Girls Cross Country Coach

Forest Park, IL, US
Jun 19, 2019
Job Category
Teaching, Athletics Coach
Position Type:
Athletics/Activities/Head Coaching

Date Posted:

Proviso East High School

Closing Date:
Until Filled

Description: Head Girls Cross Country Coach

Reports To: Athletic Director

Nature of the Position:

This is a responsible position that requires working with students, faculty, administrators and parents in the implementation of the Girls Cross Country program. The work is under the direction of the Athletic Director and involves general overall responsibility for the total football program. The Head Coach must demonstrate an ability to work cooperatively and enthusiastically with the entire school community and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. The Head Coach will have a record of proven success as teacher and coach of the sport.

Required Experience or Training
Valid Type 03, 09 or 10 Illinois State Teaching Certificate or ASEP or NFHS Certification
Knowledge of the sport
Previous successful coaching experience in assigned sport
Must have substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport
To instruct athletes in individual and team fundamental, strategy and physical training necessary to realize a degree of individual and team success

  1. Directs and assumes general responsibility for the total Girls Cross Country programDemonstrates supervisory and organizational skills associated with the implementation of a quality programDemonstrates cooperation, friendliness and enthusiasm toward students, faculty, fellow coaches, and the public sectorDemonstrates strong public relations skillsMotivates fellow coaches and student athletes by examplePlans, coordinates, supervises, and conducts a football program based on the latest evidence of knowledge and skill about the game. Disseminates information to and instructs student athletes and fellow coaches in the aboveDevelops standards of conduct and safety for all student athletesAdheres to these standards, instructs and supervises fellow coaches in the practice of standardsPromotes and adheres to school and district policies and proceduresStrict compliance with all IHSA rules and regulationsWorks with the Athletic Director in developing a competitive yearly game scheduleExercises and teaches control and care of school-owned equipmentOther duties and responsibilities that may be assigned and/or administratively directed

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