Athletic coaches exist in a variety of organizations, from high schools to universities; workload and pay vary greatly depending on the employer. The athletic coach's daily work includes teaching and instructing athletes during practices and games. Knowledge of the sport is highly important to be effective. Positions for school teams often require the coach’s to ensure students are performing in the classroom as well, which may involve coordinating with teaching staff and tutors. Other activities include attending clinics and participating in related functions ranging from community involvement to budget meetings.
Athletic Coach Tasks
Mentor athletes around physical, leadership, and strategic aspects of sports.
Oversee and coach sports teams, including setting rosters and schedules.
Instruct students in rules, deportment, and physical training.
Complete paperwork documenting attendance, scores, problems and equipment inventory.