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Head Coaches develop strategies and training regimens, plan practices and schedule games and matches while overseeing and directing an entire athletic team. Sample resumes in this field reflect such skills as teaching new techniques and skills by breaking down the basics; creating practice plans that challenge and provide proper instruction; and communicating team goals, objectives, and individual roles to develop a cohesive team. Requirements to become a Head Coach vary by sport and by level. For instance, those who wish to be teachers will need to show a bachelor's degree in education and a teaching certificate on their resumes.

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Director of Swim Lessons/head Coach

Coached over 200 children on conditioning and stroke speed for community and high school swim team, which involved the coordination of weekly swim meets with parent volunteers

  • Organized all swim lessons, which consisted of over 25 fundamental classes involving more than 100 enrollees ranging in age from six months to adult
  • Managed scheduling and lifeguard training, including CPR, for 20 employees
  • Completed monthly payroll for staff and maintained equipment purchases within specified budget
  • Head Coach for Independence, Summit and Spring Hill High School's 2012 and 2013 seasons, which included over 50 children
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Psychology
2

Assistant Head Coach

Scouted and evaluated new class of players for minor league basketball team each season, leading to the successful recruitment of 32 former college athletes since 2014, including 16 former NCAA Division-I college basketball players.

  • Implemented player development strategies via various training methods to improve basketball skill sets of players on the roster each season.
  • Via analysis of game film and careful game planning, responsible for having top-ranked offensive squad in the CBA each season, as well as having best home winning-record in league history.
  • Educated players regarding FIBA international basketball rules and regulations, which is the standard used in CBA games.
  • Assisted in the player advancement of individuals after playing with the team, including aiding 17 athletes to sign overseas.
  • Hired and supervised assistant coaches and student assistants and game day managers.
  • Managed day-to-day operations for the team, including, but not limited to, staff, marketing, entertainment, promotional activities, media relations, etc.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Marketing
3

Girls Varsity Soccer Head Coach

  • Won 2014 District 2-4A Championship, reached regional quarterfinal in state playoffs.
  • Gainesville Sun’s 2014 Big School – Girls Soccer Coach of the Year, with 5 players selected to All Area team..
  • Devised team budget of over $10,000 for season to account for operating expenses.
  • Initiated public relations efforts through social media and contact with local media.
  • Presented tactical videos created in Adobe Premiere Pro to team in order to correct mistakes.
  • Oversaw program and led its 36 players through teaching with enthusiasm and clear communication.
Candidate Info
96
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Sport Management
BS
Sport Management
BS
Sport Management
4

Modified Field Hockey Head Coach

Taught students ages 11-18 the rules and regulations of women's lacrosse and field hockey.

  • Created and organized drills and scrimmage games to help the students to improve their athletic abilities.
  • Provided a safe and comfortable learning environment, while allowing the athletes to have fun and grow.
  • Performed first aid as needed.
  • Communicated directly and indirectly with school administrators and parents.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Behavioral Science
Marketing
Marketing
5

Head Coach

Cultivated a winless team into a team with several tournament championships

  • Developed strong relationships with the team parents, which encouraged collaboration and team success
  • Created practice plans
  • Directly collaborated with program director, Stan Swoyer, on program success
  • Effectively communicated and delegated responsibilities to my two assistant coaches
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Management
MBA
Marketing
6

Head Coach

Oversaw planning and instruction for a 350+ member swim team.

  • Led staff of seven coaches to assure safety and productivity for swimmers of ages 5-18.
  • Organized six practices a day, six swim meets, and 15 social events for the team.
  • Served as team and staff spokesman to ensure compliance and productivity.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
7

Assistant Head Coach

Interviewed job candidates and made staffing decisions.

  • Managed department staff of twenty sales associates and one team leader who was responsible for operations.
  • Worked directly with allocations and planning team to determine the proper load-in and replenishment levels needed to properly stock department.
  • Scheduled and led monthly individual meetings with direct reports.
  • Prepared staff for high-level visits from company headquarter leaders.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Early Childhood Education
8

Head Coach

Promoted to Head Coach after two years of Junior High coaching and one year of Junior Varsity

  • Resolved conflicts between athletes and parents
  • Created, scheduled and led daily practices and game planning.
  • Created team meetings, as well as parent meetings that requires speaking in front of groups of people.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
9

Women's Lacrosse Head Coach

Coach sixth grade teams ages 10 -11 years and 8th grade teams ages 13-14 years

  • Travel to tournaments along the east coast
  • Organized daily skill sessions and prepared lacrosse drills with coworkers
  • Helped further develop players' skills
  • Mentored players ranging in age 12-17
  • Monitored and ensured the safety of over 100 players outside of practices and sessions
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
English And Textual Studies
10

Head Coach

  • Lead team to first championship in organization's history.
  • Cultivated an environment that emphasized a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Established a positive team culture focused on cooperation, support, and healthy competition.
  • Planned, organized, and facilitated team practices, schedules and travel.
  • Utilized data to inform line-up and pitching rotation decisions.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration Candidate
BA
Finance

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