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• HEAD COACH  Impact the lives of young athletes by volunteering as a head coach! Use your talents and passion for sport to make sure each player feels welcome, appreciated, inspired, and confident. Be the one to teach young athletes the rules of the game, help them develop new skills through sport-specific drills, and instill a competitive spirit that will prepare them for success in the game, and in life. Don't worry, Upward Sports will be there with you all along the way and provide all the resources you'll need to instruct your team and have a lasting impact in their lives.
TIME COMMITMENT: 2 HOURS A WEEK (1 hour practice; 1 hour game; 30 minutes – 1 hour preparation time)
• ASSISTANT COACH Make a difference in the lives of young athletes by helping the head coach teach both athletic skills and values for success. Use this time to see if you might want to be a head coach in the future.
TIME COMMITMENT: 2 HOURS A WEEK (1 hour practice; 1 hour game)
• REFEREE Do you have a passion for the sport and have a working knowledge of the rules of the game? If so, use this gift to make an impact in the lives of young athletes as an Upward Sports Referee. Be the one who can make the necessary calls, uphold the integrity of the game, and help athletes improve their understanding of the sport. We need you!
TIME COMMITMENT: 1 HOUR A WEEK (normally on Saturdays)
• OTHER Prayer Partner, Scorekeeper, Concession, Greeter, Game Day Crew, and Public Announcer.
League Director Jeff Goodrich is happy to answer any questions you may have. Send him an E-mail at upward@gracecma.org

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Middleburg Heights
Ohio 44130

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