Coaches also have the opportunity to be of service to the community by providing guidance and leadership to our youth. The positive impact that the coach can have on the lives of young people is an intangible reward, impossible to value.
- Coaches are typically volunteer parents or family members helping the players learn and enjoy the game.
- The coach is responsible for all aspects of directing the teams practice and play in games.
- Each team will have about 6-10 players.
- Coach Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:
– Teach Flag Football through effectively planned practices at a level appropriate for each member of the team.
– Be organized when it comes to both practices and games.
– Encourage parent involvement and coordinate their assistance.
– Provide a safe and enjoyable environment for all players, giving each child an opportunity to participate.
– Communicate with Prime Time Athletics on all matters of policy.
– Serve as a positive role model to players, parents, officials, and fellow coaches by following all rules, demonstrating good sportsmanship.
– Communicate good health and fitness principles and positive character development concepts to players, parents, and spectators.
- In order to ensure that the children who play in our league receive the highest quality experience, we have the responsibility to select the most qualified individuals. We will be asking that every Head Coach complete the following:
– Background Check / Screening (Valid for 2 Calendar Years)
– NFL Flag – Level 1 Coach Certification (Valid for as long as you coach with Prime Time Athletics)
– Concussion Training & Certification (Valid for as long as you coach with Prime Time Athletics)
- Coaches are allowed on the field to direct players in ONLY the 5-6 & 7-8 age divisions. ONLY (1) coach may be on the field at a time. 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 & 15-17 age divisions, NO coach is allowed on the field…ONLY on the sidelines.
- Coaches are to adhere to Prime Time philosophies, coaching guidelines and codes of conduct.