and Selector, National Men’s Field Hockey Team. 1997 to 1998. Coach for the Futures Field Hockey program. Duties included designing the strength and conditioning program for the athletes, training the athletes to play at the elite level, and selecting the best players for the 1997 and 1998 national teams and for future teams.

Assistant Field Hockey Coach, James Madison University. August 1993 to April 1994. Harrisonburg, VA. Duties included specific work with the goaltenders, administrative tasks, and recruiting.

Assistant Field Hockey Coach, Temple University. August 1990 to April 1991. Philadelphia, PA. Duties included specific work with the goaltenders and general coaching.


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