Assistant 7th/8th Gr. Boys/Girls Track Coach (FRMS)
Fort Riley Middle School
Classification: Certified/Classified/Rule 10
Division/Department: Secondary Athletics
Job Category: Coach
FLSA: Certified-Exempt/Classified-Non Exempt
Title: 7/8 Assistant Boys and Girls Track Coach (FRMS)
Qualifications: *Knowledge of the principles of effective teaching
*Knowledge of the fundamentals of the sport
*Coaching experience is preferred
*Playing experience in high school and/or college preferred
*Strong communication and interpersonal skills
*Knowledge of district and state athletic guidelines
*Good health & physical condition must be able to lift 50 pounds
*Current TB skin test on file
*CPR and First Aid Certification-Required
*Bloodborne Pathogens Training-Required
*Valid driver's license
Reports To: Lead/Head Coach
Building/District Athletic Director
Supervises: Student Athletes
The assistant coach is responsible for assisting the lead/ head coach and athletic directors at all levels to design, implement, and maintain a cohesive 7-12 athletic program in his/her respective sport that supports the district philosophy for athletics.
- Have thorough knowledge of district and Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) policies/guidelines.
- Assist principals and athletic directors in recruiting, interviewing, selecting, placing, evaluating and developing all assistant coaches in the program.
- Effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels to establish a comprehensive program that develops fundamental skills related to their sport.
- Conduct themselves in a way by action and public communications that reflects confidence and respect for Geary County Schools USD 475.
- Emphasize academic excellence, set high standards, and continually monitor their student athlete's academic progress.
- Help prepare student athletes for the next level, be aware of KSHSAA, NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA eligibility requirements and make student athletes aware of the opportunities available to them.
- Complete pre-season planning well in advance of starting date for the season.
- Participate in/conduct meetings: before, during, and after the season. These meetings can be used to prevent, solve, or manage problems of the group, present new coaching techniques, develop procedures, and/or address issues about the sports curriculum
- Provide guidance and leadership to assistant coaches, student athletes, student managers, and statisticians as to their expectations and assigned duties. Cooperate fully with maintenance staff, transportation staff, and others similarly involved in overall program.
- Provide a safe environment for practice and games.
- Use sound and acceptable teaching practices and coaching techniques.
- Run well-organized practice sessions utilizing staff to maximum potential.
- Prepare and implement a well-organized game plan.
- Adhere to and follow sound training principles.
- Adhere to a highly efficient and technically sound program of injury prevention and rehabilitation. When injuries occur, follow a prescribed routine and maintain good communications with patient, trainer, doctor, and parents.
- Develop a sound system for uniform/equipment accountability, including inventory, repair, reconditioning, and replacement.
- Complete all paperwork, reports, and other documents required by the high school head coach/athletic director(s)/principal.
- Establish a dialogue with high school head coach/athletic director(s) to maintain and purchase equipment, uniforms and request facilities repair services when needed.
- Attend meetings as required by high school head coach/athletic director(s)/principal.
- Responsible for all other duties designated by the high school head coach/athletic director(s)/principal.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee performing the duties of this position is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, hear, bend, stoop, and reach. The employee may be occasionally required to manually lift, move, or carry up to 50 pounds. The employee is required to interact with staff and meet the demands of several different people. The employee is responsible for the work output of others. The employee occasionally works extended hours. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Ability to maintain regular attendance and report at the requested time.
- Ability to work constructively and cooperatively with others.
- Ability to respond to information requests in a courteous, timely and helpful manner.
- Ability to manage job responsibilities while meeting established deadlines.
- Ability to supervise student athletes in multiple settings including but not limited to locker room, gym, bus, and other facilities in and out of district
- Ability to attend all games in and out of district including playoffs.
Salary Range: Extra Pay/Extra Duty Schedule
Evaluation Frequency: Job performance will be evaluated at the end of each season
Notice of Nondiscrimination
Geary County USD #475 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and/or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions or complaints based on race, color, national origin, sex or age, please contact the USD 475 Director of Personnel Services, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000. For questions or complaints based on disability, please contact the USD 475 Director of Special Education, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000