Coaches Expectations





 Coach’s Duties and Responsibilities


The Coach is hired by the Director of Coaching, Technical Director and approved by the Executive Board.   The Coach has the following responsibilities:


Ø  Selecting and deleting players from the team


Ø  To motivate, teach and constructively criticize players of the team

Ø  To provide player evaluations annually for each player

Ø  Establishing and implementing training techniques in accordance with the format developed by the Director of Coaching and Technical Director

Ø  Securing a substitute coach if for any reason you are unable to attend a game or practice

Ø  Determining tactics and formations for the team

Ø  Determining playing positions for the team

Ø  Determine playing time for each player

Ø  Determining times for training sessions in conjunction with club training

Ø  Selecting tournaments in which the team will play in conjunction with the Director of Coaching and the Technical Director

Ø  Ensure that the uniform policy is enforced for practice and games.  Players must be wearing adidas whenever representing Sparta United Soccer Club

Ø  Selecting a team manager and approving any parental team support

Ø  Keep good communication with the manager regarding team finances

Ø  Assist team manager with fee collection when required

Ø  Be available to parents to discuss players

Ø  Keep good communication with parents of the team


In addition, the coach will:


o   Lead by example

o   Wear club provided adidas gear whenever representing Sparta United Soccer Club, i.e. games, practices and other club sponsored events

o   Fulfill all Club expectations

o   Be ultimately responsible for the team regarding the enforcement of all club, team, league and UYSA policies, procedures, rules, regulations, including the philosophy of the Club

o   Attend all scheduled club coaches meetings, including special meetings called by the Director of Coaching, Technical Director or Executive Board

o   At no time, handle any team or club funds, including the maintenance of bank accounts or accounting records