Become a Volunteer Coach with Huron Valley Recreation and Community Ed!​​​​​

We need you! Help us make a difference the lives of children in our community by being a volunteer coach in one of our sports programs.  The number of volunteer coaches determines the number of participants that can be accepted into a program.  If you enjoy working with kids, this is a great way to give back to the community.  It's a very rewarding experience!

To get started, contact us today by emailing Steve Fellhauer or calling 248-676-8390.

Volunteer coaches needed for the following programs:

Boys and Girls Recreational Basketball (Grades 3-8)
Girls Recreational Volleyball League (Grades 3-8)
Boys and Girls Recreational ​Outdoor Soccer (Grades K-5)
Boys and Girls T-Ball (Ages 4-5)

Coaching Resources and Requirements

We offer a variety of resources to provide experienced and beginner volunteer coaches with tips and guidance on better coaching technique and season planning.

Coaches Required Paperwork

Youth sports coaches are required to submit an employment application and criminal record check form. These must be submitted and approved before a coaching position is granted.

Volleyball/Soccer/T-ball Coaches ApplicationExternal Link

Future Stars Basketball Coaches ApplicationExternal Link

PDF DocumentCriminal Record Check Release Form

Coaches Required Training

HV Rec and Community Ed has recently partnered with the National Youth Sports Coaches Association to raise the quality of our coaching staff to improve the experience for our area's youth.

NYSCA Registration InformationExternal Link

NYSCA Flyer for CoachesExternal Link

CDC Heads Up to Youth Sports Concussion Training - Online modulesExternal Link

League schedules are available online for view and downloading. Find your team's schedule today.

League Schedule & Standings Info External Link

Coach & Parent Resources: Basketball

Each link provides helpful information regarding basketball drills, games, practices, and other useful websites for coaches and parents.​​

League Forms (coming soon)

​​Coaching Manual Official Rules Youth Basketball League 2018-19 

Code of Conduct Coaches (turn in form) /PDF DocumentCriminal Record Check Release Form

Basketball Segment Form​​​​​

Coaches Meeting 2018-19

​​​Practice Areas​ (coming soon)

​Basketball Areas (updated for 2018-19)

​​2018-19 Blackout Dates 

Overall Coaching Tips and BasicsExternal Link

New Coaches​​

Tips for a Successful Season, Practice Planning, and Other AdviceExternal Link

Coaching Tips- What to TeachExternal Link

Practice OutlineExternal Link

Experienced Coaches

Detailed Description of Positions, Offenses, Defenses, and DrillsExternal Link

Drills, Plays, and Practices

DrillsExternal Link

Offensive PlaysExternal Link

How to Shoot a Basketball Perfectly​ ​External Link

Basic Inbounds PlaysExternal Link

Basketball Drills​ for all ages​External Link

Basketball Drills on the Playground for Kids​External Link

​​Rules of the Game

Basic Rules of BasketballExternal Link

Rules of BasketballExternal Link

Basketball Terminology

Basic Basketball TermsExternal Link

​Controlling Difficult Situations

How to Handle Difficult Parents and FansExternal Link

Controlling PracticesExternal Link

Coach & Parent Resources: Soccer

​Each link provides helpful information regarding soccer drills, games, practices, and other useful websites for coaches and parents.

US Youth Soccer Coaching ResourcesExternal Link

US Youth Soccer Parent ResourcesExternal Link

Additional Resources:

New and Experienced Coaches

Practice OutlineExternal Link

Coaching Soccer at a Young AgeExternal Link

Tips and Basic Information for New CoachesExternal Link

Drills, Games, and Practices

Drills and GamesExternal Link

Tips for Fun and Effective PracticesExternal Link

DrillsExternal Link

Games Geared Towards Young ChildrenExternal Link

Rules of the Game

Rules External Link

Soccer Terminology

Basic Soccer TermsExternal Link

Controlling Difficult Situations

How to Handle a LossExternal Link

How to Handle a Child that Does Not ListenExternal Link

How to Handle Difficult Parents/FansExternal Link

For Parents

Rules of Soccer for ParentsExternal Link

When Your Child is Having a Bad Day with SportsExternal Link

Coach & Parent Resources: T-ball

Each link provides helpful information regarding T-Ball drills, games, practices, and other useful websites for coaches and parents.
 

Coach and Parent Resource GuideExternal Link

Additional Resources:

New and Experienced Coaches

Tips for Coaching T-BallExternal Link

Drills, Plays, and Practices

Fun T-Ball DrillsExternal Link

T-Ball Terminology

List of Common Baseball TermsExternal Link

Beginner Baseball TermsExternal Link

Controlling Difficult Situations

How to Deal with Youth Players and Parents​External Link

Coach & Parent Resources: Volleyball League

Each link provides helpful information regarding volleyball drills, games, practices, and other useful websites for coaches and parents.

League Forms (coming soon)

​​Code of Conduct for Coaches

​​DATES NOT AVAILABLE  (coming soon)

Coaching Manual Official Rules VOLLEYBALL 2017​

New and Experienced Coaches​

Teaching Volleyball to Children- Includes Tips for Working with Parents and Kids and Preparing for the SeasonExternal Link

Drills, Plays, and Practices

Drills for Beginners​External Link

Passing TechniquesExternal Link

Drill IdeasExternal Link

​​​Volleyball Terminology

Basic Volleyball TermsExternal Link

Controlling Difficult Situations

How to Deal with Difficult Parents​External Link