JobID 3510 : Assistant Softball Coach (#1983164)

Job | Posted 2 days ago

Per Contract - Appendix B - Group 3 - $9,362.56
Days/Work Hours:
Subject to practice and game schedules

Reports to:
This job assignment receives administrative direction from the High School Principal, Assistant Principal (Director of Athletics) or other administrator as assigned.
Summary of Assignment: 
This job assignment assists in instructing student athletes in a specific sports activity and providing leadership in helping each participating student achieve a high level of skill, and appreciation for the values of discipline and sportsmanship and an increased level of self-esteem.
Minimum Education and Experience:

  1. Valid Illinois Driver's License;
  2. Successful completion of a Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance;
  3. Successful completion of Bloodborne Pathogens Training/Hepatitis B Shots Series Training;
  4. Current teacher certification or substitute certification in the State of Illinois, or complete the American Sports Education Program (ASEP) coaching certification set forth by the Illinois High School Association (IHSA);
  5. May be required to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification.


1. Knowledge of care and treatment of athletic injuries;
2. Knowledge of coaching techniques and human behavior;
3. Knowledge of the District's Goals of an Athletic Program and the Code of Ethics for Coaches;
4. Knowledge of the specific sport;
5. Knowledge of the State, Federal and School Board Policies and Regulations regarding student conduct and appropriate disciplinary action;
6. Effective, active listening skills;
7. Organizational and problem-solving skills;
8. Skill at coaching;
9. Skill in public speaking;
10. Basic skills in equipment repair and maintenance as applicable;
11. Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing;
12. Ability to diffuse issues;
13. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with students;
14. Ability to recognize and treat minor athletic injuries;
15. Ability to work effectively with others;
16. Availability to work during assigned hours;
17. Coaching ability;
18. Leadership ability;
19. Physical ability to perform essential functions;
20. Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.


The following identifies the primary and essential functions of the assignment and is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all duties.

1. Assists head coach in planning and scheduling a regular program of practice in season in accordance with District policy and Illinois High School Association (IHSA) rules/ regulations;
2. Assists head coach with end of year inventory and award information as requested;
3. Assists head coach with team rosters as requested;
4. Assists in managing athlete behavior during all athletic practices, competitions, and events;
5. Assists in overseeing the safety conditions of the facility/area in which assigned sport is conducted at all times, especially, when students are present;
6. Assists the head coach in assigned sport and associated activities;
7. Assists the head coach, when necessary, in scheduling contests and transportation where applicable;
8. Coaches individual participants in the skills necessary for successful performance;
9. Enforces discipline and sportsmanlike behavior at all times and assists in establishing and overseeing penalties for breach of such standards by individual students;
10. Ensures appropriate dress at practices and events;
11. Ensures practice and repetition of fundamentals;
12. Ensures proper care of equipment;
13. Ensures proper organization of practices and drills;
14. Ensures that all tasks are completed in a timely manner;
15. Follows all procedures and protocols set forth by the Round Lake High School Coaches Handbook;
16. Follows District procedures in establishing performance criteria for eligibility in interscholastic competition in assigned sport;
17. Maintains complete and accurate records as required (e.g. attendance forms, insurance records, file accident reports, etc.);
18. Maintains satisfactory attendance, as defined in District policy and regulations (GCBD/GDBD);
19. Provides a positive learning environment for the athletes;
20. Recommends purchase of equipment, supplies and uniforms as appropriate;
21. Shares responsibility with head coach for field or court preparation;
22. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities;
23. Performs related duties as assigned.

Physical and Mental Requirements
Individuals appointed to these assignments must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the assignment.
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Round Lake Community Unit School District 116

884 W Nippersink Rd, Round Lake, IL 60073-3701
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$13,851 (USD)

State Average: $13,341 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246