Job Summary 

This position is responsible for organizing the JV rugby program at Carondelet High School. The position conducts practices, motivates and inspires students, and instructs student athletes in game strategies and techniques. The JV rugby head coach is responsible for recruiting within the school and training and coaching team members. The JV rugby head coach is required to abide by the rules and regulations of Carondelet High School and USA Rugby.


Job Specifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.


Responsibilities

  • Fosters a community spirit consistent with the Carondelet Mission and Core Values, among coaches, student athletes and parents. Assures respect for the uniqueness of the individual athlete and develops the whole person, by demanding good sportsmanship, promoting positive coaching practices, communicating effectively with all constituents, and establishing and fostering a good relationship with student athletes, parents, faculty members, administrators and coaches. 

  • Is an equity-focused, inclusive leader with the ability to support an environment where a growth mindset is a prominent presence in all aspects of school life.

  • Oversees the junior varsity team and assists the head varsity coach with other duties as assigned.

  • Follows and maintains knowledge of school policies and procedures relevant to the position.

  • Instructs and demonstrates the skills and techniques necessary for individual and team achievement.

  • Coordinates game strategy and team practices

  • Insures a certified coach is present at all practices and contests. 

  • Ensures that proper storage, maintenance and inventory of all athletic equipment and uniforms is adhered to. 

  • Works with Varsity head coach to schedule games.

  • Adheres to all financial policies of the school, in regards to collection and disbursement of money, expenses and receipts.

  • Maintains necessary records and completes required paperwork in a specified time and manner.

  • Enforces discipline policies and emphasizes sportsmanship and healthy lifestyles.

  • Ensures that appropriate rules and regulations regarding the conduct and eligibility of athletic activities and athletes are explained and followed.

  • Maintains a safe environment, including facilities, for student athletes at all times.

  • Manages field care and maintenance of the facility. 

  • Ensures that medical and safety procedures are followed in the event of an athlete’s injury.

  • Other duties related to team coaching as assigned by the varsity rugby head coach or Athletic Director.


Minimum Qualifications

This position is not a faculty position. Experience as a head or assistant high school rugby coach or college level coaching experience preferred. Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills. Should have some 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. Bachelor’s degree preferred. CPR, First Aid, AED certification required. Additional certification, as assigned, will also be required upon coaching.


Terms of Employment

Salary as per contract.