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Junior/Minis Coach Volunteer - Southern Football League

Southern Football League

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The Junior/Minis Coach Volunteer is responsible the recruiting, retaining and improving the skills of junior players.


  • Ensure that all Southern Football League coaches code of behaviours are followed.
  • Develop the team fairly and without bias, by ensuring that all players are given an equal amount of playing time.
  • Ensure a positive playing environment by ensuring that all mini players have good sportsmanship, play fairly and letting them know that the game is played for fun and not for the win.
  • Communicate with players on their own level.
  • Build relationships with the players, parents, committee and the football community.
  • Keep in touch with player’s families about any changes that may affect game day eg. Playing field and time changes.
  • Contact the coaching coordinator of any problems that occur during the match.
  • Be willing to assist the club in running of social events that junior players are involved with.
  • Design and implement as a member of a team an attraction and retention program that will boost the level of junior players at the club.


  • a youth level 1 course must be completed.


  • Ability to communicate verbally to the intended audience.
  • Have a familiarity with the game, how it is played and the rules that are followed.
  • Time management and people management are essential.
  • Have an understanding about fair play and good sportsmanship.
  • Have knowledge and ideas of player retention and recruitment and be able to implement them in the role.


  • No experience is necessary just an understanding of the rules of the game and how to communicate with children under the age of 18.

Training available to completed for becoming a coach.