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