Boys' Head Varsity/JV Cross Country Coach

Founded in 1912, Park School is a non-sectarian, independent, coeducational day school with 780 students in pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. The school’s core values, rooted in progressive educational philosophy, sustain an unshakable belief in children’s capacity to enjoy learning, to act rationally, and to grow when inspired by highly qualified, caring teachers. A fundamental commitment to inclusiveness and equity guides all programs and activities.

The Position

The Park School Athletic Department is seeking candidates for a part-time Head Coach position working with the Boys’ Varsity/JV Cross Country Program for the fall 2021.

REQUIREMENTS

• Coaching and running experience at the high school and/or collegiate level (preferred)
• Ability to work with and motivate students of all skill levels
• Punctuality at practices and meets
• Consistent attendance at practices and meets

RESPONSIBILITIES

Including but not limited to:

  • Supporting school policies, including but not limited to: sportsmanship, integrity, accountability, dedication, and effort
  • Maintaining the school's progressive philosophy throughout the season, and developing and teaching programmatic systems consistent with the entire cross-country program
  • Working in association with Athletic Trainer in event of injury
  • Representing Park School at MIAA League meetings
  • Planning and managing practices
  • Traveling to/from away meets with team
  • Serving as mentor & role-model to current students
  • Participation and attendance at parent/coaches meetings as well as all other pre-season coaches’ meetings
  • Guiding student-athletes through collegiate recruiting process
  • Maintaining and exemplifying appropriate conduct towards officials, opposing coaches, and runners

CONTACT

Resume and cover letter should be emailed to:
Dia Clark
Director of Athletics Boys’ Program
dclark@parkschool.net

The Park School does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, ancestry, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any physical or mental disability unrelated to a reasonable performance of an employee’s duties.