Mission Statement: Little Bearcats Youth Sports is a non-profit, recreational organization created to provide the following: sportsmanship, skill building, and equal opportunities regardless of athletic abilities. Little Bearcats Coaching Guidelines 1. Children and fundamentals are first priority, winning is second. 2. Children are to be treated fairly and with dignity. 3. Coaches must demonstrate, teach, and encourage good sportsmanship.Foul language and inappropriate actions will not be tolerated. 4. All players should get "equally - fair playing time", assuming that they attend all practices and make an effort to learn and improve during practice. 5. Please give parents a practice schedule in advance so they can plan accordingly. 6. As a coach you should do your best to organize practices that are fun and challenging for your team. 7. You must lead by example in demonstrating fair play and sportsmanship. 8. You should be knowledgeable in the rules of the sport that you coach, and teach these rules to your team. 9. You should use coaching techniques appropriate for the skills you teach. 10. You must remember that you are a youth coach and that the game is for the KIDS, not the adults. Coaches not following these guidelines can and will be removed by the Little Bearcat Committee Having fun, being w/friends, developing physical fitness, learning skills, learning to give total effort, enjoying the excitement of sport participation, and developing self-confidence are only a few of the true benefits of sports participation.Sports can help reinforce values such as fair play, honesty, respect and cooperation.As responsible adults, we can urge youth to play fairly and learn lessons that will help them to cope with adult life.Sports can give us loyal friends and memories that last a lifetime. NO Pay, NO Play policy!Nostudents practice until signing up and paying fees by the form deadlines. If they are not on your roster, contact a committee member to get them signed up if it's not after the deadline.