Coaches Expectations





  1. The coaches will maintain a role of coach as professional and will keep the role of coach in proper perspective by:
  • Developing and communicating clear and specific goals for the team and individual players throughout tryouts and the season.
  • Maintaining open and honest communication with students, parents, and other coaches.
  • Developing and demonstrating a good knowledge base of best practice specific to their coaching arena.
  • Supporting and collaborating with coaches in other athletic programs.
  • Modeling and teaching skills necessary to succeed.
  • Supporting student academic expectations, responsibilities, and achievements.
  • Developing the knowledge and understanding of LaSalle-Peru policies and procedures as it applies to athletics.
  • Promoting and enforcing the student athlete code of conduct.


  1. The coaches will be positive role models in personal management, appearance, ethics, and behavior by:
  • Connecting athletic experiences with life experiences.
  • Providing an atmosphere of teamwork and collaboration among coaches and players.
  • Becoming an integral part of, and developing rapport with, the LaSalle-Peru community including administration, coaches, parents, and students.
  • Modeling good sportsmanship at all times.
  • Creating and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for student athletes.
  • Understanding their leadership style and its impact on student athletes.
  • Considering important commitments of student athletes outside their sports.