This position is for an Assistant Girls Tennis coach.  This position starts August 15, 2022.


Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the assigned sport
  • Physically able to carry out the coaching duties of the assigned sport
  • Knowledge of physical fitness and sports safety
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Ability to motivate others

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous coaching experience
  • State coaching certification
  • CPR certification

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and teach the fundamentals, strategies, rules and proper conditioning for the assigned sport
  • Provide an atmosphere conducive to good sportsmanship
  • Ensure that adequate supervision is provided for all students involved in the sport
  • Instruct sports participants in safety procedures for handling injury situations; contact emergency personnel when necessary
  • Conduct tryouts for a team or for an individual to participate in a competition; select the players for a team or participants for individual sports who will represent the school
  • Instruct and work with students to assist them with perfecting their abilities and providing them guidance in keeping fit for competition and teaching them how to react under the pressure of competitive play
  • Prepare the team or individual athletes for competition by working out plays and strategies
  • Provide for the safety of student sports participants by inspecting and preparing equipment and facilities
  • Issue, collect and maintain inventory of uniforms and sports equipment as required
  • Schedule practices, arrange transportation and logistics of events
  • Ensure that players are academically eligible to participate in school sponsored events
  • Comply with all Minnesota State High School League rules and regulations
  • Communicate with studens the policies of the team, school and school district relating to school sponsored sports activities
  • Complete reports and forms as required
  • Participate in athletic award programs as required by the school or district
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Pay and Benefits:
Coaches are paid a stipend in accordance with the Teacher Labor Agreement.  There are no benefits available to temporary positions.

Inver Grove Heights Community Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.