We recognize our coaches as bringing key elements to the soccer field in order to develop our children into respectful, skilled, and well-rounded athletes. Each team is led by a volunteer coach who is aided by an assistant coach and team manager.
Information on the following pages will help new coaches get acclimated and give returning coaches resources for further learning and growing opportunities.
Coaches: Please download, print and keep a copy with you.
A good coach is someone who knows winning is wonderful, but is not the triumph of sports.
A kid's coach is someone who goes to work early, misses meals, gives away weekends and plays havoc with family schedules so he or she can help out a group of kids.
A good coach is someone who stays half an hour or more after practices to make sure everyone of the players has a safe ride home.
A good coach is someone who rarely hears a mom or dad say "Hey Thanks", but receives a lot of advice on game day.
A good coach is someone who makes sure that everyone gets to play.
A good coach is someone who teaches young people that winning is not everything, but still lies in bed at night staring at the ceiling wondering whether he or she might have done anything differently to have turned a loss into a win.
A good coach is someone who can help a child learn to take a mistake in stride.
A good coach is someone who sometimes helps a child to develop ability and confidence that sometimes did not exist before.
A good coach is someone a kid will remember a long time after the last game has ended and the season is over.
US Youth Soccer and Liberty Mutual have a great site for information and resources for Reponsible Sports Coaching. Take the quiz.
Videos from Responsible Sports are posted on Video Lessons (link on left).