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Team Managers - Serve as liason between parents, coaches and NCYFH Board

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit (or assign) Safety Parents (for practices) and Game Parents (for games) and explain responsibilities.
  • Send weekly reminder emails to the team with practice schedule/Safety Parents and game schedule/Game Parent.
  • Check the website and call the Fields Hotline if weather looks questionable on practice and game days.
  • Communicate schedule, field, and weather-related changes to the team.
  • Notify Coach when players are unable to make a game.
  • At home games, text referee name(s) to NCYFH Treasurer via WhatsApp for payment (or have Game Parent do it).
  • Contact NCYFH Equipment Coordinator if team medical kit needs to be replenished.
  • Work with all other Team Managers to throw End-of-season Banquet.

 

Safety Parents - Sit on the sidelines of field (not in car or outside of fence) to assist all teams practicing during assigned times

Responsibilities:

  • Arrive at practice 15 minutes early
  • Bring charged cell phone, chair, book, etc.
  • Locate red first aid kit (includes notebook with players' emergency contact info) hanging from fence at mid-field and sit next to it (leave on fence after practice - Equipment Coordinator will pick up after last practice of the evening)
  • In the event of an injury, help with ice packs & bandages (call 911 and/or parent if necessary)
  • Remind players to pick up bottles & garbage
  • Stay until the last player has been picked up

 

Game Parents - Stand on the sidelines with the team at games

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain first aid kit (includes notebook with players' emergency contact info) from ball bag
  • In the event of an injury, help with ice packs & bandages (call 911 and/or parent if necessary)
  • Keep track of score & time if there is no field clock
  • Stay until the last player has been picked up

 

Team Photographers (NEW!) - Capture photos of team throughout the season

Responsibilities:

  • Take photos (or find someone to take them) at practices, games and special events
  • Submit photos electronically to NCYFH Communications & Social Media Coordinator