Coach with us

Positive and enthusiastic volunteers are needed to coach with Varsity Flag. No prior coaching experience is necessary.

Coaching a youth sports team can be a tremendously rewarding experience. It provides you with the opportunity to help young players learn athletic and personal skills in a fun and safe environment. Additionally, the bond created by a parent/guardian coaching their child is one that will be cherished and remembered for years to come.

During registration you will be asked if you would like to volunteer as a coach. If you select you do want to be a coach, you will be asked for more information.


  • Place an emphasis on sportsmanship, fair play and full participation

  • Provide a safe and fun learning environment for the players

  • Learn and follow all league rules, policies and procedures

  • Prioritize the feelings of the players ahead of the coach’s desire to win

  • Communicate with parents as needed

  • Learn and follow all league rules, policies and procedures

Qualities of a Successful Coach

  • Enthusiasm, organization and dependability

  • Has a working knowledge of the sport

  • Promotes an environment of positivity 

  • Patience, especially with players

  • Good sportsmanship

  • Allows the kids to be the center of attention during the game

Coach Code of Conduct


  1. Prioritize the emotional and physical well-being of players over your personal desire to win.
  2. Treat each player as an individual and remember that children of the same age vary in emotional and physical development. 
  3. Provide a safe playing environment for all players.
  4. Lead by example and demonstrate fair play and sportsmanship to all players.
  5. Remember that I am a youth sports coach and the game is for children and not adults.
  6. Not abuse other players, coaches, officials or parents. 
  7. Encourage team members to treat all players, coaches, officials and parents with respect.
  8. Not engage in the use of profanity or other offensive language. 
  9. Promote and foster a team atmosphere and not individual achievements.
  10. Be responsible for league policies.

Coaches for Varsity Flag are required to adhere to the principles of positive coaching. Coaches will be a model of good sportsmanship and positive behavior for all children in the community.

To ensure an appropriate atmosphere for all participants, Varsity Flag has adopted a zero-tolerance policy in the enforcement of the Coaches Code of Conduct.

Disciplinary action for violations may include

  • Verbal warning
  • Written warning
  • Coach suspension for games(s)
  • Coach suspension for the season
  • Coach expulsion from the league