Asst. Strength & Conditioning Coach (Summer)
Geary County USD 475
Classification: Certified/Classified/Rule 10
Division/Department: Secondary Athletics
Job Category: Coach
FLSA: Certified-Exempt/Classified-Non Exempt
Title: Asst. Strength and Conditioning Coach - Summer (JCHS)
Qualifications: *Knowledge of the principles of effective teaching
*Knowledge of the fundamentals of the sport
*Coaching experience is preferred
*Playing experience in high School and/or College preferred
*Strong communication and interpersonal skills
*Knowledge of district and state athletic guidelines
*Good health & physical condition must be able to lift 50 pounds
*Current TB skin test on file
*CPR and First Aid Certification-Required
*Bloodborne Pathogens Training-Required
*Valid driver’s license
Reports To: Strength and Conditioning Director of JCHS
Building/District Athletic Director
Supervises: Student Athletes and Assistant Coaches
The assistant coach is responsible for assisting the strength and conditioning director and athletic directors at all levels to design, implement, and maintain a cohesive 7-12 strength and conditioning program respective that supports the district philosophy for athletics.
- Have thorough knowledge of district and Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) policies/guidelines.
- Effectively collaborate with strength and conditioning director/head coaches to establish a comprehensive strength and conditioning program that develops athletes at all levels and abilities.
- Supervise student athletes before, during and after athletic skills development sessions set by the director of Strength and Conditioning.
- Assist the strength and conditioning director during all athletic skill development sessions that they are assigned (examples may include taking attendance, assisting a group, working a group out, running part of a session, gathering equipment following a session, assisting with modifications of a session).
- Conduct themselves in a way by action and public communications that reflects confidence and respect for Geary County Schools USD 475.
- Emphasize academic excellence, set high standards, and continually monitor student athlete’s academic progress.
- Help prepare student athletes for the next level, be aware of KSHSAA, NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA eligibility requirements and make student athletes aware of the opportunities available to them.
- Assist in pre-season planning well in advance of starting date for the season.
- Participate in meetings before, during, and after the season. These meetings can be used to prevent, solve, or manage problems of the group, present new coaching techniques, develop procedures, and/or address issues about the sports curriculum.
- Provide guidance and leadership to student athletes. Cooperate fully with maintenance staff, transportation staff, and others similarly involved in overall athletic program.
- Provide a safe environment for workouts.
- Use sound and acceptable teaching practices and coaching techniques.
- Assists in running well-organized workout sessions utilizing staff to maximum potential.
- Assist in preparing and implementing a well-organized workout session.
- Adhere to and follow sound training principles.
- Adhere to a highly efficient and technically sound program of injury prevention and rehabilitation. When injuries occur, follow a prescribed routine and maintain good communications with patient, trainer, doctor, and parents.
- Assist in equipment accountability, including inventory, repair, reconditioning, and replacement.
- Complete all paperwork, reports, and other documents required by the strength and conditioning director /athletic director(s)/principal.
- Establish a dialogue with strength and conditioning director in regards to maintaining and purchase equipment, and request facilities repair services when needed.
- Attend meetings as required by strength and conditioning director/athletic director(s)/principal.
- Responsible for all other duties designated by the strength and conditioning director, athletic director(s)/principal.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee performing the duties of this position is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, hear, bend, stoop, and reach. The employee may be occasionally required to manually lift, move, or carry up to 50 pounds. The employee is required to interact with staff and meet the demands of several different people. The employee is responsible for the work output of others. The employee occasionally works extended hours. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Ability to maintain regular attendance and report at the requested time.
- Ability to work constructively and cooperatively with others.
- Ability to respond to information requests in a courteous, timely and helpful manner.
- Ability to manage job responsibilities while meeting established deadlines.
- Ability to supervise student athletes in multiple settings including but not limited to locker room, gym, bus, and other facilities in and out of district
- Ability to attend all games in and out of district including playoffs.
Salary Range: Extra Pay/Extra Duty Schedule
Evaluation Frequency: Job performance will be evaluated at the end of each season
Notice of Nondiscrimination
Geary County USD #475 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and/or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions or complaints based on race, color, national origin, sex or age, please contact the USD 475 Executive Director of Personnel Services, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000. For questions or complaints based on disability, please contact the USD 475 Executive Director of Special Education, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000