Assistant Softball Coach

Alexandria, Virginia
Sep 26, 2022
Dec 09, 2022
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time
Job Description:

The Assistant Coach carries out the aims and objectives of the sports program as outlined by the Head Coach; instructs athletes in individual and team fundamentals, strategies, and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. This job reports to Head Coach/Director of Athletic/Director of Student Activities.

  • ACPS staff preferred.
  • Knowledge and background in assigned sport.
  • Previous coaching experience in assigned sport is desirable.

Essential Functions:
  • Instructs athletes in individual and team fundamentals, strategies, and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success.
  • Instructs participants on personal hygiene and safety procedures and in the need to report injuries to the coach and /or trainer immediately.
  • Informs students of the insurance program available through the Alexandria City Public Schools.
  • Provides all students involved in the program a safe environment through adequate supervision.
  • Assists Head Coach with maintaining individual and team performance records.
  • Assists Head Coach in providing accurate records of equipment to the assistant to the Director of Athletics/Director of Student Activities.
  • Conveys the policies of the team, local school, and ACPS (e.g. regulation on Student Responsibilities and Rights and Extra-Curricular Activities) to all participants.
  • Ensures compliance with rules, policies, and regulations of the Virginia High School League, regional and district councils, and ACPS.
  • Submits forms to the Director of Athletics/Director of Student Activities (e.g. eligibility rosters, players', addresses, etc.) to meet requirements by the Virginia High School League, the School Board, local school, and ACPS.
  • Follows School Activity Funds Manual and local school policies involving financial transactions.
  • Establishes procedures for communicating with parents/guardians.
  • Informs students about athletic programs and encourages their participation.
  • Assists Head Coach with public relations and conveying information on athletic program.
  • Implements appropriate procedures when handling injury situations.
  • Ensures availability of first aid kits and emergency care cards at all times.
  • Inspects facilities, equipment, and environmental conditions to ensure the safety of participants.
  • Participates in professional growth activities.
  • Participates in the award program(s) in adherence to school procedures.
  • Provides an atmosphere conducive to good sportsmanship.
  • Assists other personnel and performs other duties as may be required to ensure an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.

Public Health Compliance
  • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
  • Must follow safety and health protocols.


Primary Location:
ACHS Athletics
Salary Range:
$2,761.00 - $2,761.00 / Off Scale
Shift Type:

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