How to become a CHAMP Coach

Coaches register through SportSignup:
  • If you want to coach, you must follow the coach requirements/process before completing the registration. See below
  • Upon approval, log in to your/player/family account or set up an account.
  • Choose the sport you want to coach and be sure to check the Practice Availability Chart before you begin.

Coach Requirements & Process

Coaches must complete all terms of the application process below:


  1. Submit the Background Check  form, does include Articles of Faith CHAMP agreement and Coach Code of Conduct CHAMP agreement. You may fax, email, or mail to Calvary. 
    *Background checks are good for two years - check to see if you are due for a renewal.
    Mail: Calvary Church, Att: CHAMP
    5801 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    Fax: 704.341.5420 Att: CHAMP
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Set up an appt. with the Director or Assistant Director of CHAMP. You may email the CHAMP office to do so
  3. Upon approval, complete the online application
  4. Attend the mandatory coaches training/breakfast as scheduled.
  5. Attend End-Of-Season Celebration >MORE

Coach Qualifications:

  • Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ according to the Word of God (John 1:12; Romans 10:9-10; Ephesians 2:8-9)
  • Coaches involved in CHAMP must be an active participant in a local church
  • Must maintain a Christ-like attitude
  • Continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of God (both in and out of church)
  • Must follow the overall mission and vision of CHAMP Sports Outreach
  • Represent a healthy family situation
  • Desire to impact children and families through Bible Huddle Time
  • Have a basic knowledge of the sport and be willing to learn
  • Must be 18 yrs. + to assistant coach
  • Must be 21 yrs. + or over to head coach
  • If younger than 18 yrs, you may still may be an assistant coach; however, you will be prohibited to hold practice/coach a game alone - you will be paired with an older experienced coach.
Coach Expectations:
  • Set a Christ-like example
  • Take the initiative to form relationships with players, parents, and other coaches
  • Always encourage, never discourage
  • Focus on sportsmanship, teamwork, and Christian principles rather than winning
  • Organize and plan fun practice sessions
  • Help players develop and improve athletic skills
  • Train assistant coaches and encourage parent participation
  • Be early to games and practices
  • Check email on daily basis
  • Communicate with parents and players, both on and off the field
  • Understand and adhere to the "Rules of the Game" for your sport
  • Attend required meetings & training workshops
  • Do not place a person in authority without getting approval from the CHAMP office
  • Promote and participate in all events and "end-of-season celebration"
  • Keep the CHAMP theme — "Christ Honored Always in My Participation"