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General Information for Coaches

Coaching Information Packet

Coaches are responsible for reviewing and being knowledgeable on the following items that are contained in the Athletics section of the MCPS website:

Rules, Regulations, and Guidelines for Coaches

Middle and high school coaches are accountable for adhering to rules, regulations, and guidelines contained in the:

  • MCPS High School Athletics Handbook or MCPS Middle School Athletics Handbook with special emphasis on the Coaching Information and Standards and Schedules sections.
  • Applicable NFHS Rules Book
  • Athletics section of the MCPS website

High school coaches are also accountable for adhering to rules, regulations, and guidelines contained in the:

Varsity coaches are responsible for the entire program and must communicate county wide expectations to all team personnel, including junior varsity and assistant coaches, volunteer coaches, and players.

Additional Information and Guidelines

Additional information for coaches including information about the different types of stipended coaches, certification requirements, selection priority, volunteer coaches, consultants, coaching restrictions and Supporting Services Personnel as coaches.

Forms for Coaches

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