Plan and direct the training of student athletes, and assess individuals’ abilities and skill level to determine appropriate team position.
Assist players in reaching highest athletic potential possible through athletic training and leadership skills. Recruit, counsel and advise students with respect to athletic performance and other personal development issues. Ensure that athletes reach their academic goals by monitoring class attendance and ensuring that they receive academic support as necessary.
Work with appropriate college administrator to develop program budget recommendations. Confer with appropriate college administrator prior to conducting auxiliary fundraising activities.
Complete and maintain records and statistics for accurate, mandatory reporting to the National Junior College Athletic Association, and regional regulatory agencies. Identify and recommend to the College President, or their designee, qualified persons to fill assistant coaching positions. Work with the appropriate college administrator to assess equipment, uniform and other necessary apparel and needs and to make team travel arrangements, both in accordance with the Board’s purchasing guidelines. In cooperation with the facilities coordinator, schedule pre-season, season and other games and tournaments; train, practice and coach in league, conference and tournament play.
Coordinate the care and reporting of incidents and injuries to the appropriate College and District personnel. Ensure that the conduct of self and the athletes is in compliance with the City Colleges of Chicago Athletic Governance Policy and Athletic Participation Policy.
Perform other duties as assigned.