JV Boys Basketball Coach

Title: JV Boys Basketball Coach
Date: 10/27/2021
FLSA Classification: part-time, seasonal
Reports To: Director of Athletics

Solebury School seeks a JV Boys Basketball Coach for the winter 2021/22 season. The JV Coach will report to the Director of Athletics and collaborate with all program stakeholders: varsity coaches, student-athletes, faculty/staff and parents. The position assists with the management of all aspects of the basketball  program.

Essential Functions 

  • Direct coaching responsibilities inclusive of program organization, practice planning, game preparation/management, and overall student-athlete development following Solebury School’s mission statement and core values
  • Communicates clear expectations to student-athletes and parents
  • Values strength and conditioning, nutrition, and playing multiple sports in helping the team to realize their full potential as student-athletes
  • Encourages a sense of belonging for all team members who are a part of the program through building, with and among the team, relationships that are based on the development of their character as well as their athletic ability
  • Provides end-of-season collection of information (i.e. appropriate statistics), uniforms, award winners
  • Keeps the Director of Athletics and/or Assistant Director of Athletics/Athletic Trainer informed of problems and/or concerns
  • ​​​​​​​Successfully completes online coaching courses on concussions, heat illness, and sudden cardiac arrest through NFHS Learning Center
  • ​​​​​​​Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics

 

Qualifications

  • Varsity high school playing experience required; college playing experience preferred
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Positive role model, mentor, and teacher of the sport
  • Must provide instruction to instill a strong work ethic, responsibility, teamwork, sportsmanship, self-discipline, leadership, and self-confidence in student-athletes
  • ​​​​​​​An understanding of the nature of independent schools

 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Must be available for all practices and competitions during the coaching season
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs
  • Must be able to drive a school van safely and have a clean driving record

Please submit resume and cover letter to Stacie Anastasio, Director of Athletics.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will begin on 11/1/2021. Submit via email to sanastasio@solebury.org

 

Since its founding in 1925, Solebury School has been a leader in progressive education.  We are an all-gender boarding and day school serving more than 240 students in grades 9-12. 

Solebury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.