Boys Basketball Head Coach

Job | Posted 17 days ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Instructional Support


Head Basketball Coach
Non-contract, no benefits. Paid by Stipend.

Laurice Pollister -

Basic Information

Employment Type: Part Time
Job Category:             Classified Postings
Building:                    MOUNTAIN VIEW HIGH SCHOOL
Location:                    665 West Center Street,  Orem, Utah County, UT


 Mountain View High School:
Head High School Boys Basketball Coach Job Description

Mountain View High School is a grade 10-12 comprehensive high school serving over 1,300 students. It is currently classified as a 5a school for athletic competition by the UHSAA and is likely to continue as such. Region alignments have not yet been determined for the 2021-23 school years.

Mountain View High School Mission:

To help prepare our students for their future by providing the best education possible. We will do this by:

1.Endeavoring to graduate every student.
2.Delivering a college and career readiness education that will prepare our students to take their next step in life.
3.Offering our students opportunities to be involved in co-curricular, extracurricular and other social experiences that provide a balanced education.

Mountain View High School Vision:

1.Engage. Achieve. Contribute.
2.Our vision is to have every student join a club, sports, extra-curricular or co-curricular activity so that they have an engaging high school experience.
3.We want every student to know that they can achieve great things and that they can do difficult things and be successful. Do your best in everything you do at Mountain View, whether in the classroom, onstage or on the field. 
4.We want every student to contribute to the success of others and to add to the legacy of excellence that has come to define Mountain View High School.

 Mountain View High School Values/ Beliefs: We Believe:

1.There is a place for every student.
2.We should focus on what we can control.
3.We can successfully do hard and difficult things.
4.Everyone has a story.
5.We are role models.
6.We instill hope and confidence.
7.As a community, we help all students succeed and learn at high levels.

  Job Summary:
The Head Boys Basketball Coach is responsible for various aspects of the Basketball Program, such as recruiting within the school, scheduling opponents (in conjunction with the Athletic Director), training assistant coaches, and coaching student athletes.
The Head Boys Basketball Coach is required to abide by the UHSAA rules and regulations as well as the rules and regulations set by the Alpine School District Board and the athletic administration at Mountain View High School. Beginning June  15, 2021
Paid by Stipend: 1-2 yrs $3,438, 3-5 yrs $4,298, 6-10 yrs $5,147, 11-15 yrs $6,017, 16+ yrs $6,876
Potential Basketball Class: 1 semester ≈  $3,000 when paid hourly.

Job Specifications:

In order to be successful in this job, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Essential Responsibilities:

Manage and supervise athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions, to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, discipline, respect, and good sportsmanship. Lead the MVHS Basketball community through culturally and racially informed best practices.
Use a variety of positive coaching techniques and technology to meet the needs and improve the abilities of student athletes in basketball.
Coordinate the development and promotion of the Basketball Program. Develop a regular practice schedule and organize practice time to provide both individual and team development. Hold organizational meetings for team prospects and encourage potential athletes to participate in the basketball program. Create meaningful relationships with Mountain View boundary youth basketball coaches and players. Provide direct instruction where appropriate for MVHS Youth Basketball coaches and players.
Ensure all basketball coaches work together toward a common goal within the basketball program and provide unity within the youth community programs. An understanding and application of Double Goal coaching is anticipated (Growth and Achievement.) Assess players’ skills and assign team positions which are connected to a concrete depth chart. Determine game strategy based on the team’s capabilities.
Monitor and enforce student eligibility criteria for extracurricular participation. Encourage and personally demonstrate  sportsmanlike conduct at all times.
Take all necessary precautions to protect student-athletes, equipment, and facilities, including protecting students from hazing/bullying.
Maintain and secure all basketball equipment and uniforms.
Oversee process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all athletic equipment. Create a plan & schedule repair or replacement of equipment as needed. Maintain records to ensure compliance with all pertinent UHSAA regulations, including eligibility, by following all requirements for athletes and using Register My Athlete.
Instruct and inform students on NCAA regulations with regard to academic requirements for scholarships and recruiting practices  

    Assist student athletes with college recruitment.
Assist the Athletic Director with the scheduling of games and coordinate arrangements.
Act as a team representative and promote the sport by communicating with the news media, booster clubs, and other organizations. Communicate regularly with guardians and student athletes. Oversee content creation and articles for the website Participate in special activities to include senior night, banquets, award nights and pep assemblies.
Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding athletic performance of their student. Work in conjunction with the athletic trainer and strength & conditioning coach to follow established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury, promote injury prevention,  and encourage high performance. Represent Mountain View High School and the Basketball program in a professional manner.
Attend staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional activities to improve coaching performance. Actively train assistant coaches on best practices. Perform any other related duties as assigned by the Athletic Director or other appropriate administrator.

Additional Knowledge/Skills/Dispositions:

Comprehensive knowledge of the game is paramount. Extensive knowledge of current coaching techniques and procedures.
Knowledge of NFHS, UHSAA, and ASD rules, regulations and policies. Demonstrated ability to instruct and supervise student- athletes.
The applicant must possess the ability to communicate in spoken and written words. Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
The applicant must possess the ability to relate to students and to teach them on and off the field. The applicant must be willing to accept a high level of accountability.
The applicant must possess the ability to assess players and coaches effectively.
The applicant should be professionally calm and motivationally intense.
The applicant should be a progressive thinker but a believer in planning and preparation.


Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required):

3 years of experience coaching basketball at the high school level (head coaching experience preferred). Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills.
Must possess knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport.
Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, governing organizations (UHSAA/ASD), opponents, officials, staff, parents, and students.

Salary  and Benefits

Payment Type: Hourly
Salary Scope:      Paid by Stipend
Benefits:             No Contract, No Benefits

Contact Information

Contact Name: Rick Stafford
Phone:      801-610-8160                                   

Posting Schedule

The posting is closed for internal applicants Open Date: At the start of 5/21/2021 Close Date: At the start of 6/09/2021
The posting is closed for external applicants Open Date: At the start of 5/21/2021  Close Date: At the start of 6/09/2021

Posted By

Alpine School District

575 N. 100 E , American Fork, UT 84003

At the following locations

Mountain View

665 W Center , Orem, UT 84097