Code No.: 415.1
Policy: The Board endorses the utilization of volunteer coaches in middle school and high school activities and programs. The procedures for the selection and use of volunteer coaches shall be developed by the Superintendent and approved by the Board.
All volunteer coaches will be subject to State required background check and coaching certification or authorization requirements and shall provide a copy of such a document to the central office.
All volunteer coaches shall be approved by the Board prior to beginning work as a volunteer coach in the sport.
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 or the Principal shall
jointly determine the need for volunteer assistance.
The head coach shall solicit qualified volunteers once a need has been established
by the administrators.
The Administration shall terminate the service of the volunteer if the contribution
is no longer satisfactory or desired by the school.
Supervision of the volunteer is the responsibility of the head coach of that