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Assistant Athletic Director / Varsity Head Football Coach

JOB SUMMARY: The person holding this position coordinates all aspects of the Yukon Millers Football program, grades 7-12, while also serving as assistant athletic director in support of the District athletic program with a heavy emphasis on supporting student engagement and spring activities.
Varsity Head Football Coach
  • Lead the Yukon Public Schools football operations, grades 7-12, to foster continuity, staff development, and student growth
  • Facilitate in-season and off-season strength and conditioning for football program (This will include time in “first” hour, the athletic hour, and after school and/or and summer activities)
  • Work with principals regarding interviewing, selection, and retention of the football staff, with an emphasis on quality in the classroom and quality on the field.
  • Organize, along with other staff, a total-year calendar for all football related functions, including facility and transportation requests.
  • Arrange, with proper approval, all fundraising requests of the Yukon Football Program.
  • Coordinate summer activities, community activities, and school day activities in support of the District mission to develop student athletes. This includes serving an active role as a liaison between Yukon Public Schools football program and the community youth football program.
  • Assume lead advisory role of the Yukon Football Booster organization.
  • Build good school/community relations by acting as the program representative at civic functions and school board meetings.
  • Assume responsibility for the district football large capital inventory. This responsibility includes keeping an up-to-date inventory, arranging for all needed repair and storage, and coordinating with Superintendent for large capital outlay purchases 
  • Establish performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify each student’s eligibility to participate in practices and contests.
  • Provide timely and effective evaluative feedback to assistant coaching staff

Assistant Athletic Director
  • Provide leadership and support to all athletics staff and student athletes.
  • Facilitate student engagement and school/campus community involvement. This will include:
  • Maintaining high visibility for all students and members of the school campus at certain times of the day (hallway leadership, extra duty and/or lunch duty engagement, etc)
  • And one of the following:
  • Supporting at-risk students in an advisory capacity
  • Teaching a core class one hour per day
  • Facilitate scheduling of facilities, supervision, and contests.
  • Assist with budget development and monitoring.
  • Assist with professional development and professional growth for the athletics staff, both as teachers and as coaches.
  • Collaborate with school and District administrators to recruit and retain quality teachers and coaches.
  • Assist the Athletic Director and staff with OSSAA compliance.
  • Represent Yukon Public Schools in the absence of the Athletic Director.
  • Demonstrate high visibility and involvement with providing support and/or supervision of spring sports activities (January-May).

  • Sustained, successful Head Coaching or Offensive/Defensive Coordinator experience at the high school or college level.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and standard teaching certificate required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • CDL/School Bus License preferred.
  • Knowledge of OSSAA policies and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, to include written communication, verbal communication, organization, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Organizational skills, basic mathematical skills, basic computer skills, and communication skills are an essential part of this job.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
  • Will be required to regularly stand, walk, and stoop; kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.
  • May experience constant interruptions, inflexible deadlines, and changes to normal routines.
  • The noise level in this environment is quiet to loud.
  • The work environment may vary from extremely cold to extremely hot depending on the activity and the season.
  • The demands of an extended workday (games, events, etc.) require a high level of physical endurance.
  • In-district and out-of-town travel is required, as necessary, for training and/or to carry out duties and responsibilities.

  • 220 day contract
  • Salary Range: TBD
  • Benefits (as of 1-14-21): YPS pays employee and employer portion of OTRS contributions; 11 sick days annually, 3 personal leave days, 3 annual leave days; sick leave sharing; $10,000 life insurance policy; paid vision insurance for the employee; paid health insurance for the employee

STATUS: Exempt Certified
EVALUATION: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of the Board’s policy of evaluation for certified personnel.