Head Girls JV/Asst Varsity Soccer Coach

Employer: 
San Juan Diego Catholic High School
Contact Name: 
Gerard Cisneros
Email Address: 
gcisneros@sjdchs.org
Phone Number: 
(512) 529-6451 Fax: (512) 804-1937
Job Description: 

SJDCHS is seeking a Head Girls JV/Asst Varsity Soccer Coach for the 2016-2017 school year. The Head Girls JV/Asst Varsity Soccer Coach fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by developing, initiating, and administering the program in a particular sport which adequately prepares the student athlete for interscholastic competition. The Head Girls JV/Asst Varsity Soccer Coach is recommended to the principal by the athletic director, hired by the principal, and evaluated in consultation with the athletic director.

Duties: 

-Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school
-Acts as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
-Supports and adheres to the Code of Conduct and policies and procedures of the school and Diocese
-Maintains confidentiality regarding school matters
-Models professional conduct and sensible sportsmanship while instilling these characteristics with team members
-Conducts practice sessions and games according to local diocesan policy and TAPPS regulations
-Respectfully collaborates with the Head Boys Varsity Soccer Coach
-Schedules practices and games in consultation with the athletic director
-Verifies student eligibility to practice and participate by completion of physicals, release/hold harmless, and registration
-Ensures that all team volunteers are approved by the school
-Monitors the physical condition and fitness of participants and reports injuries to parents and school officials
-Continually monitors and supervises all activities of the participants at all practices and games
-Teaches essential safety skills and strategies to student athletes; monitors safety compliance
-Follows school and diocesan policies regarding academic eligibility, safety guidelines, and transportation rules
-Distributes and collects all athletic equipment and uniforms
-Communicates with athletic director regarding need for early dismissals, field, and gym use
-Ensures that emergency contact information is available at practices and games
-Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits
-Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students and staff
-Able to instruct athletes about proper strategy, skills, and rules of the game
-Able to motivate student athletes to perform optimally as an individual athlete and team member
-Uses approved, corrective, and positive discipline procedures in dealing with inappropriate student conduct
-Collaborates with school personnel to enhance the work environment and support academic programming
-Conferences with parents upon request and responds to messages in a timely manner

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

-High school or equivalent
-Coach-specific training
-Current CPR certification and first aid training
-Must submit an Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) Application for Ministry within the first week of employment, participate in an EIM Basic abuse prevention training workshop within 60 days of submitting a complete Application for Ministry, and maintain EIM compliance during the entire term of employment.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Previous coaching and/or playing experience

How to Apply: 

These are stipend only positions. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to: Gerard Cisneros at gcisneros@sjdchs.org.