Head Boys Basketball Coach | Franklin Road Academy

Details

Posted: 03-Mar-22

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Type: Full-time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Categories:

Coaching

Coaching – Basketball

Sector:

High School Sports

FRA is a coeducational independent school in Nashville offering pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade students from 12 different countries providing a challenging educational experience within an inclusive Christian community. The School is presently searching for a head boys basketball coach to begin June 1, 2022. This position is full-time with the responsibilities of head boys basketball coach in addition to other teaching, administrative, or professional duties. The head boys basketball coach reports to the athletic director and the head of the upper school.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the full boys basketball program (Varsity, JV and Middle School) in accordance with the mission and values of the Franklin Road Academy Athletic Department
  • Builds a team culture of competitive excellence and high character
  • Involved in selection, leadership, and training of a staff of coaches at the Varsity, JV and Middle School levels
  • Directs all phases of a successful boys basketball program including in-season, off-season, and summer
  • Encourages broad participation from student athletes on campus
  • Assists athletic director in establishing program budget and schedule
  • Promotes and encourages multi-sport participation by student athletes
  • Promotes players for local, state, and national recognition, and to colleges as applicable
  • Stays current in ongoing coaching education
  • Performs other teaching, administrative, or professional duties as assigned by the head of school or athletic director
  • Attends public functions that represent the School and the program as instructed by the head of school or athletic director

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited college or university
  • Successful experience as a boys basketball coach at the high school or collegiate level
  • Ability to teach one or more academic courses at the high school level
  • Strong organizational and communication skills in dealing with the many constituencies of a successful boys basketball program
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a team leader with individuals and groups
  • Is fastidious in day to day and long-range program planning and has the instincts to adjust from practice planning to in-game situations
  • Ability to inspire an enthusiastic environment within the boys basketball and FRA school community

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.