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Coaching Interview Form

Adapted, by permission, from Directing Youth Sports Programs (Paperback Book), © 2001 by Rainer Martens, (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics), 72-73, 800-747-5698.


Consider the questions in the four categories below when interviewing potential candidates for your coaching positions. Use these as introductory questions to get the candidate talking. Then listen carefully and ask appropriate follow-up questions.

Interviewer's name:

Applicant's name:


Motives for Volunteering to Coach

Knowledge of the Sport

Knowledge of How to Work With Young People

Character and Emotional Stability