Assistant Team Coach
|Assistant Team Coach|
An Assistant Varsity Scout Coach
A team may have as many assistant Coaches as it deems necessary. Assistant Coaches often possess special skills that enhance the team's activities, and them can serve as valuable resources in carrying out the Varsity Scout program. The chartered organization must give the same care to choosing assistant Coaches as it does to selecting a Varsity Scout Coach.
- Assumes duties assigned by the team Coach.
- Takes advantage of available training opportunities.
- Attends Varsity huddles (roundtables) to share ideas with other Coaches in the district and council.
- Trains Squad Leaders.
- Meets and works with the Team Committee.
- Fills in for the Coach in the Coach's absence.
- Maintains the principles and rules of the Boy Scouts of America.
- Wears the Scout uniform correctly.
- Uses the methods of Scouting to achieve the aims of Scouting.
- Can be male or female, but must be at least 18 years of age.
- Is appointed by the head of the chartered organization.
- All volunteers are expected to complete Youth Protection training. It is available online on the Web site http://olc.scouting.org. As a volunteer, you are expected to complete the training within 90 days of assuming a leadership position.
The Assistant Team Coach is an assistant to the top youth-facing adult leader in the unit. Other assistant unit leaders are:
- Assistant Scoutmaster - Boy Scouting
- Assistant Team Coach - Varsity Scouting
- Associate Crew Advisor - Venturing
- Mate - Sea Scouting
- Associate Post Advisor - Exploring