The Assistant Coach will carry out the objectives of the sport program as outlined by the Head Coach and Athletic Director. They will instruct student athletes in individual and team fundamentals, strategy and physical training necessary to realize a degree of individual and team success.
- Support the Head Coach in conducting practices, motivating students, and instructing
- student athletes in game strategies and techniques.
- Assumes the responsibility of the Head Coach in his/her absence.
- Monitoring academic progress and encouraging student athletes to challenge themselves academically.
- Follow state, regional, and district regulations governing the athletic program.
- Work with the head coach and athletic director in scheduling facilities for practices and competitions.
- Model sports-like behavior and maintain appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
- Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior and provide proper supervision of athletes at all times.
- Follow established emergency procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury.
- Ensure proper care, maintenance, and requisitioning of equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
- At least 2 years of relevant experience is preferred.
- Must have a high school diploma, or equivalent.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Must have First Aid and CPR certifications at time of hire.
- Successfully complete the NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Course within 30 days of hire.
- Annually complete the NFHS Concussion management course.
Westerly Public School District is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.