Coach’s Duties and Responsibilities

The coach is hired by the DOC and approved by the Club.  The coach has the sole responsibility for coaching the team, which includes:

  • Selecting a team manager and approving any parental team support
  • Selecting and deleting players from the team
  • Determining tactics and formations
  • Determining playing positions
  • Determining playing time
  • Determining times for training sessions
  • Establishing and implementing training techniques and times in accordance with the format developed by the Director of Coaching
  • Recruiting players within the State Association guidelines
  • Selecting tournaments in which the team will play with the recommendation of the DOC
  • Secure substitute coach, with the guidance of the DOC, if for any reason the coach is unable
    to attend a game/practice
  • Ensure that uniform policy is enforced for practice and games
  • Be available to parents to discuss players
  • Keep good communication with the manager regarding team finances

In addition, the coach will:

  • Lead by example
  • Be ultimately responsible for the team regarding the enforcement of all club and team policies, procedures, rules, regulations, including the philosophy of the Club.
  • Attend all scheduled club coaches meetings, including special meetings called by the Director of Coaching.
  • At no time, handle any team or club funds, including the maintenance of bank accounts or accounting records.