Job Details

University of the Incarnate Word
  • Position Number: 1498490
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

Assistant Cross Country Coach - IWHS

UIW Mission
University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary
Assistant Cross Country Coach for Incarnate Word High School assists the head coach with instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport. Teams participate in various local meets and are part of TAPPS 6A competition.

Essential Functions

Job Duties
Job Duties

Job Duty Name

Description of Job Duties
1. Assist the head coach with instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment and techniques of the sport;
2. Organize and directs individual and small group practice activities/exercises as directed by the head coach;
3. Assess players skills, monitors players during competition and practice, and keeps the head coach informed of the athletic performance of athletes;
4. Assist with determining strategy
5. Assist the head coach with supervising athletes during practices and competition;
6. Follow established procedures in the event of an athletes injury;
7. Model sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards athletes, officials and spectators;
8. Participate in special activities to include parents night, banquets, awards night and pep assemblies;
9. Work with the athletic director with eligibility, equipment inventory and other related paperwork;
10. Attend staff meetings, clinics and other professional activities to improve coaching performance;
11. Perform any other related duties as assigned by the principal and athletic director.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
-Possess effective coaching techniques and skills;
-Thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies and techniques of the sport;
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents and students;
-Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

Required Education
High School Diploma or its equivalent

Required Work Experience
Two (2) years of coaching experience

Preferred Qualifications
-Bachelors Degree;
-Experience as a player of the sport;
-Three (3) or more years of coaching experience;
-Some experience as an assistant coach at the high school or college level

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
-Possess a CDL or obtain CDL within 45 days of hire;
-Be insurable by UIWs insurance carrier

Work Hours

Physical Demands

Posting Number: HS217PO
Job Type: Part Time
Job Category: High School Administrator (exempt)
Desired Start Date: 08/01/2019
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Athletic Director
Open Date: 06/11/2019
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

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