Position: Recreational Coach (Co-Coach) U4 to U18
Commitment - Attend most games/sessions during the season and at the end-of-season Festival or Cup.
- - Fun for all participants (players and coaches).
- - Instruction in soccer skills (per OSA/club curriculum for the age group).
- - Active participation and encouragement of fair play and good sportsmanship.
- - Introduction to positional play and individual roles on the team.
- - Encouragement of self-confidence and individual skill development through positive reinforcement.
- - Leadership skills, patience, understanding, fair-mindedness and sportsmanlike approach.
- - Interest in soccer and some knowledge of the game.
Training offered (course fees covered by the club)
- - OSA Coaching Clinics offered throughout the year.
- - Pre-season club-organized community coaching classes.
- - On the field by technical staff: development coaches (one per team for U4 and U5; one per 2 teams for U6 to U10) and senior technical staff.
- - Coaching manual (on the club website and in print form in a binder provided).
- - Non-technical support from Convenor and office staff.
- - Be a positive role model at all times, embracing NTSC values and principles.
- - Distribute equipment and uniforms issued by the club (at or before the first session).
- - Ensure that players always wear team uniforms ad appropriate footwear and shin guards.
- - Communicate with parents, Convenor and NTSC staff.
- - Be familiar with and adhere to soccer rules, club policies, the NTSC Coach Code of Conduct, and the OSA Harassment Policy.
- - Co-ordinate with other volunteer coach to prepare for and lead instructional activities.
- - Ensure equal playing time for all players regardless of ability.
- - Complete and submit player evaluations in a timely manner.
- - Minimum age of 16.
- - Valid police clearance check required for non-parent coaches and coaches of U16-U18 teams.