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Responsibilities of a Youth Football Coach | Coaching Youth Football

A coach is responsible for creating a safe & professional youth football environment. If you commit to coaching, you need to give 100% effort every single practice and game.

Coaching youth football is a fun, challenging, and an absolute amazing experience.  Seeing kids progress throughout the season as football players & individuals is the most satisfying element.  Being a youth football coach comes along with many important responsibilities. As a youth football coach, you are obligated to teach kids proper & safe football play. You must understand as a youth football coach that a lot of kids will look up to you. Your players will be a direct reflection of how you coach them.  Coaches must realize that there is more to youth football than just winning.  Coaching is about practicing & teaching your players the traits that will be needed to be successful throughout their life.


The first and utmost responsibility for all youth football coaches is to teach safe & proper techniques for playing football. It is imperative to teach safe blocking, tackling and game awareness techniques. 

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