Jul 05, 2023

Head Varsity Boys & Girls Swim Coach

  • Enid Public Schools
  • Remote (The Denny Price Family YMCA of Enid, Oklahoma, West Cherokee Avenue, Enid, OK, USA)
Part time High School Head Coach

Job Description

Enid Public Schools - Boys/Girls Head Varsity Swim Coach (tedk12.com) 

About Enid High School:

Enid High School is a public school located in Enid, OK. The school is a 9-12 grade school with around 2000 students. EHS participates in 6A-1 division of OSSAA and in the Oklahoma Big 7 Conference.


The head athletic coach assumes the extra duty of providing coaching leadership in a specified area of the school’s athletic program. As a part of that leadership responsibility, the head coach delegates responsibility for specific tasks to the assistant coach(es) and must be a member of the Oklahoma Coach’s Association (OCA).


To develop a winning culture as a coach and a winning program (7-12) that results in student athletes whom achieve their potential academically, athletically, socially, and morality.

Job Summary:

Enid High School Athletics is dedicated to developing students to become problem solvers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, technology users, and contributing members to a global workforce and society.

The Head Coach is responsible for all aspects of the Athletic Program, such as recruiting within the school, scheduling opponents (in conjunction with the Athletic Director), training, and coaching team members. The Head Coach must abide by the OSSAA/NFHS rules and regulations, and the rules and regulations set by the Enid Public Schools Board of Education and the athletic administration at Enid High School.

The head coach must have completed prior to coaching any sport:  1) Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries Course every third year and 2) the online sudden cardiac arrest, concussion, and heat illness training course every year. The head athletic coach must have the same work day as a high school teacher

Job Specifications:

Successful candidates must perform essential duties at a professional level. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions. This is a stipend position with teaching position available.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required):

  • 5+ years of experience coaching in specific field at the high school level (head coaching experience preferred).
  • Must possess effective coaching techniques and
  • Must possess knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, governing organizations (OSSAA/OCA), opponents, officials, staff, parents, and

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions, to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, discipline, respect, and good
  • Coordinate the development, promotion, and retention for the Athletic Program from Middle School (7th-8th) to High School (9th-12th). Assist in the alignment of MS to HS program.
  • Hold organizational meetings for team prospects and encourage potential athletes to participate in the athletic
  • Ensure all assistant coaches work together toward a common goal within the program and provide unity within the youth community
  • Develop a regular practice schedule and organize practice time to provide both individual and team Ensure proper use of off-season time Fall, Spring, and Summer.
  • Hold a preseason meeting with all student-athletes and parents before the first official practice.
  • Apply and enforce student discipline during athletic contests, practice sessions, and trips off school property, encouraging sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic
  • Take all necessary precautions to protect student-athletes, equipment, and facilities, including protecting students from hazing/bullying.
  • Maintain and secure all program equipment and
  • Assist student-athletes with college
  • Assist the Athletic Director with the scheduling of meets and coordinate
  • Act as a team representative and promote the sport by communicating with the news media, booster clubs, service clubs, and other
  • Participate in special activities to include senior night, banquets, award nights, and pep
  • Assists the athletic director in the recruitment/selection of assistant coaches for his/her sport
  • Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding the athletic performance of their
  • Follow established procedures in the event of an athlete's
  • Represent Enid Public Schools and the Athletic program professionally.
  • Maintain nondiscriminatory practices in all
  • Attend head coach’s meetings, staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional activities to improve coaching
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the Athletic Director or other appropriate

Additional Knowledge/Skills:


  • Comprehensive knowledge of the sport is paramount alongside extensive knowledge of current coaching techniques and
  • Knowledge of NFHS, OSSAA, and OK Big 7 Conference
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct and supervise student-athletes. 


  • The applicant must possess the ability to communicate well via all modes including email, Remind, and text. Must be comfortable with the use of social media.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal
  • The applicant must possess the ability to relate to students and to teach them on and off the
  • The applicant must be willing to accept a high level of
  • The applicant must possess the ability to assess players and coaches

Interpersonal Skills

  • The applicant should be professionally calm and motivationally
  • The applicant should be a progressive thinker but a believer in planning and

Supervision Exercised:

Assistant Coaches

Supervision Received:

Athletic Director, High School Principal

Enid Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.

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