Assistant Director of Athletics / Varsity Coach

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Regents School of Austin’s Department of Athletics has a passion and mission to use sports to redeem the hearts of athletes, parents, coaches and others to Christ. We want to compete in a way that honors the Lord and points others toward Him, and will focus heavily on the process of competing well. While shaping and developing character, we will work to maximize the talents, skills, and abilities that God gave each athlete for the benefit of the team.

Position Summary

Assistant Directors of Athletics are committed to long term development of our programs. Assistant Directors of Athletics are committed to improving athletic department operations including sport team programming and facilities. All Assistant Directors of Athletics will invest time and energy into developing our coaches and players in grades 7 to 12. The Assistant Director of Athletics may also be a Head Coach within the athletic department.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Assistant Director of Athletics is responsible for the success and advancement of the sports to which he/she is assigned. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Cultural

  • Routinely meet with coaches, student-athletes and parents to ensure awareness and understanding of the athletic department’s vision to redeem sports for Christ
  • Lead in conflict resolution between parents, coaches, and student-athletes
  • Meet with prospective families

Personnel Management

  • Responsible for all coaches in assigned programs being AIPL or TAPPS certified
  • Recruit, recommend for hire, and train all coaches for assigned programs
  • Administer and update coach training program
  • Manage coach performance and development, including development of performance plans
  • Evaluate, mentor, and provide leadership for coaches for assigned programs

Financial

  • Manage budgets for assigned programs
  • Communicate program needs (equipment, uniforms, etc.)
  • Make purchases on behalf of their coaches in assigned programs

Program Advancement

  • Ensure a cohesive sports program for grades 7-12 for their assigned sports
  • Build relationships with student athletes to ensure adequate participation for assigned programs
  • Assist Head Coaches in assigned programs in organizing and executing player evaluations and team placement for assigned programs
  • Work with Head Coaches to make recommendations for youth sports programs and recreation leagues for grades K-6 for assigned programs
  • Facilitate off-season player development for grades 7-12 for assigned programs

Administrative and Other Responsibilities

  • Assist in AIPL and TAPPS game scheduling for assigned programs
  • Inspect and recommend replacement and/or additions to ensure adequate facilities and equipment are available for assigned programs
  • Inspect existing uniforms for athletes in assigned programs and work with Inventory Control Manager to organize repair and/or replacement
  • Assist in purchasing of new uniforms and equipment
  • Assist in organizing event promotions to drive student attendance and participation for assigned programs
  • Assist in organizing parent and student-athlete education
  • Maintain professional development by attending training and clinics
  • Assist in execution of summer camps
  • Assist in execution of athletic department fundraisers
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Maintain a high level knowledge of all TAPPS and NCAA/NFHS rules as they pertain to your sports
  • Attend non-routine events such as district meetings, athletic banquets, clinics, etc.
  • Attend weekly meetings with Athletic Department leadership
  • Be able and willing to provide emergency care; maintain CPR-First-Aid-AED certifications; engage professional emergency personnel (911) if needed; know where automated external defibrillators (AED’s) are located on campus

Skills

Ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Willingness to listen and to help build consensus; ability to build trust and rapport
  • High self-awareness; acts in a manner that will reflect positively on the organization
  • Proven organizational and time management skills; detail-oriented; self-motivated; ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously
  • Process driven
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Technology savvy; proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules as it pertains to relevant sport and student-athlete recruitment
  • Ability to adapt to varying social environments that include parents, coaches, student-athletes, administrators, opposing coaches and school administrators

Working Conditions

Twelve month working schedule with paid school holidays and vacation in accordance with Employee Handbook and supervisor’s approval of leave of absences.  Evening and weekend work will be required as needed.

Evaluation

Position will be evaluated annually by the Director of Athletics in accordance with job description and effectiveness of meeting work load demands

 

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