Website Manager


What is a Team Manager you ask??

Ideal Team Manager Responsibilities

  • The Team Manager is the liaison between the coach, parents, players, and the league. In addition, the Team Manager will perform the following duties for the League.
  • It is important that the Team Manager support the coach by directing all questions concerning player positions and playing time to the coach.
  • Keep the team organized and running smoothly by communicating practice information and game schedules through our MOJO, Game Changer or TeamSnap App. It is important that the Team Manager works with parents to ensure that player availability is kept up to date for all games and practices.
  • Keep the “pulse” on the team and parents by listening and passing concerns on to the coach & your locations league coordinator.
  • Assign parents to “Game Day Tasks/Assignments” Here are examples of those; Line Judge, record game scores, photographer/videographer, snack helper, drink helper, etc. It is encouraged to rotate and have everyone take a turn. Pictures, videos, scores & all communication will be done through the MOJO, Game Changer or TeamSnap App.
  • Report the final game scores into the MOJO, Game Changer or TeamSnap App.
  • Attend any Manager Meetings, you need to make arrangements if you cannot make it.
  • Be willing to listen to parent’s complaints and concerns.
  • Keep private information provided to you in confidence.
  • Encourage parents to become active participants in Chiefs Flag Football & Girls Play Football Leagues
  • Know the policies of NFL Flag and Chiefs Flag Football and be ready to explain them to interested parents.
  • Know the rules of the game for your team’s age group as outlined by the NFL League Play and NFL Flag Tournament Rules.
  • Handle confrontations one-on-one, not in a public setting. Be willing to listen – often that will be all that is truly needed.
  • Allow the coach to make all the coaching decisions. Don’t make promises for which you have no authority.
  • Be consistent and fair in your dealings with parents and players.

Topics of Discussion for Team Managers

 What can you promise the players and their families?

  • You can mention the team outline (tournament dates, league schedules, team training dates) for the coming season.
  • You cannot promise a certain amount of “play time”, position, scholarship, fee waiver or exemptions to the player or his/her family.

 When will practices begin and where will they be held?

  • This is an important piece of information because each player on the team will have conflicting weekly schedules.
  • The sooner you can let the parents know, the sooner they can make needed adjustments.

What is the coaching philosophy for the season? Help ensure that the coaching philosophy is shared by the coach with the team.

  • It may sound like an oversimplification, but coaches often have specific strategies that they will pursue with teams in certain age groups.
  • For example, with a younger, inexperienced team, the coach may wish to focus primarily on skill building and leave lessons on game strategy for the following season. Parents need to know this up front because it helps to prevent some inevitable dissatisfaction if the team suffers a string of losses.

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