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Expectations of a Captain

Before the season starts:

  • Set an example by attending start of season social events and training
  • Make welcome any new players to the club, especially should they be interested in joining your prospective team
  • Where appropriate/desired, names a Vice Captain or captains to act in her absense or to assist when required


At training, it is expected that a captain:

  • Arrives on time, ready for training and attends fitness such as to set a good example for her team.
  • Supports the coach by helping them learn names, identifying where people usually play etc at the start of the season
  • Reminds the players to stop talking and listen to the coach where appropriate
  • Give fair and helpful feedback to the team as a whole and individual players


On game day, it is expected that a captain:

  • Arrives on time prepared for the match and for pre-match warm-up
  • Leads the team warm-up off field
  • Leads the team in any motivational exercise/pump up
  • Leads the team onto the ground for cheers
  • Where appropriate, makes team decisions and gives direction eg roles in short corners
  • Speaks on behalf of the team where appropriate
  • Exhibits good sportsmanship, represents the values of the club
  • Requests money from any casual players or reminds them to transfer to the club account


During the week, it is expected that a captain:

  • Reminds players to update their availabilities on Pitchero
  • Makes contact with the team (email, whatsapp etc) to maintain a sense of team spirit
  • Is contactable by players or the committee incase there are any non-game related issues eg fees outstanding, relationship issues
  • Assist the coach in finding subs from other teams if required
  • Fills in a player tracking sheet so the club knows who has played how many games for each team
  • Monitor said sheet and keep players on track to make finals

Where next?

Code of Conduct By joining the women's club you are committing to upholding the club values outlined in the Code of
Expectations of a Coach Expectations of a Coach Before the season starts: Communicates with the committee or expected

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