To develop and implement an exemplary baseball program that will effectively provide the best possible education for each student-athlete.
To comply with school policies and regulations
To comply with District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) policies and regulations
To comply with National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) policies and regulations
To work cooperatively with all school personnel
To relate positively to parents and other community representatives
To seek on-going professional growth opportunities
To adhere to established deadlines for reports and other paperwork
To participate in school and community events
To maintain materials, equipment and facilities
To maintain a neat, safe environment for student-athletes committed to the coach's care
To supervise assistant coaches
To demonstrate command of American Sign Language
To practice and promote positive interaction with and among student-athletes, the school and community
To demonstrate enthusiasm for coaching and learning
To demonstrate an interest in student-athletes and the overall athletic program
To encourage self-direction and self-motivation in students
To create clearly defined standards of behavior and academic performance
To foster strong working relationships among coaching staff
To demonstrate knowledge of the area being coached
To adjust instruction of strategy and fundamentals in various settings
To maintain an organized baseball program based on effective long range plans
To exhibit evidence of effective planning and organization
To lead fundraising efforts for the team
To communicate fundamental coaching expectation and their importance to students
To use appropriate and varied coaching techniques and learning activities
To maintain an effective system of monitoring and communicating student progress
To maintain discipline appropriate to a learning environment
To use positive reinforcement and constructive criticism to maintain good student discipline
Coaching experience required (significant playing experience may be considered).
Must have or obtain First Aid and CPR certification within one (1) month of employment.
Must have or obtain NFHS coaching certifications within six (6) months of employment.
Completed Gallaudet University Application Form (www.gallaudet.edu (click "employment")
Current and signed recommendation letter by a former supervisor or employer
Name, address and phone number (and/or an email address) of two references.
Coaches hired must undergo and pay for a background investigation if selected for the job and must be cleared before starting first day on the job. Current fee for the investigation is $35.50 and fee can be higher if you are from out of state.
If you have any questions, please contact Yvonne Catt, Administration & Operations Specialist at Yvonne.Catt@gallaudet.edu
** Athletic Department does not accept any applications.