This page and its sub-pages will hopefully make our coaches' jobs a little easier.
Volunteer & CORI Forms
Coaches are required by the Town of Brookline to complete a CORI form and return the signed document with a visible copy of their driver's license to the Town of Brookline Recreation Department.
Attn: Jon Lewitus
133 Eliot Street
Brookline, MA 02467
Tournament information & links
Coaching videos, tips & clinics
USA Basketball's website offers some useful content for youth development
The Town of Brookline has subscribed to Alpha Youth Sports for their content to assist parent coaches
Metrowest Basketball League (homepage link) rules are based on MIAA/Federation High School rules except as noted on the Metrowest website.
Coaches' Code of Conduct
Create a positive environment for player development. Coaches must believe that it is important to develop both the individual and the team
Treat all of his/her players with respect
Avoid exhibiting favoritism to any particular player(s)
Create a common appreciation amongst all of the players for hard work, healthy competitive attitudes, sportsmanship and teamwork
Conduct himself/herself with professionalism and serve as a role model in terms of sportsmanship for his/her team
Refrain from actions or words that undercut the self-esteem of players from their own or opposing teams
Never verbally or physically abuse any player. This is grounds for removal from a coaching position
Not allow any players to make derogatory comments or to show disrespect to an opposing team’s players, parents or referees
Support post-game exchanges of good sportsmanship between players and coaches