All coaches must fill out a coaching application, back ground check and possible interview process to be eligible to coach a team. In the instance there are more head coaches applying than teams available. Head coaches will be selected by a board vote based on recommendation from the youth coaching committee.
After teams are formed, head coaches are allowed to have 4 assistants on the sidelines during a game, provided those assistants have filled out a coaching application, background check and league required certification.
4th thru 8th grade – Head coaches are allowed to declare 3 assistant coaches going into the draft.
Flag Football will have a max of 3 coaches - 1 head coach and 2 assistant coaches on the sidelines during a game, all coaches need to fill out a coaching application, background check and league required certification.
Assistant coaches will be from:
2nd grade – in the same school or geographic area.
3rd – 8th grade – from previous years team.
Be enthusiastic, organized and dependable.
Makes ensuring a positive experience for players a priority over winning.
Be patient, especially with the players.
Have a working knowledge of the sport.
Submit a coaches application.
Sucessfully pass a national background study check.
Become USA Football Certified.
Complete updated concussion training.
Complete the "Positive Coaching Alliance" Dual Goal and/or Inside Out Coaching Courses.
Complete USA Football’s Youth Tackle Certification.
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