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Sample Volunteer Coaching Application Form

The Volunteer Coaching Application Form can be used when interviewing a potential coach in any one of the following situations:

  • The applicant is not an administrator or someone with teaching certification.
  • The person’s philosophy and/or expertise is unknown.
  • The position to be filled is one of head coach or the person would be asked to coach by himself/herself.
  • The person would be coaching a higher-risk sport.
  • The principal or designate decides to formally interview for other reasons.
  • Please record pertinent information on this form and keep on file. Interviewers are encouraged to include additional questions which would be relevant to their schools.

Candidate

Name:
Address:
Phone (home):
Phone (work):
Email:
Health Card Number (optional):

School

Principal/Designate:
Team in Question:

Higher-Risk Sport:

Yes
No
Please describe your previous coaching experience in [insert specific sport], as well as experience in any other sport. Include the number of years you have coached, the age range of players, the competitive nature of the league and any other details you think are pertinent.
Describe current certification(s) and/or qualification(s) you hold which would be relevant to coaching.
Describe other coaching development sessions/clinics which have helped you learn more about coaching the sport.
What are three primary goals that you are trying to achieve as a coach?
Do you understand/support the principles of the fair play philosophy in athletics?
Explain how you would apply these principles to your coaching role.
How would you set standards of behaviour for the players you coach?

Please list two references associated with previous coaching experience. References listed on this form will be contacted for information with respect to your suitability as a volunteer coach for [insert school board] student athletes.

Name (not a relative):
Position:
Phone number:
Name (not a relative):
Position:
Phone number:

This information is collected pursuant to the (Name of School Board’s) role as employer as set out in the Education Act. The information is collected for employment and human resource-planning purposes and is within the guidelines set out in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1989.

Signature of Applicant:
Date:
Signature of Principal/Designate:
Date:

Office Use Only

References received:

Yes
No

Criminal record check received:

Yes
No

Application Accepted:

Yes
No

Orientation session completed:

Yes
No
Signature of Principal/Designate:
Date: