ALBURNETT COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Junior High Baseball Coach in ALBURNETT, Iowa
Qualifications: Possess a coaching endorsement or coaching authorization certification Have experience as a player or coach of the sport Have the ability to be a role model for student athletes
Essential Functions: Be knowledgeable of rules, regulations and coaching techniques of the sport coached and of local rules and regulations regarding eligibility, good conduct, board policies, etc. regarding student athletes. Provide for the health and safety of the athletes with regard to physicals, insurance issues, equipment, practice procedures, emergency procedures, and the like. Establish a communication procedure with regard to informing students and parents of team rules, state and local rules and regulations, and other communication, which will keep all informed for the purpose of elimination of misunderstandings. Provide for the proper care and set up of facilities prior to contests and practice. Provide for the proper care of equipment, and uniforms and the storage of equipment and uniforms including notifying the athletic director of the need for repair and/or replacement. Prepare and submit to the Activities Director an inventory of equipment and uniforms at the end of each season. Make requests for transportation needs to the Transportation Director in such a manner that allows sufficient time to arrange for a bus/van and driver. Travel to and from away athletic events with the team and be the last out of the visitor's locker room to ensure no equipment is left behind nor that any damage has occurred. Motivate athletes with praise and affirmation; avoid sarcasm, embarrassment and belittling; exercise self-control during practices and games and reflect positively upon the team, school, and yourself. Schedule and organize practices and events with a spirit of cooperation, recognizing the need for other coaches and directors of activities to work with many of the same students. Maintain records of team and individual accomplishments as required by the principal for the purpose of long-term record keeping. Complete required annual trainings Performs other duties as may be assigned.