Volleyball Coaches’ Guide Page 3
A person who is asked to coach a competitive team has every right to be given a clear understanding of whatcoaching entails. The following job description will serve to introduce the coach to the broad spectrum of responsibilities she acquires before she begins practice.Head CoachTitle: Head CoachResponsible to: Athletic Director Function: To co-ordinate all aspects of the assigned interscholastic sport and to work cooperatively with all personnel in maintaining a quality program within the policy framework of the school district.Duties:1. Be responsible for all matters pertaining to the organization and administration of the coaching of the team under his/her direction. Enforce all rules of the league, state and national association asthey pertain to the respective sports.2. A completed and signed parental permission form and physical examination card shall be in thehands of the coach or athletic office prior to an athlete beginning practice. Assure that players andcoaches under his/her jurisdiction understand the training rule policy. These forms are to be returnedto the athletic director promptly.3. Cooperate with the administration, athletic director, fellow coaches and students to promote the bestinterests of the entire athletic program.4. Work with the athletic director in the appointment and dismissal of assistant coaches in grades 7 -12.5. Have meetings with assistant coaches to coordinate coaching methods at different levels; assignduties to all assistant coaches; assist the athletic director in evaluating the performance of assistantcoaches in grades 7 - 12.6. Conform to athletic department policy in ordering equipment and supplies for the sport involved.7. See that all candidates for a team have returned a properly completed insurance form (if necessary.)8. See that all candidates for a team have had a physical examination and have returned the physicalexamination/parental consent form before the first practice session.