Athletic Director EPER PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
The Athletic Director will be responsible to participate,
support, develop, promote, and implement a well-developed and
planned school-wide athletic program in order to support
appropriately prepared and competitive teams, while reinforcing
the aspect of the "student athlete."
This should be done in line
with alignment of programs at Central Middle School through
Dover High School. Summer hours may be required,
pending responsibilities of the athletic director.
The Athletic Director will also be responsible for the
vision and leadership for a comprehensive athletic program.
evaluates all facets of the athletic program.
leadership in the recruitment, selection, supervision, and
evaluation of qualified coaching and other athletic
appropriate staff development programs for athletic
all athletic programs and services.
necessary help to conduct games and events.
proper supervision of all athletic contests.
interscholastic athletic program.
manages the annual athletic department budget.
efficient financial recordkeeping and reporting system.
facility and equipment needs for athletics and makes
recommendations for improvement.
responsibility for the proper care of all facilities and
facilities for all interscholastic athletic contests.
principal informed of all matters related to the athletic
school, where applicable, at conference, district, state, and
national athletic meetings.
home athletic events, including the procurement of officials
and necessary game workers, or assigns a game coordinator in
the scheduling of school facilities for team practices.
the transportation of teams.
appropriate records of award winners and arranges for the
presentation of such awards.
other duties as assigned by the building principal.
files of student athletic/guardian agreements and coaches
coaches' evaluations in conjunction with the principal.
submits end of season report for each sport.
school-community relations by keeping the community aware of
and responsive to the athletic program.
places into operation appropriate rules and regulations
governing the conduct of athletic activities, according to
DSSAA (DIAA) regulations.
ticket sales and fund-raising events of the athletic program,
and assumes responsibility for proper handling of funds.
and gym practice schedules.
of the results of all junior and senior high school athletic
contests, and maintains a record file of all award winners,
stating the date and type of award, including athletic
assignment as needed for either health or physical education
Program and Staff Support
and seasoned coaches in all areas of their coaching needs (i.e.
schedules, fields, equipment, professional development,
providing staff development throughout the year in conjunction
with DIAA and conference rules
Serving as a
mentor for coaches and providing critical feedback and support
in an appropriate and timely manner
faculty and staff
needs in order to facilitate
improved communication between coaches and the school
support to teams in recognition of their seasonal
Serve as a
resource for coaches needing increased monitoring and follow-up
and/or supporting all aspects of the school mission and efforts
for accreditation and improvement
Assist in the
coordination and development of interviewing committees of
coaching staff through the district hiring process
Oversight and Communication
leading coaches meetings a minimum of once a season month and
providing agendas before, and minutes after those meetings to
publicity photo shots and submissions to school, district, and
local media agencies
with building administration, publish season schedules (hard
copy and electronic) on a timely basis for the dissemination to
students, teachers, administration, and community
the needs of the athletic department to building and district
Working as a
liaison between the athletic department and the building
administration as well as the district
of the Middle States Accreditation Process and School Climate
organize and support booster meetings, building, and community
meetings throughout the year (i.e. Scheduling Night, Freshman
Orientation, Ninth Grade Showcase, Open House, etc.)
Budgeting and Materials
of athletic department budget and staying within budget
appropriate inventory of materials and ensuring the teams have
the equipment necessary to participate in sporting events in a
safe and appropriate manner
organization of storage closets or other areas related to the
monitoring an athletic department budget
and ensuring details of expenditures
are made and tracked
administration and storage of the athletic department materials
Any other duties as assigned
- Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and
responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of
every task or responsibility.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
athletics, athletic programs, and physical fitness.
applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding
school district athletic programs, safety and health, and other
areas under responsibility.
understand, apply and use personal computers and software
applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
evaluate, develop and implement athletic programs, activities
and events, and make effective recommendations related to those
verbal and written communication skills.
organize multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints.
engage in self-evaluation with regard to leadership,
performance and professional growth.
establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with
others contacted in the course of work.
Certification in related area of Physical Education/Health
experience managing and coaching athletic teams