Hamden Public Schools District Policies

4115.3 - Evaluation: Coaches


There shall be an annual evaluation of all coaches, to be conducted by the coach's immediate supervisor. Each coach shail receive a written copy of the evaluation. 

Any coach that has held the same coaching position for three or more years, for which the Board terminates or non-renews the contract shall be informed of the Board's decision within ninety (90)days of the completion of the sport season covered by the contract. The coach may request a written statement from the Board specifying the reason(s) for the Board's action. The statement shall be provided within thirty (30) days of the request. The decision to terminate or non-renew the coach's contract may be appealed by the coach in a manner prescribed by the Board.

The Board may terminate the contract of any coach at any time for reasons of moral misconduct, insubordination or a violation of the rules of the Board or because a sport has been cancelled by the Board. 

Legal Reference:  Connecticut General Statutes

10-151 b Evaluation by superintendent of certain educational personnel

10-220a In-service training

PA 04-243 An Act Concerning Notification in Cases of Termination of Coaches 


Policy Adopted: June 27, 2005

Hamden Public Schools     Hamden, Connecticut




The Athletic Director will evaluate each head coach annually. Head coaches will evaluate assistant coaches. Should the Athletic Director not possess the 092 administrative certificate, the Athletic Director and an assigned administrator will collaborate on these evaluations. The Athletic Director will observe a minimum of two games/practices for each team. The assigned administrator, if necessary, will observe a minimum of one game for each team. The appraisal procedure and evaluation instrument to be used wilI be discussed with all head coaches and assistants prior to the start of their sport season. 


Regulation Approved: June 27, 2005

Hamden Public Schools     Hamden, Connecticut


Assistant/Sub Varsity Coach Evaluation Form