WELCOME TO THE COACH'S CORNER!
The following items need to be sent to the following email addresses.
Manager/Coach application - firstname.lastname@example.org
Concussion certificate - email@example.com
All Managers and Coaches are required to take a brief, free, online Concussion training course to recognize the signs of concussions and how to treat them. This is a very serious safety concern that many times goes un-noticed and results in serious injuries to sports participants. At the end of the training course, you will be able to print a completion certificate and email ALONG WITH COACH APP IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED TO COACH/MANAGE THIS YEAR..
Click on the following link to be directed to the online training course:
Also encouraged, at least one Manager or Coach from each team must have completed a CPR / AED training course. TLL will schedule a training class for (to be announced). We understand that everyone has a busy schedule and would like to make it convenient for everyone. There are online courses available and there are alternate training classes available through different organizations for your convenience. TLL recommends a training course that utilizes use of manikins during training for best results, here are links to alternative training courses:
What is required of a manager/coach:
The team Manager and Coach(s) work closely together to teach, schedule, and organize the team.
The team Manager is the "Manager" of the team and in charge of contacting players/parents about scheduling, practices, information passed from the league and is the official spokesperson for that team.
The Coach assists the Manager with the team management and duties as agreed to between the manager and the coach. This is a list of a few of the items team coaches and managers must deal with each season:
Attend try-outs (Mangers & Coach) and team drafts (Managers only) to select teams.
- Meet with Equipment manager to obtain league provided equipment needed for seasonal play.
- A deposit is required for league equipment and will be returned when equipment is returned.
- Work with Team Mom/Dad to obtain a team sponsor for the team.
- Contact parents and arrange a first meeting (may be first practice).
- Request a team parent and submit their contact information to the team parent coordinator.
- Obtain practice schedule times/locations.
- Attend Mandatory Coaches Clinic and Rules Meetings.
- Attend field maintenance days (generally scheduled once per season)
- Provide fair coaching/management for all players. Teach rules and skills to all players equally.
- Make timely contact with your player rep when in need of pool player.
- Attend Opening Ceremonies (or provide a stand-in with your team) (spring only)
- Make best effort to attend all games and provide a substitute manager/coach when unavailable.
- Arrive at least 30-40 minutes before game time with game equipment for your team for warm ups.
- Create and provide a team line-up to the scorekeeper and opposing team 15 minutes before game time.
- Attend closing ceremonies & give recognition to all your players for a great season.
Have a great time and enjoy knowing the knowledge and team spirit you've shared with your team will last a lifetime. Coaches must and will always endure criticism from parents. It's part of every sport and will never end. Please stand strong and take heart knowing that you have sacrificed your time, skills, and knowledge to share with these boys and girls wanting to play a team sport and enjoy their young lives. You've made that possible and that makes you one of the best members of our community. More people take note of the good you've done for your players than those who complain. Your Board is here to support you so don’t hesitate to ask when you need assistance or guidance!"