Youth Sports Coaches

Description of Duties
  • Attends all team functions including pre-season meetings, clinics, and seminars
  • Coach works directly with children in their assigned age groupings (6-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15), teaching the sport
  • Makes decisions in the best interest of the team and places more emphasis on the emotional and physical well-being of the players over wins and losses
  • Organizes and teaches the correct and proper playing skills and fundamentals during practice and applies them in games
  • Person communicates effectively with players, parents and departmental staff. Assists in distributing program information from the department to each individual participant
  • Provides a safe environment at practice as well as an enjoyable atmosphere at games
  • Reports directly to the Recreation Supervisor or assigned staff
  • Has knowledge of the rules and the fundamentals of the game
  • Has previous experience either as a player and / or a coach in the sport
  • Must enjoy working with children
  • Be accessible via phone (with answering machine) and email
  • Be willing and able to complete the season from program start to completion of the playing season
  • Have their own transportation to head to and from team activities
Time Requirements
Time requires for each sport may vary, but teams generally meet 2-3 times per week for practices and games.  For specific information, contact the Recreation & Parks Department to speak with the Recreation Supervisor who coordinates the program.

Additional Information
Contact Carrboro Recreation and Parks at by calling 919-918-7364 and fill out our Volunteer Application Form.