Coaching in our Program

Positive & Enthusiastic volunteers needed to coach with Portsmouth Flag Football.  

Coaching a youth sports team can be a tremendously rewarding experience, giving you the opportunity to help young players learn the game of football in a fun and safe atmosphere. Additionally the bond created by a parent coaching their child is one that will be cherished and remembered for years to come. 

No prior coaching experience necessary - as a Portsmouth Flag Football Coach, you will be given all the resources and support you need to help you succeed. 

Portsmouth Flag Football - Coach Description

  • Coach your child's team, coed ages 6-14

  • Coach games and practices 1 day per week

  • Teach players the fundamentals of the game

  • Emphasis on sportsmanship, fair play, and full participation

  • Provide a safe and fun environment for the players

  • Learn and follow all league rules, policies, and procedures

  • Give each player equal playing time

  • Puts the feelings of the players ahead of the coach’s desire to win

  • Communicate with parents as needed


  • Successfully pass a background check

  • Be enthusiastic, organized and dependable

  • Makes ensuring a positive experience for players a priority over winning

  • Be patient, especially with the players

  • Have a working knowledge of the sport

Coaching Resources

2020 Regular Season Flag Football Rule Book

Drills & Plays

Seahawks NFL Flag Football Videos

NFL Flag Football Coaching Videos

5 v 5 Flag Football Plays, Practices, Drills

5 v 5 Flag Football Formations

Concussion Awareness