Scholastic Bowl Coach

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Instructional/Educational Coordination


Scholastic Bowl Coach


  • Instruct students in the fundamental skills, strategy and training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success.
  • Provide instruction and guidance that will lead to the formulation and enhancement of self-confidence, self-discipline, good sportsmanship, acceptable social behavior, pride of accomplishment and moral values.
  • Assist students with developing material to be used in competition

Performance Responsibilities:

The coach is responsible for:
  • Organizing a Scholastic Bowl team
  • Overseeing weekly practice sessions as required for proficiency
  • Establishing and monitoring practice/behavior standards required for students to enter tournaments and underlines dress code
  • Provides for the safety of students, facilities, and equipment while conducting all activities/practices/competitions.
  • Mastering the rules for competition and ensuring student understanding
  • Ensures knowledge in and follows the guidelines of the Virginia High School League.
  • Coordinating transportation for competition (to include taking students to competition, as necessary)
  • Coordinating and participating in fundraisers to support the program such as purchasing scripts, books, etc. for competition material.
  • Coordinating and facilitating VHSL competition as well as local league competitions/Invitationals (to include Saturday).
  • Attend and participate in Piedmont District, Region 4D, and VHSL functions/events.
  • Enforcing academic requirements, and verifying each student’s eligibility to participate in scholastic bowl activities.
  • Promotes academic excellence and performance by students.
  • Meet with the Principal and/or Student Activities Administrator as needed. 
  • Facilitating all administrative processes necessary for safety, legal compliance, permissions, etc., including but are not limited to:
    • Distributing drug forms and provide them to AD
    • Constructing permission forms and communicate weekly with parents
    • Monitoring grades of participating students to determine eligibility
    • Providing master eligibility list to athletic director
    • Participating in or conducting various informational meetings as required
    • Corresponding with host school providing necessary information such as student participants, categories, etc.
Skills/Essential Functions:
  • Ability to motivate and inspire others.
  • Ability to serve as a positive role model.
  • Ensures that members understand the expectations of the Scholastic Bowl Team, represent academic excellence with the school, and serve as good role models for the student body.
  • Possesses strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and parents.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Responsible for advising and overseeing the practices and competitions.

  • Candidate should have knowledge of teaching and coaching techniques of the activity for which he/she is applying; prior experience as a participant on a middle/high school team, or the equivalent would be preferred; previous coaching experience in other sports will be considered.
  • Candidate must complete all required information and background checks designated through the MCPS Policy Manual.

Type of Contract: Supplemental Extracurricular Activity Contract 

Posted By

Mecklenburg County Public Schools

P.O. Box 190 , Boydton, VA 23917

At the following locations

Mecklenburg County High School

25001 Highway 58 , Baskerville, VA 23915