Under the direction of the building Principal and with direction from the building Athletic Director, plans, organizes, manages, promotes and evaluates, including providing guidance, instruction and experience to enhance students' personal, physical and social growth and development. This position may be held in addition to a classroom teaching or other work assignment.
- Conducts appropriate meetings with students to promote the sport, explain requirements, issue and retrieve necessary forms for insurance, eligibility, physical exams and parental permission, and to discuss athletic health care, development and training, care of injuries and sportsmanship and conduct.
- Plans and conducts regularly scheduled practice sessions during the sport season beginning of the first allowable turnout date, emphasizing fundamental skills, safety, team play and strategy and sport rules.
- Coordinates the scheduling of activities, use of facilities, eligibility lists, transportation of student-athletes and game management with appropriate building personnel and in accordance with building athletic policy and codes.
- Provides for safety and welfare of participants; maintains injury records and other athletic records as necessary.
- Serves on committees, attends local and state meetings, and participates in professional organizations and activities as appropriate to the assignment.
- Issues and retrieves athletic equipment; arranges for cleaning, repair, storage and inventory; holds athletes responsible for care and return of District-owned equipment.
- Expends approved budget in conformance with District fiscal procedures; recommends budget needs; requisitions supplies and equipment within budget constraints.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of basic rules, strategies, coaching techniques and skills of the designated sport.
- Effective behavior management techniques, team dynamics and group learning.
- Skills in coaching and motivating athletes.
- Effective communication, organizing activities and giving instructions.
- Ability to relate to students, staff, administration and the public.
- Work with a wide diversity of individuals, groups and/or community.