Job Description
-The Assistant Volleyball Coach is responsible for supporting the overarching strategies outlined by the head coach while instructing student-athletes in the fundamental skills, strategies, and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. Additionally, the Assistant Coach will support student-athletes in developing self-discipline, self-confidence, values, pride in accomplishment, teamwork, and social skills. This position maintains positive interpersonal relationships with students, parents, peers, and community members and provides the best possible opportunities for student development and growth, both educationally and personally.

Reporting Relationships:
Reports to: Athletic Director, Assistant Athletic Director and High School Volleyball Head Coach.
Direct Reports: This is a non-supervisory role.

This is a part-time, seasonal, stipend-paid position. Stipend range is $800-$1,000 per season and is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to help develop and organize a high school girls’ volleyball program.
  • Be present and engage in Pinnacle functions and organizations to build strong relationships with athletes, parents, families, peers, and the community.
  • Build, form, and improve relationships with other athletes, coaches, teachers, and administrators with PCS and other districts/schools.
  • Coach, evaluate, provide feedback to, and support high school athletes.
  • Collaborate with community members on partnerships to support athletic programs.
  • Communicate and foster positive relationships with athletes, parents, and families.
  • Conduct athlete and parent meetings with clear, concise, and documented expectations.
  • Cultivate and execute procedures for insuring open communication with athletes and parents.
  • Develop and implement individual/team training plans by the day, week, month, and year as appropriate.
  • Encourage and teach integrity, leadership, sportsmanship, and team-building.
  • Establish direction and expectations for all athlete participants.
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times.
  • Monitor athlete academic status, attendance, and behavior.
  • Recruit athletes through positive interactions while building the program.
  • Responsible for acquisition, distribution, maintenance, and repair of equipment and uniforms.
  • Responsible for supervision of games, locker rooms, practices, team trips, etc.
  • Substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of girls’ volleyball and a willingness to examine new procedures and theories.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

General Abilities, Knowledge, Qualifications, and Skills:

  • Previous coaching, sport participation, or teaching experience.
  • Ability to use approved first-aid and CPR skills.
  • Adhere to, be responsible for, enforce, implement, and understand athletic, school, district policies along with CHSAA By-Laws.
  • CPR & AED Certification required prior to start of season.
  • Possess or has the ability to acquire a valid Colorado Coaching Certificate prior to start of season.
  • Successfully pass the CHSAA Coaches Test, acquire CHSSA coaching registration and complete a concussion course per State Legislation and CHSAA By-Laws prior to start of season.
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of concussions and remove players that are exhibiting signs and symptoms of concussions.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate while appreciating the diverse background of students, parents, peers, and the community.
  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.
  • Commitment to mission and vision of the school.
  • Creative and flexible in time of change.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills (conflict management and resolution).
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Experience with second language learners.
  • Growth-oriented approach; always looking for ways to improve professionally.
  • Professional appearance, attitude, and demeanor.

Working Conditions:
Exposure/Noise Level: Occasional exposure to airborne particles, fumes, and outdoor weather conditions. Normal school environment with moderate to high noise level.
Mental Functions: Analyze, collaboration, communicate, compare, compilation of data, compute, coordinate, copy, direct, evaluate, instruct, interpersonal skills, present, report, synthesize.
Physical Activities: School environment including computer interface. Bend, reach, sit, stand, stoop, talk, walk, and heavy person-to-person interaction with athletes, students, parents, families, peers, and community members.
Weight and Force Demands: Moderate to heavy physical activity (lifting, pulling, and pushing up to 50 pounds of items in varying shapes/sizes).
Other: May be required to work outside of normal working hours and travel for athletic-related functions.
Note: _ In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, during the 2021-2022 school year, school staff are critical employees and are expected to perform work on campus as required._

Why work for Pinnacle?
As a member of the Pinnacle PACK, you will have the opportunity to be influential every day and make an impact in the in the lives of our athletes, students, and our larger community! Our team and school community are diverse and we embrace that diversity as an encouraging, friendly, open, and supportive team and school. We invest in our team members by providing a balanced, growth-oriented, and supportive work environment, while helping you achieve your career goals within and beyond Pinnacle. Additionally, we offer the following:

  • Opportunity to be a role model and make a positive impact for student athletes!
  • Participation in the Colorado Public Schools Retirement System PERA (click HERE to learn more)!

If you want to be part of a caring, supportive community and make a difference as part of the Pinnacle PACK, apply now!

About Pinnacle:
Pinnacle Charter School has served the community for more than 20 years. Authorized by the Colorado Charter School Institute, the Pinnacle is a Title I K-12 school supporting more than 2,000 students in achieving excellence in all aspects of their lives. The K-8 building is located at 1001 West 84th Avenue, Federal Heights, CO. The high school is located at 8412 Huron Street, Thornton, CO.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a drug free work environment. We participate in E-Verify as part of our onboarding process.

Primary Location
The Pinnacle High School

Salary Range
Per Year

Shift Type

Job Type: Full-time