Head Football Coach Salary
A Head Football Coach earns an average salary of $61,255 per year.
|Salary||$44,860 - $104,787|
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Job Description for Head Football Coach
Head football coaches not only oversee strategies in football games, but also recruit qualified student-athletes, monitor their academic progress, and enforce all academic policies and penalties for players. They also conduct and oversee practices, assist with pre-season programs and off-season conditioning to develop the mechanics and skills of key players, and work one-on-one with particular players when necessary.Read More...
Head football coaches spend much of their workday outside and standing for several hours at a time, and candidates should have at least two years of suitable experience, such as at the assistant coaching level. They are responsible for conducting meetings with student athletes and staff, as well as answering any questions from parents of student athletes, and hours for this position may last until evening and include several days with irregular working hours, including nights and weekends.
Head football coaches generally work with between one and three assistant coaches whom the head coach will guide and direct. An associate's degree with an emphasis on physical activity may be a minimum requirement for this position, and applicants should also produce between three and five personal or business references. Applicants should also be knowledgeable of standard university rules and regulations, NCAA standards, and all football strategies and terminology. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Head Football Coach Tasks
- Instruct athletes during practices and training.
- Promote program, mange outreach, sports camps and clinics and other activities.
- Manage football program, travel with team to games.
- Recruit and evaluate athletes.
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Pay by Experience Level for Head Football Coach
Pay by Experience for a Head Football Coach has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Football Coach with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Football Coach with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Head Football Coach which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 14 salaries. A Head Football Coach with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 14 salaries.