Head Rugby Coach

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Feb 12, 2019
Closes
Feb 25, 2019
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Description:

The Head Coach organizes, coordinates and promotes a comprehensive athletic program that is designed to:

  • Meet the needs and interests of the school community
  • Provide effective leadership that will ensure a positive learning environment and will stress the importance of academic achievement
  • Demonstrate a high degree of ethics, professionalism, human relations, and be a positive role model for all students.

This job reports to Director of Athletic/Director of Student Activities.


Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Compiles and maintains accurate individual and team performance records.
  • Issues, collects, inventories, and stores equipment and provides accurate records of equipment to the assistant to the Director of Athletic/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, polices and regulations of the Virginia High School League, regional and district councils, and ACPS.
  • Submits forms to the Director of Athletic/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 program and encourages their participation.
  • Responsible for public relations and conveying information on athletic program.
  • Implements appropriate procedures when handling injury situations.
  • Ensures availability of first aid kit 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 of school procedures.
  • Provides an atmosphere conducive to good sportsmanship.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

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