A Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in related field (ie Sports Management, Organizational Leadership, or Education Administration) preferred.
Experience at an Independent Boarding School as a coach and staff member.
Experience and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, coaches, and faculty.
Experience in supervising professional development of coaches.
Demonstrated success in mediation & relationship building between players, coaches, and the community.
Willingness and ability to contribute to the academic and residential life components of a boarding school program.
Understanding of NCAA Initial Eligibility requirements.
To lead by activity and example, to develop, organize, supervise and evaluate the entire program of and interscholastic athletics for the entire Academy.
To ensure that all coaches are performing their duties at the very highest level of professionalism.
To ensure that all coaching positions are filled with competent coaches who are properly trained in all organizational and philosophical aspects of the athletic program. In this connection participate with the President and the administrative team in employment decisions and faculty assignments to athletic teams.
To ensure the proper maintenance and security of all athletic equipment and athletic facilities, fields and courts, working in coordination with the Director of Support Services/Maintenance.
To organize (and submit to the director of marketing) regular information on the various programs for public recognition of athletic achievements.
To prepare, submit, and administer a budget each year to fund the athletic programs of the school.
To provide the scheduling of all athletic contests, arrange for athletic transportation, and hire all game officials.
To represent the school at the Virginia Independent Conference; various state, regional and national athletic associations.
To maintain records of team and individual athletic accomplishments and submit copies of same to the development office for historical purposes.
To maintain and revise the coaches' manual each year and set up appropriate meetings with the coaches to review the information and standards in detail.
To oversee the distribution, collection, cleaning, repair, and storage of all athletic uniforms and equipment.
To ensure the health and safety of all students in the athletic program, and to be responsible for it, and;
To perform other duties as assigned by the President.
To support the school and its leadership.