An employee in this position will be a personal example of high moral character and superior teaching standards. The Assistant Basketball Coach will teach good sportsmanship as the number one priority on the athletic field. This Coach will work with the Head Basketball Coach, faculty, and staff to support player academic and moral success.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Follows the lead of the Head Basketball Coach.
- Promotes the sport within the school through recruiting athletes who are not other sports programs.
- Promotes the sport outside the school.
- Assists with the implementation of the athletic policies by the entire staff of the sports program.
- Responsible for maintaining good public relations with news media, Booster Club, parents, officials, volunteers, and fans.
- Understands the proper administrative line of command and refers all requests or grievances through proper channels.
- Maintains discipline, adjust grievances, and work to increase morale and cooperation.
- Provides training rules and any other unique regulations of the sport to each athlete.
- Gives constant attention to a student athlete’s grades and conduct.
- Attends all practices and games.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Thorough knowledge of all the Athletic Policies approved by the Gaston County Schools’ Board of Education.
- Knowledge of existing system, state, and conference regulations; implements them consistently and interprets them for staff.
- Ability and willingness to organize and assist with the supervision of the basketball program.
- Must have superior knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport and must continue to examine new theories and procedures pertinent to the field.
- Thorough understanding of the growth and development of students/athletes at the assigned school.