The Pike Area Youth Athletic League (PAYAL) is seeking tackle and flag football, and cheerleading coaches for the 2021 season.
It is our objective to create a meaningful and rewarding experience for our players and cheerleaders.
For football coaches, we are asking for qualified coaching candidates who can demonstrate the following credentials and/or qualities:
Prior playing and/or coaching experience (mandatory for head coaching candidates only)
Inspire a positive and productive learning environment for all players
Serve as a positive role model for our children
Put the best interests of the children above his/her own
Communicate well with players, parents, other coaches, and the PAYAL Executive Board
Willing to make the necessary time commitment (Note: a typical week would entail approx. 3 practices per week with a game on Saturday.)
Follow the rules established by the league, especially those associated with playing time for all players
Demonstrate a commitment to the safety of all players
In accordance with our current bylaws, each coach must obtain and submit their "Heads Up Tackle" Coaching Certification as provided through an online program offered by USA Football
Obtain required volunteer background clearances as mandated by Pennsylvania State Law
Attend mandatory coaches meetings, as established by the PAYAL Executive Board