Coaches Corner

THANK YOU FOR VOLUNTEERING!


Applying to coach does not guarantee you will be selected. Each of the individual sports board  must approve all coaching applications. If you are selected to coach you will be notified after the conclusion of the youth sports registration period.



Concussion Information


 concussion information for coaches.pdf

 concussion information for parents.pdf

Coach's Training & Education

https://www.nays.org/coaches/training/coaching-youth-sports/ .

http://www.asep.com/asep_content/org/LRPA.cfm?associate=4005


Bullying Prevention

http://www.nays.org/additional-training/preview/bullying-prevention-training.cfm

Recognizing, Preventing and Treating Heat-Related Illness

https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/hsb/extreme/Heat_Illness/index.html




COACHES’ CODE OF ETHICS   

·  Always remember that kids participate for pleasure, enjoyment and winning is only part of the fun.


·  Never use negative ridicule or yell at children for making a mistake or not winning.


·  Be considerate and reasonable in your demands on kids time, energy and enthusiasm. Kids sports is only one part of their busy lives.


·  Always operate within the code of conduct, rules and fair spirit of your sport and instruct the kids to do the same.


·  Always ensure that the time kids spend with you as coach is a positive experience. All kids are deserving of equal attention and opportunities.


·  Try to avoid overplaying the talented more skillful kids.


·  Ensure that sporting equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of all players.


·  Display control, respect and professionalism to all involved within the sport. This includes opponents, coaches, officials, administrators, the media, parents and other spectators. Encourage players to do the same, be a great role model.


·  Always show concern toward sick and injured players. Follow the advice of a trained medical trainer when determining whether an injured child is ready to recommence training and competition.


·  Where appropriate obtain qualifications and keep up to date with the latest coaching practices and the latest principles of growth and development of children.


·  Any physical contact with a child should be appropriate to the situation and necessary for the player's skill development or medical care.


·  Respect the rights of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.

 

Team Personnel Listing

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2017 Ponchatoula Youth Volleyball

Head Coach 
Assistant Coach 
Volunteer

2017 Ponchatoula Youth Softball - Fall Ball

Volunteer
Assistant Coach 
Head Coach 

2017 Ponchatoula Youth Baseball -Fall Ball

Head Coach 
Volunteer
Assistant Coach 

2018 Ponchatoula Basketball Association

Assistant Coach 
Volunteer
Head Coach