PCA Training: is required for all coaches and assistant coaches. Click on the PCA link for details. NOTE: if you are unsure about your status, check the date on your certificate of completion. Certificates expire after 2 years.
Every coach and assistant coach is required to have a background check. If you have a clinic, every helper must be registered as a volunteer and background checked. The check is good for two years and is also good between sports as long as it falls within that timeline.
The background check is now part of the volunteer registration process. This means that when a person registers to volunteer for coach, assistant coach, and in some cases board member, they will register for their background check as well. The system will be able to detect who needs a background check and who does not. If a person does not need a background check, the background check portion of the registration process will be bypassed automatically. If a person registers without volunteering and are then asked to volunteer, they will need to log back into their account to perform a background check.
Medical Release Form: (form is located on lacrosse website under documents tab). Have your player's parents fill out and sign the form. In addition, it is always a good idea to carry ice and a first aid kit to all practices and games, as well as having the completed medical release forms with you.
Town & Country Lacrosse Parent Volunteer Job Descriptions
The T&C Optimist Lacrosse Association is a volunteer operated organization that strives to provide an opportunity for all youth who wish to play the game of Lacrosse in a family oriented environment of learning and sportsmanship. From the T&C Lacrosse Board members, to Coaches, to Parent Volunteers supporting functions during practices and games, the T&C Lacrosse club needs your help to ensure we create a successful, positive and fulfilling experience for our youth. Stay involved with your kids!
Volunteer Positions and Duties:
Head Coach/Assistant Coaches:
Head Coaches and the 1st Assistant coach are required to complete T&C Coach’s training, KSN coaching certification and back ground checks.
Head Coaches run practices, communicate practice and game schedules to the team.
Assistant Coaches make take several roles as desired by the head coach, many of these are more organizational so don’t be afraid to volunteer if you are not that familiar with the game of Lacrosse…you will catch on quickly.
NOTE: Game day volunteers on the team bench side of the field may not cheer on the game nor address the officials other than duties related to their specific function.
Game Day Administrator: (For Home Games only)
Timer: (For Home Games only)
Score Keeper: (Not required for Elementary Girls games)
Spotter: (Needed when a Score Keeper is required)