Position Overview The Head Coach is responsible to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success while using a demonstrated understanding of the educational and social mission and values of the school.
Essential Job Functions
Demonstrate a commitment to Catholic values and the promotion of the associated culture within a Catholic school
Abide by the rules of the school, the sport, and the OSSAA, while demonstrating the teaching values, and the ethical and moral behavior in line with the mission of the school.
Establish the fundamental philosophy, skills and techniques to be taught by staff, ensuring that all these fit within the educational and social mission of the school.
Delegate duties, supervise implementation, and at season’s end, analyze and evaluate staff members and their effectiveness according to school and sport policy.
Manages and maintains individual sport schedule, including all communication with administration, staff, faculty and students.
Accurately assesses players’ skills and potential contributions to the sport.
Assist in the necessary preparation to hold scheduled sports events or practices, including planning and scheduling information, and adheres to scheduled facility time. Coordinates program with maintenance and school employees.
Follow the direction of the Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coordinator in respect to injury, training, and injury prevention.
Recommend policy, method or procedural changes at the request of the Athletic Director.
Communicate effectively with parents, students, and other stakeholders regarding all processes, procedures, rules, and policies of the school and individual program.
Maintain a positive working relationship with all school stakeholders, especially Athletic Department staff and fellow coaches.
Stay involved with individual sports associations and attends important meetings dealing with school-related athletics, including all school coaches’ meetings and in-service opportunities.
Develop good team spirit and morale, instilling a positive and energetic culture in the program.
Adhere to budget policies and procedures. Is responsible for operating within budgeted appropriations.
Responsible for all equipment, inventory, and communication of program needs to maintain a safe and successful program.
Promote sports within the school and promote the sport outside the school through news media or in any other legal manner.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Lifting up to 60 lbs unassisted
Frequent prolonged standing, sitting, squatting, bending, stooping, running and walking.
Manual dexterity for typing
A missionary disciple dedicated to the Proclamation of the Gospel
A servant leader willing to serve others through fidelity and excellence
Faith in the Presence of God – “Let us remember that we are in the Holy Presence of God.”
Concern for the Poor and Social Justice – “Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve.”
Respect for all Persons – “Live Jesus in our hearts… Forever.”
Quality Education – “Teaching Minds and Touching Hearts.”
Inclusive Community – “The Lasallian Family”
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
Works cooperatively with the Administration and supports administrative policies.
Works as a team member with the educational staff.
Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations with students and parents.
Demonstrates leadership attributes in managing, delegating and prioritizing the work and team.
Demonstrates a sense of professional responsibility.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Member in good standing of the Oklahoma Coaches Association
Educational and Experience Requirements
Prefer a Bachelor’s degree in related field
The ability to organize and supervise a total sports program
Demonstrate a knowledge of the rules and officiating techniques of the sport.
Previous coaching experience in assigned sport is required, head coaching experience preferred.
Substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport, while also continuing to examine new theories and procedures pertinent to the field
Completion of “Care and prevention of athletic injuries” class or workshop
Completion of all required OSSAA courses
The coach must have a thorough knowledge of all athletic policy approved by Bishop Kelley High School and is responsible for its implementation by the entire staff of the sport program.
The coach must have knowledge of existing Diocesan, school, state and conference regulations; implements all rules consistently.
A Diocesan Catholic High School founded in 1960 to serve the Diocese of Tulsa. We are a coed high school for grades 9-12 with an enrollment of 850 students. We are the feeder school for 11 Catholic middle schools.