Burke High School – Basketball

Burke High School (Charleston, SC) is seeking a dedicated and experienced Head JV Basketball Coach to lead our junior varsity basketball team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in coaching basketball, with a focus on developing young athletes both on and off the court. This position requires someone who can inspire, motivate, and instruct our student-athletes to achieve their full potential while fostering a culture of academic excellence, teamwork, respect, and sportsmanship.


  • Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions to develop the team’s skills and strategy.
  • Evaluate athletes’ skills and assign team positions.
  • Monitor and mentor student-athletes’ academic progress.
  • Enforce discipline both on and off the court and model sportsmanship in all aspects of the role.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, coaching staff, school staff, and students.
  • Coordinate with the Varsity Basketball Coach to ensure program continuity and athlete development.
  • Manage and maintain basketball equipment and uniforms.
  • Participate in coaching clinics, workshops, and other professional development opportunities.


  • Proven experience as a basketball coach or assistant coach at the middle school level or higher.
  • Strong understanding of basketball rules, strategies, and training techniques.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to motivate and mentor young athletes.
  • Commitment to academic excellence and personal growth of student-athletes.
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR (can be obtained after job has been accepted)
  • A clear background check.
  • Willingness to obtain CDL certification 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Coach Kevin Hammack at kevin_hammack@charleston.k12.sc.us. Please include “Head JV Basketball Coach Application” in the subject line of your email.

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