|Paid Coach Guideline|
Paid Coach Guideline- Divisional teams
West Van Soccer has a paid coach Guideline which has worked well for a few teams in past seasons. We encourage teams to find a volunteer coach but if that fails, this guideline is here for your guidance.
prefers its teams below the metro level to use volunteer coaches. The club supports its volunteers by providing
coaching courses free of charge and by offering the assistance of its staff
coaches throughout the year. If no
volunteer coach is available, however, hiring a paid coach can be looked at as
an option. The procedure below outlines the
steps that must be followed should a team wish to pursue hiring a professional
GUIDELINE FOR HIRING A
professional coach that wants to be hired by a WVSC team must meet the
proof of passing a criminal record check
approved by the club’s Technical Director
team that wants to hire a professional coach must do the following:
each family notice that the team is proposing to hire a paid coach (a copy of
this policy must also be provided)
a team meeting to discuss and vote on hiring a coach . The draft agreement with the potential coach should be distributed to all parents in advance of the meeting
the meeting at least ¾ of the team players must be represented by a parent or guardian
conditions relating to the terms of the hiring (length, frequency, fees, how
and when fees are to be paid, and terms of dissolution of the agreement) must
be provided to the families.
discussion is completed, a secret ballot must take place in which each family
will have the chance to vote without feeling pressure one way or the other. A
minimum of 75% of the total number of families must agree to hire a coach in
order for the team to proceed with the hiring.
the families vote to hire a pro coach, any family who was opposed will have the
option to come forward and say they were not in favor and do not wish to pay.
They do not need to provide any other information. No
player may be removed from the team if they do not want to pay
team must then decide if those wanting to hire a paid coach will make up any
shortfall from opposed families or if they will request that the professional
coach accept less money