Boys Baseball - Varsity Coach

Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Forest Park, IL
POSITION TITLE: Varsity Coach Boys Baseball

REPORTS TO: Athletic Director


This is a responsible position that requires working with students, faculty, administrators and parents in the implementation of the sport program. The work is under the direction of the Athletic Director and involves general overall responsibility for the total sport program. The Head Coach must demonstrate an ability to work cooperatively and enthusiastically with the entire school community and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. The Head Coach will have a record of proven success as a teacher and coach.


Required Experience or Training

Valid Professional Educators License or valid ASEP Certification

Official college transcripts of class work.

Three (3) up-to-date letters of recommendation.

Successful demonstration of quality sport coaching at the secondary level.

* Candidates must also meet one of the following categories as mandated by the Illinois High School Association.

(a)teaching or supervising classroom activity at least two periods daily in the member school; or

(b) employed full-time in any elementary or junior high school in the legal attendance area of the member high school; or

(c) an assistant teacher, resource aide, lay supervisor or other paraprofessional who is employed at least half-time per day in the member school; or

(d) a full time teacher in any elementary district, any of whose territory is a part of the member high school's district; or

(e) teaching full time, within the provisions of the Illinois School Code, in a member high school or in a vocational or special education cooperative in which the member school participates; or

(f) a retired teacher from an IHSA member high school

Desired Experience or Training

Demonstrated leadership ability in the teaching, coaching, and direction of a quality sport program in a multicultural high school and/or unit district.

Ability to effectively and enthusiastically articulate the total athletic program for the Proviso Township High Schools with the school community, parents, and the public.


Directs and assumes general responsibility for the total sport program.

Demonstrates supervisory and organizational skills associated with the implementation of a quality program.

Demonstrates cooperation, friendliness and enthusiasm toward students, faculty, fellow coaches, and the public sector.

Demonstrates strong public relations skills.

Motivates fellow coaches and student athletes by example.

Plans, coordinates, supervises, and conducts a sport program based on the latest evidence of knowledge and skill about the game. Disseminates information to and instructs student athletes and fellow coaches in the above.

Develops standards of conduct and safety for all student athletes. Adheres to these standards, instructs and supervises fellow coaches in the practice of standards.

Promotes and adheres to school and district policies and procedures.

Strict compliance with all IHSA rules and regulations.

Works with the Athletic Director in developing a competitive yearly game schedule.

Exercises and teaches control and care of school-owned equipment.

Other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned and/or administratively directed.