HEAD BOYS BASKETBALL COACH (2022-2023) (#389)

Blackville Hilda High School ( learn more )

WILLISTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 29

Blackville, South Carolina ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4009843
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : August 17, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Barnwell County Consolidated School District 48

District Position Description

 

Position Title:     Basketball Coach

Department:       Athletics

Reports To:         Athletic Director

FLSA Status:       N/A

 

 

BASKETBALL JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for coaching and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork in basketball. A basketball coach instructs players at practice and during games. He or she is also responsible for designing plays and strategies for the team.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Knows and understands the basketball league rule book and any changes that are made.
  • Studies the skills and abilities of the players on the team and puts each player in the most suitable position.
  • Recognizes and uses each player’s specific talents to devise plays and playing strategies for games.
  • Studies the abilities of the players on opposing teams as well as their.
  • Works as a teacher when coaching a middle school or high school team.
  • Knows how many timeouts are left in each game and makes the best use of them.
  • Asks the referee questions about calls on plays.
  • Keeps up with the score throughout the game.
  • Devises drills and practice exercises that will adequately prepare players for each game.
  • Watches films of past games to identify playing and coaching mistakes and avoid them in the future.
  • Teaches players the rules of the game and how to avoid making fouls that result in penalties.
  • Works with individual players to hone their particular skills and eliminate bad habits.
  • Completes any paperwork required for the job especially in a public school setting.
  • Gives instructions to assistant coaches and uses them effectively to help build the skill level of the team.
  • Trains assistant coaches to become head coaches in the future.
  • Looks for new players and recruits them for the team.
  • Participates in fundraising events and activities when coaching a college team.
  • Talks to sports announcers and news reporters when coaching a college or professional team.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

  • Understand the fundamentals of the game of basketball.
  • Be in good physical condition.
  • Have the ability to motivate players to reach their potential.
  • Must have exceptional leadership skills.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Have the ability to make quick decisions under pressure.
  • Be able to effectively handle stress and keep the temper in check.
  • Have the ability to notice small details.
  • Must have an excellent memory and superior concentration skills.

KEY ELEMENTS:

  • Follow and uphold the policies and mission statement of Williston School District 29.
  • Plan, organize, and direct the Williston-Elko Varsity Basketball program.
  • Instruct and demonstrate skill sets and techniques necessary for individual and team development.
  • Ensure that team rules and regulations regarding conduct and eligibility of the athletes are clearly communicated and followed.
  • Plan, organize, advertise, and conduct tryouts for the basketball program; inform Athletic Department and participants of final selections. Maintain the integrity of the selection process.
  • Consult with the Athletic Director regarding any off-season training programs including scheduling dates for summer camps/practices, uniform fitting, pre-post tryout informational parent meetings.
  • Attend informational parent meetings at the beginning of each season for all levels.
  • Create a safe environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Work directly with school athletic trainer in reporting injuries, teaching precautions and procedures to ensure staff/student safety and help students prevent injuries.
  • Model good sportsmanship behavior and maintain appropriate conduct towards opposing team, fans, parents, officials, spectators and community. Applicants for this position must have previous high school coaching experience. The applicants must possess a positive coaching philosophy, and excellent communication and organizational skills.

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE 

•Pass a background check and drug test when coaching on the public school level.

 Have experience playing on a basketball team.

•Have past experience as an assistant basketball coach.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

•A great deal of time is spent in a high school or college gymnasium or a large sports arena.

•Time will be spent in a locker room with players or in a film room reviewing past games.

•The noise level is high particularly during games.

•A great deal of standing, walking back and forth on the basketball court and even running up and down the court is required.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Must complete all certification courses from the SCHSL and the NFHS.

 

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Stephanie Alford
    • 12255 MAIN ST
    • WILLISTON, South Carolina 29853

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