Middle School Football Coach

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Middle School Football Coach for the 2019-2020 school year (4 positions)


1. Has the ability to organize and supervise a total sports program. 

2. Has previous successful coaching experience in football

3. The coach must have substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport 

and, at the same time, must continue to examine new theories and procedures pertinent to 

the field. 

4. The coach must serve as an appropriate role model for student athletes through 

his/her instructions and actions. 

REPORTS TO: The athletic director, who provides overall objectives and final evaluation in 

conjunction with the high school principals 
JOB GOAL: To instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training 

necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. At the same 

time, the coach must instruct and demonstrate behaviors that lead to socially 

acceptable character development, self discipline, self confidence, and pride of 

accomplishment in the student athletes. To upgrade his/her knowledge and skills 

through coaching clinics, observations, consultation, etc. 

GENERAL: 1. The success of athletic programs has a strong influence on the community's 

image of the entire system. The public exposure is a considerable 

responsibility and community/parent pressure for winning performance is 

taxing, but must not override the objectives of good sportsmanship and good 

mental health. 

 2. The position includes other unusual aspects such as extended time, risk injury 

factor and due process predicaments. 

 3. It is the express intent of this job description to give sufficient guidance to 

function. In cases not specifically covered, it shall be assumed that a coach 

shall exercise common sense and good judgment. 


1. Has a thorough knowledge of all the athletic policies approved by the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education and is responsible for their implementation by the entire staff of the sports program. 

2. Has knowledge of existing system, state and league regulations; implements same consistently and 

interprets them for staff. 

3. Understands the proper administrative line of command and refers all requests or grievances through 

proper channels. Is aware of all public/staff/departmental meetings that require attendance. 


4. Performs such other duties which may be assigned by the athletic director/principal. 


5. Assists the athletic director in scheduling, providing transportation and requirements for tournament 

and special sport events. 

6. Assists in the necessary preparation to hold scheduled sport events or practices and adheres to 

scheduled facility times. Coordinates program with maintenance and school employees. 

7. Provides documentation to fulfill state and system requirements concerning physical examinations, 

parental consent and eligibility. 

8. Provides proper safeguards for maintenance and protection of assigned equipment sites. 

9. Advises the athletic director and recommends policy, method or procedural changes. 


10. Serves as a mentor to each athlete to promote the development and demonstration in student athletes 

the character traits of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. 

11. Gives constant attention to a student athlete's grades and conduct. 

12. By his/her presence at all practices games and while traveling, provides assistance, guidance and 

safeguards for each participant. 

13. Provides training rules and any other unique regulations of the sport to each athlete who is 

considered a participant. 

14. Communicates and follows programs and policies concerning injuries, medical attention and emergencies. 

15. Completes paperwork on all disabling athletic injuries on proper forms and submits to athletic office 

within 24 hours. 

16. Assists and directs student managers, assistants and statisticians. 

17. May assist in determining discipline, delineates procedures concerning due process when the enforcement of 

discipline is necessary and contacts parents when a student is dropped or becomes ineligible. 

18. Assists athletes in their college or advanced educational selection. 


19. May participate in the budgeting function with the athletic director by establishing requirements for the 

next season. Recommends equipment guidelines as to type, style, color or technical specifications. 

Is responsible for operating within budget appropriations. 

20. Is accountable for all equipment and collects the cost of any equipment lost or not returned. 

Arranges for issuing, storing and reconditioning of equipment and submits annual inventory and 

current records concerning same. 

21. Properly marks and identifies all equipment before issuing or storing. 

22. Monitors equipment rooms and coaches' offices, authorizes who may enter, issue or requisition 


23. Permits the athletes to only be in authorized areas of the building at the appropriate times. 

24. 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. 

25. Secures all doors, lights, windows and locks before leaving building if custodians are not on duty. 

26. Instills in each player a respect for equipment and school property, its care and proper use. 


27. Promotes the sport within the school through recruiting athletes who are not in another sports 

program and promotes the sport outside the school through little league programs, or in 

any other feasible manner. 

28. Responsible for the quality, effectiveness and validity of any oral or written release to local media. 

29. Responsible for maintaining good public relations with news media, booster club, parents, officials, 

volunteers and fans.  

Conduct: Each staff member shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance and abuse of any prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District.
Each staff member shall serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings. Each staff member has a moral responsibility to help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values.
Terms of Employment: Per the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education/Mansfield School Employees Association Negotiated Agreement.
The Mansfield City School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identification or sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other status protected by law.

Posted By

Mansfield City Schools

856 West Cook Road , Mansfield, OH 44907

At the following locations

Mansfield Middle School

124 North Linden Road , Mansfield, OH 44906

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,686

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 16.87

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 294