Cascade School District #422
209 N. School Street, Cascade, Idaho 83611
Phone: 208-630-6057 Fax: 208-382-3797
Engaging every student, every day in character development and rigorous education.

High School Track - Assistant Coach


Cascade School District #422

209 N. School Street

Cascade, ID   83611

(208) 630-6057


Job Title: High School Track and Field - Assistant Coach              
Supervisor: Head Track and Field Coach, Athletic Director and Building Principal


Job Summary

Position is responsible for assisting the head coach with organizing the track and field program at the

assigned level. Position assists with conducting practices, motivating students, and instructing

student athletes in track and field strategies and techniques.

Essential Duties

  • Assists the Track and Field head coach with instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
  • Organizes and directs individual and small group practice activities/exercises as directed by the head coach.
  • Assesses player’s skills, monitors players during competition and practice, and keeps the head coach informed of the athletic performance of students.
  • Assists with determining sport strategy.
  • Assists the head coach with supervising athletes during practices and competition.
  • Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury.
  • Models sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
  • Maintains the equipment room in orderly condition and assumes responsibility for its security.
  • Distributes equipment, supplies, and uniforms to students as directed by the head coach.
  • Assists the head coach with submitting a list of award winners at the end of the season.
  • Participates in special activities to include parent’s night, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies.
  • Performs support tasks such as distributing and maintaining eligibility forms, emergency data cards, and other related records.
  • Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  • Supervise the locker and school facilities while athletes are present.
  • Supervises athletes on trips and at competitions. Ride to and from events on school provided vehicles.
  • Educates students and parents to the Cascade concussion policy and procedures prior to allowing athletes to participate.


Other Duties

1. Attends meetings, clinics and other professional activities to improve coaching performance.

2. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Head Track and Field Coach, Athletic Director &

Principal or other appropriate administrator.


Job Specifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty

satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or

ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)

Some experience as an assistant track and field coach at the high school or college level

preferred. Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills. Must possess some knowledge

of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport. Must possess the ability to

establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and



Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to

dial a telephone, see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids;

hear and understand speech at normal levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible

tones so that others may understand clearly; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder

height and 50 pounds to waist height; and to bend, to stoop, to sit on the floor, to climb stairs, to

walk and to reach overhead.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee

encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations

may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are

normally performed in a school environment or outdoors. Duties may be occasionally performed

on field trips away from school. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Supervision Exercised: None 


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The coach will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Principal & Athletic Director or appropriate administrator. Cascade School District 422 reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.