National Junior Basketball League wants to make your experience as a coach a success no matter if you have ever coached before or not. If you have not, you have many new and wonderful experiences awaiting you. If you have, we want to have the opportunity to make your coaching with us a great experience.
Basketball is a simple game: It's the coaches that make it complex. We are teachers of basketball. The basketball court is an extension of the player's life. Make basketball fun for everyone.
•Sign up online @ http://www.njbregistration.org/ . You must pay the $15 to register. We will reimburse you when you go to the Coaches Clinic and show us your receipt.
•Attend mandatory coaches clinic
•Get fingerprinted (Fingerprinting session will be scheduled at the Clinic for your convenience)
•Attend skills evaluation days
•Attend mandatory coaches draft day
•Communicate effectively with parents through telephone or email regarding practices, games and other aspects of the program
•Develop and maintain a positive rapport with the parents of your player
•Organize, conduct, and supervise all practices and games
•Secure a team parent
•Assist in the prevention and care in injuries
•Emphasize the proper ideals of sportsmanship and fair play
•Show cordial courtesy to visiting teams and game officials
•Remember that an athletic contest is just a game, not a matter of life and death
•Carry your coaches card at each game.