Middle School Boy's Basketball- 8th Grade

Posted 4 months ago


Position Title: Massabesic Middle School Coach (Athletic)

Department: Massabesic Athletics – Middle School

Reports To: Activities Director, in conjunction with the Principal


1. Has knowledge and background in the sport

2. Meets RSU 57 eligibility requirements:

• First Aid Training

• CPR Training

• Concussion Management Course

• Heat & Acclimatization Course

• RSU 57 Background Check

• Maine Department of Education Criminal History Record Check

Requirements must be met when specified

Position Summary:

1. Instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training

necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success

2. Plans all team activities in accordance with RSU 57 Policy.

3. Plans all practices and games.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Thorough knowledge of all local and state athletic policies

2. Implement policies as required

3. Attend all required meetings set by school and MPA

4. Emphasize the importance of academics, sportsmanship, and citizenship as

part of the athletic philosophy

5. Maintain high standards for athletes’ performance and conduct

6. Model standards of conduct in own behavior

7. Dress appropriately at practices and games

8. Knowledge of sport

9. Knowledge of training and conditioning techniques

10. Seek opportunities to learn and employ new techniques and ideas

11. Teach skills that are appropriate and safe for the individual athlete

12. Supervise athletes at all times

13. Maintain, inventory, properly store and care for equipment

14. Check equipment and facilities for safety

15. Assist in the necessary preparation to hold scheduled events or practices as


16. Create and enforce appropriate team rules

17. Knowledge and use of appropriate emergency/injury response skills

18. Encourage leadership of athletes on and off the field

19. Communicate with parents promptly and appropriately

20. Participate in pre-season informational meetings with parents and athletes

21. Interact with game officials effectively and appropriately

22. Model excellent sportsmanship at all times

23. Meet deadlines for paperwork and other related duties

24. Maintain paperwork/records of athletes as required

25. Perform other duties that may be assigned by the head coach, athletic director

or principal

Language and Communication Skills:

1. Ability to read and interpret documents pertinent to position, i.e. athletic

policy manuals, handbooks, and state guidelines.

2. Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and correctly, in speech and

writing, to parents, coaches, and athletes.

3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with

administrators, athletes, coaching staff, and the community

Mathematical Skills:

1. Understanding of budgeting and accounting practices

Physical Demands:

While performing the essential duties of the position, the employee is continuously

required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee will frequently use demonstration

techniques while coaching that require physical activity, such as running, jumping,

throwing, catching, swinging an implement, and general body movement. The employee

will need to carry items that may be heavy (in excess of 20 pounds). The employee will

occasionally need to sit for long periods of time, and frequently travel by bus. The

position may require the employee to work extended hours to meet the demands of the


Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally will be

excessive. Work is performed indoors and outdoors in varying weather conditions.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to allow individuals with disabilities to

perform the essential functions of the position.

Posted By

Regional School Unit 57

134 Old Alfred Rd, East Waterboro, ME 04030