Head High School Basketball Coach Job Description Position Summary: The Head Coach of Basketball is responsible for initiating various aspects of the Basketball Program, such as recruit within the school, train, and coaches the members of the Basketball program. Coordinate the development and promotion of the Basketball program. Assesses player’s skill and assigns team positions. Organize and schedule practice sessions. Maintain supervision of each student-athlete under the care of the basketball program. Directly responsible for transporting team members to athletic contests. . Represent Leavenworth High School in a positive light at all times. Essential Responsibilities: Maintain constant check of student athlete’s grades and conduct. Recruit within the school, train, and coach the members of the Basketball program. Coordinate the development and promotion of the Basketball program. Assesses player’s skill and assigns team positions. Organize and schedule practice sessions. Teach life skills and develop character. Timely and effectively communicate with the athletic director, parents, players, and administrators. Determines game strategy based on the team’s capabilities. Maintain and secure all Basketball equipment and uniforms. Manage court care and maintenance. Administrative tasks including make sure all eligibility documents are completed and submitted timely. Inventory documentation is turned in on time. Hold a parents/guardians meeting with all student athletes parents/guardians before the first official game. Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury. Represent RWMS and the Basketball program in a professional manner. Other Duties: Attends staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional activities to improve coaching performance. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal and Athletic Director or other appropriated administrators. Supervision Exercised: Assistant Coaches, players, and managers Supervision Received: Principal / Athletic Director This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. RWMS reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time. Minimum Qualifications: Verifiable age equivalent basketball coaching experience. A proven track record with age appropriate skill and program development. KSHSAA and NFHS certification required for coaching. (Fundamentals of Coaching, Concussion in Sports, First Aid Safety, and Health)
Leavenworth is a modern community which blends the best of urban and rural ways of life. Leavenworth is nestled in the rolling hills on the west bank of the Missouri River, only minutes away from metropolitan Kansas City. It is an exciting time in Leavenworth education as student achievement increases, academic rigor improves, and college/career readiness opportunities expand. Leavenworth schools offer greater diversity than many schools in the area due to the international officers attending the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth and the Foreign Exchange Program. Enrollment in the district is approximately 4,000 students. Leavenworth has modern and updated facilities structured with four PreK-5th grade elementary schools, a 6th-8th grade middle school, and a 9th-12th grade high school. Leavenworth High School boasts the oldest and most successful JROTC in the country, 12 AP classes, more military appointments than any school in the area, and more than 50 clubs/sports/activities in which students may participate. The future of Leavenworth schools is bright. Come and be a Pioneer!