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Davenport Community Schools 7th Grade Boys Basketball Coach in Davenport, Iowa

7th Grade Boys Basketball Coach JobID: 10642

  • Position Type:

    Athletics/ Coach

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    Walcott School K-8


Duties & Responsibilities: (Essential Functions of Position, Major Responsibilities, Summary of Key Duties, Special Assignments, Relationships)

  • Assist with supervision of all phases of the basketball program--planning, strategy, instruction in fundamentals, and so forth.

  • Responsible for care and issuance of all basketball equipment used by the team.

  • Communicate with high school coaching staff(s) and attend meetings or mini clinics at high school(s) to ensure continuity in the DCSD 7-12 grade boy’s basketball program.

  • Understand, monitor and enforce district academic standards, policies and eligibility requirements.

  • Develop players to their fullest potential, starting with the basic fundamentals of the game of basketball and progressing to skills beyond what is considered average.

  • Understand and promote good sportsmanship among student-athletes.

  • Complete required reports and record accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Has a thorough knowledge of and responsible for the athletic policy approved by the Board of Education.

  • Supervise players at all practices and games, as well as in the locker room and on the bus.

  • Must possess an enthusiastic attitude and ability to understand intermediate-aged youth in an athletic setting.

  • Work in cooperation with the building Activity Director and with the Director of Athletics for the Davenport Community Schools

  • Other duties as assigned by administration.

  • Must be willing to support and implement Davenport's multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) for both behavior and academics.

  • Successful candidate must possess strong inter-personal skills with a proven record of building rapport with culturally diverse students to ensure each child reaches his/her full potential.

  • Good attendance and punctuality are a must to ensure that the duties and responsibilities of the job are performed successfully

    Physical Requirements of Position:

  • Ability to demonstrate basketball techniques as necessary.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

  • Be able to drive school vans to events

  • Be able to lift, carry, pull or push 50+lbs

    Special Qualification Desired: (Personal Qualities, Education, Skills Needed, Experience, Etc.)

  • Must possess valid Iowa coaching authorization and submit completed NFHS Online Concussion Course

  • Ability to communicate effectively with players, coaches, parents, and others who work with the program.

  • Recognition of the need for confidentiality with respect to student and parental rights to privacy, as well as confidentiality of all conversation and hard copy information

  • Ability to create enthusiastic, positive environment that promotes future student participation in the program.