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Volunteer Youth Soccer Coaches Needed!

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City of Goodyear Youth Sports Department

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We need volunteer soccer coaches for our 9 - 11 COED age group!
All of our youth sports leagues require volunteer coaches. We provide coaches training and documentation to assist new coaches with the prospect of coaching youth sports for the first time. The time commitment is 2 - 3 hours per week for 9 week season. Coaches are to assist in providing young players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in non-contact, continuous action while developing the skills necessary to become successful players. Coaches can pick their practice day/time. All practices and games will be held at the new Goodyear Recreation Campus - 420 S. Estrella Pkwy. Goodyear, AZ 85338.


Incentives for Coaching

  • A credit will be applied to the account to be used towards a future program at the end of the season for the Head Coach only. Credit is valid for one calendar year from the date of issue and will expire at that time if not used. Coaching credits have no cash value.
  • Informational materials, coaches clinics, and/or coach’s orientation/season kickoff
  • Coach’s polo
  • Ability to pick practice time (based on age and space availability)
  • Obtain volunteer hours
  • Participation in Volunteer Appreciation Celebration (annually)

Volunteer Application Process
The volunteer application process is a 3-step sequential process:

  1. Application - All coaches must submit a Youth Volunteer Coach Application. An application is required for every coach prior to the coaches meeting.
  2. Background Check - Upon submission of the application, Human Resources will email the background screening information, which will be processed through ESR.
  3. Drug Screening (Annual) - Human Resources will call and ask for your social and send you a form for your screening. You will have 3 days to complete with locations in many valley cities

Additional Requirements:

  • Applicant must be 18 years of age
  • Coaches are required to host a parent meeting at their first practice
  • Ability to deal professionally and tactfully with players, their parents, other coaches, officials, spectators, and recreation staff

Essential Coaching Functions:

  • Develop and implement meaningful and instructive practice plans.
  • Teach participants the importance of sportsmanship and teamwork.
  • Teach participants the rules and regulations of the sport and program.

More opportunities with City of Goodyear Youth Sports Department

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About City of Goodyear Youth Sports Department

Location:

420 S Estrella Parkway, Goodyear, AZ 85338, US

Mission Statement

The City of Goodyear offers a variety of youth sports leagues throughout the school year for children 3 to 15 years of age. Our programs are designed to educate youth about the sport, while emphasizing development in teamwork, participation, and sportsmanship. Players learn skills and lessons that help them succeed both on and off the field/court.

Description

We offer several youth sports leagues to choose from throughout the school year including: soccer, volleyball, and flag football.

Children & Youth
Community
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Wed Sep 08, 2021 - Sat Nov 06, 2021
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

WHERE

420 Estrella ParkwayGoodyear, AZ 85338

(33.44254,-112.39292)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Coaching
  • Soccer

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 2-3 hours per week. Evenings for practices (1-2 nights a week). Games are Saturday mornings at 8, 9, or 10AM.
  • We provide soccer balls, cones, and a reserved practice space.

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