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Athletic Coach Employment Opportunities


The Natomas Unified School District recognizes the important contribution of extracurricular programs to the overall education of a student. It is the District’s goal that these programs help students to become a part of the school community and its traditions. The District believes extracurricular programs provide an environment in which students may assume positions of leadership, apply the skills necessary to work successfully as a team, and to display individual talents outside the classroom. The District believes that extracurricular programs allow students additional opportunities to transfer learning from school to other aspects of their lives.

Our District offers:

  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Waterpolo
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Softball
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Qualities of an exemplary Coach:

✔ Effective Communicator with all Stakeholders – The coach recognizes the importance of maintaining open lines of communication with all athletes, parents, staff and other stakeholders within school community to ensure a positive learning environment.
✔ Positive Role Model – The coach embodies the qualities of the NUSD Athletic Code and leads by example displaying the values of and respect for the school community.
✔ Promotes Sportsmanship and Teamwork – The coach displays respect for the game by displaying ethical behavior and embodies the belief that “it is not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game.” The coach stresses that success as a team is above individual success.
✔ Supports the Total Athletic and Educational Program – The coach encourages athletes to excel in the classroom, compete in other sports and activities, and to have pride in their school.
✔ Promotes Excellence – The coach inspires athletes to self-evaluate and encourages them to reach their maximum potential in all aspects of the educational program through dedication and hard work.
✔ Self-Evaluator – The coach continuously evaluates his/her teaching and leadership strategies, and makes necessary adjustments to ensure a positive environment and program success.
✔ Maintains High Integrity – Supports and demonstrates district/school rules to reflect the high integrity of the district, school, and athletic program.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to broadening the diversity of our workplace. All applications and resumes are welcome. The Natomas Unified School District is determined to provide district employees, interns, volunteers and job applicants a safe, positive environment where they are assured of full and equal employment access and opportunities, protection from harassment or intimidation, and freedom from any fear of reprisal or retribution for asserting their employment rights in accordance with law. No district employee, and, to the extent required by law, interns, volunteers, and job applicants shall be discriminated against or harassed by any coworker, supervisor, manager, or other person with whom the employee comes in contact in the course of employment, on the basis of the actual or perceived race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For concerns regarding discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying in employment, you should immediately contact Angela Herrera, Associate Superintendent (Compliance Office for Title IX and CC of R Title 5) at 916-561-5253, [email protected] or 1901 Arena Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95834. A copy of Natomas Unified School District’s uniform complaint policy and non-discrimination policy are available upon request.