Coaching in St. Tammany Parish

The St. Tammany Parish Public School System hires coaches for a variety of sports. These include:

Baseball   Basketball  Football   Golf   Soccer   Softball   
Swimming   Tennis   Volleyball   Wrestling

Coaches are needed at the freshman, junior varsity and varsity levels and receive a percentage of their salaries, depending on the sport as well as the grade level.

High School Athletics

Sport

Head Coach

Assistant Coach

Athletic Directors

15%

N/A

HS Football

12%

8%

HS Boys and Girls Basketball

10%

8%

HS Boys and Girls Track

9%

7%

HS Baseball

9%

7%

HS Softball

9%

7%

HS Volleyball

9%

7%

HS Boys and Girls Soccer

7%

5%

HS Wrestling

7%

5%

Freshman Football

N/A

7%

Freshman Basketball

N/A

7%

HS Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Cross Country, Power Lifting, Cheerleading, Dance

5%

N/A

Certified Trainers – 2%
Non-Certified Trainers – 1 ½%

The maximum one person may receive is:
      Athletic Directors – 26%
      Coaches and Trainers - 22%

Junior High School Athletics

Sport

Head Coach

Assistant Coach

Athletic Directors

3%

N/A

JHS Football

6%

4%

JHS Basketball

6%

4%

JHS Volleyball, Soccer, Track, Softball, Cheerleading, Dance

3%

N/A

 

  • The maximum one junior high school coach may receive is 15%
  • Principals are responsible for hiring coaches for their schools. Most times, the coaching position is connected with a teaching position.
  • Our School System has a certain number of physical education positions that are available each year. For applicants who are interested in coaching, it is highly recommended that they choose an area of certification other than physical education. We do not hire a large number of physical education teachers each year.
  • Teachers at the elementary and middle school levels are allowed to coach if their schedules permit.