Job Description: 

Creekside High School is committed to building a strong foundation for our basketball program by nurturing young talent and fostering a love for the game. Our feeder programs serve students from 4th to 8th grade and are designed to introduce and develop fundamental basketball skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship. We are seeking enthusiastic Volunteer Basketball Coaches to join our community and help shape the future of our basketball program.

Responsibilities:
Plan and conduct engaging basketball training sessions for 4th to 8th grade students, focusing on fundamentals such as dribbling, shooting, passing, and defensive principles.

Create a positive and fun learning environment that encourages young players to develop their skills and passion for the game.
Teach the rules of basketball, game strategies, and the importance of teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship.

Assess individual player abilities and provide constructive feedback to help each child improve and enjoy their basketball experience.

Coordinate with other volunteer coaches and program coordinators to organize practices, games, and team activities.

Ensure the safety and well-being of all participants by following established guidelines and procedures, including proper warm-up exercises and the use of appropriate equipment.

Communicate effectively with parents, providing updates on their child’s progress and information about upcoming events or needs.

Represent Creekside High School’s values and serve as a positive role model for young athletes, promoting respect, inclusivity, and a love for the game.

Qualifications:
A passion for basketball and youth development, with a patient and positive coaching style.

Previous playing or coaching experience is beneficial but not required.

Strong communication and organizational skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire young players.

Commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive environment for all participants, regardless of skill level.

Availability to attend practices, games, and occasional meetings or training sessions.

A background check may be required, as per school district policy.

Position: Youth or Feeder program coach

School: Creekside

Location: Fairburn

Resume Submission Deadline: April 8, 2024

Contact Name: Anthony McKissic

Contact Email: anthonymckissic42@gmail.com

Contact Phone: 4044234402

How / Where Applicants Submit Resumes: Submit resume to mckissicaj@fultonschools.org