Unified Soccer Coach Foss High School

  • Tacoma, Washington
  • Jul 27, 2022
Part Time Parks and Recreation

Job Description


Expected Start Date: As soon as possible

FTE: None

Hours per day: NA/Hourly
Salary: $28.41

Additional Information:

HS Unified Coaching requirements:
TPS Coaches’ Meeting Complete Required SOWA Coaches Training: Tier 1 & Tier 2 Unified Basketball Coaches Webinar
Practice requirements:
  • Two days a week
  • Minimum 1 hour practice (1.5 preferred)
  • 4 Weeks of Games
  • Seasons are 5-6 Weeks- depending on post season





Training, recruiting, paperwork, parent communication, practice prep


Week 1

Practice, finishing paperwork, scheduling, games


Week 2

Practice, finishing paperwork, scheduling, games


Week 3

Practice, family communication, scheduling, games


Week 4

Practice, family communication, scheduling, games


Week 5

Practice, family communication, scheduling, games,


Week 6

Advance to post season: practice/games

Do no advance to post season: uniform collection and awards


In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governors directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governors mandate prior to official hire.

Examples Of Duties

This position assists the head coach in carrying out the objectives of the athletic program. The employee must understand and abide by all building, Tacoma School District and Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines.


1. Supervises student athletes to promote effective student learning through participation in athletic activities.

2. Assists the head coach in preparing athletes both physically and mentally to participate with confidence and self-assurance in athletic contests; administers discipline when necessary in a fair and consistent manner; emphasizes safety precautions; provides opportunities for each participant to achieve some success.

3. Assists in overseeing practice sessions that are both stimulating and instructive, and conducted on a regular daily basis with the idea of developing the athlete’s greatest potential; teaches basic fundamental skills of the sport; emphasizes and promotes good sportsmanship in the conduct of team members and coaches; abides by regulations in the Coaches’ Handbook

4. Follows district procedures for handling injuries.

5. Oversees the issuing equipment; maintains records including dates and times of issuance; assures the systematic return of all equipment, the cleaning and storing of equipment; performs weekly safety check for all equipment; holds students responsible for lost equipment; completes inventory lists and provides copies to the building athletic director.


1. Attends all district and building athletic meetings as called by building athletic director and/or district athletic director.

2. Updates knowledge by attending clinics, workshops, and maintaining familiarity with current athletic programs; keeps current with regard to rule changes as adopted by WIAA and Tacoma School District

3. Performs related duties as assigned.


Work with students in outdoor playing field, indoor and outdoor courts, gymnasium, swimming pool or other sports facility; physical ability to lift and move sports equipment and demonstrate sports skills when necessary; may be exposed to infectious diseases and inclement weather.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

Graduation from high school or equivalent and some coaching experience; must be at least 19 years of age (WIAA regulation); or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work and that meets federal and state requirements.

Allowable Substitution

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be evaluated by the Human Resources department for comparability.

Licenses/Special Requirements

First Aid Certificate, CPR card and AED training are required.

Red Cross Safety Training or Lifeguard certification is also required for swimming, diving and water polo coaches.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of building, Tacoma School District, and WIAA policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines.

Knowledge of the particular sport.

Ability to comply with WIAA coaching standards.

Ability to exercise fairness in dealing with student athletes.

Ability to motivate student athletes.

Ability to conduct oneself in an ethical and exemplary manner at all times.

Ability to maintain poise and composure during practice and games.

Ability to relate to and work with students of differing athletic abilities.

Ability to establish and maintain effective work and student relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting.

Ability to maintain accurate records.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Tacoma, Washington United States View Map