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Coaching Jobs: Central Mountain High School

Written by: on Friday, January 15th, 2021. Follow David Mika on Twitter.


Head Football Coach – Central Mountain High School

  • Position Type:
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
    Central Mountain High School
  • Closing Date:
    1/22/21 at 3:30 pm

Head Coach

  • Previous head coaching experience preferred.
  • Previous coaching experience in assigned sport is desired.
  • Has knowledge and background in the assigned sport.
  • Knowledge of the technical and fundamental aspects of the assigned sport.
  • High moral character, a proper role model for the students and the community, integrity, and effectively communicates well with players, parents, community members, coaches, and school officials.
  • Ability to organize, supervise, and give direction to a sports team/program.
  • A commitment and willingness to continue to learn and examine new ideas pertinent to the assigned sport.
  • Proper working knowledge of rules and regulations established by the Keystone Central School District, Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), and Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference (PHAC).
  • Must obtain or willing to obtain the following:
    1. PA Criminal Background Check (Act 34)
    2. Child Abuse History (Act 151)
    3. Federal Criminal History (FBI)
    4. Arrest Conviction Report and Certification Form (Act 24)
    5. Mandated Reporter Training
    6. Sexual Abuse Misconduct
    7. Concussion Certification
    8. Sudden Cardiac Arrest Form
  • Must obtain or willing to obtain PA Coaching Certifications by June 30, 2018
    1. Fundamentals of Coaching
    2. First Aid, Health, and Safety for Coaches

**New (first year) coaches will have up to 2 years after hire date**


  • Central Mountain Coaches report to the Central Mountain High School Athletic Director and Supervisor of Athletics
  • Bucktail Coaches report to the Bucktail Area High School Athletic Director and Bucktail Area Prinicipal.


  • To instruct student athletes in the fundamental skills, strategies, and training necessary for them to realize the degree of individual and team success.
  • To provide instruction that will lead the athletes to the formulation of moral values, academic achievement, strong work ethic, responsibility, team work, sportsmanship, self-discipline, leadership, self-confidence as well as personal growth.
  • Provide supervision of student-athletes, assistant coaches, and volunteer coaches affiliated with the program.
  • Serving as a positive role model to the student athletes and represents the Keystone Central School district in a well respected manner.
  • Upgrading his/her knowledge and skills through coaching clinics, observations consultation, etc.


  • Has thorough knowledge of and implements all the athletic policies approved by the KCSD School Board of Education.
  • Has thorough knowledge of and implements rules and regulations established by the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) and Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference (PHAC).
  • Understands the proper administrative chain of command and refers all student/parent requests or grievances through the proper channels.
  • Establishes clear goals and direction for the team, the coaches, and the players.
  • Develops procedures to keep parents and players informed.
  • Establishes clear policies with parents and players to address issues and/or concerns.


  • Monitors student athletes’ academic performance.


  • Establishes high academic expectations and assist the student athlete to improve their academic growth.
  • Maintains discipline and works to increase morale and cooperation within the school sports program.
  • Effectively engages the community and develops positive public relations and good community relationships.
  • Regularly organizes and attends coaches, players, parent, and booster club meetings.
  • Assist in the selection of assistant coaches.
  • Demonstrate the character traits of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.


  • Provide training rules and any other unique regulations of the sport to each athlete who is considered a participant.
  • Determine discipline, delineate procedures concerning due process when the enforcement of discipline is necessary and contacts parents.
  • Foster a desire to win, an attitude of good sportsmanship, personal pride, and pride for their school and community.
  • Assess player’s skills and monitor players during practice and competitions.
  • Supervises all practices, games, and team trips.
  • Maintain a record of team statistics and requirements for lettering and report to Athletic Department at the end of the season.
  • Select and direct student managers, student assistants and statisticians.
  • Frequently update the athletic director during the season about any issues, concerns, highlights, or events.
  • Provides detail orientated practice plans to the regularly schedules practice sessions.
  • Inform players and parents of NCAA rules and guidelines for academic requirements and deadlines pertaining to participating in college athletics.
  • Understand the policies concerning injuries, medical attention and emergencies.
  • Communicates effectively with the athletic trainers.
  • Organizes, plans, and helps manages the season end awards ceremony or team banquet.
  • Perform other such duties that are consistent with the nature of the position and that may be requested by the Athletic Director or Supervisor of Athletics.



  • Maintains accurate documentation for of the team and program.
  • Collect the cost of any equipment lost or not returned and submit it to the athletic department.
  • Arrange for issuing and storing of equipment.
  • Recommend to the athletic department budgetary items for next year in your program.
  • Monitor the equipment rooms and coaches’ offices and authorizes who may enter.
  • Permit the athletes to only be in authorized areas of the building at the appropriate times.
  • Examine the locker rooms before and after practices and games, checking on general cleanliness of the facility.
  • Responsible for cleanliness and maintenance of specific sport equipment.
  • Secure all doors, lights, windows and locks before leaving building if custodians are not on duty.
  • Instill in each player a respect for equipment and school property, its care and proper use.

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