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Requisition Number 18-1479
Post Date 4/10/2019
Title Coach - Athletics
City Melvindale
State MI
Description Academy for Business and Technology
19625 Wood St.
Melvindale MI 48122
Teachers are able to create momentum with new, creative ideas; you don’t need to be afraid to take risks as long as it benefits the students -- we will always find the resources that you need. We think “outside the box” and accept all candidates who want to do the same. We have significant partnerships with Barnes & Noble and Michigan Works, as part of our drive to expose students to as many positive resources, events, experiences, venues and people as possible. Seeking candidates who can reinforce and enhance the school’s focus on business and technology. Must be committed and dedicated to the students and have a true desire to be here; must be willing to go the extra mile for our students … not here just biding time. All staff have an opportunity to place a positive, permanent stamp on students’ lives. It is expected that the entire staff give nothing less than their best every day!

Assistant Boys Varsity Basketball Coach

Job Description
Athletic Coach

Implement the Academy’s program in one or more intra- or inter-mural sports. Instruct student-athletes in proper technique, ensure student safety and health, coordinate competitive events and practices, and support the Academy’s mission with respect to student participation in extracurricular programs. If the school has an Athletic Director, these duties may be performed under the Director’s supervision.

Reports to the School Leader and/or Athletic Director. Will typically be employed by the management company.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following:
. Schedule and/or conduct practices, games/meets, and other activities. Organize practice time to provide both individual and team development. Teach the skills, techniques, rules, regulations, and equipment of the sport.
. May coordinate and supervise the work of assistant coaches, chaperones, parent volunteers or others. May assist in hiring and training other coaches.
. Hold organizational meetings for team prospects and encourage potential athletes to participate in the sport.
. Assess players’ skills and assign positions. Observe players to determine needs for individual or team improvement.
. Serve as an adult role model for student athletes; demonstrate, through words and actions, a good example for young people, upholding the school’s values and principles. Ensure coaching staff and players maintain appropriate conduct toward other players, officials, and spectators.
. Ensure students use proper techniques and develop skills and proficiency in their chosen sport. Promote positive competition among and between student athletes.
. Ensure student athletes are physically able to participate; promptly address student injuries or health problems; communicate with office and parents about any incident or injury.
. Independently or as directed, coordinate travel, meets, competitions and other events where student athletes will be participating. Schedule travel efficiently and effectively. Develop positive relationships with coaches and administrators in other schools and districts.
. With school leadership, determine criteria for athletic-related awards. Participate in special activities such as parents’ night, banquets, award ceremonies, and assemblies.
. Ensure that all students who participate in sports activities are eligible to do so based on school rules and policies, as well as the rules and policies of any appropriate governing body such as the MHSAA. Maintain appropriate documentation.
. Uphold the school code of conduct while student athletes are participating in sports events both ‘at home’ and ‘away’. Communicate expectations to athletes and families.
. Implement consistent discipline among student athletes for infractions. Communicate with school office and administration about any issues relating to student injury, disciplinary concerns, behavior infractions, other other relevant issues.
. Account for time worked (Coaches are typically paid on a stipend basis for a season but are expected to keep track of time worked throughout the season.)
. Adhere to all school policies regarding handling of financial matters. Promptly deposit any cash or other receipts; obtain receipts for payments made; maintain proper inventory of equipment; document concessions activities and receipts if applicable. If needed for travel, to pay vendors/ referees, or for other expenses, make purchase requests in sufficient time for processing.
. Other duties as assigned.
. Expertise in the sport to be coached, as acquired through prior experience as a player, coach, instructor, or other relevant experience. Familiarity with the sport’s history, rules, regulations, strategies and techniques.
. First Aid and CPR certification.
. Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with student athletes, their families, spectators, officials, fellow coaches, coaching authorities, and others, as acquired through prior experience.
. Must complete a fingerprint-based background check with results acceptable to the Academy.
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