Coaching for St. Louis Steamers Soccer Club is a privilege that carries certain obligations. The following agreement is made between the coaches (you) and the club (St. Louis Steamers Soccer club)

Responsibilities of the coach

Coaches should conduct themselves in a manner that is respectful to the game

No profanity

Attendance to training sessions/3v3 nights/games is expected. IF you are sick/vacation/out of town you need to find a coach to take your place. If your attendance to games, training’s and 3v3 events is not standard we (St. Louis Steamers Soccer Club) will ask to be refunded the coaching credit

Coaches should be on time, prepared for training, games, events. Coaches should wear Steamers gear to games, training sessions, 3v3 events. Every coach is provided a pre-determined amount of money for gear. You are responsible for additional gear outside the amount provided by the club

Coaches should communicate often with parents and be honest. When communicating with parents do not “reply ALL” to sensitive information

Strive to foster an environment of encouragement, structure and balance to each player. Give back to the game and be a mentor to your players

Never be alone with a player. Use the buddy system and make sure an adult is with you and a player that is not your child. This is mandatory

Be “Of Service” to your players and parents. Coaches have a strong role in the development of players. Take the responsibility seriously and act accordingly

“Together We Can.”