Assistant Coach - Track and Field

Athletics Highlands Ranch, Colorado


Description

ROLE SUMMARY

An Assistant Coach of Valor Christian Athletics exists to prepare tomorrow’s leaders to transform the world for Christ within the platform of the sport. As a committed follower of Jesus Christ, the Coach will provide excellent support of the program including intentional development of the athletes’ faith in Jesus Christ and excellence in Christian Character, while instilling great work habits, and teaching, stressing and monitoring the primacy of Academics.

Valor Christian High School is a decidedly Christian, college preparatory school whose core values honor a biblical foundation. Valor employees are faith-filled, joyful believers who are active in a local, Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with the school’s Statement of Beliefs. They are both called and committed to the school’s vision and mission and seamlessly integrate faith into their daily work. You will be most successful if you have a true servant’s heart, a teachable spirit, a love for the Lord Jesus Christ, and a commitment to the school’s beliefs and values.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Possess and Model a Growing Relationship with Christ

  • Pursue full devotion to Christ and live a life that reflects that authenticity
  • Model the fruits of the spirit in communications, relationships and daily work
  • Demonstrate teachability and a willing heart for service
  • Embody others-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions

 

Demonstrate Trustworthy Commitment to Valor Christian High School

  • Accept and uphold Valor’s Statement of Beliefs
  • Accept and abide by all affirmations in Valor’s Annual Statement of Commitment
  • Be relationally involved in the life/lives of our students with a heart of service and mission
  • Seamlessly and deliberately integrate Biblical truth and Christian values into daily work

 

Provide Strategic, Effective, Inspiring Team Support

  • Uphold and embody Valor’s culture as set forth in the Valor Culture Document
  • Model servant leadership, grace and love in all relationships and interactions
  • Provide team support regarding all matters, processes and initiatives

 

Provide Intentional Development of Athletes’ Faith and Christian Character

  • Develop and execute Spiritual and Character Development Plan
  • Facilitate the athletes’ development of their God-given abilities to the fullest in both life and on the field
  • Be a positive Christian role model for all the student-athletes at the school

 

Demonstrate Excellent “Follow”-ship and Leadership in sport and the Athletic Department

  • Support the Team Plan set the Head Coach and be responsible for its execution
  • Partner in the development and implementation of daily practices

  

Partner Exceptionally with Community of Support Available in Valor Athletics

  • Lead practices and contests at the direction of and in conjunction with the Head Coach
  • Participate in practice planning and meet planning
  • Be committed to partnering with parents
  • Support athletes in being their best physically through the Valor Performance and Valor Sports Medicine programs
  • Assist athletes and families in College Recruiting process with the Director of College Recruiting, when applicable
  • Know and understand CHSAA rules and regulations with Director of CHSAA Compliance
  • Be a contributing member of the Valor Coaches Association by attending VCA events

 

Serve Wholeheartedly as an Exceptional Teammate

  • Uphold and embody Valor’s culture as set forth in the Valor Culture Document
  • Model servant leadership, grace and love in all relationships and interactions
  • Develop relationships with colleagues with goals of teamwork, relational unity and spiritual growth
  • Provide team support regarding all matters, processes and initiatives
  • Demonstrate loyalty to teammates in action and word
  • Assist Team members to facilitate school-wide wins

 

Demonstrate a Commitment to Fulfilling Valor’s Vision and Mission

  • Assume collaborative responsibility for Operating Plan Goals and Fiscal stewardship
  • Be a ‘culture- keeper’

 

Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth

  • Participate in Valor Team meetings, Chapel and weekly meetings with Team/Supervisor
  • Demonstrate teachability and receptive to feedback
  • Pursue professional/personal/spiritual growth and development
  • Participate in the broader ministry of Valor by contributing of time, talent and treasure beyond assigned role responsibilities

 

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Athletic Director
  • Athletic Coordinator
  • Director of Sports Performance and Analytics
  • Assistant Athletic Directors
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Head Coach
  • Assistant Coaches
  • Parents

RESULTS

Excel in upholding the Valor Athletic Core Values and Outcomes

Core Values:

  • Strengthen our Athletes’ Faith in Jesus Christ
  • Develop Excellence in Christian Character, which is based on the life and teaching of Jesus Christ
  • Instill great work habits in all of our athletes
  • Teach, stress, and monitor the primacy of academics

Results:

  • Every student-athlete has an exceptional experience being involved in Valor Athletics.
  • Every student-athlete grows in his or her faith because of participating in Valor Athletics.
  • Every student-athlete has a mentoring/discipleship connection with an adult in the Valor Athletic program
  • Valor teams are highly successful (competitive excellence)
  • Every sport at Valor serves as a marquee attraction for students.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Coaching experience in the particular sport
  • Experience in mentoring student-athletes
  • All Valor staff must be trusted to maintain confidentiality in all matters of school business
  • Must be able to relate with high school athletes
  • Ability to effectively communicate with parents and other coaches
     

POSITION TYPE: Seasonal, Stipend

HOURS PER WEEK: Temporary, Part-time. Will not include benefits, including sick/personal leave.

 SUPERVISOR: Head Coach, Athletic Director

 PAY RANGE: $0-$1000 / month