Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Summer 2000

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Jack L. McPherson

Second Committee Member

Susan M. Madley

Third Committee Member

Franklin D. Carlson


The purpose of this project was to develop a model athletic coaches handbook for Orting High School, Orting School District, Orting, Washington. To accomplish this purpose, current research, literature, and other related information were reviewed. Additionally, specific policies of related information from selected authorities were adapted and developed to meet the needs of the athletic programs at Orting High School.