Bucktail Assistant Boys Basketball Coach

Job | Posted 4 months ago


TITLE:  Assistant Coach (High School and/or Middle School)
JOB DESCRIPTION:  The job of Assistant Coach is done for the purpose/s of assisting the designing and implementing of the athletic program for the assigned sport in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations:

  • Providing supervision of students during all aspects of the program.
  • Serving as a positive role model to the student athletes and represents the Keystone Central School district in a well respected manner.
  • Upgrading his/her knowledge and skills through coaching clinics, observations consultation, etc.
  • Previous coaching experience in assigned sport is desired.
  • Has knowledge and background in the assigned sport.
  • Knowledge of the technical and fundamental aspects of the assigned sport.
  • High moral character, proper role model for the students and the community, integrity, and effectively communicates well with players, parents, community members, coaches, and school officials.
  • Ability to organize, supervise and give direction to a sports team/program.
  • A commitment and willingness to continue to learn and examine new ideas pertinent to the assigned sport.
  • Proper working knowledge of rules and regulations established by the Keystone Central School District, Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), and Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference (PHAC).
  • Must obtain or willing to obtain the following:
    • PA Criminal Background Check (Act 34)
    • Child Abuse History (Act 151)
    • Federal Criminal History (FBI)
    • Arrest Conviction Report and Certification Form (Act 24)
    • Mandated Reporter Training
    • Sexual Abuse Misconduct
    • Concussion Certification
    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest Form
  • Must obtain or willing to obtain PA Coaching Certifications by June 30, 2018
    • Fundamentals of Coaching
    • First Aid, Health, and Safety for Coaches
**New (first year) coaches will have up to 2 years after hire date**
  • The head coach, in conjunction with the athletic director and respective principal.
  • Has thorough knowledge of all the athletic policies approved by the KCSD School Board of Education and is responsible for its implementation.
  • Understands the proper administrative chain of command and refers all student/parent requests or grievances through the proper channels.
  • Maintains discipline and works to increase morale and cooperation within the school sports program.
  • To demonstrate the character traits of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.
  • Give constant attention to a student athlete’s grades and conduct.
  • Be present at all practices, games and while traveling.
  • Provide assistance, guidance and safeguards for each participant.
  • Provide training rules and any other unique regulations of the sport to each athlete who is considered a participant.
  • Understand the policies concerning injuries, medical attention and emergencies.
  • Direct student managers, student assistants and statisticians.
  • Determine discipline, help delineate procedures concerning due process when the enforcement of discipline is necessary and contacts parents.
  • To foster a desire to win, an attitude of good sportsmanship, personal pride, and pride for their school and community.
  • Collect the cost of any equipment lost or not returned.
  • Arrange for issuing and storing of equipment and submits to the head coach an annual inventory and current records concerning the same.
  • Recommend to the head coach budgetary items for next year in his/her area of the program.
  • Monitor the equipment rooms and coaches’ offices and authorizes who may enter.
  • Permit the athletes to only be in authorized areas of the building at the appropriate times.
  • Examine the locker rooms before and after practices and games, checking on general cleanliness of the facility.
  • Responsible for cleanliness and maintenance of specific sport equipment.
  • Secure all doors, lights, windows and locks before leaving building if custodians are not on duty.
  • Instill in each player a respect for equipment and school property, its care and proper use.
  • Assist the head coach with instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
  • Assess player’s skills, monitor players during competition and practice, and keeps the head Coach informed of the athletic performance of the students.
  • Maintain a record of team statistics and requirements for lettering. (For both head coach and athletic director)
  • Work within the basic framework and philosophy of the head coach of that sport and assists with determining game strategy.
  • Assist the head Coach with supervising athletes during practices and competition.
  • Attend all staff meetings and carry out scouting assignments as outlined by the head coach.
  • Model sport-like behavior and maintain appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
  • Arrive 15 minutes before practice, contests and meetings to adequately prepare and remains long enough afterwards to help players with problems or to become involved in staff discussions.
  • Help in the planning and implementation of both in-season and out-of-season conditioning and weight programs.Attendance should be consistent.
  • Never criticize, admonish, or argue with head coach or any staff member within ears or eyes of players or parents.
  • Never leave practices, games, or any other contest where a student’s attendance is requested until the last student has left.
  • Perform other such duties that are consistent with the nature of the position and that may be requested by the head coach.

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Keystone Central School District

1300 Bucktail Avenue, Renovo, PA 17764
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Amount per Student


State Average: $16,365

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.21

% IEP Students


State Average: 18%



State Average: 302