Code No.: 404.9
LICENSED EMPLOYEE – VOLUNTEER COACHES
Purpose: To facilitate the utilization of volunteer coaches in the middle school and high school
Policy: The Board endorses the utilization of volunteer coaches in middle school and high school
activities. The procedures for the selection and use of volunteer coaches shall be developed by
the Superintendent and approved by the Board.
The following criteria shall be utilized in the selection and use of volunteer coaches in middle
school and high school activities:
The head coach of the sport involved, the Activities Director and the Principal shall
jointly determine the need for volunteer assistance. If numbers of participants
exceed expectations, volunteers may be considered.
The head coach shall solicit qualified volunteers once a need has been established by the
The number of volunteers needed shall be established by the previously mentioned
The Administration shall terminate the service of the volunteer if the contribution is no
longer satisfactory or desired by the school.
Supervision and evaluation of the volunteer is the responsibility of the head coach of that
The Superintendent shall be informed of the volunteer coaches for a sport at least two
weeks before that sport season begins.
All volunteer coaches shall be approved by the Board prior to beginning work as a
volunteer coach in the sport.
All volunteer coaches will be subject to a State required background check and coaching
certification or authorization and shall provide a copy of such a document to the central office.
Code No.: 404.9