Welcome coaches! This page exists to provide resources for interested, future, and existing coaches. Browse this page for important forms, safety information, and sport-specific resources. Thank you to all of our volunteer coaches who continue to make a positive difference in the lives of the youth we serve!
Coach Handbook/Guide – Coming Soon
Positive Coaching Alliance – we can offer this training for free through grant funding – ask us for the code!
How to Coach Kids Courses – free
How to Become a Coach
- Fill out this volunteer application, including a copy of a photo ID. We’ll run annual state and national background checks. Volunteering with the B&GC is contingent upon passing both background checks.
- Read, sign, and return the Coaches Code of Conduct.
- Email all documents to email@example.com, stating the sport and age division for which you are applying. You can also bring in all documents to either our Bellingham or Ferndale offices.
At Boys & Girls Clubs, safety is our number one priority! Below is some information on how we keep kids safe, and what you can do to help keep your athlete healthy and active.
Hydration & Heat Illness
Coaching Materials/Resources – Sport Specific