hiring coaches

January 29, 2024

Challenges of hiring & retaining coaches

For whatever reason—and there can be a myriad of them, you have a vacancy on your staff, and you need to hire a new coach. In the past, this might simply mean posting the position within your school district, reviewing the applications, interviewin...

September 10, 2018

6 tips for identifying qualified coaching candidates

It has happened to all of us. One of your coaches arranges an oddly placed, one-on-one meeting with you. Before he or she walks through the door, you suspect what the meeting is about. After exchanging small talk, they nervously execute a rehearse...

February 21, 2018

Hiring the coaching dream team

If you attend a conference or meeting of athletic administrators, you might hear complaints that it’s difficult or impossible to find qualified coaches for their programs. This is partly due to fewer teachers and individuals willing to put up wi...

April 9, 2015

Keeping coaches at your school

Ask any athletic director what makes their program so special, and most will talk about the coaches. They’re the ones on the ground floor, working day in and day out with the student-athletes. That’s why it can be so devastating for a departme...