Coaches Page

 

Background Check Authorization - ANYONE WHO WANTS TO VOLUNTEER IN ANY CAPACITY MUST COMPLETE A BACKGROUND CHECK AND GET A BADGE. THIS GOES FOR ALL AGE GROUPS AND ALL YOUTH SPORTS.

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Coaching Responsibilities:

  • Have a parents meeting at the first practice.
    .explain your expectations
    .explain your coaching style
    .have everyone (parents and players) introduce themselves
    .remind parents what equipment is needed.
  • Be organized and prepared
    .have a lesson plan for practices
    .have a pre-game routine
    .keep parents informed about practices, games, pictures, etc.
  • Wear athletic clothing (shirt and shorts for example) to all practices and games.
  • Have the proper equipment.
    .whistle, balls, etc.
  • Know the rules
  • Treat players as individuals
  • Never put the entire emphasis on winning.  Winning is important, but should not be the overall focus.
  • Try to be the first one to every practice and game.
  • Assign assistant coaches to help you.

 

Youth Coaches Code of Ethics:

  • Place the emotional and physical well being of my players ahead of a personal desire to win.
  • Treat each player as an individual, remembering the large range of emotional and physical development for the same age group.
  • Do my best to provide a safe playing situation for my players.
  • Promise to review and practice basic first aid principles needed to treat injuries of my players.
  • Lead by example in demonstrating fair play and sportsmanship to all players.
  • Provide a sports environment for my team that is free of drugs, tobacco and alcohol and will refrain from their use at all youth sports events.
  • Be knowledgeable in the rules of each sport that I coach, and will teach these rules to my players.
  • Use those coaching techniques appropriate for all of the skills that I teach
  • Will remember that I am a youth sports coach and that the game is for children and not adults.

 

Cancellation Information: In case of rain coaches need to call the Athletic Information line at 920-5640 by 3:00 p.m. to see if games are cancelled. If games are not canceled by 3:00 pm, teams must go to the field. Site supervisors and Umpires will make a game time decision as to the playability of fields. If the first game is canceled, all subsequent games will be canceled.