Below please find coach administrative resources – from coach policies, to reimbursement forms, to team roster access information. These are the many resources to ensure you are up to date on coach requirements and expectations.

How can GOTR NOVA help you as a coach? What questions do you have? Please let us know here.


Coach policies

Click HERE for the Fall 2021 Coach Manual and Policies.

For our in-person teams, please review our COVID-19 Health & Safety Plan carefully.

Learn about the individual responsibilities of the coaching team. on our Coaching Responsibilities Chart


Coaching Team checklists

Site Liaisons and Head Coaches – please review our Site Readiness Checklist.

All coaches, check out the Coach Pre-Season Checklist and get ready for a fun season!

To stay on track and look ahead during the season, please refer to our In-Season Checklist here.

All GOTR coaches MUST be trained. All training will be available online for this Fall 2021 season! You will receive an automated training invitation starting July 16, 2021 once your coach registration is complete and you are assigned to a team. Please email our Senior Program Manager, Christina Lambacher, with any questions at


Are you coaching at a community center, apartment complex, or other community based site? Check out our Community Site Coaching Tips sheet, written by a veteran community site coach!


team roster

Here are the instructions to log in to our registration system, Pinwheel (formerly Raceplanner), and access all of your team information. If you experience any issues with accessing your roster, click here.

Once you have your Pinwheel roster access, don’t forget to download the Attendance App! The app will allow to easily take participant and coach attendance, track energy awards, and will allow you to have parent contact information at your fingertips.

Click here to create a Pinwheel login!

Click here for the How-To Guide!

Click here for the Pinwheel Troubleshooting Guide

Click here for a video intro!



Women Giving Back’s boutique has women’s clothing, leggings, sports bras, socks, sweatshirts, toiletries, shoes, and more! Click here for more information.

RESOURCES FOR YOUR GIRLS: Bringing Resources to Aid Women's Shelters (BRAWS)

Does anyone on your team, in your school, or in your community need sports bras or regular deliveries
of feminine hygiene products? BRAWS can help. Click here for more information!



RESOURCES FOR YOUR GIRLS: The Clothesline - for arlington kids

 GOTR and Heart and Sole participants who attend Arlington schools and are eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch (FARMS) are able to receive clothing and shoes at no cost from The Clothesline. Click here for more information!

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Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness. Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia is an Independent Council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 200 councils across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.


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