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Wenatchee Athletics Coaches Corner
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High School Seasonal Coaches Meetings

  1. Athletic Department Contacts / Job Descriptions
    1. Clearance - Attendance - Awards
    2. Leanne- Coaches Compliance
    3. Deb - Officials, Schedule posted, Transportation, PO's, Hotel Stays
  2. Coaches Compliance
    1. First Aid / CPR
    2. Clock Hours
    3. Save Schools (5 modules)
    4. Permission to Drive
    5. WIAA (rules Clinic, Concussion)
  3. Volunteers cleared (Must be 21 years of age)
  4. Sports Program Information/Updates
  5. Coach email and cell phone contacts
  6. Emergency Cards
  7. Big 9 passes
  8. Communication with Office
    1. Email
    2. Cell Phone
    3. Kids - sticky note on my door
  9. Calendar
    1. Picture
    2. Kickoff
    3. Awards Night
  10. Sport Rules
    1. Rule Book
    2. League SOP's
    3. WIAA Rules
      1. Coaches Expectations
      2. Out of Season Coaching
      3. Open Gym
    4. Co-Curricular Contract
  11. Events
    1. All events follow WIAA expectations and protocols
    2. Ejections / Protests / Refuse to play
    3. Bench expectations and guidelines (liability and WIAA)
  12. Clearance w/Office
  13. Eligibility w/ BJ
    1. Academic Progress / Green Card
    2. If inelgible (no uniform, no out of school time)
  14. Music @ Practice / Games
    1. Machine must be utilized by Coach or delegated person (manager/player)
    2. Music CD must be listened to completely by the coach and signed on the CD.
    3. Coach is responsible for intent and messages being played by your program. (all public settings)
  15. Supervision of Athletes
    1. Locker room
    2. Hallways
    3. After practice
    4. Road Trips
      1. In the school/facility when NOT playing
      2. Supervision at all times
    5. Coaches Children at practice and games
  16. Communication with athletes
        1. All kids should know why they are/are not playing.
        2. Give/provide specifics
        3. Create an atmosphere that helps kids speak to you directly.
        4. Talk to kids only about them, not anyone else.
        5. Don't be alone, not in your home, etc.
  17. Communication with parents
    1. Do not talk about anyone other than their kid.
    2. Have a communication plan
    3. Weather Related situations
  18. Managing Conflicting Schedules
    1. Band / Choir / Theater / Etc.
    2. Support kids in their interests
  19. Facility Management
    1. What are you doing to make our facility better?
    2. What are you doing to take care of our visitors facility?
    3. Having a clean, nice, respectful facility is ALL of our responsibility.
    4. Lock doors / lights out
    5. Work orders to BJ

18.  Scheduling / Travel

    1. Out of School Time, Leave Time - check, double check
    2. Refer kids to the website - don't give the info unless you are POSITIVE
    3. 1 week in advance if possible
    4. Keep kids with a coach when you travel (restaurants)
    5. School board policy in reference to coaches and alcohol when traveling
    6. Procedure for leaving the Wenatchee Valley on a school trip. (in or out of school time)
    7. School Bus (2:05 to eastmont, return communications)
    8. Charter (mini-47-55 and cost)
    9. Suburban (safety) and return of suburban. * Accident protocol

19. 4A's

    1. BJ will present to your sport
    2. Coach  needs to follow up 3-5 days after BJ presents.
    3. What happens when we DON'T? Student list
    4. Test Make ups / Homework communications to kids/parents

20. Attendance

    1. Take daily all season.
    2. Contact parent for kids that "don't show"

21. Discipline / Emergencies / Parent Challenges

    1. Inform BJ (email is good)
    2. Don't ever talk about other kids
    3. Protect yourself (have another adult present)
    4. Discipline in private (praise in public)

22. Promotion of Program

    1. 24 hours after contest report to notebook (save hassel)
    2. Text / email BJ how your team is doing. ** Parent Newsletter**
    3. KPQ Panther Report on Thursdays 2:00-3:00

23 Dress Code

24. Practice Schedule

          First 2 weeks

    1. Provide Athletic Office - Holidays - Will be posted
    2. Need to follow (especially all NON VARSITY)

25. Making Teams

    1. DATA, DATA, DATA

26. End of Season

          1.   Keys Returned

          2.   Uniforms Returned

26. Expectations