The Head Coach is responsible for helping each participating student achieve a high level of skill, an appreciation for the values of discipline and sportsmanship, and an increased level of self-esteem. The Head Coach reports to the on-site Athletic Director/LEAP Liaison and works under the auspices of the Varsity Head Coach in his/her sport.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Adheres to the Code of Conduct for Coaches; acts as a positive role model on and off the court/field/site, etc.;
- Adheres to Playing Fair: A Guide to Title IX in High School and College Sports;
- Coaches individual participants in the skills necessary for excellent achievement in the sport involved;
- Maintains competency in rules, rule interpretations, meet procedures, coaching techniques, and general information about all aspects of the sport;
- Works cooperatively with all TCAPS coaches, athletic directors/LEAP Liaison, and students to ensure a healthy, positive cross town rivalry;
- Recommends to the on-site Athletic Director/LEAP Liaison teams that may be scheduled and officials to be employed;
- Works with the Varsity Head Coach and/or on-site Athletic Director/LEAP Liaison to plan transportation and appropriate supervision at away contests in compliance with district travel policy and guidelines.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Valid teaching certificate and a bachelor’s preferred.
- First aid and CPR training required within first two years and maintained thereafter.
- Experience in teaching, coaching, and sports medicine preferred.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrate success in area of application.