VOLUNTEER - Coach: Youth Basketball
City of Appleton, WI - Appleton, WI

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Examples of Duties:

· Create a positive and safe learning environment where the youth learn sport specific skills with proper technique
· Serve as a mentor and role model to the youth
· Facilitate challenging but fun practices that encourage teamwork and sportsmanship
· Cheer on the team and give instruction on game day
· Communicate program information professionally and promptly to parents and players throughout the season
· Communicate with the Recreation Programmer and/or Program Coordinator
· Attend a pre-season coaches meeting
· Attend a non-sport specific coaches training
· Hold a pre-season parent’s meeting
· Ensure equal playing time for all players
· Display sportsmanship and a positive attitude
· Work to establish and build team unity
· Committed to making a difference in the lives of the youth

Typical Qualifications:

· Successfully complete the volunteer coach application and pass a background check
· Become certified with the American Sports Education Program (ASEP)
· Knowledge of the game, ability to demonstrate proper technique
· Effectively lead a group of youth
· Establish and maintain working relationships with other coaches, City of Appleton Employees, spectators, and the public in a courteous and tactful manner
· Exude enthusiasm and a positive attitude
· Strong oral and written communication skills
· Strong organizational skills
· Minimum 18 years of age