Head Softball Coach

Job | Posted 21 days ago
Position Areas


To develop a competitive and representative team in the sport to which he/she is assigned with emphasis upon development of young people in terms of team work, leadership, character, athletic skills and wholesome attitudes.
Essential Job Functions:
Coaching experience or participation in the sport which you are applying for on high school or college levels
Completion of CPR and First Aid training or enrollment in current CPR and First Aid training course
Prefer experience as a teacher or classified employee in Spotsylvania County Public Schools
Prefer a Virginia Teaching License candidate or a full time classified employee for Spotsylvania County Public Schools
Job Description:

  • To assist in maintaining high academic standards for all student athletes
  • To assist the athletic director and principal in the hiring and/or retention of assistant coaches
  • To direct, supervise, and evaluate regularly the performance of all assistant coaches of the respective sport.
  • To work cooperatively with the athletic director to assure proper insurance coverage for all athletes
  • To work cooperatively with other head athletic coaches in order to operate a well-balanced athletic program
  • An attitude of good sportsmanship, and a sense of pride in self, team, and school, and community
  • To direct the training, conditioning, and performance of the varsity athletic team and to lead, supervise, and assist the assistant coaches in their efforts with team assigned to them
  • To act as a positive influence upon the behavior of members of his/her athletic staff and teams
  • To be present and personally direct the team at all varsity contests and to be present at as many junior varsity and freshmen contests as possible. He/she will also be responsible for the supervision of his/her athletes at invitational meets or post-season competition
  • To advise the athletic director in the selection and performance evaluations of officials
  • To recommend to the athletic director the type and amount of equipment and supplies needed to conduct the sports program. To provide for the inventory and care of equipment
  • To advise the athletic director of the condition of athletic facilities and needs for their preparation and maintenance
  • To recommend to the athletic director and/or principal the removal of athletes from the team(s) when training or eligibility regulations have not been met
  • To ensure that all athletes have undergone and passed medical examinations before the regular practice season begins
  • To organize a system for encouraging students to try out for his/her team and to develop and recruit equipment manager(s), score keepers, statisticians, ball runners, etc. for all teams
  • To collect and keep on file records, statistics, new items, and photographs for all the athletic teams under his/her supervision
  • To recommend to the athletic director, upon request, prospective coaches
  • To recommend to the athletic director those students who qualify for a varsity letter or junior varsity/freshman certificate
  • To observe sub varsity practices and games
  • To perform other duties related to the position of head athletic coach as requested by the high school principal and/or athletic director

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Spotsylvania County Public Schools

6717 Smith Station Road , Spotsylvania, VA 22553

At the following locations

Chancellor High School

6300 Harrison Road , Fredericksburg, VA 22407