- Help each participating student to achieve a high level of skill and knowledge of the sport.
- Instill in the participants an appreciation for the values of discipline and sportsmanship.
- Help students achieve an increased level of self-esteem.
- Possess a valid First Aid Card.
- Completion of an annual Bloodborn Pathogen course.
- Possess a high level of competence, which may include prior participation in the sport, prior coaching experience, and completion of courses and /or clinics sufficient to provide the knowledge and skill to meet the performance responsibilities described below.
- Has experience teaching, working with, and/or coaching students of high school age.
- Encourage good sportsmanship, fair play, ethical conduct, good scholarship, and desirable pupil-teacher relationships.
- Plan for and conduct, or assist in organized practice sessions which actively involve all participants in conditioning, skill development, and play practice.
- Teach students the skills and strategies necessary to participate in the sport.
- Teach the drills and exercises needed for developing strength, stamina, and speed in the sport.
- Ensure the development of lines of communication with parents, students, teachers, administrators, and the community.
- Inform students and parents in writing as to training rules, practice requirements and overall school athletic policies no later than the first day of practice.