Girls' Lacrosse Head Coach
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Aspen School District
School / Org:
||Aspen High School
No. of Positions:
||2 January 2018
||Open Until Filled
Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
High School Girls' Lacrosse Head Coach
Location: Aspen High School
Job Description: Title: Head Coach – Aspen High School: Girls Lacrosse
Job Summary: The head coach is responsible for planning, directing and leading an education based athletic program that seeks to develop athletes of empathy and integrity.
- Must meet the head coaching requirements of CHSAA and/or the State Department of Education.
- Attend a ‘Why We Play’ seminar/coaches training.
- Experience coaching in an Education Based athletic program preferred.
- Certified teacher preferred.
- Playing and/or coaching experience preferred.
Reports to: High School Athletic Director.
Job Goals: To accept the responsibility of the program and work with the student-athletes in the sport assigned and to provide life lessons that will positively impact the physical, social and emotional well-being of all who are involved.
Traits of an Effective Coach: Demonstrates a high degree of empathy, positivity, trust, responsibility, discipline & flexibility. Is a developer, teacher, achiever and problem-solver.
- Accept and implement the athletic philosophy of Aspen High School.
- Follows the rules and regulations of the school, the conference and CHSAA.
- Attend the rules interpretation meeting held by CHSAA.
- Maintain a membership in the appropriate coaches’ association and participate so that AHS has representation.
- Attend clinics, seminars and in-service programs to improve coaching skills and to stay current with new trends in coaching, training, conditioning and safety procedures.
- Attend school, conference, region, and state coaches’ meetings.
- Give input about and then carry out the interscholastic schedule as drawn up by the Athletic Director.
- Organize, schedule and supervise practice sessions.
Submit and verify transportation requests for scrimmages, practices and events.
- Supervise the use of equipment in your sport.
- Development of a written annual inventory and make recommendations for purchases to the Athletic Director.
- Distribution and collection of equipment and supplies.
- Regularly inspect equipment and facilities to insure the safety of each student athlete.
- Responsible for reporting scores, statistics, and disseminating team information on MaxPreps and for publicity.
- Participate in pre and post season meetings with the Athletic Director. The post-season meeting will serve as an evaluation conference.
- Delegate responsibility to the assistant coaches as appropriate.
- Organize and participate in an end of the season information and evaluation sessions with all assistant coaches.
- Work to develop continuity between the community and school programs.
- Provide leadership in his or her program for all levels (9th, 10th, JV and Varsity) of the sport.
- Only allows athletes certified by the Athletic and Sports Medicine Offices to participate.
- Maintains appropriate supervision of his/her program at all times (locker rooms, practices, events, bus rides, etc.). Supervises any and all space used by athletes while they are present.
- Assures that the squad will reflect proper attitude and conduct at all times home or away.
- Encourages young men and women to participate in sports and other co-curricular activities other than his/her own but does not attempt to influence the specific sport or activity.
- Establish and use a system of communication to athletes and parents that will include explanation of program policies, awards, procedures, goals and schedules.
- Has responsibility for the end of season awards programs.
- Represent the school in a professional manner in demeanor, language, and conduct (based on standards established by the Athletic Director).
- Develop and maintain current knowledge of the sport.
- All other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Terms of Employment: Compensation and duration of the assignment as negotiated.
Evaluation: Performance of the job will be evaluated annually.
Evaluation Coordinator: Athletic Director.
Evaluators: High School Principal and Athletic Director.
Primary Location: Aspen High School
Salary Information: Stipend at end of season / Stipend
Shift Type: Part-Time
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