Head Varsity Football Coach
Head Varsity Coach - Football
Location: Catalina Foothills High School
Stipend Range: $3,500 - $4,179 DOE
Job Start Date: July 2021
Reports to the Athletic Director who provides overall objectives and final evaluation in conjunction with the high school principal.
Must advise, coordinate and support the sport staff with the athletic director and principal. 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 students shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation of moral values, pride of accomplishment, acceptable social behavior, self discipline and self confidence.
The position includes other aspects such as extended time, risk injury factor and due process predicaments. It is the express intent of the job description to give sufficient guidance to function. In cases not specifically covered, it shall be assumed that a coach will exercise the common sense and good judgment of the prudent and reasonable person.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Has a thorough knowledge of all the athletic policies approved by the high school administration and be responsible for implementation by the entire staff of the sports program. Has knowledge of the existing system, state and regional regulations; implementing same consistently, and interpreting for staff and athletes. Understands the proper administrative line of command and refers all requests or grievances through proper channels. Maintains discipline, adjusts grievances, and works to increase morale and cooperation. Develops, organizes, and supervises practices and competitions to ensure ethical participation, the safety of all who are present, as well as the adherence of all AIA and NFHS rules of the sport. Assists the athletic director in scheduling, providing transportation and requirements for tournament and special sports events. Assists in the necessary preparation to hold scheduled sporting events or practice. Advises the athletic director of recommendations pertaining to changes in policy. Performs other related duties as assigned by the athletic director and/or principal.
Valid Arizona Teacher Certification or Substitute Certificate required. Employment as a teacher at the Catalina Foothills School District is preferred. Must have ability to organize and supervise a total sports program. Should possess substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport and at the same time, continue to examine new theories and procedures pertinent to the field. Must be CPR and First Aid certified. Must have a current IVP fingerprint clearance card without restrictions. Must be able to drive a district vehicle (small van) to matches and serve as the supervising adult.