Varsity Basketball Head Coach | Convent of the Sacred Heart

Responsibilities:

  • Produce a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions
  • Develop a strong team culture that is in line with the values of the CSH athletic program
  • Achieve competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence
  • Demonstrate a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic, moral-ethical, and athletic development of student-athletes; displaying that the highest priority is the health, safety and welfare of student-athletes
  • Display excellent writing, speaking and listening abilities
  • Exhibit supportive and cooperative behavior in the pursuit of achieving sport program goals established by the Athletics Director of Competitive Sports
  • Act with leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes, parents, and administrators
  • Complete all assignments including, but not limited to:
  • roster management, game-day operations, scheduling, score reporting, transportation, management of staff and student-managers, CPR, VIRTUS and other trainings, liaison for Team Parents, distribution and collection of uniforms, attend League / CSH coaches’ meetings, and other administrative duties as assigned
  • Conduct and/or attend staff meetings with Sacred Heart coaches to develop consistent coaching philosophy, teach concepts, and promote excitement towards CSH basketball programs.
  • Manage staff assistant coach(es) and recruit/train/manage student-managers
  • Commit to using video and statistical analysis as a teaching tool for student-athletes.
  • Provide mentorship/support to sub-varsity programs
  • Exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NYSAIS, AAIS, School, Division, and Department of Athletics rules and regulations and Coaches Manual

Other Responsibilities: This position is also responsible for any additional tasks, not previously mentioned, that are needed to maintain and/or oversee the success of Sacred Heart Athletics.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience. Previous high school/college coaching experience required. High school playing experience required; college playing experience preferred.
  • Preference for someone with demonstrated experience in planning and developing a comprehensive approach to middle school and high school sport program development.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to effectively manage relationships at the administrative, student-athlete, and parent level.

An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse staff and faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.

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