Head Volleyball coach position for the 2022/23 School Year.
Proof of full vaccination OR OHA Exception Forms are a pre-employment requirement.
JOB TITLE: Volleyball Head Athletic Coach – Middle School
CLASSIFICATION: Extra Comp
SUPERVISOR: Building Principal
CONTRACT: Athletic Season
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The Head Athletic Coach will supervise the athletic program for which assigned and coach the varsity team of his/her school. The Head Coach will direct programs which will instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, safety procedures and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. At the
same time, the athletes shall receive instruction that will lead to the formation of moral values, price of accomplishment, good sportsmanship, self-discipline, and self-confidence.
The Head Athletic Coach supervises the Assistant Coaches of the program assigned, participating athletes, managers, and student assistants.
It is the intent of this job description to give sufficient guidance to function. In case not specifically covered, it shall be assumed that a coach shall exercise common sense and good judgment.
The Head Athletic Coach is responsible to the building principal and works cooperatively with the Coordinator of Secondary Athletics and building Activities Coordinator.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Has a thorough knowledge of all the Athletic Policies endorsed by the Medford School District Board of Education and is responsible for it’s implementation by the entire staff of the program assigned.
Has knowledge of Oregon School Activities Association rules and regulations as well as Southern Oregon Middle School Athletic Conference Rules; implements those same consistently and interprets them for staff.
Understands the proper administrative line of command and refers all requests or grievances through proper channels.
Works to increase morale and cooperation within the school’s entire athletic program.
Knows effective safety procedures in their sport, plans and implements a program of instruction in safe practices.
Establishes the fundamental philosophy, skills, and techniques to be taught by staff. Designs and conducts a clinic for the program assigned for staff.
Trains and informs staff; encourages professional growth by attendance at clinics according to district clinic policy and funds available.
Delegates specific duties, supervises implementation, and at season’s end, analyzes staff effectiveness and works cooperatively with the building principal in an evaluation of all assistants.
Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the Principal and Coordinator of Secondary Athletics.
Assists the Activities Director in scheduling and providing transportation. Checks the athletic schedule for conflicts and makes necessary confirmations.
Assists in the necessary preparation to hold scheduled athletic events or practices and adheres to scheduled facility times. Coordinates program with maintenance and school employees.
Is responsible to the principal for compliance with school district, SOMSAC and OSAA requirements concerning physical examinations, parental consent forms, insurance waivers, and academic/residence eligibility.
Provides proper safeguards for maintenance and protection of assigned equipment and facilities.
Advises the Activities Director and recommends policy, method, or procedural changes.
Prepares the annual season summary at the conclusion of the sport season.
Provides training rules and any other unique regulations of the sport to each athlete who is considered a participant.
Gives constant attention to an athlete’s grades and conduct.
Supervises the athletes before, during, and after practices, contests, or while traveling, and provides by his/her presence proper guidance and safeguards for each participant.
Initiates programs and policies concerning injuries, medical attention, and emergencies. Works cooperatively with the athletic trainer in matters of injury, prevention, and the care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Ensures completion of paperwork on all athletic injuries on proper forms and submits to the proper office within 24 hours of the injury.
Directs student managers, assistants and statisticians.
Determines discipline, in accordance with State, District, and School guidelines, policies and procedures. Teaches athletes rules and procedures concerning due process when the enforcement of discipline is necessary. Contacts parents when a student is dropped or becomes ineligible for team rule infractions.
FINANCE AND EQUIPMENT RESPONSIBILITIES
Participates in the budgeting function by identifying equipment and supply specifications such as type, style, color, or technical information and seeking cost estimates from vendors. The Head Coach is responsible for knowing the program’s budget and operating within budget appropriations.
Is accountable for all supplies and equipment and reports the cost to the Activities Office of any equipment/supplies lost or not returned. Arranges for issuing, storing, and reconditioning of equipment and submits an annual inventory. Responsible to ensure accuracy of fine and hold notices on lost or stolen equipment.
Is knowledgeable of district purchasing procedures and timelines and follows those methods in the purchase of supplies and equipment.
Supervises marking and identification of equipment before issuing and storing.
Supervises equipment rooms, coaches’ offices, and the issue or requisition of equipment.
Examines locker rooms before and after practices and games, checking on general cleanliness of the facility. Responsible for cleanliness and maintenance of specific sport equipment.
Secures all doors, lights, windows, and locks before leaving building if custodians are not on duty.
Instills in each player a respect for equipment and school property, its care and proper use.
PUBLIC RELATIONS RESPONSIBILITIES
Organizes parents, coaches, players, and guests for pre-season meetings.
Promotes the sport within the school through encouraging participation of athletes that are not in another sports program and promotes the sport outside the school through booster clubs, YMCA youth sports programs, and other youth sports organizations.
Responsible for maintaining good public relations with booster club, officials, volunteers, faculty, parents, and fans.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MINIMUM SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Of rules and regulations of the sport to which assigned.
Of fundamentals, techniques, and strategies of the sport to which assigned.
Of safety factors involved in the sport assigned.
Of physical ability and limitations of the level he/she is teaching.
Of the Medford School District Athletic Policies, SOMSAC and OSAA Rules and Regulations.
Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with people.
Must be able to demonstrate basic skills of sport to which assigned.
Must have the ability to organize, supervise, and evaluate the total sport program.
Must be positive.
Should be enthusiastic.
Should possess a willingness to cooperate and to adjust to various situations.
Previous coaching experience of sport to which assigned is preferred.
Previous experience as participant of sport to which assigned preferred.
Previous teaching experience preferred.
Valid Oregon teacher certification is preferred.
College training in coaching desirable.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Driving: Yes No x Comments:
Light (20 pounds maximum)
Medium (50 pounds maximum)
Heavy (100 pounds maximum)
Other Conditions: May have to lift more than 100 pounds.
Both inside and outside
Personal Protection Equipment/Training
Must possess a current First Aid card within one month of hire.
Blood borne pathogen training.
Blood spill training.
Pre-employment fingerprints and illegal drug testing.
This position description is intended to provide an overview of the requirements of the position. As such, it is not necessarily all inclusive, and the position may require other essential and/or non-essential functions, tasks, duties, or responsibilities not listed herein.