Blaine Youth Football

2019 Coaching Application

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the 2019 BYF Football Coaches Application.

This registration asks for personal information regarding your background and experience for coaching youth football. Please read through each page carefully and complete all required areas completely and accurately. 

 

Coach Information:
To receive full consideration to coach Blaine Youth Football (BYF) you will need to:

  • Complete the online registration application completely.
  • Pass all coach training requirements.
  • Attend mandatory coaches meetings, league meetings and coaches clinics offered by the organization.  Dates and times will be communicated via email to the email address listed on your account.
  • Pass required criminal background check as requested.

 

About the Coaches:
All coaching staff members need to complete the coaches application to be on the sidelines during games. We need your help in building our coaching staffs for this year and for the future by completing this process.

No previous coaching experience is required. We provide coaches meetings, clinics, and online resources to assist you in making the season a success. We request that each coach understand and accept that the program is for the players and our goals are to teach them about football and life skills, but most importantly to get them to come back and play again next season.

While many of the coaches have children in the program and coach on their children's teams, we have coaches that may participate without having a child in the program. It is not a requirement of our coaches that they have a child in the program to coach.

 

Coaching Registration and Selection:

4th Grade through 8th Grade:
When registering to coach note that head coaches have an opportunity to list up to 4 assistant coaches.  The three assistants must be members from the previous year's team.  If you are registering as an assistant, you have an opportunity to list the head coach of your previous year's team.   If your player is new to the program or decided to enter the draft, your team and head coach will be determined by the team your player is selected by.   

 

Flag through 3rd Grade:
When registering to coach note that head coaches have an opportunity to request up to 3 members for your coaching staff. If you are registering as an assistant you have an opportunity to request to coach with a certain head coach. Both coaches must make the same request for a request to coach with someone to be considered (not guaranteed). 2nd-grade assistant coaches must be from the same school or geographic area.  

 

Coach Selection Process (All Coaches):
Coaching assignments are largely based on team formation. Due to the length of time registration is open, and the complications associated with determining how many teams will be formed, the notification of head coaching assignments tends to be done close to registration closing. For those same reasons, no one can count on a head coaching assignment until they are advised of such. Being a head coach the previous year is not a guarantee you continue as one going forward.

 

Program Philosophy for Coaches:
Our program philosophy for coaches has three parts:

  • Make it a fun experience for everyone involved in the team.
  • Teach football and life skills for success in life.
  • Create a positive experience and get them to participate again next year.

Questions:
If you change your mind on coaching after registering your player, you can be added or removed from the coaching pool by contacting Bill Shaughnessy. See contact information below.

 

Thank you for your interest in coaching this season.


Bill Shaughnessy

President