The Assistant Coach carries out the aims and objectives of the sport program as outlined by the Head Coach; instructs athletes in individual and team fundamentals, strategies, and physical training necessaryfor them to realize a degree of individual and team success.
This job reports to Head Coach/Director of
Athletic/Director of Student Activities.
Knowledge and background in assigned sport.
Previous coaching experience in assigned sport is desirable.
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 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.
Assists Head Coach with 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.
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