Role of Assistant Junior Coach

These are the guidelines of the responsibilities of Assistant Junior Coaches for Chalfont Softball Club.


Assistant Junior Coaches are responsible to the Head Junior Coach of Chalfont Softball Club.

Skills required:

  • A knowledge and understanding of softball
  • Confident with good leadership skills
  • Enthusiastic and a good motivator
  • The ability to communicate with groups and individuals
  • The ability to listen to and mentor people

Main Duties:

  • To work with the Head Junior Coach
  • To assist with the junior coaching sessions as required
  • To develop and maintain high ethical standards in coaching, commit to develop their coaching knowledge and skills and assist in the preparation and running of each session
  • To undertake training appropriate to their role, e.g. Child Protection training
  • To ensure that all coaching/training sessions take place in a safe environment (undertake risk assessments
  • To offer feedback on players’ performances
  • To attend competitions with junior teams
  • To assist in the selection of teams
  • To attend junior club meetings and report to the main committee where appropriate
  • To inform the Junior Co-ordinator, in advance, of any sessions/games that can not be attended