Cheerleading Coach

SUMMARY

The Head Cheerleading Coach reports to the Director of Athletics in the coordination of day-to-day aspects of the program (practice and game preparation, recruiting, fundraising, video breakdown, camps, community involvement, and other duties as assigned.)

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop a cheerleading program to include choreography, cheers, stunts & gymnastics

  • Plan and coordinate all try-outs for the team including recruitment
  • Monitoring of student-athletes’ academic performance and athletic eligibility.
  • Schedule and attend try-outs and practices
  • Maintain a calendar of practices and events including all home basketball games and applicable pep rallies and/or team tournaments.
  • Maintain knowledge of, and uphold, all cheerleading rules and regulations (safety, etc)
  • Manage cheerleading inventory and work with Athletic Director to order new supplies through appropriate SCC purchasing guidelines.
  • Recruiting students to meet enrollment goals as determined annually by administration.
  • Organization and planning of practice.
  • Game day preparation and management.
  • Assist with any administrative duties as assigned
  • Maintaining appropriate and positive professional media relations.
  • May be required to work Shawnee Community College athletic camps and clinics if offered.
  • Follow all college policies and procedures.
  • Bloodborne Pathogen training required.

Required:  

  • Associate’s degree or two years of college credit required.
  • Applicants must have a background in cheerleading.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a sincere commitment to principles of academic / athletic integrity.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

Preferred:  

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Successful head coaching and recruiting experience in collegiate cheerleading.