Sport Coach

Kelsey Runge

High School Varsity Softball Coach

Typically a teacher in the district with a coaching job after school hours. High school softball coaches work as teachers during the day and run practices and coach games after hours. They work with players to develop their skills, help them balance school and sports, plan practices, and communicate with other coaches, parents, athletic directors, and their players.


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Certifications

Coaches are required to pass a background check and hold some type of state board of education coaching credentials.



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Daily Activities

High school coaches are typically teachers, so they teach during school hours and work as coaches while in season. They hold practices before/after school, have games, and travel with the team. Hours can be extremely long while in season. Coaches plan lessons for their classes and practices for their teams.


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Education Requirements

Teacher/Coach - Major in education, some coaching experience.

Full Time Coach - Minimum of a bachelor's degree with a major in a field related to athletics


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Pay

Pay varies depending on school district and sport. The highest revenue generating sport coaches tend to earn more money. As a varsity softball coach and teacher, I would earn about $1,400 on top of my teaching salary. If I was a full-time coach, I would earn around $23,000 a year.




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Skills Necessary

Communication and leadership skills are essential for dealing with players, parents, and teachers. Coaches must be familiar with rules and regulations of the particular sport they plan on coaching.


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Practice Settings

High school coaches typically work in a school building during school hours, and a softball coach would work outdoors on the practice field during practices and games in almost any type of weather.


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Job Outlook

Coaching/athletic related positions are projected to enhance by 15% from the 2012-2022 time frame.


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