A Head Coach must first and foremost be a positive role model who enjoys being with, and providing guidance to children. A head coach should possess mastery of his/her respective sport; have an established, successful methodology and be able to assess athlete skill levels, address areas of improvement and establish individual goals for athletes. A Head Coach should be patient, compassionate, and approachable, serving as a mentor for all staff on campus. A Head Coach should have a clear understanding of the mission and vision of camp.
- Care for the physical and emotional needs of each athlete.
- Conduct skill evaluations and assist athletes in setting individual goals.
- Complete end of session written evaluations for each athlete.
- In partnership with Athletic Director establish and execute skill development curriculum.
- Provide encouragement and positive, constructive feedback to athletes.
- Partner with coaches in day-to-day supervision and instruction of athletes.
- Be involved in daily lives of athletes and coaches; update directors with concerns on a consistent basis, seeking guidance when necessary.
- Participate in all-camp programs such as Color Wars and the 5K Run.
- Supervise camper electives and other recreational activities.