St Cloud School District 742 Head Girls Soccer Coach in St. Cloud, Minnesota

TYPE OF POSITION: Extracurricular Hours may vary based on program needs REPORTS TO: Activities Director, Building Principals SUPERVISION: Assistant Coaches, Volunteers (under the direction of the Activities Director) QUALIFICATIONS: MN Coaching license or Bachelor's Degree in sports/fitness related field OR proven knowledge and experience necessary to coach the activity; completion of six quarter college credits (or equivalent), or 60 clock hours of instruction in first aid and the care and prevention of athletic injuries; and completion of a coaching methods or theory course. EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated ability to organize and supervise the activity; previous coaching experience and substantive knowledge base in assigned activity; proven ability to work with high school aged students modeling positive character and responsible behavior; orientation toward continuous improvement. SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: Variable schedule to accommodate practices and competitions in a major sports program. POSITION SUMMARY: To direct, support and fully implement the assigned high school activity with an education based philosophy of teaching and coaching. St. Cloud Public Schools has a tradition of excellence and a history of accomplishment. We are seeking committed and accomplished educational professionals who are looking to coach in lead or support roles in our extra-curricular programs. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Assist Activities Director with Administrative Functions Knows and implements all District and School Athletic Policies and procedures for the entire sports program. Knows, interprets and consistently implements system, state and MSHSL regulations. Understands and follows District procedures for reviewing and responding to complaints or concerns related to the sports program. Assists the Activity Director in scheduling, providing transportation and managing equipment for regular season events, tournaments, plays and other special sports events. Assists in the necessary preparation to hold scheduled sports events or practices and adheres to scheduled facility times, coordinating as necessary with maintenance and other school employees. Provides documentation to fulfill state and system requirements concerning physical examinations, parent consent and eligibility. Provides proper safeguards for maintenance and protection of assigned equipment sites. Attends public/staff/departmental meetings related to the sports program. Advises the Activity Director and recommends policy, method or procedural changes for program. Directs Coaching Staff Establishes the fundamental philosophy, skills and techniques to be taught by staff. Arranging for conferences, clinics and staff meetings to ensure staff training and awareness of overall program. Delegates specific duties, supervises implementation, and at season's end, analyzes staff effectiveness and evaluates assistants. Maintains discipline, responds to concerns or complaints, and works to support effective teaming cooperation among coaching staff. Coordinates with 7-12 programs in an educationally grounded approach to athletics. Direct Students/Athletes Teaches and models respect for team members, coaches, opponents, officials and fans. Supports both individual participant development and team development, assisting all team members in reaching goals. Communicates training rules, eligibility requirements, team expectations, and other regulations of the sport to each student who is considered a participant. Monitors student-participants grades and conduct as related to team participation and eligibility. Provides supervision, assistance and guidance for each participant at all practices and team functions. Initiates and supervises programs and procedures to address sports injuries and medical emergencies. Directs student managers, assistants and statisticians. Determines discipline when necessary with attention to due process, contacting parents when a st