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Job Opening Information Girls Varsity Tennis Head Coach

Position Start Date
8/15/2022

Position Title
Girls Varsity Tennis Head Coach
Required Application Type
Coach
Salary/Pay Scale
Per NTA Contract
Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Head Coach at the varsity level is responsible for leadership for the entire program within the particular sport.  The Head Coach is responsible for program articulation and consistency and is responsible for communicating regularly with coaches at each level.  The Head Coach keeps up-to-date on current issues and trends in the sport and communicates such to the Athletic Director and to coaches at each level.

EXPECTED RESULTS:

  • Plans and supervises all practices, contests, and other events of the varsity team.
  • Communicates practice plans to assistant coaches.
  • Provides input regarding evaluation of varsity assistant coach, program assistant coach, JV head coach, and modified head coaches to Athletic Director. Athletic Director will finalize all evaluations.
  • Teaches rules, strategies, and skills to the athletes.
  • Abides by district policies and decisions.
  • Ensures that practice and game procedures, facilities and equipment are safe for student athletes.
  • Supervises the management of equipment and uniforms.
  • Instructs and models positive sportsmanship and citizenship.
  • Provide written feedback on student-athlete performance at the beginning and end of the season
  • Monitors grades of student-athletes and acts as a liaison with student-athlete, athletic department, and staff
  • Communicates with Athletic Director, parents, principal, and head custodian as appropriate.
  • Notifies Athletic Director, Athletic Trainer and/or School Nurse regarding major injuries.
  • Notifies the Athletic Director of any unusual incidents in a timely manner.
  • Attends meetings as required including:
    • Pre-season athletes’ and parents’ meetings
    • League or Section coaches’ meeting.
  • Organizes staff meetings for coaches at all levels as needed.
  • Assures end-of-season banquet/event with student-athletes and/or families.
  • Acts a liaison with youth and community organizations in the sport.
  • Seeks professional development opportunities and notifies staff of the same.
  • Notifies Athletic Director of any personnel concerns in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
  • Maintains appropriate NYS certification in a timely manner.
Job Qualifications

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of specific sport
  • Understanding of adolescent development
  • Ability to articulate vision and mission of the program
  • Sets high expectations for self and studentathletes

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • NYSED Coaching Certification/Licensure OR
  • NYS Teacher Certification – Physical Education

PREFERRED:

  • Previous experience coaching sport at or above level of application
  • Demonstrated success in leading a successful team/program
  • Ability and commitment to work with athletes of diverse backgrounds
Application Procedure

Names and phone numbers of 2 references

Job Category
Coach
Job Location
District Wide

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