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"Coaches and Scout"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category.

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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Coaches and Scout"

1) Adjust coaching techniques based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.

2) File scouting reports that detail player assessments, provide recommendations on athlete recruitment, and identify locations and individuals to be targeted for future recruitment efforts.


3) Keep records of athlete, team, and opposing team performance.

4) Instruct individuals or groups in sports rules, game strategies, and performance principles such as specific ways of moving the body, hands, and/or feet in order to achieve desired results.

5) Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of opposing teams in order to develop game strategies.


6) Evaluate athletes' skills, and review performance records, in order to determine their fitness and potential in a particular area of athletics.

7) Keep abreast of changing rules, techniques, technologies, and philosophies relevant to their sport.

8) Monitor athletes' use of equipment in order to ensure safe and proper use.

9) Develop and arrange competition schedules and programs.

10) Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations.

11) Serve as organizer, leader, instructor, or referee for outdoor and indoor games, such as volleyball, football, and soccer.

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12) Explain and demonstrate the use of sports and training equipment, such as trampolines or weights.

13) Perform activities that support a team or a specific sport, such as meeting with media representatives and appearing at fundraising events.

14) Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions.


15) Provide training direction, encouragement, and motivation in order to prepare athletes for games, competitive events, and/or tours.

16) Identify and recruit potential athletes, arranging and offering incentives such as athletic scholarships.

17) Plan strategies and choose team members for individual games and/or sports seasons.

18) Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum performance.

19) Arrange and conduct sports-related activities such as training camps, skill-improvement courses, clinics, and/or pre-season try-outs.

20) Select, acquire, store, and issue equipment and other materials as necessary.

21) Negotiate with professional athletes or their representatives in order to obtain services and arrange contracts.

Job Description for "Coaches and Scout" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Coaches and Scout"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  E-R-S        SOC:  27-2022.00


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