Role of Head Junior Coach

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

Responsibilities:

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.