Volunteer Youth Coaching Contract

Volunteer Youth Coaching Contract

I understand that my responsibilities as a volunteer youth coach are of great importance and that my actions have the potential to significantly influence the young athletes whom I coach. Therefore, I promise to uphold the following rights of young athletes to the best of my ability. The right to:

- Participate in sports                                                                           - Be treated with dignity

- Receive qualified adult leadership                                                   - Play as a child and not as an adult

- Share in the leadership and decision-making of their sport        - Participate in a safe and healthy environment

- An equal opportunity to strive for success                                     - Have fun in sports


I also promise to conduct myself in accordance with the Code of Ethics for Coaches. I will:

·        Treat each player, opposing coach, official, parent and administrator with respect and dignity.

·        Do my best to learn the fundamental skills, teaching and evaluation techniques, rules and strategies of my sport.

·        Become familiar with the objectives of the youth sports program with which I am coaching.

·        Uphold the authority of the officials who are assigned to my sport, and I will assist them, in every way, to conduct fair and impartial competitive games.

·        Learn the strengths and weaknesses of my players so that I might place them into situations where they have a maximum opportunity to achieve success in practices and games while they improve their skill level.

·        Protect the health and safety of my players.

·        Adhere to all Highlands Ranch Metro District Parks, Recreation, & Open Space policies and procedures.


With my signature below, I acknowledge that I have read, understood, and will do my best to fulfill the promises made herein

Volunteer Waiver

Release of Liability Agreement

This Release Agreement shall be effective as of the date set forth below and shall be binding upon me, my successors, representatives, heirs, executors, assigns and transferees.


In consideration for being permitted to perform the below described volunteer activity for Highlands Ranch Metropolitan District (District), I acknowledge, represent, and agree as follows.

A.     I understand that said activities are or may be dangerous and do or may involve risks of injury, loss, or damage. I further acknowledge that such risks may arise from a variety of foreseeable and unforeseeable circumstances connected with these activities.  Activities to be performed:

Youth Sports Head Coach or Assistant Coach.  Team supervision during practices and games.

B.      By signing this Release Agreement, I hereby expressly assume and release the District from all such risks of injury, loss, or damage to me.

C.      I hereby also grant the District and its agents the right and license to use my and/or my child’s name, image, likeness and comments in internal and external communications, not limited to advertisements, brochures, news releases newsletters, videos or websites.

*If volunteer is under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian signature and date must appear below.  By signing below, I acknowledge that I am the parent/guardian of the above volunteer and hereby agree to all terms as stated for my child.

Date(s) of Activity(s):     February 2019 – November 2019