Welcome to the OCPRD Coach Corner!
Coach Corner sponsored by Chick-fil-A Epps Bridge
Volunteers enable OCPRD to provide high-quality youth athletic programs that the people of Oconee County have come to expect. You can make a difference in our community by volunteering your time on the field.
Coaching Requirements - All volunteer youth athletic coaches must complete the following:
1. Register as a Volunteer Coach online through Community Pass:
2. Complete and pass an online background screening:
3. Complete free online concussion training:
4. Complete the NYSCA Training (Attend One):
- Wednesday, August 9 at 6 p.m. at OVP
- Wednesday, August 16 at 6 p.m. at OVP
5. Volunteer Coach Clinic (Required):
- Soccer - Thursday, August 10 at OVP (U6 & U10 at 6 p.m.; U8 & U12-U15 at 7:15 p.m.)
- Flag Football - Thursday, August 10 in OVP Community Center (Micro and Mite 6 p.m.; Pee Wee, Major, and Senior at 7:15 p.m.)
For additional information on these OCPRD policies, please click below. If you have questions regarding these policies, please contact the Recreation Manager or Deputy Director.
Upcoming season - Fall 2023:
|Tackle Football & Cheerleading||Andrew Bishop|
|Youth Flag Football||Jake Thornton|
|U6 - U8 Youth Soccer||McKenzie Maddux|
|U10 - U15 Youth Soccer||Payton Massey|
OCPRD by the Numbers (2022) Youth Flag Football 452 players 49 volunteer head coaches Youth Tackle Football 351 Players 13 volunteer head coaches Youth Cheerleading 175 Players 11 volunteer head coaches Youth Soccer (Fall & Spring) 2,397 players 261 volunteer head coaches Youth Basketball 724 players 92 volunteer head coaches Totals 4, 099 players 426 volunteer head coaches
|Youth Flag Football||452 players||49 volunteer head coaches|
|Youth Tackle Football||351 Players||13 volunteer head coaches |
|Youth Cheerleading||175 Players||11 volunteer head coaches|
| Youth Soccer (Fall & Spring)||2,397 players||261 volunteer head coaches|
|Youth Basketball||724 players||92 volunteer head coaches|
|Totals||4, 099 players||426 volunteer head coaches|
- "Soccer great on building teams where kids truly care for each other"
- "Leadership Lessons"
- Buzz Williams: "Care for their hearts more than their skill"
- Website: howtocoachkids.org @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>