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Frequently Asked Questions: Volunteers & Coaches


  In what ways can I volunteer my time at NYSA?
  Who do I talk to about getting started?
  Is there any type of screening process for coaches?
  Is there some place a new coach can get some ideas for practices and drills?

  In what ways can I volunteer my time at NYSA?

We have many different levels of volunteers.

Head Coach: leader, advisor, shoe tier, and other various activities for the team.

Assistant Coach

Concession Stand: May volunteer to help any Saturday.

Field Maintenance: Helps initially with field set ups, lining fields, setting out goals, and other misc. field work day events.

Team Parent: Assists the coach in creating a snack schedule for your team, assisting the coach in contacting parents in the event of rain outs, and arranging for team party and anything else the coach needs help with.

Referee: You must be certified but classes are offered at various times throough the year. Contact a Board Member for more information on the certification.

Board Member: Various positions become open through out the seasons. Check at the board building or email us to see what is currently vacant and to express your interest.

Game Day Set-up; Begins at 7:45am and consists of placing corner flags on fields, setting out player benches, making sure there are liners in the trash cans, and getting the concession stand ready for the game day.

Field Clean Up; Help pick up trash and empty trash cans in the afternoons after most games are complete.

End of Season Festivities: Provide assistance with the various activities surrrounding the final day of the season.

Registration; Help take registrations for the upcoming season. The Registrar will contact you with the dates, locations, and times.


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  Who do I talk to about getting started as a volunteer or coach?

If you are interested in becoming a coach, referee, board member, assisting in the concessions stand, helping with field maintenance, registration, tournaments, or end of season activities, please stop by the Board Building - one of our Board members will be glad to get your information and direct you to the proper person. You may also contact us by phone or e-mail.

League Phone:
(615) 944-4271
(615) 268-6349

League E-mail: info@nysa-soccer.org

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  Is there any type of screening process for coaches?

Yes. For your child's safety, the Tennessee State Soccer Association requires that all coaches and assistant coaches complete a Volunteer Disclosure statement and background check.


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  Is there some place a new coach can get some ideas for practices and drills?

Yes. See our "Resources" page at http://www.nysa-soccer.org/resources.htm.


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