University of Wisconsion - Eau Claire




Volunteer Flag Football Coach

15 hours

Community partner: YMCA Sports Center
Supervisor: Christa Rogers
Beginning date:
Ending Date:

Service-Learning Proposal Description


Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer The Y provides many sports programs for the community with football being one of the most popular. As a non-profit, in order to keep costs low so all children have the opportunity to participate in sports we seek volunteer flag football coaches to help offset the costs of the program for each child. We have sessions running all year long and are always looking for volunteers to help whether you seek 15 or 30 hrs.


What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Guided by our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, the Y is dedicated to giving people of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity.


What skills are required for this project? 

Answer - Knowledge of football - Ability to work with children ages 6-12 -Athleticism and engaging with the youth


What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer - Learn how the Y helps the community - Learn how to plan and implement flag football instruction - Learn skills on coaching


What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Summer- 5-7pm on Thursdays Fall1- 5-9pm Thursdays Fall 2- 5-9pm Monday, Thursday Schedule is flexible depending on the hours of student needs and hours available.


Additional information (not required).

Answer Reach out to Spencer Scholl (Sports Director)- or Ian Kruse(Sports Coordinator) for more information.