Coach and Liaison Roles & Responsibilities

Roles & Responsibilities of Team Liaisons

  1. Business manager – collect and track donations; make deposits and submit check requests; verify accuracy of monthly P&L statement; coordinate team fundraising; establish team budget in conjunction with coach (consider short and long term needs)
  2. Support coach – communicate regarding team needs; establish procedure for obtaining signatures on check requests
  3. Communicate team & MAB information to parents (forward emails as requested)
  4. Coordinate social activities (kick off parties, end of season banquets, parent gatherings)
  5. Support LCC, Foundation, and MAB – ensure parents know how to share feedback about LCC Athletics programs
  6. Attend all MAB meetings (or send a team representative if unable to attend)
  7. Keep detailed records of what you do throughout the year to pass on to your successor; this should include a timeline, passwords, & vendor contact info (preferably stored in Dropbox)
  8. In conjunction with the coach, identify your successor and facilitate the transition
  9. Communicate with MAB President, Bookkeeper, and Athletic Director regarding any questions or issues that arise
  10. Coordinate with coach regarding team’s ASB account, if applicable.

AT NO TIME do liaisons pay for any competitions with personal credit cards.

Roles & Responsibilities of Coaches

  1. Coach – make all decisions regarding roster, playing time, training, etc.
  2. Clearly communicate expectations and responsibilities to athletes and parents
  3. Manage coaching staff for entire program
  4. Register team/individuals for competitions, tournaments, etc.
  5. Schedule practices & reserve field space as necessary
  6. Arrange for bus transportation with the Athletic Director’s office
  7. Support liaisons – be clear about what you need help with; establish procedure for obtaining signatures on check requests
  8. Promote LCC, Foundation, and MAB activities to athletes
  9. In conjunction with the liaison, identify his/her successor
  10. Collaborate with liaison to establish team budget; have a clear understanding of available funds and anticipated expenses, including floater coach stipends
  11. Ensure each athlete obtains athletic clearance prior to participating in any official practice or competition; have waivers and emergency cards for all athletes at all practices and competitions
  12. Coordinate with liaison regarding team’s ASB account, if applicable.

AT NO TIME do coaches have access to any parent donation information.