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.

2022-23 Coaches Checklist

  1. Form your team(s). Each team must have 8 players on their roster! If you have to turn players away, direct them to the Development League.
  2. Decide what level of play your team is at
    • Recreational, Competitive Feeder (Silver or Gold), or Competitive Open Conference
    • If you are playing in the Competitive League, make sure you are aware of the 60% Roster Rules.
  3. Complete the volunteer coach registration to register yourself and the team for the league.
  4. Upon registering as a coach, Gold Crown Basketball will send you an email with your team code and individual registration information.
  5. Complete your background check through Team Sideline
  6. Concussion Training with Children's Hospital Colorado. 12/5 at 7 pm on Zoom  (make-up course linked below)
  7. Mental Health Coaches Training. Please complete one of the three courses. New coaches should take the "Mental Health Training and returning coaches and take a review course." Send the certificate to
  8. Rec teams: Indicate you are wanting to coach on your player's registration form
  9. Questions? Contact the Basketball Offices @ 303-233-6776 x 1 or

Health Huddle Time out Toolkit

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Coaches Resources

From basketball practice plans to coaching tips to how to manage parents on your team, learn from some of our partners.