Heat Head Coach Expectations

  1. Set the pace for spiritual growth and development for your athletes and coaching staff by providing a Christ-like example on and off the field/court.
  2. Recruit and supervise all assistant coaches for the high school team, as well as, the head coach of the middle school team (if applicable). Supervision includes confirming with acting Sport Liaison each season that all coaches in respective program(s) have completed all requirements of Heat coaches.
  3. Recruit new players and retain/develop healthy relationships with current athletes and parents/guardians, providing the best possible experience for all who participate.
  4. Maintain/develop healthy relations with all opponents/potential opponents for Heat sport(s).
  5. Schedule all games, officials, concessions, gate arrangements and practices for the season, while establishing and maintaining healthy relationships with all facility/field providers.
  6. Provide timely and effective communication to all families, opponents, officials, and fans.
  7. Submit a team roster and a sports physical for all athletes to the acting Sport Liaison prior to the start of competition and retain a digital copy of Player/Parent form for each athlete to have with you during practices and competition. Manage this private and sensitive personal information with caution and do not share it with anyone other than Heat Board Members or Heat Coaches.
  8. Manage the budget and expenses effectively for your respective sport, keeping the entire program self-sufficient.
  9. Authorized Head Coach compensation per season is a maximum of $5,000 in total comp. (pay & mileage reimbursement). An additional $1,000 total can be used each season to compensate all assistant coaches.  If there is a middle school program, an additional $1,000 can be used to compensate the middle school coach.
  10. Manage all financials effectively for your sport, including:
  11. Confirm with acting Heat Treasurer what the current Heat Fee per athlete is and set aside adequate funds for transfer to the Heat General Fund during the season.
  12. Submit a monthly breakdown of all transactions via emailed to Heat Treasurer in a spreadsheet format by the 10th of each month.
  13. Turn in all receipts annually to Heat Treasurer no later than 30 days after the end of the respective season.
  14. Turn in all W-9’s annually to Heat Treasurer by January 10th for all coaches, refs, umpires, etc.
  15. Timely response to Heat Treasurer or other Heat Board members if/when questions arise about transactions in the account.
  16. Manage and maintain all equipment and gear for your team sport and insure compliance with National High School Federation (NHSF) rules.
  17. Teach relevant fundamentals and technique to your athletes in practices and during competition to give them the opportunity to compete at the highest possible level while in middle/high school and
  18. Annual meeting with Heat Board of Directors for season and account review, following the end of each season.

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