Assistant Football Coach - Middle School

Normandy School District Normandy, MO
Primary Role and Purpose:

Provide instruction and coach students to develop skills and ability to excel in sport assigned. Contribute to education program as a whole and to growth of students involved in athletics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Use a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and improve the abilities of student athletes in the sport assigned.

* Manage and supervise athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.

* Work with other members of school staff to plan and put in place instructional goals and objectives to ensure the overall educational development of student athletes.

* Establish performance criteria for competition and evaluate students' athletic abilities initially and on a regular basis.

* Take all necessary precautions to protect student athletes, equipment, materials, and facilities.

* Monitor and enforce student eligibility criteria for extracurricular participation.

* Work with athletic director to schedule competitions and coordinate arrangements.

* Accompany and supervise student athletes during athletic competitions in assigned sports on out-of-town trips.

* Instruct and advise students on NCAA regulations with regard to academic requirements for scholarships and recruiting practices.

* Apply and enforce student discipline during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off school property in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

* Encourage, by example and through instruction, sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.

* Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.

* Assist in selection of equipment and instructional materials.

* Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

* Maintain a current inventory of all fixed assets within program.

* Oversee process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all campus athletic equipment.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

* General knowledge of coaching techniques and procedures

* Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes

* Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

* Maintain emotional control under stress.

* Frequent district wide and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours, outdoor exposure to sun and heat, cold, and inclement weather.