Cassville High School to host coaching clinic

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Cassville High School will host a coaching clinic for all sports on Aug. 3 and 4 with sessions starting each night at 6:30 p.m. CHS Athletic Director Terry Jamieson will be the clinic director. The coaching clinic is designed to educate volunteers and parents involved in youth sports in both MSHSAA and club/independent sport leagues and associations.

Cassville parents, volunteers and boosters will enjoy learning the background of Cassville High School athletics.

The clinic will include sessions covering the following topics:

1. Rules and regulations set forth by the Missouri State High School Activities Association. This will entail eligibility standards, coaching requirements and additional MSHSAA information.

2. Training young athletes for specific sports and creating healthy methods of personal growth.

3. The expectation of sportsmanship.

4. Ethics.

5. How to become a better coach through professional development.

Pre-registration is required, and there is no cost. The sessions will last two hours and include several guest speakers.

Jamieson will be the lead presenter for the clinic. Jamieson has served as the athletics director at Cassville High School for the past six years. He was the CHS soccer coach and guided the squad to their first state appearance in 2005 where the Wildcats finished third. He also has coached football and baseball at the collegiate level.

Jamieson has twice served as guest speaker for the MSHSAA state sportsmanship summit.

Coach David Large will also be a featured speaker at the clinic. Large directed the Wildcats to a state football title in 2008 and was also named Coach of the Year.

There will also be a "meet the coaches" session to acquaint the community with the present CHS coaching staff. The second night of the coaches clinic, Aug. 4, there will be an open house for the new multi-purpose facility at 6:30 p.m.

For more information or to register contact Terry Jamieson at 342-4630 or

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