As a 100% volunteer based organization, we count on the support of our Tribe community to make each season a success. A volunteer sign up will be posted near the start of the spring season giving you an opportunity to select your volunteer assignment(s). At the time of registration, parents are able to pay a $50 Volunteer Opt Out Fee in lieu of volunteering. If you do not successfully complete your volunteer responsibilities during the course of the season, ALC reserves the right to assess the $50 Volunteer Opt Out fee at the end of season. Thank you for volunteering!
Executive Task Team
To support our active board member volunteer model, there are certain Executive Task Team (ETT) roles available that help accomplish specific needs such as equipment manager, spirit wear, etc. An ETT member will work closely with one or more board members to perform their role. ETT members satisfy the volunteer requirement and may receive a discount on their player’s registration. For more information on roles and open positions, please email
The Head Coach will be selected by the respective Girls or Boys Commissioner and must have completed USL Level One training at a minimum as well as have a current US Lacrosse Membership and background check on file. The Head Coach will plan and run two 90-minute practices weekly and lead one game each weekend. Responsible for team communications and equipment including receiving, distributing, tracking, and returning issued equipment (uniforms, balls, cones, goalie gear, etc.).
The Assistant Coach must have a current US Lacrosse Membership and Background Check on file. Assistant Coaches will attend team practices and games to support the Head Coach in various capacities as needed. NVYLL limits to three assistant coaches. Signing up for an assistant coach role does not guarantee a position as they may be selected by the respective Girls or Boys Commissioner and/or the Head Coach.
Each team needs a parent to assist the head coach with certain tasks as directed by the team head coach and/or Commissioner to help organize, communicate and/or execute such things as, by way of example: uniform accounting, distribution & collection; organizing signups; planning team activities; etc. The team parent/manager role selection is at the sole discretion of the head coach or commissioner.
PLEASE NOTE: If not selected as a coach or team parent/manager, it is the responsibility of the parent to sign up for a different volunteer role to satisfy their volunteer requirement.
Each home game the Tribe must have a Field Commissioner representing our Club. Your role is to maintain a positive and sportsmanlike environment around the playing field, including both sidelines. The officials will handle on-field sportsmanship issues. More detailed instructions will be given upon assignment. This role requires a minimum of two home game commitments for your child’s team.
Time Keeper & Score Keeper
Each home game the Tribe needs two volunteers at the scorer’s table. They are responsible for running the game clock, recording and tracking penalties, and keeping the score on the scoreboard and at the table. More detailed instructions will be given upon assignment. This role requires a minimum of two home game commitments for your child’s team.
Home Field Game Set Up
The Home Field Set Up Volunteer is responsible for preparing the home game field at least 45 minutes prior to the first home game of the day. This includes retrieving needed items from Field Box (cones, game balls, table, chairs, timers, air horn, scoreboard remote, etc.) and placing them around the field. More detailed instructions will be provided upon assignment.
Home Field Game Take Down
At the end of the last game of the day the Home Field Take Down Volunteer should gather all Tribe items (cones, game balls, table, chairs, timers, air horn, scoreboard remote) and return them to the field box. This volunteer should also gather any gear left behind (to be given to Tribe Representative), and inspect the area for general cleanliness (i.e. dispose of trash and recyclables). More detailed instructions will be provided upon assignment.
Spirit Wear Sales
Spirit Wear Sales will generally take place at home opener games and picture Day. Dates and times will vary. Prior to their assigned date the first scheduled spirit wear sales volunteer will obtain spirit wear merchandise, table, and cash box. The table should be set up 30 minutes prior to the start of the game. spirit wear sales volunteer should track sales and money collected during the assigned time slot. The last Sales Volunteer needs to pack up all spirit wear and return all spirit wear items to the specified location.