Basketball Coaches Corner

Thank you for volunteering your time and giving back to our community through coaching youth basketball. We are all involved with youth sports for one main reason, and that is the kids we serve. In order to give our participants the best possible experience, Gold Crown Foundation will provide resources, tips and information about coaching, managing a team, interacting with parents and more that is applicable across all levels of play. We are fortunate for great partners in the youth sports industry who also align with our values. Curious what league you should play in? Read about our levels of play, then find a league that fits you best. Questions? Contact 303-233-6776 x 1.

Coaches Checklist

  1. Wanting to form a team? Organize a tryout or team placement for kids in your area
    • Already have a team? Skip to #4
  3. Form your team(s). Each team must have 8 players on their roster! If you have to turn players away, direct them to the Recreational League!
  4. Decide what level of play your team is at
    • Recreational, Competitive Feeder Conference (Silver or Gold), Competitive Open Conference, or Elite
    • If you are playing in the Competitive League, make sure you are aware of the 60% Roster Rules
  5. Sign up your team for the Competitive League by November 15th
  6. Once you sign up, you MUST complete the Coaches Background Check before you can invite your players to join your roster.
  7. Invite your players to join your team roster and pay the league fee (Player Registration deadline is December 6th)
  8. Attend a Preseason Coaches Meeting on Dec. 17 or 18 (RSVP LINK BELOW)
  9. Pre-order your team t-shirts
  10. Complete the Concussion Course, Student Mental Health Course and all other requirements
  11. Rec teams: Indicate you are wanting to coach on your player's registration form
  12. Questions? Contact the Basketball Offices @ 303-233-6776 or

High School Team Camp Coach Checklist

Are you bringing a team to the High School Basketball Team Camp in June? Here is everything you need to know.

  • Select what division to play in
  • Sign up your team(s) and pay for the team in full. Questions on payment? Let us know.
  • Fill out your team's Roster Form
  • RSVP for the pre-camp scrimmages or the pre-camp breakfast?
  • Look for your schedules the Friday before your camp starts
  • Make sure to check-in at the Gold Crown Field House during the camp to get your coaches gift and camp t-shirts
  • Play hard and have fun!

Coaching Requirements Quick Links

Below are the requirements coaches need to complete by December 6th. Your Background Check link is available in your Team Registration form.

Health Huddle Time out Toolkit

Use these tips to help support our kids mental, physical and emotional health.

Take the Health Huddle Pledge

A commitment to the mental, physical and emotional health of our children.