The Head Coach for Boys Varsity Soccer will be able to instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of the sport. They will be able to demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. The Head Coach needs to be able to prepare a thorough practice and competition plans, encourage student participation, establish rapport, and motivate athletes to achieve maximum potential.
- Adhere to policies established in The Lawrenceville School Coaches Handbook.
- Maximize the physical talent of the team through quality teaching and coaching, and the promotion of teamwork.
- Teach the skills and strategies necessary for the student-athletes’ success in this sport.
- Attend professional conferences and required institutional meetings (when applicable).
- Commit to continued professional growth through a plan of professional development.
- Stay current in and expands knowledge of coaching techniques.
- Model and ensure diversity and cultural competency (respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing, and welcoming cultural differences) in all position responsibilities regardless of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, nationality, sex, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability (including AIDS and HIV related illness), genetic information, refusal to provide genetic information, refusal to submit to genetic testing, ancestry, familial status, marital status, domestic partnership status, civil union status, atypical cellular or blood trait, military service, application for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
- College, US National, and/or International playing experience.
- High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED), Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- At least 5 years’ experience successful coaching in a high school, college, or professional setting.
- Must have the ability to motivate and inspire students.
- Must be able to communicate effectively with groups and/or individuals, and deal with peers, the public, students, and parents in a positive, empathetic, and professional manner.
- Must be able to review, understand, apply, and share concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or professional literature.