Assistant Coach Job Description

The assistant coach is an assistant to the full-time head coach at a professional or college sports organization.

Athletic directors, college scouts, and professional athletes all seek out assistant coaches.

Assistant coaches often assist the head coach on game day, provide input and recommendations on the team’s play, and work to develop and implement the athletes’ individual business strategies.

Assistant coaches typically must have a bachelor’s degree, and be at least 21 years old.

They must have coaching experience at the college level.

Some organizations require that their assistant coaches be certified or licensed in coaching.

Assistant coaches must be personable,

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Assistant Coach to work with our team to help develop strategies and game plans. The ideal candidate will have experience playing and coaching at a high level, and be able to think creatively to develop new ways to attack opponents. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for coaching, we want to hear from you!

Assistant Coach Duties:

  • Assist head coach with daily execution of project goals
  • Maintain discipline, focus, and positivity in all team activities
  • Develop and maintain a positive and professional relationship with players, parents, and others involved in the sport
  • Assist in recruiting new talent
  • Assist in developing and executing individual goals for players
  • Instruct players how to perform their assigned roles on the court and off
  • Inform head coach of any serious disciplinary issues or injuries

Assistant Coach Responsibilities:

  • Assist the head coach in coaching the core team during the practice, competition, and tournament season
  • Train and motivate the junior players in coordination with the head coach
  • Maintain and update an on-court training plan for practice, competition, and tournament match play
  • Attend weekly practices, competitions, and tournaments as scheduled
  • Attend tournaments both domestic and international
  • Develop and execute daily and weekly training programs
  • Maintain and update an injury, illness, and illness prevention plan

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience coaching a sports team (grades 4-12 preferred)
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of basketball fundamentals and game strategy
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with students, parents, and school staff

Company Name is an inclusive employer that is committed to building a diverse team. We encourage applications from all people, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or age. We are also proud to support veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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