ERIC Number: ED107617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
National Council of Secondary School Athletic Directors, Washington, DC.; American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC. National Association for Sport and Physical Education.
This manual focuses on the coach's relationships and interactions with students, school personnel, civic groups, and community agencies. The first chapter examines how athletics, as an integral part of education, can make a significant contribution (a) to the development of the individual, (b) in meeting society's needs, and (c) in transmitting cultural heritage. Chapter 2 considers personal qualities, professional preparation, inservice education, leadership responsibilities, motivational skills, and ethics of the school coach. The coach's relationships with school personnel is examined in chapter 3. Chapter 4 looks at the coach's relationships with students. Chapter 5 discusses the relationship between the coach and the team. It focuses on interpersonal relationships as well as topics such as injuries, nutrition, and drugs. Chapter 6 looks at the coach as a member of the community, and chapter 7 discusses the coach and public relations. Chapter 8 deals with the selection, care, inventory, and reconditioning of equipment, and with planning for the use and construction of facilities and their supervision and maintenance. Chapter 9 concerns the coach and legal liability. Chapter 10 discusses types of budgets, purchasing, auditing, specifications, and bidding. The last chapter briefly looks at how the information presented in this manual can aid in self-evaluation. (PB)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Community Organizations, Individual Characteristics, Interpersonal Relationship, Intramural Athletics, Public Agencies, Responsibility, School Personnel, Students, Success, Teacher Role
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Publications-Sales, 1201 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Stock No. 241-25664, $2.95)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Secondary School Athletic Directors, Washington, DC.; American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC. National Association for Sport and Physical Education.
Note: Reprint of the book Coaches' Manual, a Guide to Athletic Coaching in Florida Schools, Bulletin 741