Coaches Needed!, News (Tottenham - Beeton District Minor Softball Assoc.)

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Apr 12, 2023 | Registrar | 129 views
Coaches Needed!
The Tottenham-Beeton District Softball Association (TBDMSA) needs volunteer Coaches for the 2023 season.

If a team does not have a Coach, we cannot field a team!

No previous experience is required and the TBDMSA will provide resources, training and support to help volunteers.

The following Divisions need:

U5

2 Head Coaches and 1 Assistant Coach

U7

3 Assistant Coaches

U10

1 Head Coach and 1 Assistant Coach

U14

1 Head Coach and 2 Assistant Coaches

Job Descriptions

Head Coach

Overview

The Softball Head Coach is responsible for training the players on the sport's rules and regulations, advancing their batting, throwing, and running skills, ensuring they are playing to the best of their abilities, instructing in relevant skills, and encouraging.  They are the main point of contact for the team and act as a liaison between the Association and team.

Required Skills

·        Passion for sport and youth.

·        Strong organizational, communication and time management skills.

·        Moderate to strong knowledge of softball rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

·        Leadership and motivational skills.

·        Confidence.

·        Ability to act under pressure.

·        Anxiety control.

·        Composure, self-awareness and self-regulation.

·        Competitiveness in the spirit of the Association.

·        Sense of fair play and sportsmanship.

·        Focus.

·        Belief in positive thinking and constructive criticism.

·        Mentorship.

·        Ability to operate e-mail, MS Word and MS Excel (or equilivant).

·        Lifting and installation of game-day equipment including bases, bats, balls.

·        Completing a game-day line-up.

·        Access to travel to games and practices.

Expected Commitment Levels

·        Attendance of all games and practices.

·        Attendance of Association special events including Coach Orientation, Equipment Pick-up/Drop-Off days, opening weekend and year-end playoff tournament.

Assistant Coach

Overview

Reporting to the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach with instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.  The Assistant Coach will assess player's skills, monitor players during competition and practice, and keeps the Head Coach informed of the athletic performance of the athletes.

Required Skills

·        Passion for sport and youth.

·        Moderate organizational, communication and time management skills.

·        Moderate knowledge of softball rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

·        Leadership and motivational skills.

·        Confidence.

·        Ability to act under pressure.

·        Anxiety control.

·        Composure, self-awareness and self-regulation.

·        Competitiveness in the spirit of the Association.

·        Sense of fair play and sportsmanship.

·        Focus.

·        Belief in positive thinking and constructive criticism.

·        Lifting and installation of game-day equipment including bases, bats, balls.

·        Access to travel to games and practices.

Expected Commitment Levels

·        Attendance of the majority of games and practices.

·        Attendance of the majority of Association special events including opening weekend and year-end playoff tournament.

For more information, please contact [email protected]

 
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