Head Coach

  • REPORTS TO: Director of Activities / Building PrincipalDEPARTMENT:
    JOB DESCRIPTOR: SCHEDULESCHEDULE:
    DATE: July 1, 1995NON-EXEMPT X

    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    To instruct all students in the fundamental skills and knowledge of the sport or activity. To provide an atmosphere for successful individual development through monitoring, evaluating, and reinforcing. 

    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Ability to develop drill and practice activities that teach and enhance individual/team skill development that makes up the game.
    Develop and maintain an inventory list of equipment.
    Prepares and implements a schedule of checking out, maintaining, and checking in equipment.
    Ability to plan and enforce appropriate safety and health rules and regulations.
    Ability to develop a supervision plan that ensures the safety and welfare of students at all times: locker room, trips, practices, etc.
    Maintains confidentiality about students and others.
    Presents a professional appearance.
    Ability to be an effective communicator with all audiences - players, parents, supervisors, peers and spectators.
    Ability to receive, understand and follow directions.
    Be able to model/demonstrate activities and equipment used to develop basic skills or physical condition.
    Ability to observe, diagnose, and prescribe appropriate remediation activities during practice and game conditions for players and team.
    Must know and be able to apply the developmental stages of each point of the game to the needs and ability levels of the team/players.
    Assimilate innovations and adapt to changes when applicable.
    Establish fundamental philosophy for activity or sport.
    Instruct assistants in techniques necessary to meet philosophy objectives.
    Analyze and evaluate sports effectiveness.
    Responsible for providing training rules and expectations and seeing that rules are taught to each participant.
    Assist in the scheduling of the activity or sport.
    Responsible for documenting the state and district's requirements for physical examinations, parental consent and eligibility.
    Be involved in the hiring of assistant coaches directly under your supervision and indirectly through input at other levels.
    To develop and follow a budget in line with district's guidelines and expectations.
    Take responsibility for public relations with all audiences.
    Manage through appropriate selection, assigning duties and responsibilities, and monitoring of assistants.
    Support the philosophies of Campbell County School District and Campbell County High School or Wright Junior / Senior High School activities.
    Campbell County High School or Wright Junior / Senior High School Head Coaches assist in making recommendations / hiring of Junior High level coaches.
    May be responsible for supervising students on out-of-town activities. This may involve staying overnight.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND MENTAL ABILITY:
    Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries course.
    Have fundamental knowledge of the sport.
    Ability to select from a variety of instruction methods to teach activity objectives.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION OR FORMAL TRAINING
    Possess all certificates required for the State of Wyoming
    Possess current CPR certification.
    Possess current First Aid certification.
    EQUIPMENT USED:
         PHYSICAL DEMANDS - Sports Specific:

         All Sports
         1.   Ability to sit on a bus for hour after hour.
         2.   Ability to carry and/or provide aid to an injured player.
         Basketball
         1.   Ability to coach at a high intensity level during practices and games.
         2.   Ability to move quickly from drill to drill with a definite direction and focus.
         3.   Ability to remove an injured player from the court.
         Tennis
         1.   Ability to run drills for periods of up to 1-2 hours without fatiguing.
         2.   Ability to demonstrate strokes and skills for long periods of time without resting.
         3.   Ability to feed balls continuously without stopping for periods of up to 15 minutes in
              length.
         4.   Ability to hear and be heard outdoors for up to 50 yards.
        Track/Cross Country
         1.   Ability to hear and be heard for up to 120 meters.
         2.   Ability to demonstrate agility drills and stretching exercises.
       Wrestling
         1.   Ability to direct activities (coaching) for up to 14 hours.
         2.   Ability to demonstrate wrestling techniques.
       Swimming
         1.   Stand on hard surface for three hours.
         2.   Be audible for up to 50 yards.
         3.   Be able to perform a water rescue (deep or shallow).
        Golf
         1.   Ability to demonstrate the fundamentals of the golf swing.
        Soccer
         1.   Ability to run drills for periods of up to 1-2 hours without fatiguing.
        Gymnastics
         1.   Ability to maintain visual contact with areas being used.
         2.   Ability to stand on feet up to 3 hours.
         3.   Ability to help injured participants.
         4.   Sufficient strength in back, legs, arms for personal safety as well as safety of
              participants.
         5.   Ability to spot various skills or tricks being used on the different pieces of equipment.
         6.   Ability to adjust equipment to different heights.
         7.   Ability to move mats as well as equipment pieces.
         8.   Ability to handle moving and carrying spring board.
         Volleyball
         1.   Ability to toss balls to a specific spot or target.
         2.   Ability to demonstrate various skills and verbally describe.
         3.   Ability to visually analyze various physical and mental Volleyball skills.
         4.   Ability to run drills for periods of up to 1-2 hours without fatiguing.
         Football
         1.   Ability to remove an injured player from the field.
         2.   Ability to run drills for periods of up to 1-2 hours without fatiguing.
         3.   Ability to hear and be heard outdoors for up to 50 yards.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
    Occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials based on task and procedures required.

    SPORTS SPECIFIC:
         Basketball
         1.   Ability to coach in a variety of temperatures.
      
         Tennis
         1.   Ability to handle exposure to fall conditions outdoors:  sun, wind, cold, for long
              periods of time.
       
         Track/Cross Country
         1.   Ability to handle exposure to fall/spring conditions outdoors - climate, hot/cold, snow,
              wind, sun, etc.
      
         Wrestling
         1.   Ability to withstand high temperatures for prolonged periods of time.
     
         Swimming
         1.   Be able to withstand 80§ and temperatures and high humidity for 3 or more hours.
         2.   Be able to tolerate high noise levels.
      
         Golf
         1.   Ability to handle exposure to both fall and spring outdoor conditions - climate,
              hot/cold, wet, pollens, etc.
     
         Soccer
         1.   Ability to coach in various types of weather conditions and handle exposure to spring
              conditions:  sun, wind, cold, for long periods of time.
     
         Gymnastics
         1.   Ability to adjust to different conditions in gyms.
         2.   Tolerate noise and or loud music.
         3.   Tolerate chalk dust.
         4.   Ability to adjust to sight of blood from torn hands.
         5.   Ability to adjust to loud volume for floor exercise music.
         6.   Ability to adjust to close proximity of equipment and have participants work on such
              safety.
         Volleyball
         1.   Ability to coach in a variety of temperatures.