Role of Head Junior Coach

These are the guidelines of the responsibilities of Head Junior Coach for Chalfont Softball Club.


The Head Junior Coach is responsible to the main committee of Chalfont Softball Club.

Skills required:

  • A good 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 take responsibility for the club’s coaching and training sessions.
  • To take responsibility for assistant coaches at all coaching and training sessions.
  • To maintain high, ethical standards in coaching.  To ensure they keep up to date with their knowledge, skills and qualifications.
  • To undertake training appropriate to their role. (Child Protection training).
  • Ensure that all coaching/training sessions are planned in advance.
  • Ensure that all coaching/training sessions take place in a safe environment (Risk Assessments).
  • To offer feedback on players’ performances.
  • To attend competitions with junior teams.
  • Assist in the selection of teams.
  • To offer the club committee feedback on the success of junior teams for both coaching and playing.
  • 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.