Position is responsible for coaching student athletes in game strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competition. Position motivates student athletes to develop an appreciation of the sport.
Holds organizational meetings for team prospects and encourages potential athletes to participate in the sport.
Assesses player’s skills and assigns team positions.
Develops a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development.
Works with the athletics director in scheduling facilities for practices and competition.
Supervises and assigns duties to Assistant coaches as necessary.
Coaches and instructs players, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
Observes players, during competition and practice to determine the needs for individual or team improvement.
Determines game strategy based on the team’s capabilities.
High School Diploma.
American Red Cross Lifeguard certification; current First Aid/CPR/AED Training; Connecticut Coaching Module #15 certificate.
Experience at high school or college level preferred; combination of head coach, assistant coach, player and/or education may be substituted.
Three years' high school coaching experience or a higher level.
Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills.
Must possess knowledge of rules, regulations, strategies and techniques of the sport.
Bilingual in Spanish, preferred.