Lockwood School District # 26
Job Description

TITLE: Head Coach
REPORTS TO: Athletic Director
SUPERVISES (if applicaable): Student Athletes
JOB DEFINITION OR GOAL: Teaches the student participants the skills necessary for the sport/activity assigned while stressing the importance of sportsmanship and physical fitness.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIIES:

  1. Maintains competency in rules, regulations, and coaching techniques for the sport/activity.

  2. Establishes a schedule of practices.

  3. Maintains discipline and sportsmanlike conduct of all participants and enforces the policies of the district uniformly when disciplining participant

  4. Establishes performance criteria for eligibility in addition to those established by MHSA and board policy.

  5. Takes inventory of equipment and supplies.

  6. Makes recommendations to the administration for equipment and supplies needed for the ensuing season.

  7. Works with the athletic director in scheduling intramural and interscholastic contests.

  8. Teaches/coaches the importance of teamwork.

  9. Supervises participants and assistant coaches.

Only minimum duties are listed. Other functions may be
required as given or assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Meets MHSA requirements (if applicable).
  2. Holds a current valid American Red Cross First Aid card (for those coaching athletics).
  3. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  4. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  5. Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, with students, parents, staff and the community in general.
  6. Ability to handle stressful situations.
  7. Ability to maintain confidentiality of employment and student matters.
  8. Ability to perform duties with an awareness of all district requirements and board policies.
  9. Ability to effectively manage time and responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described within this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is frequently required to walk and continuously required to stand.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and waist while performing the duties of this position.  The employee will occasionally be required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, depth perception and peripheral vision.

The employee must work well under pressure to meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines.  The employee shall, at all times, demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment demands described within this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee constantly works around others, works with the public and works inside and outside.  The noise level in the work environment varies, but is frequently loud.  The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. 

The employee must work well under pressure to meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines. The employee shall, at all times, demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
6/2006
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