High School Girls Head Volleyball Coach (2019-20)

Pittsburgh, PA, US
May 16, 2019
Job Category
Teaching, Athletics Coach
Grade Level
High School
Supervises, coordinates and promotes all phases of the interscholastic volleyball program. Combines a comprehensive knowledge of the sport of volleyball with coaching experience to improve the fundamental skill, team strategy and athletic fitness needed to achieve a degree of individual and team success. This person is directly responsible to the principal and works in cooperation with the faculty manager.

Within the framework of the volleyball program, the head volleyball coach provides leadership in the ongoing development and improvement of coaching to ensure each student-athlete will achieve a full and productive volleyball experience. To accomplish this, the head volleyball coach must involve the assistant coach in the planning, development and implementation of programs designed to improve individual and team needs. The head volleyball coach will assign an assistant coach based on his/her knowledge and demonstration of skills to teach volleyball mechanics required to address the needs of the student-athletes who make-up the team. Such teaching activities include but are not limited to: serves (beginners and advance student-athletes), set progression, spike progression, forearm pass, blocking, offensive formation (6-2, 4-2, 5-2), defense serve, receive patterns and interchanging.

Total Pay Per Season: $3, 987

- High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

- Bachelor's Degree preferred.

- Minimum 2 years experience in coaching volleyball as head coach or 3 years experience as assistant volleyball coach at varsity level preferred.

- Sport First Aid and CPR Certification preferred.

- Participation in volleyball at the high school, collegiate or professional level(s) preferred.

- Strong oral and written communication skills are required.

- Ability to communicate effectively with the media, parents, school administration and community is also required.

- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

- Leadership and supervisory skills necessary.

- Dependable and reliable a must.

- Involvement in professional development activities designed to improve his or her skills coaching volleyball strategies, volleyball tactics or volleyball techniques preferred.

Coaches currently employed or engaged by a PIAA Member School must complete two courses:
1- Coaching Education.
2- First Aid.

Fist time coaches hired at any PIAA school after July 1, 2018 will have two years from their date of hire to complete the requirements.

Annual completion of (2) PA Department of Education Training Courses:
1. Concussion Training Course.
2. Sudden Cardiac Arrest Training Course.

Residency Requirements: No Residency Requirement

Essential Job Functions:
1. Ability to teach volleyball techniques, volleyball rules, volleyball strategies and playing tactics.

2. Ability to teach sportsmanship, cooperation and responsibility to team members.

3. Demonstrates through experience, a commitment to devote long hours and weekends to the volleyball program.

4. Conducts a pre-season and post season volleyball conditioning program.

5. Ability to supervise and conduct safe practices and contests.

6. Ability to accurately assess the talents and abilities of team members.

7. Ability to promote athletes to college recruiters.

8. Participate in a successful recruitment program.

9. Ability to display competency in coaching philosophy, knowledge of PIAA rules and regulations, and NCAA Student- Athletic Eligibility

10. Ability to respond to player injuries by using first aid techniques.

11. Must be able to maintain uniforms, equipment and school facility.

12. Must be able to supervise bus, locker room and team members.

13. Must be able to monitor team members' attendance, grades and personal conduct.

14. Conducts other duties as assigned by the principal of the school.

The Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs, activities, career and technical education programs or employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. It is the policy of the Pittsburgh School District to make all services, programs and activities available and to provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Please make requests for accommodations at least 72 hours before the scheduled event. For more information regarding accommodations, civil rights grievance procedures, please contact: Office of Employee Relations, 341 S. Bellefield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or 412-529-HELP (4357).