QUALIFICATIONS: 

1. Has the ability to organize and supervise a total sports program. 

 2. Has previous successful coaching experience in assigned sport. (Major sports) 

3. The asst. coach must have substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport 

and, at the same time, must continue to examine new theories and procedures pertinent to 

the field. 

4. The asst. coach must serve as an appropriate role model for student athletes through 

his/her instructions and actions. 

REPORTS TO: The head coach and athletic director, who provides overall objectives and final evaluation in 

conjunction with the high school principals 

SUPERVISES: In several instances, the head coach must advise, coordinate and support a staff of 

high school assistant coaches and middle school coaches in conjunction with the 

athletic director and respective principal. 

JOB GOAL: To instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training 

necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. At the same 

time, the coach must instruct and demonstrate behaviors that lead to socially 

acceptable character development, self discipline, self confidence, and pride of 

accomplishment in the student athletes. To upgrade his/her knowledge and skills 

through coaching clinics, observations, consultation, etc. 

GENERAL: 1. The success of athletic programs has a strong influence on the community’s 

image of the entire system. The public exposure is a considerable 

responsibility and community/parent pressure for winning performance is 

taxing, but must not override the objectives of good sportsmanship and good 

mental health. 

 2. The position includes other unusual aspect such as extended time, risk injury 

factor and due process predicaments. 

 3. It is the express intent of this job description to give sufficient guidance to 

function. In cases not specifically covered, it shall be assumed that a coach 

shall exercise common sense and good judgment. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

1. Has a thorough knowledge of all the athletic policies approved by the LPGE

Schools’ Board of Education and is responsible for their implementation by the entire staff of the 

sports program. 

2. Has knowledge of existing system, state and league regulations; implements same consistently and 

interprets them for staff. 

3. Understands the proper administrative line of command and refers all requests or grievances through 

proper channels. Is aware of all public/staff/departmental meetings that require attendance. 

STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES: 

4. Established the fundamental philosophy, skills and techniques to be taught by staff. Designs 

conferences, clinics and staff meetings to insure staff awareness of overall program. 

5. Trains and informs staff, encourages professional growth by encouraging clinic attendance according 

to local clinic policy. 

6. Delegates specific duties, supervises implementation and, at season’s end, analyzes staff 

effectiveness and evaluates all assistants. 

7. Maintains discipline, adjusts grievances and works to increase morale and cooperation. 

8. Performs such other duties which may be assigned by the head coach. 

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES: 

9. Assists in the necessary preparation to hold scheduled sport events or practices and adheres to 

scheduled facility times. Coordinates program with maintenance and school employees. 

10. Provides documentation to fulfill state and system requirements concerning physical examinations, 

parental consent and eligibility. 

11. Provides proper safeguards for maintenance and protection of assigned equipment sites. 

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES: 

13. Serves as a mentor to each athlete to promote the development and demonstration in student athletes 

the character traits of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. 

14. Gives constant attention to a student athlete’s grades and conduct. 

15. By his/her presence at all practices games and while traveling, provides assistance, guidance and 

safeguards for each participant. 

16. Provides training rules and any other unique regulations of the sport to each athlete who is 

considered a participant. 

17. Initiates programs and policies concerning injuries, medical attention and emergencies. 

18. Completes paperwork on all disabling athletic injuries on proper forms and submits to athletic office 

within 24 hours.