The Middle School Volleyball Head Coach is in charge of directing the middle school team under the supervision of the Program Director. An Athletic Coach at Cannon School is responsible for motivating and teaching Cannon School athletes in a mission-aligned program to compete at the highest level and represent Cannon School by living out Cannon’s core values. The coach will work within the athletics department not only for the betterment of the volleyball program, but to promote athlete participation in all sports. This position will report to the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach.
Hold interest meetings for team prospects and encourages potential athletes to participate in the sport.
Attend all preseason and postseason individual meetings with the Athletic Director as well as staff development leadership seminars led by the Athletic Department (56 in person or virtual meetings per school year).
Develop a regular practice plan and organize practice time to provide both individual and team development.
Establish performance criteria for competition and evaluate students’ athletic abilities on an ongoing basis.
Develop and execute game day strategy based on the team’s capabilities.
Ensure core values of Cannon School are consistently presented and enforced.
Support of multisport participation for student-athletes.
Promotion of balanced achievement in all areas of school life for student athletes.
Establish an effective communication strategy for parents and students.
Adhere to the policies, procedures, and guiding principles of the Cannon School Athletic Handbook.
Work in tandem with Athletic Training staff to properly handle injury prevention and treatment.
Display a willingness to grow and develop through coaching clinics, seminars and observation with feedback.
Abide by the rules of the NCISAA.