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Screened & Trained Coaches

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth football & cheerleading experience possible and we are proud to bring you extraordinary Coaches!

All of our coaches are carefully screened to help ensure your children's safety. This includes a background check performed by Westville Police Department. In addition coaches must abide by our Code of Conduct and display a sense of community and caring for youth. 

Coaches are also given an opportunity and the resources to participate training on a variety of topics including safety, team building, and cheer performance.

2020 Coaching Staff

We are still in the process of determining coaches and will announce coaches once the background screenings are completed. Please check back for information about the 2019 Gator Youth Football & Cheer Coaches. 

If you are interested in coaching for Gator Youth Football & Cheer click here! For other volunteer positions email [email protected] 

Head Coaches -  As the Head Coach you will stay with a division for a minimum of a 3 year term to help build and develop the divisions program, Create a fun, safe, and instructive environment for our youth to get experience with football and/or cheerleading As head coach, your job duties will include the duties of an assistant coach and include the following: Teaching your athletes good fundamental skills. Plan and supervise games, practices and events. Coordinate and oversee any assistant coaches as they work to ensure that athletes fully understand the fundamentals. Must be enthusiastic, impartial, dependable, patient and NOT have a win at all cost attitude. Must complete fingerprint screening and pass a background check as required by the Borough of Westville and State of New Jersey.

Assistant Coach - Youth coach will help support the head coach in developing the assigned divisions program. You are considered a leader and role model for a small number of young athletes; therefore sportsmanship, fair play and full participation are expectations of the program. Able to work with young children and keep things “fun”. Teach athletes proper & safe techniques. Understand and adhere to GYFC’s attendance & playing time policies & follow them consistently with all athletes. Attend all practices, games, as well as meetings & functions as assigned.  Use sound & acceptable coaching practices. Set an example of positive attitude & teamwork.  Resolve any differences of opinion with other coaches/parents away from earshot of athletes. Ability to communicate with other coaches, referees, and parents in a non-confrontational manner. Must complete fingerprint screening and pass a background check as required by the Borough of Westville and State of New Jersey.

Coaches Resources

The resources below are not required or endorsed by GYFC but may be helpful to hone and expand coaches skills. The listing of these resources is in no way to be viewed as a recommendation or endorsement for any product or service.

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