Coaching 101

Welcome to CHSSA Coaching 101. You are joining hundreds of coaches from across the state who are part of the greatest educational activity that our students can participate in. The coaches that make up the Forensics community are some of the best, and brightest educators in their fields. However, not all of us have experience with the world of forensics. If that’s you, then you have come to the right place. This page will provide you with resources to guide you through the first years of coaching, help you better understand the events, and get your students on the path toward success. Don’t forget to check out the excellent resources available on our Curriculum Page.

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Coaches' Handbook

This handbook is a comprehensive event and curriculum resource for new and veteran coaches alike.It contains event information, curriculum and lesson plans, and team management strategies.

Students' Handbook

This handbook is a collection of suggestions to guide you in the creation of your team and/or classroom.  It is a comprehensive, yet step- by- step look at the policies, practices and procedures that make a team run. This is intended to be a starting point, so please adapt all policies and procedures as necessary.