Athletic Coordinator/Head Football Coach

Irving, TEXAS | 11 months | Deadline: 13 Mar 2020
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Job Description

POSTING DATE:   01/13/2020
CLOSING DATE:   03/13/2020
LOCATION:   MacArthur High School
POSITION:   Athletic Coordinator/Head Football Coach

Primary Purpose:


To implement and maintain a football program that will foster the fullest development of student-athlete potential, competition, good sportsmanship, and community pride, and achieves maximum results in all areas of University Interscholastic League (UIL) athletic competition.  Provide leadership, instruction, and coach students to develop skills and ability to excel in sport assigned. Contribute to education program as a whole and to growth of students involved in athletics. 



         Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

         Valid Texas teaching certificate


          Special Knowledge/Skills:

          General knowledge of coaching techniques and procedures

          Knowledge of University Interscholastic League (UIL) rules and regulations

          Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes to achieve full potential

          Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

          Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills – written and oral

          Ability to demonstrate strong public relations skills

          Ability to attract students to the athletic program

          Ability to work within UIL rules and demonstrate a solid understanding of the role of athletics in education

          Ability to establish discipline and implement high moral values to student athletes

          Management and leadership style compatible with the position

          Ability to organize, be creative, and be motivating in the role of the head football coach



Major Responsibilities and Duties:



  • Use a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and improve the abilities of student athletes in the sport assigned.
  • Design and implement successful strategies and methodologies appropriate for the teaching/coaching assignments.
  • Develop and implement a structured student tutoring and monitoring plan to ensure students’ academic progress and success.
  • Develop and implement a structured, written instructional plan for football program development and success in grades 7-12.
  • Manage and supervise athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.
  • Work with other members of school staff to plan and put in place instructional goals and objectives to ensure the overall educational development of student athletes.
  • Establish performance criteria for competition and evaluate students’ athletic abilities and skills development initially and on a regular basis. 
  • Program Management

  • Take all necessary precautions to protect student athletes, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Keep informed of and ensure compliance with all UIL rules.
  • Monitor and enforce student eligibility criteria for extracurricular participation.
  • Work with athletic director to schedule competitions and coordinate arrangements.
  • Promote and maintain a professional and positive working relationship with middle schools.
  • Develop and implement staff development for coaching staff.
  • Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the coaching program and make changes based on findings.

  • Student Management

  • Accompany and supervise student athletes during athletic competitions in assigned sports on out-of-town trips.
  • Instruct and advise students on NCAA regulations with regards to academic requirements for scholarships and recruiting practices.
  • Apply and enforce student discipline during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off school property in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  • Encourage, by example and through instruction, sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.

  • Communication

  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
  • Communicate to administrative staff the status and progress of the school’s athletic program.
  • Communicate and demonstrate the following core values: integrity, high expectations, commitment, respect, dedication to teamwork and passion for a student-centered environment.
  • Communicate expectations and total athletic program goals to students, faculty, parents, community, and booster club members.
  • Maintain high visibility in the school and in the community and develop a positive rapport with students, parents, staff and the community.

  • Administration

  • Assist in selection of instructional materials and equipment.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
  • Maintain a current inventory of all fixed assets within program.
  • Oversee process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all campus athletic equipment.



              Successful experience as a Head Football Coach (3A level or above preferred)

              Successful experience as Offensive Coordinator or Defensive Coordinator (5A level or above)

              Outstanding educator

              Minimum 3 years teaching experience

    OTHER INFORMATION:   230 days
    SALARY:   Admin 7
    WORK HOURS:  FROM -   TO -
    GRADE / STEP:  

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