Basketball Coach/Mentor - Sree Vidyanikethan International Schools - India

Basketball Coach/Mentor - Sree Vidyanikethan International Schools - India

Basketball Coach/Mentor - Sree Vidyanikethan International Schools - India
Sree Vidyanikethan International School
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Duties and Responsibilities of a Basketball Coach:

  • Knows and understands the basketball league rule book and any changes that are made
  • Studies the skills and abilities of the players on the team and puts each player in the most suitable position
  • Recognizes and uses each player’s specific talents to devise plays and playing strategies for games
  • Studies the abilities of the players on opposing teams as well as their coach’s strategies
  • Works as a teacher when coaching a middle school or high school team
  • Knows how many timeouts are left in each game and makes the best use of them
  • Asks the referee questions about calls on plays
  • Keeps up with the score throughout the game
  • Devises drills and practice exercises that will adequately prepare players for each game
  • Watches films of past games to identify playing and coaching mistakes and avoid them in the future
  • Teaches players the rules of the game and how to avoid making fouls that result in penalties
  • Works with individual players to hone their particular skills and eliminate bad habits
  • Completes any paperwork required for the job especially in a public school setting
  • Gives instructions to assistant coaches and uses them effectively to help build the skill level of the team
  • Trains assistant coaches to become head coaches in the future
  • Looks for new players and recruits them for the team
  • Participates in fundraising events and activities when coaching a college team
  • Talks to sports announcers and news reporters when coaching a college or professional team
Posted: February 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Tirupati , India
February 2018
12 Months (Neg)
University Graduate, ESL Instructor
Gr. 4, Gr. 5, Gr. 6, Gr. 7, Gr. 8, Gr. 9, Gr. 10
USD 1500 - 1800

Job Benefits

  • An excellent salary and retention bonus
  • High-standard accommodation with an option of housing allowance (if preferred) Annual travel allowance
  • International worldwide medical cover
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development
  • A professionally-stimulating and supportive working environment
  • The chance to live and work in a culturally-diverse context
  • Opportunities for promotion and development
  • Discount for dependants education

Qualifications & Requirements

TESL/TEFL Certificate
PE/ Sports Science
  • Undergraduate degree in physical education, exercise science or similar major
  • Pass a background check and drug test when coaching on the public school level
  • Have experience playing on a basketball team
  • Have past experience as an assistant basketball coach
  • Understand the fundamentals of the game of basketball
  • Be in good physical condition
  • Have the ability to motivate players to reach their potential
  • Must have exceptional leadership skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Have the ability to make quick decisions under pressure
  • Be able to effectively handle stress and keep the temper in check
  • Have the ability to notice small details
  • Must have an excellent memory and superior concentration skills
TEFL certification required

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