WSH: VARSITY ASSISTANT SOFTBALL COACH; 8% STIPEND RANGE

Traverse City Area Public Schools ( learn more )

Traverse City, MI ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3188786
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 21, 2019

Job Description

8% stipend range, based on previous high school coaching experience

 

General Summary:

The Assistant 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 Assistant Coach reports to the Head Coach and works under the auspices of the Varsity Head Coach and on-site Athletic Director.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Administrative Responsibilities

  1. Adheres to the Code of Conduct for coaches; acts as a positive role model on and off the court/field/site, etc.;
  2. Adheres to Playing Fair:  A Guide to Title IX in High School and College Sports;
  3. Coaches individual participants in the skills necessary for excellent achievement in the sport involved;
  4. Maintains competency in rules, rule interpretations, meet procedures, coaching techniques, and general information about all aspects of the sport;
  5. Works cooperatively with all TCAPS coaches, athletic directors and students to ensure a healthy, positive cross town rivalry;
  6. Supports the Head Coach in the conduct of his/her particular sport and the total athletic program;
  7. Fulfills all responsibilities assigned by the Head Coach;
  8. Is prepared to assume the responsibility of the Head Coach, if and when necessary;
  9. Assists the Head Coach in planning transportation and appropriate supervision at away contests in compliance with district travel policy and guidelines;

Record Keeping Responsibilities

  1. Assists the Head Coach in maintaining accurate statistics, records, and results of the season;
  2. Works closely with the head coach in the supervision of fundraising efforts.
  3. Assists with necessary attendance forms, insurance records, and similar paperwork;
  4. Assists in maintaining a detailed inventory list of uniforms, equipment and supplies, and recommends uniform, equipment and supply requests to the Head Coach;
  5. Assists the Head Coach in developing a consistent and positive communications procedure through the school and media to inform the parents and the general public about the athletic program.

Athletic Behavior/Eligibility Responsibilities

  1. Reinforces the Head Coach in all rules of the Michigan High School Athletic Association related to his/her sport;
  2. Reinforces the Head Coach in discipline and sportsmanlike behavior at all times, and abides by established penalties for breach of such standards by individual students;
  3. Assists the Head Coach in establishing performance criteria for eligibility in interscholastic competition in this sport.
  4. Checks with the Head Coach on individual athlete’s eligibility;

Injury/Safety

  1. Assists the Head Coach in overseeing the safety conditions of the facility or area in which assigned sport is conducted at all times that students are present;
  2. Reinforces rules and regulations concerning conditioning of players and their health and safety;
  3. Reports injuries to the Head Coach or completes and submits accident reports to the on-site Athletic Director;
  4. Exercises great care in dealing with all injuries and particularly those that are of a serious nature.  In all cases, the coach should assure that the injured athlete is receiving competent medical care.  Following injuries of a serious or prolonged nature, the coach should secure the signed approval of the doctor and parent before the athlete is allowed to participate again in athletic activities;
  5. Provides supervision of all athletes until they have left the building and/or site;
  6. Ensures that all windows, doors, and gates are locked in any area that has been used;

Team Activities

  1. Assists the Head Coach with all practice sessions and out-of-season conditioning program;
  2. Ensures a positive environment free of hazing, harassment, bullying and intimidating language and behaviors;

Other Duties as Required

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. Valid teaching certificate and a bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. First aid and CPR training required within first two years and maintained thereafter.
  3. Experience in teaching, coaching, and sports medicine preferred.
  4. Effective oral and written communication skills.
  5. Demonstrate success in area of application.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Contact Information

    • Erika Lahti
    • 412 Webster Street
    • Traverse City, Michigan 49686

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