Qualifications:

1.  Valid Minnesota coaching certificate or
2.  NFICEP Certified / MSHSL Coaches Educ. Program or
3.  Fulfills the following criteria:
     a.  In the judgment of the school board, the person has the knowledge and experience necessary to coach the sport; and
     b.  Can verify completion of six quarter credits, or the equivalent, or 60 clock hours of instruction in first aid and the care and prevention of athletic injuries; and
     c.  Can verify completion of a coaching methods or theory course.
4.  Substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of gymnastics.
5.  Ability to lift and move around objects weighting 40+ pounds regularly.

Responsible to:
The Head Coach and Athletic Director, who provides overall objectives in conjunction with the High School Principal
Supervises:       
The athletes in his/her sport in grades 7-12 in conjunction with the Head Coach, 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 student shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation of moral values, pride of accomplishment, acceptable social behavior, self-discipline and confidence.
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 objectives of good sportsmanship and good mental health.
2.       The assistant coaching position includes other unusual aspects such as extended time and injury prevention and care.
3.       For items not specifically covered by this job description, it shall be assumed that a coach will exercise common sense and good judgment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.       To actively coach at the varsity level.
2.       To start and end the season in accordance with the rules of the Minnesota State High School League or local rule modifications.
3.       Has thorough knowledge of the Athletic Policies of the District #282 and is responsible for their implementation of the sports program.
4.       Has knowledge of existing state and league regulations.
Staff Responsibilities:
1.       Follows the fundamental philosophy, skills and techniques to be taught by staff.  
2.       Maintains discipline, adjusts grievances and works to increase morale and cooperation.
3.       Performs such other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Administrative Duties:
1.       Assist in the necessary preparation to hold scheduled sporting event or practice and adheres to scheduled facility time. 
2.       Makes sure all participants have proper forms turned into the athletic office before they begin practice.
3.       Assists the Head coach in making recommendations towards new policy, method or procedural change.
4.       Provides proper safeguards for maintenance and protection of team equipment.
Student Responsibilities:
1.       Provides training rules and any other unique regulations of the sport to each athlete who is considered a participant.
2.       Gives constant attention to a student’s grades and conduct.
3.       By his/her presence at all games, practices and while traveling, provides assistance, guidance and safeguards for each participant.
4.       Follows programs and policies concerning injuries, medical attention and emergencies.
5.       Completes paperwork on all athletic injuries on proper forms and submits to the athletic office within 24 hours (or Monday following Friday or Saturday contests).
6.       Directs student managers.
Finance, Equipment and Facilities:
1.       Permits athletes to only be in authorized areas of the building at appropriate times.
2.       Examines locker room before and after practice and games, checking on general cleanliness of the facility.  Responsible for cleanliness and maintenance of specific sports equipment.
3.       Secure all doors and lights before leaving the building if custodians are not on duty.
4.       Instills in each player a respect for equipment and school property, its care and use.
5.       Ensure proper set-up and upkeep of sports facilities.
6.       Maintains neat and orderly storage areas.
Public Relations:
1.       Promotes the sport within the school through recruiting athletes that are not in another sports program and promotes the sport outside the school through news  media, Sports Boosters, or in any other feasible manner.
2.       Responsible for maintaining good public relations with news media, Booster Club, officials, parents, community, volunteers and fans.

Additional Responsibilities:
1.       Attend MSHSL rule interpretation meetings.
2.       Be a member of the Minnesota State High School Coaches Association
3.       Attend annual coaches meetings and training
4.       Attend preseason athletics registration meeting

It is the St. Anthony New Brighton School District’s policy to provide equal education opportunity for all students and to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees.  The district does not discriminate in admission, treatment, employment or access to its programs or activities.  In addition, the School District does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, parental status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation or age.