Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 is a dynamic and innovative suburban public school district serving approximately 8,000 students. The District includes 8 elementary schools with kindergarten through grade 5 (some with voluntary pre-kindergarten programs), two middle schools with grades 6-8, one high school with grades 9-12 and one alternative high school. The District also includes one of the most extensive Community Education programs in the state, serving newborns up through senior citizens.
- The assistant coach is responsible for the welfare and conduct of the members of his/her team from the time they report for practice or a game until they leave the school at the end of the activity. In performing his/her duties, he/she must exemplify good sportsmanship and should offer respect and empathy to each athlete as an individual. The assistant coach must be aware that he/she serves as a model in the education of the student athlete and, therefore, shall never place the value of winning above the value of character building.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for all matters pertaining to the organization and administration of coaching an athletic team
- Plan and supervise the team to and from all events, practices, and competitions.
- Work with the athletics director and booster club on specific budget requests and spending, as well as, fund raising as needed.
- Support and implement in-season and out-of-season condition and weight training program with weight training staff.
- Coordinate practice and game schedules with the Athletics Office and coaches from other programs.
- Enforce and model discipline and positive sportsmanship at all times and establish and manage penalties for breach of such standards by individual students.
- Perform other relevant duties regarding the program.
- Enforce all rules of the Minnesota State High School League and ISD 191 as they pertain to the respective sport.
- Follow athletic department policy in ordering equipment, uniforms, and supplies for the program.
- Assist Athletics Office to maintain complete and accurate records needed to participate in MSHSL sponsored athletics.
- Prepare and maintain a roster of the assigned team members, including grade level, team level, and positions.
- Report and document with an injury report form all major student injuries immediately to the Athletic Trainer and the Athletics Office.
Knowledge and Skills:
- Has knowledge and background in the specific sport
- Knowledge of State, Federal, and ISD 191 School Board Policies regarding student conduct and appropriate disciplinary action.
- Evidence of and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills when working with coworkers, parents, community members, supervisor, and students.
- Ability to receive feedback and adjust accordingly.
- Strong work ethic and dedication to further the benefits of student participation in co-curricular activities.
- Ability to perform essential job functions.
- Coaching license or have completed the MSHSL Coaching Certification preferred, but must be current on MSHSL Coaches Clipboard with Continuing Education.
- Our online application system offers the opportunity to upload additional information such as a cover letter, resume, references and transcripts. Paper or e-mail copies of these materials will not be accepted.
- Interviews will be conducted with candidates that best meet the current needs of the District.
- Review of materials will start immediately.
- The position will be filled on an undesignated time-frame when, and not until, the right candidate emerges.
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.
Equity is one of District One91’s core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. District One91 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.