Coach & Manager Job Description

The Basics

These guidelines should answer many of the questions raised by yourselves, however, please feel free to contact any of the Management Committee members for further clarification.

Coach: Coaches the team.

Manager: Help with the organisation of the team, leaving the Coach free to coach the team.

At Training:

Coach: Coach the team, adhering to the Codes of Behavior and apply coaching as per coaches courses. Report any incident or injury.

Responsible for:

  • unlocking field at the beginning of training (including toilets so arrive early)
  • locking field at the end of training (including toilets if no other team is training)

Manager: Advise/remind players of time and venue of the next game, emphasising that they should be at the grounds 30 minutes before kickoff. Advise the Coach of any absentees for the next match. Report any incident or injury.

Helps the coach :

  • unlock the field at the beginning of training (including toilets so arrive early)
  • lock the field at the end of training (including toilets if no other team is training)

Take To Match:

Manager:

  • Sliced oranges (organise a roster for parents)
  • Spray water bottle (optional)
  • Jerseys, match cards, vest, players identity cards, whistle, pen
  • Match ball

Coach:

  • Practice balls
  • Bibs (if required)

At The Match:

Manager: Sit close to the centre line and wear the vest provided for identification. Check all players are wearing Club jerseys, shorts, socks and shinpads. SHINPADS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. Ensure that spectators adhere to the Codes of Behavior.

Coach: Coach the team, adhering to the Codes of Behavior. Ensure you rotate all your players in accordance to club fair game policy ie no child should sit of for entire half.


At Half Time:

Manager: Hand out oranges.

Coach: Give constructive and encouraging support to the team


After The Game:

Coach: Hand out one Encouragement Award please ensure that these awards are evenly distributed to players throughout the season. One can always find something significant in the contribution that each player makes to a game of soccer. The award should not be given to the same, or consistently best player each week. Please note that these are Encouragement Awards.

Report any incident or injury.

Responsible for:

  • unlocking field before the game (including toilets so arrive early)
  • locking field at the end of the game (including toilets if no other team is playing)

Manager: Collect all jerseys and arrange for them to be washed all together (suggest each family takes a turn alphabetically).We DO NOT ALLOW each child to retain and maintain a single jersey for the whole season.

The Match and Results Report (for all games) must be entered onto My Club Mate Team Details Login and email Nic Teese a game report so it can be published in the local paper. Ph. 0407 931 398 dave.teese@bigpond.com (Note: Most Important)

Report any incident or injury.

Helps the coach :

  • unlocking field before the game (including toilets so arrive early)
  • locking field at the end of the game (including toilets if no other team is playing)

Referees

If referees are not provided, it is the responsibility of the Managers of both teams to agree on a person to control the match. IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT ALL GAMES ARE STARTED AND COMPLETED ON TIME to ensure that subsequent games are not delayed. EVEN IF YOU START LATE, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE ON TIME.