Description:

8th Grade Softball – Interim JV Coach (2023 season) 

The Byron High School softball team is looking for an interim 8th grade coach for the 2023 season.  This coach will have the responsibility to guide and direct the team in practices and competitions.  The coach will place emphasis on individual player development and growth, along with team cohesiveness, over the length of the softball season.  Practices occur at Byron Middle School. 

Responsibilities:

  • Program development, lends support to the activities department, the program, and to the vision and mission of the district.
  • Helps direct pre-season meetings with parents, athletes and coaches as well as in-season staff and athlete meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Experience as a coach or as a participant in the sport.
  • Must have sound knowledge and background of the sport they are coaching.
  • Must be able to relate to student-athletes in a positive manner and be a good role model.

Required Dispositions:

  • Builder of strong, positive relationships with all stakeholder groups.
  • High energy, innovative, and an effective communicator.
  • Caring role model, excellent knowledge of the sport and skills.
  • Believes that all athletes can attain high levels of success. Possesses the knowledge and skills to build effective educational experiences that benefit all students.
  • Functions as an effective member of the educational/school team.
  • Possesses a growth-mindset, strong listening skills, and provides athletes opportunities to be involved in the community.
  • Fosters team-building and respect while developing players as athletes and individuals.