To instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. At the same time, the student shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation of moral values, pride of accomplishment, acceptable social behavior, self-discipline and self-confidence.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Be responsible for all matters pertaining to the organization and administration of coaching the team under his/her direction and enforce all rules of the CIAC and the CCC as they pertain to the respective sport.
- Arrange for pre-season meeting with students and parents to provide information and discuss rules, regulations, and expectations for your program.
- Coaches individual participants in the skills necessary for excellent achievement in the sport involved.
- Promote respect by example through appearance, manners, behavior, language and conduct.
- Insure proper warm-up and conditioning programs in an effort to reduce the risks of injury.
- Supervise and evaluate assistant coaches, assign duties and conduct staff meetings as necessary at all levels.
- Properly supervise all student athletes while utilizing athletic facilities, at practice, in transit and at games.
- Inspect all equipment oversee the issuance and collection of equipment/uniforms. Maintain an equipment inventory, keep records, enforce rules regarding care of equipment and advise the Athletic Director as to reconditioning needs.
- Valid Connecticut Teacher Certification/Five Year Renewable Coaching Permit or meet the requirements to obtain a Temporary Emergency Coaching Permit (TECP).
- Valid American Red Cross CPR and Standard First Aid Certificates.
- Valid certificate from an approved Concussion Education course by the Connecticut Department of Education.
- The head coach must have substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport and at the same time must continue to examine new theories and procedures pertinent to the field.