To motivate and develop each athletes’ skills, attitudes, and habits that will guide them toward success, personal growth, and good character. To provide examples of fair play, team building, and respect. Provide leadership and motivation to excel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Attend all tryouts, practice meetings, and in-school events, and supervise students during related field trips and other out-of-school functions.
Organize practice schedules and game rosters.
Assign positions to players, and develop strategies and styles of play.
Attend out-of-school meetings, supervise fundraisers, and help students prepare for competitions.
Coach individual participants of varying abilities in the skills necessary for achievement in [the sport].
Track student performance throughout the season and develop stat sheets on players.
Arrange with the athletics and activities director for any necessary transportation, scheduling, hiring of officials, or other arrangements for competitions related to the sport.
Ensure the safety of the students and maintain responsibility for the security of equipment and facilities and ensure that safety equipment is used correctly.
Comply with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy pertaining to medical procedures and student athletes, including the district’s concussion policy.
Ensure that students are eligible to participate, and that they have had any necessary physical examinations.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED required.
Idaho Teaching Certification, American Sport Education Program Certification, or National Federation of Interscholastic Coaches Association Certification strongly preferred.
Certification or willingness to obtain certification in first aid and CPR required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Demonstrated knowledge of [the sport], sports training, conditioning, injury prevention, kinesiology, management, and the rules of the Idaho High School Activities Association Handbook.
Related experience as determined by the Board.
Ability to foster and sustain students' interest in the activity and promote skill development.
Possess good organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work well with students, parents, and colleagues.
Demonstrate aptitude for working with adolescents.
Works well with students, staff, and the public.
Maintain confidentiality of staff and students.