Head Coach (Major Sport) Salary in the United States

How much does a Head Coach (Major Sport) make in the United States? The average Head Coach (Major Sport) salary in the United States is $77,302 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $62,169 and $104,922. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Head Coach (Major Sport) oversees all activities of a major athletic team. Plans and directs training of student athletes, and assesses individuals' abilities and skill level to determine appropriate team position. Being a Head Coach (Major Sport) analyzing opposition team performance and capabilities and determines game strategy. Assists players in reaching highest athletic potential possible through athletic training and leadership skills. Additionally, Head Coach (Major Sport) must be familiar with NCAA rules and regulations. Requires a special degree. Typically reports to a institutional officer. Head Coach (Major Sport) is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Head Coach (Major Sport) typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Assistant Coach (Major Sport)

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    7 + years experience

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