Infield Softball Coach-Incarnate Word High School
San Antonio, TX School
Description

  

Incarnate Word High School, an all-girls Catholic high school sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, seeks a part-time Infield Softball Coach with 3-5 yrs of experience for the 2023-2024 school year. 


REPORTS TO:

This position reports to the Athletic Director of Incarnate Word High School (IWHS).


***Please submit a softball coaching resume***


POSITION SUMMARY:


· Holds organizational meetings for team prospects and encourages potential athletes to participate in the sport.

· Assesses student’s skills and assigns team infield positions

· Develops a regular infielder's practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development

· Assigns duties to an assistant coach as necessary

· Coaches and instructs students, individual or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport

· Observes infielders, during competition and practice to determine the needs for individual or team improvement

· Determines infield game strategy bases on the team’s capabilities

· Establishes and maintains standards for behavior and always provides proper supervision of students

· Monitors the academic performances of the infielders to ensure that eligibility requirements are met; and encourages student-athletes to maintain a high academic standard.

· Follows established procedures in the event of an injury

· Conferences with parents/guardians as necessary regarding the performance of their student-athlete.

· Follows TAPPS regulations

· Models sport-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards cheerleaders, officials and spectators

· Acts as a team representative and promotes the softball program

· Follows established procedures for the proper care, maintenance and requisitioning of equipment, supplies and uniforms

· Participates in special activities to include parents’ night, banquets, awards night and pep assemblies

· Works with the Athletic Director with eligibility, equipment inventory and other related paperwork

· Attends athletic meetings, clinics and other professional activities to improve coaching performance

· Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal/CEO and Athletic Director

Requirements

  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies and techniques of the sport
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents and students
  • Understanding of the mission of Incarnate Word High School
  • Successful completion of VIRTUS and background check

REQUIRED EDUCATION

  • High School Diploma