Summary

Activities/Athletics | Athletics/Activities/Coaching | Annandale Middle School | Available: 10/23/2024 | Closing: 05/21/2024

Description

Position Available: 8th Grade Boys Basketball Coach

About Annandale Public School – Annandale is a supportive community in the heart of the lakes country.  The community is located on Highway 55, approximately 50 miles west of Minneapolis and 25 miles southeast of St. Cloud.  Annandale is a growing district with many great lakes and a small town feel that is second to none.  Annandale has a flourishing middle school athletics program with high participation, expectations, and support from the school and community.  Home of the Cards!   Commitment Accountability Respect Discipine Service 

Questions, contact Sam Lepa, Activities Director at slepa@isd876.org or 641-228-0495

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The 8th-grade coach is responsible for planning, directing, and leading an education-based athletic program that seeks to develop athletes with a holistic approach in support and in alignment with the high school program.  The middle school basketball season runs January 2nd, 2024 – February 28th 2024.   QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Experience coaching in an education-based athletic program

  2. Playing and/or coaching experience preferred

  3. Certified teacher preferred

 

REPORTS TO:

High School Activities Director

 

JOB GOALS:

To accept the responsibility of the program and work with the students/athletes in the sport assigned to and 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, and flexibility.  Is a developer, teacher, achiever, and probable solver.  Understands the positive impact a coach can have on the arc of a students life.  

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1.  Accept and follow all Annandale Schools Activities Department Policies.

  2. Attend all games scheduled by AD.  

  3. Create a purpose statement and abide by it.  (Why do you coach) 

  4. Follow the rules and regulations of the school, the Wright County Conference, and the MSHSL.

  5. Complete the rules and continuing ed credits set in place by the MSHSL.

  6. Attend clinics, seminars, and in-service programs in order to improve coaching skills and to stay current with new trends in coaching, training, conditioning, and safety procedures as required by Varsity Head Coach.  

  7. Give input about and then carry out the interscholastic schedule as drawn up by the AD.

  8. Organize, schedule, and supervise practices focused on the skill development of all.  

  9. Supervise the use of equipment in your sport.

  10. Responsible for reporting scores to rSchool and the AD

  11. Participate in a pre-and post-season meeting with the AD.  The post-season meeting will serve as an evaluation conference.

  12. Work to develop continuity between the community and school programs.

  13. Maintain appropriate supervision of his/her program at all times (locker rooms, practices events, bus rides, etc.).  Supervise any and all space used by athletes while they are present.

  14. Encourage 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.

  15. Establish and use a system of communication to athletes and parents that will include an explanation of program policies, awards, procedures, goals, and schedules.

  16. Represent the school in a professional demeanor, language, and conduct (based on standards established by the AD).

  17. All other duties as assigned by the AD.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Compensation and duration of the assignment as negotiated per the AEA Schedule C contract