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Pike Youth Athletics

Basketball League - Coach Application

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Pike Youth Sports

Coach In Our Youth Leagues

Coaches are a critical element of our youth sports program. They have direct contact with players at every practice and game and they usually are the primary influence on player growth.  PYS expects that all of its coaches will be familiar with and agree to follow PYS mission, rules, goals and objectives.

The Coach Agrees As Follows:

  • I understand that my conduct can have an impact on my team and I will endeavor to set a good example.
  • I will not criticize officials, players, coaches or spectators in any inappropriate manner.  I will not use abusive or profane language under any circumstances.  I will require the same from my players and parents. 
  • I understand inappropriate language, contact and behavior involving players or staff will be cause for immediate suspension and or dismissal from all coaching responsibilities for PYS.   
  • I understand that coaches must be present and supervise all practices and competitions.
  • I will review and follow all PYS rules and policies.
  • I will provide players a broad, constructive and positive view of athletic competition.
  • I understand that coaches may be suspended and/or dismissed from responsibilities immediately if found in violation of any of these administrative guidelines. 

The Coach Must Agree to the Release of a Criminal Background Check:
In an effort to safeguard those children who participate in PYS league activities, the MSD of Pike Township is requiring PYS coaches to authorize the release of a nationwide criminal history and background check.  You grant PYS the authority to request and obtain a criminal history report setting forth arrest date, offense, disposition, and/or conviction, official current status and any other related information pursuant to state statute and any other law, which allows for organizations to receive information on prospective adult coaches and volunteers working with children.    All information obtained will be kept confidential.   For your online background check, go to the following link https://opportunities.averity.com/PikeYouthSports.  The cost is $17.95 per applicant.