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Feb, 2021

Coaching Opportunity

Coaching Opportunity

 

We are in need of coaches. Being a Highlander Wolfpack coach is a very rewarding opportunity and doesn’t require a whole lot of background. Though experience is always welcomed – the success of our club comes from individuals who really want to help kids have fun and grow in the sport of track &field. As you consider coaching / volunteering with our organization please take a moment to review some responsibilities.

Description:

Coaches

  • Assist head coach as club teacher and track enthusiast
  • Attend practice regularly and communicate in a timely fashion if unable to attend
  • Attend meets when possible. Athletes need your feedback
  • Help distribute team awards and athlete recognition during participation meets.
  • Ensure fun and excitement at practice and meets -  teach good sportsmanship
  • Help with set-up and clean-up at each practice and meet
  • Provide feedback to Head Coach for club improvements
  • Must abide by the rules and policies set forth by the BH PAL and USATF to ensure a Safe, Secure, Positive experience for each participant

Certification/Requirements

USATF and the BH PAL Track and Field program require that all coaches and volunteers working with youth must complete the following steps before being listed on the USATF online Coaches Registry (BH PAL credit card to be used for USATF fees for volunteers):

  1. Required to be a member of the USA Track & Field Association ($40)
  2. Complete the required Background Screening provided by USATF ($8)
  3. Complete the Safe Sports Training
  4. E-mail all confirmation to the Head Club Administrator

Further certification encouraged but not required:

Important Links:

To become a registered coach, you must complete the application process, which includes the steps outlined below.

  1. Be a current adult USATF member.
  2. Pass the USATF background screen.
  3. Successfully complete the U.S. Center for SafeSport Training course.
  4. Accept and adhere to the SafeSport Handbook.
  5. List current coaching affiliation in the application process.
  6. Fulfill Education Standard and submit verification application through USATF Connect.

 

Training Videos:

Discus Throw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGuQthNOobo&feature=emb_title

Shot Put: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHVMufMECPo&feature=emb_logo

Turbo Javelin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usBpufJcQNM&list=PL7A6CE4881460B9E7&index=1

High Jump https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HSoNPaTP-0&feature=emb_title

Triple Jump https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DGF76Ea3yc&feature=emb_title

Long Jump https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTTz6RXwDcE&feature=emb_title

Distance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQ7ewHFw_I8&feature=emb_title

Sprint https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQfXgIAcl0M&feature=emb_title

How to Improve Your Start in Track and Field https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5nipCsMv_o

QUESTIONS: Please contact Steve SanAntonio [email protected]rg

 
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