Team Resources

Learning all there is to start a new team can be overwhelming. you may start by this printable PDF document for a general overview. You may also consult our glossary to help with terms commonly used.

The Houston Regional Director maintains a Coaches' Mailing list each year and sends regular information to Coaches. This helps coaches stay focus on the current priorities and deadlines. Sign-up here to receive newsletters and pre-register for coach training.

Here are some resources to help you understand the basics. Of course, reading the "Program Guide" is a must for all coaches, new and experienced alike as things do change from year to year.

Coaching a Team

Forming a Team

The Team Parents

How do Teams compete?

The Problems
Did you know that the problems are also published in Spanish? This would be very useful for ESL students or parents/coaches who would prefer to read it in their native language.

Long Term Problem Clarifications

About Outside Assistance (coming soon)

A typical Team meeting (coming soon)

The Program Guide. This is updated each year. Please read it.

The Coaches' Handbook (Updated for 2017). This is good reference guide that helps beginner and experienced coaches go through the process of coaching a team. Feedback is welcome!

The Buddy Coach Program. Where coaches "mentor" newer or inexperienced coaches.

Coaches, you are not alone!