What is Grassroots? Take 4 minutes out of your day to watch this video:
So you want to be a part of our coaching team? Thank you! Please read on to find out exactly what is involved in each of these roles, and how to apply!
Coaching Team Roles
Our club is entirely run by volunteers, and we rely on our members & parents to assist with the following roles for each of our teams, from U3-U19. Thank you for your passion to create the best possible experience for the players this season!
Head Coach - Work Closely with Coaching Coordinator & Technical Director to deliver training sessions to team. Note: Coaching Certification required for this position.
Assistant Coach(es) - Assist head coach with training sessions, keeping the players on task and having fun.
Team Manager - Perform administrative duties for the team, includes setting up TeamSnap calendar, setting up communications for team, scheduling team activities/field set-up, organizing players on picture day, etc.
Equipment Manager (U9-U19) - Maintain all team equipment for duration of season, including training equipment (balls, pinnies, nets, etc.) and jerseys (ask for washing instructions). Players hand in their jerseys at the end of each game to the equipment manager, and the equipment manager ensures that they are clean and ready for the next game.
Expectations of a Coach
The Wetaskiwin Soccer Club cares deeply about the well-being of our players. For this reason, we have the following expectations of anyone who applies to coach our teams:
Watch the video above to ensure that you have a clear understanding of your role as a coach.
Complete relevant mandatory coach training sessions. (Active Start: U3-U5, Fundamentals: U7-U11, Soccer for Life: U13-U19). Wetaskiwin Soccer Club covers the cost of all coach training sessions.
Commit your time and energy to become a mentor for a group of young players!
Apply for Coaching Team
Please complete our Coaching Team Application, and our Coaching Coordinator will be in touch with you soon to discuss all of the details for Spring Season 2019!
Coach Training Clinics:
Please note: Wetaskiwin Soccer Club & Central Alberta Soccer Association will cover all costs associated with these clinics. You simply need to clear your schedule and bring a bag lunch with you. To register for any of the following clinics, please email Les - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soccer for Life (U13-U19) April 6 & 7 5830 50 St, Lacombe, AB
Fundamentals Festival (U7-U11) May 11 Clear Vista Field Wetaskiwin
Active Start (U3-U5) May 11 Clear Vista Field Wetaskiwin
Active Start (U3-U5) April 27 Lacombe (location TBA)
If none of these dates work into your schedule, please contact Les at email@example.com and we will help you to find the best training clinic nearby.