Field Hockey Coaching Staff
Associate Head Coach
E-mail Coach Caddy
Paul Caddy is in his eighth season on the UConn staff and is entering his second
as the associate head coach. His primary focuses are defense and player and team
development, including technical and tactical advancements.
"Paul has been a tremendous addition to our coaching staff,” UConn head coach
Nancy Stevens said. “He spends countless hours with our players to help them
develop their individual technique. Paul's tactical creativity adds a great deal
to our team-style of play. His coaching expertise has resulted in our defensive
unit ranking among the nation’s best on a consistent basis."
Caddy is also a United States Field Hockey Association high performance coach
and has assisted the United States U-16 National Team and was a member of the
New England High Performance coaching staff that captured the 2008 National
Championship this past summer. He is considered one of the top rated assoociate/assistant
coaches in the nation. He is also a member of the New England regional training
squad coaching staff. In 2004, Caddy acted as a selector for the United States
Women's Indoor Hockey National Team.
Caddy has also been instrumental in restructuring the format of spring field
hockey in the New England region. He founded the Eastern Mercian Spring Cup in
2002 and now organizes the annual eight-team spring league to crown the best
spring college team in New England.
Caddy has competed in the North American Premier Indoor Hockey League where he
helped guide his squad to back-to-back championships in 2003 and 2004. In 2008,
Caddy served as a member of the Junior National Camp coaching staff.
Always doing what he can to spread the sport, Caddy conducts U.S. Level 1
coaching courses across New England.
Prior to Connecticut, Caddy was an assistant field hockey coach at Ohio State
and was an assistant field hockey coach and team manager for the United States
Under-18 Women's Team. Prior to his experience at Ohio State, Caddy was an
assistant coach at Quinnipiac University for the 1999 season when Quinnipiac
captured the Northeast Conference Championship.
Caddy is a 1999 graduate of the University of Wales, Swansea, where he earned a
Bachelor of Arts in American studies. In 2004, Caddy earned his Masters in
science from Quinnipiac University.
Caddy was a four-year field hockey sportsman, during which time Swansea was
crowned champions of Wales in 1995-1996 and 1996-1997. In Caddy's senior season,
Swansea earned silver medallist honors at the European Club Championships in
Hungary, Caddy received All-Wales First Team honors, as he had previously earned
during his junior campaign. Caddy served as the head coach of the women's field
hockey team at the University of Wales, Swansea, and the assistant coach of the
Swansea City Juniors in 1998-1999 as well.
During his time at the University of Wales, Caddy also spent a year in the
United States as a volunteer assistant for the University of Massachusetts in
1999, when the Minutewomen advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
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