Application to Coach


Becoming a Coach with East Chatham Little League

Anyone interested in coaching a team (Head or Assistant) in any of the divisions with East Chatham Baseball Little League must register online and select the appropriate volunteer role for that season.  

Coaches will be chosen by the ECLL board prior to the beginning of each season. All applicants will undergo a background check.

ECLL may deny any person the right to be a coach, board member or participant based on the following:

Any felony conviction within the last fifteen (15) years.

Any serious misdemeanor conviction [class A1 and 1] within the last ten (10) years (for example: larceny, assault on female, injury to real property, etc).

In addition to the above, please note that the following are specifically noted as reasons to deny an individual the right to coach:

Any narcotic drug law offense within the last ten (10) years.

Two or more alcohol related convictions within the last ten (10) years.

Violation of domestic abuse or child abuse laws.

Any charge involving an offense committed against the welfare of a juvenile.

Conviction of an offense related to sex or sexual misconduct.

Aberrant behavior that presents a potential danger to self and others.

Background Check:
The following information will be requested on the application for all coaches and board members:
1.  Full Name (First, Middle, Last, including Jr., III, etc)
2.  Date of Birth
3.  Driver's License Number

A potential coach or board member with a charge in which a prayer for judgment has been entered may be approved to coach (but will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis).

A potential coach or board member with a pending charge will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

A potential coach or board member with a charge that has been dismissed or in which the coach or board member has been found not guilty will not be denied a volunteer slot on the basis of that dismissal or not guilty verdict.

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