learning-center-assistant-coach-job

THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF
ATHLETICS
DEPARTMENT
POSITION:
ASSISTANT COACH
DEFINITION:
Provide support to head coach and direct supervision to student
athletes including leadership and coordination in your specific sport
to allow worthwhile learning experiences for them.
REQUIREMENTS:

Previous experience as a coach in the assigned sport including
knowledge of issues and priorities important to the athletes’
needs preferred.

Fluency in American Sign Language and written English.

Ability to communicate and work effectively as part of a team.

CPR, First Aid, OSHA and Medical Certifications are required.

A valid drivers license and a clean driving record as determined
by Human Resources is required
.

National Federation High School Coach’s Certification,
preferred, but not required
SUPERVISOR:
Head Coach
FUNCTIONS AND RESPON
SIBILITIES
:
Responsible for assisting head coach in selecting and evaluating of student athletes. Also, responsible to
attend practice sessions, meetings, and other assignments as requested by the head coach and/or the
Athletic Director.
Attend various meetings, as needed, to ensure smooth communication and implementation of plans.
Responsible to ensure that all external and internal required reports are complete, accurate, and submitted
on time or as scheduled.
Communicate with student athletes clearly and effectively including the philosophy and fundamental
skills associated with the sport. Stress good sportsmanship, safety, and the values of athletics, positive
community relations and a positive image of the school to students, staff and opponents.
Assist in game administration and management as well as follow and carry out recommended techniques,
methods, etc., related to the philosophies of the head coach without deviating from them before first
consulting with the head coach.
Conduct regular sport practice sessions for one and one-half or two hours on weekdays throughout the
sports season in the absence of the head coach (except with the permission of the Athletic Director to
cancel a particular practice session). Also,
accompany and assist with supervising student athletes on
sporting events at TLC and throughout the state and country.
With instructions from the head coach, the assistant coach will provide direct supervision of student
athletes in vehicles, locker rooms, gyms, playing fields, cafeteria, and dorms during sport practices.
Coaches will wait with the student athletes until all members of the team have been picked up from an
event. The assistant coach will supervise and instruct student athletes and managers in caring for and
storing equipment and supplies; maintaining lockers, showers and supply rooms; washing towels and
uniforms; keeping scores and statistics; and securing personal items. Controls key and building security
including checking out keys and returning them at the end of the season; securing all doors; and turning
out lights at the completion of practice or event.
Assist with the caring of injured students on the TLC campus by accompanying them, when requested, to
the Health Center. Report any
hazardous situation to the head coach and/or to the Athletic Director in a
timely manner.
Instruct team members as to changes in the rules, and teach the fundamentals of the sport as outlined by
head coach. Report periodically to the head coach or Athletic Director any developments or unusual
events in the sports program.
Become familiar with the assachusetts Bay Independent League (MBIL)
,
Girls Independent League.(GIL)

New England Prepatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC)
and
Eastern Schools for the
Deaf
Athletic Association (ESDAA)
manual, bylaws, and comply with all TLC policies and procedures
including the TLC Coaches Handbook.
Perform other tasks as assigned by the head coach and/or Athletic Director.
May be delegated and trained to conduct medication administration or certain medical procedure
responsibilities for students
.
Your employment with The Learning
Center for the Deaf is a voluntary one and is subject to termination by you or The Learning Center for the Deaf at will, with
or without cause, and with or without notice, at
any time. Nothing in these policies shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment
-at-will status of The Learning Center for the Deaf employees.
This policy of employment-at-will may not be modified by any officer or employee and shall not be modified in any publication or document. The
only exception to this policy is a written employment agreement
approved at the discretion of the President or the Board of Directors, whichever is applicable.
These personnel policies are not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document.
The Learning Center for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer
.