The Girls Head Basketball Coach fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by developing, initiating, and administering the program in a particular sport which adequately prepares the student athlete for interscholastic competition. The Girls Head Basketball Coach is recommended to the principal by the athletic director, hired by the principal, and evaluated in consultation with the athletic director.
Essential job functions:
Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school.
Oversee athlete management through use of the Rank One database.
Maintains confidentiality regarding school matters.
Conducts practice sessions and games according to local diocesan policy and league regulations.
Schedules practices and games in consultation with the athletic director.
Verifies student eligibility to practice and participate by completion of physicals, release/hold harmless, and registration.
Ensures that all volunteers are approved by the school.
Monitors the physical condition and fitness of participants and reports injuries to parents and school officials.
Continually monitors and supervises all activities of the participants at all practices and games.
Teaches essential safety skills and strategies to student athletes; monitors safety compliance.
Follows school and diocesan policies regarding academic eligibility, safety guidelines, and transportation rules.
Distributes and collects all athletic equipment and uniforms.
Communicates with athletic director regarding need for early dismissals, field, and gym use.
Ensures that emergency contact information is available at practices and games.
Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits.
Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students and staff.
Important job functions:
Able to instruct athletes about proper strategy, skills, and rules of the game.
Able to motivate student athletes to perform optimally as an individual athlete and team member.
Uses approved, corrective, and positive discipline procedures in dealing with inappropriate student conduct.
Collaborates with school personnel to enhance the work environment and support academic programming.
Conferences with parents upon request and responds to messages in a timely manner.