Expectations of Coaches

Our football coaches will:

  • Monitor the student-athlete‚Äôs academic eligibility, and encourage them to work hard and do their best in the classroom.
  • Instill an enthusiastic commitment to excellence, and relentlessly pursue the SWC and CIAC LL Championships
  • Support the coaches and student-athletes of the other sports programs at NMHS.
  • Create a safe, secure, and well-supervised environment for all of the student-athletes.
  • Provide strong leadership that includes discipline, respect, trust and praise.
  • Set high expectations and declare well-defined goals.
  • Give every student-athlete the opportunity to succeed.
  • Maintain communication among coaches, athletes, parents and athletic director.

Expectations of Players

Our football players will:

  • Pursue academic excellence through regular attendance, participation, effort and studious behavior in the classroom.
  • Have a tremendous work effort and will never give up.
  • Be in the greatest physical condition possible.
  • Support the coaches and other student-athletes of the other sports programs at our school.
  • Take great pride in team achievements and personal performance.
  • Not dwell on team or personal mistakes.
  • Understand that team achievements will take precedence over personal successes.
  • Adhere to the New Milford High School substance abuse policy and encourage teammates to do the same.
  • Be proud to be a member of the New Milford Green Wave football team.