QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must hold:
Valid State of CT Coaching Permit
Recently successful high school head basketball coach experience with positive measureable
Valid First Aid & CPR certification
Note: If candidate has valid CT teacher certification – 9-12 English certification please include copy of
certificate with application.
REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Physical Education, Athletics & Field House
. Develop an exemplary basketball program on and off the court.
. Provide academic leadership and direction for all student-athletes under his/her
. Provide exemplary leadership, instruction, coordination, and direction to the entire
Wilbur Cross High School basketball program
. Provide leadership and instruction with the personal and athletic development of
. Develop outstanding student- athletes on the court, school and in the community
EVALUATIVE & PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct and coordinate all activities of the basketball program and staff.
Ensure compliance of all district and state rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Hire an assistant coaching staff of outstanding character and knowledge that will
support your philosophy and goals.
Assist with the evaluation and development of staff of assistant coaches.
Develop, define and delegate duties and responsibilities to assistants.
Monitor, maintain and verify budget and expenditures.
Promote, develop and supervise an academically and athletically positive sub-varsity
EVALUATIVE & PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (continued):
Monitor weekly in – season and monthly out-of -season academic and athletic progress
Assist student-athletes and their parent/guardians with post high school educational
plans and college application(s).
Direct the staff in the preparation, analyzing and planning for opponents.
Organize, verify and maintain equipment and uniforms.
Organize and conduct all meetings, practices, scrimmages and contests.
Ensure that medical and emergency requirements are exercised
appropriately at all times
Direct the supervision of all practice and team functions at all times
Direct the supervision of staff, student- athletes, managers and others for all basketball
related activities and programs, including transportation to and from practices, games
and team functions.
Maintain positive on- going communication with student-athletes, parents, community,
school staff and the media
Store all equipment and uniforms in a safe, secure location
Attend all required / mandatory athletic department, league and other meetings per the
Citywide Athletics Director.
Attend a minimum of two out of season coaching clinics to improve and enhance
Process and submit all required forms and paperwork.
Perform all other duties and responsibilities as required.
Develop and maintain positive season & post season results.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
. One basketball season
. Contract renewed on a yearly basis (September 1 to August 31)
. Contract renewed at the discretion of the New Haven Board of Education
Please send a letter of application,
Three letters of recommendation from recent employers (last three years) and
Copy of a valid State of Connecticut Coaching Permit.
Copy of (your) team handbook and/or guidelines
Copy of one season of (your) team’s practice plans – varsity team only
All candidates’ application will be reviewed and screened. All candidates will not be interviewed. Final
candidates will be subject a personal history screening and an investigative background check.
APPLICATIONS WILL CLOSE: Internal Posting: Closing July 27, 2012
External Posting: Closing August 3, 2012
Mr. Joseph P. Canzanella
Citywide Athletics Director
Supervisor Physical Education – Floyd Little Athletics Center
54 Meadow Street – 5th Floor
New Haven, CT. 06519