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How to Apply

To apply to Manage or be the Assistant Coach for a team in 2014, please email us your interest at SpokaneSouthLittleLeague@gmail.com   Please include the division that you would like to coach in.  In addition, please go to the Volunteer Now! section under the Coaches heading and complete the electronic application.

Selection Policy

Selection of Managers/Coaches – Majors Level

  1. 1.       The Competition Committee shall recommend managers and coaches for the teams at the Majors level.   The Competition Committee shall base its recommendations upon an individual’s past managing/coaching at other levels of SSLL play including, but not limited to, prior managing/coaching experience over the past two (2) playing seasons.
  2. 2.       The Competition Committee shall compile a list of recommended individuals and such individuals shall then be appointed by the SSLL President and approved by the SSLL Board of Directors no later than one (1) week before the first scheduled SSLL Skills Evaluation.  The SSLL Board of Directors shall have complete discretion and final authority as to the approval of any manager or coach.


Selection of Managers/Coaches – Juniors and Minors Levels

  1. 1.       All individuals interested in being a manager or coach must submit their name to the Vice-President of Baseball Operations, the Coaching Coordinators or Competition Committee.  The Vice President of Baseball Operations, the Coaching Coordinators and Competition Committee shall compile a list of eligible individuals (subject to the recommended priority set forth below) and such individuals shall then be appointed by the SSLL President and approved by the SSLL Board of Directors no later than one (1) week before the first scheduled SSLL Skills Evaluation.  The SSLL Board of Directors shall have complete discretion and final authority as to the approval of any manager or coach.
  2. 2.       It is recommended that the interested managers or coaches be selected in the following order of priority:
  3. a.     Any returning manager wanting to retain his/her position for the team he/she managed the previous year shall have the right to continue managing subject to SSLL Board of Directors approval;
  4. b.       Any returning or new manager may select his/her coaches (maximum of 2) and is encouraged to retain coaches who served as his/her coaches the previous year or to select coaches who are parents of players on their team (this ability to select coaches does not affect the player selection process – see the Player Selection Process Rules);
  5. c.        Except in the Juniors Division, parents of any player on a team in need of a new manager shall be considered to manage so long as they demonstrate to the Coaching Coordinator(s) and Competition Committee reasonable competence to perform such duties and receive approval by the SSLL Board of Directors.
  1. 3.       Upon completion of a manager’s/coach’s Volunteer Application, background check clearance and approval of the SSLL Board of Directors, a badge or other form of identification may be provided to such manager/coach which shall be worn while such individual participates in any player activity including games and practices.  Such identification is intended to provide information to parents/guardians as to authorized SSLL managers/coaches.
  1. 4.       The SSLL Board of Directors is encouraged to develop and implement a confidential, on-line manager/coach evaluation process in order to monitor managing/coaching competence and compliance with the mission of SSLL.

       
Mandatory Training of Managers/Coaches

  1. 1.       In order to improve the overall instructional program of SSLL, the Competition Committee shall provide training to managers and coaches at all levels.  Such training may include, but not be limited to, practice drills and player-parent relationships.
  2. 2.       All Managers/Coaches shall receive specific training relating to the Official Regulations and Playing Rules for all divisions of Little League Baseball as published by Little League Baseball, Incorporated.  Such training shall be mandatory for those managers/coaches at the Majors level.