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Coaches needed for 2/3 and 4th grade WYF teams!

May 25, 2022 12:40 PM
Maura Renzella

Wellesley Youth Football Coaches for 2/3 and 4th-grade teams

Purpose:  To provide a fun and safe sporting experience for players while they learn individual and team game skills, sportsmanship, and fair play. 

Responsibilities:

  • Coach players emphasizing skill development, safety, fair play, sportsmanship, and fun.
  • Supervise and communicate team activities including all scheduled team practices and games
  • Work to establish and improve team unity and spirit.
  • Adhere to WYF policies, objectives, and rules.  Lead by example among team parents to support the responsibilities of the referee and Baystate League. 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Mandatory Background Check
  • Coaches Certifications: Coordinated by WYF Admin. (below are subject to change for 2022 season)
    • For FIRST time WYF Coaches - Human Kinetics Coaching Youth Football: The AYF way
    • For RETURNING WYF Coaches - Human Kinetics AYC/AYC Recertification Course: Sportsmanship and Safety
    • Concussion Training
      • Head Coaches Only:
  • COVID-19 for Coaches and Administrator
  • CPR/First Aid Training

Time Commitment: Generally, all that is required is ten hours per week – for practice and games.  Beginning in August practices are held Monday thru Thursday in the evening prior to school starting and Tuesday thru Thursday after school begins between 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. *Practice days and times vary by team based on coach availability and field access**

However, there are trainings, clinics, and monthly WYF Board of Director meetings that you may also be asked to attend. 

Location: Practices are held at Hunnewell Multi-Purpose Field - Rt 16 between tennis courts & Reidy Field/Whole Foods.  Home games are played at the Wellesley High School Stadium Field - 50 Rice Street and away game locations vary

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