Jennifer Kimrey reports:
"When applying for a job as a basketball coach, write your resume so it reflects your advanced knowledge of and passion for the sport, as well as your unique and consistent ability to help players develop and improve their game...Create a resume heading. Using word processing software, write a heading that includes your name, mailing address, one phone number and one email address. Your name should typically be bolder or bigger than the accompanying contact information...Create a 'summary of qualifications' section below your heading. This section should summarize the skills and experience you have as a basketball coach that are applicable to the job to which you're applying. Highlight your strengths in coaching, such as working with children or coaching college-age athletes...Create a 'work experience' section. Write down everything about past work experience that pertains to coaching basketball. In chronological order, note the names of your employers, dates you worked, job titles and your job responsibilities...Create a 'notable achievements' section. Mention any contributions you made or achievements you earned while coaching basketball, including any team records, winning seasons or coaching recognitions. Noting your achievements as a coach will demonstrate your ability to successfully lead a team...Create an 'education' section. Write down the names of schools or colleges from which you graduated, when you graduated and any diplomas or degrees you earned. If you played basketball in school, this can be mentioned in the 'education' section or the 'summary of qualifications' section...Print your resume on paper specifically made for resumes for a professional appearance...Be honest when writing your resume; never say...anything that cannot be substantiated later."
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