Head Girls’ Basketball Coach - Prospect High School
The Head Coach is responsible for providing leadership and direction for all phases of the girls’ basketball program including its long-term development, organization and coordination of all levels of play, scheduling and budgeting. The head coach will assist with the selection and management of assistant coaches. The head coach is responsible for coordinating and directing, along with school administration, basketball related public relations activities with the athletic department, school, athletic booster organization and the community.
The preferred candidate must possess the ability to:
Build and strengthen our existing program while heightening and
fostering high expectations for future success.
Foster a culture of support
and leadership that will help student athletes grow and develop on and off the
Demonstrate the ability and experience to increase the basketball
knowledge, skills and expertise of basketball staff in all phases of the game.
Develop and enact sound game strategy.
Develop a sound long term strategic plan and vision for the PHS
Girls’ Basketball program.
Teach basketball philosophy, skills and techniques to both assistant
coaches and players.
Demonstrate the capacity and leadership necessary to design
clinics, staff meetings, summer camps, and off-season programs that ensure
staff awareness and commitment concerning program expectations.
Delegate specific duties as needed and supervise their
implementation throughout the season. At season’s end, analyze staff
effectiveness and contribute to the overall evaluation of all assistants.
Participate in the budgeting process with the Girls’ Athletic
Maintain good public relations with news media, parents and
Work with the school’s administration.
Applicable Illinois certification.
- Previous basketball coaching experience or high level playing experience preferred.
- Excellent communication skills.
Apply online at http://www.d214.org/
In addition to completing an online application, all candidates are required to provide all of the following as separate items electronically:
Cover letter - The cover letter must highlight basketball experiences and reasons for applying.
Coaching Resume – outlining the qualifications and experiences related to the coaching aspect.
Teaching Resume (External Candidates Only)
Three letters of Recommendation (External Candidates Only)
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