University School is seeking a Baseball Coach for the 2020-2021 academic year. The candidate must possess the ability to teach, lead, and inspire high-achieving young men while demonstrating an appreciation for the University School community. Previous head coaching experience, at the high school or college level, and a bachelor’s degree are preferred. Additionally, candidates are encouraged to possess an enthusiasm for the external relations’ responsibilities of the position.
Oversee, manage, and communicate all roster decisions after tryouts to the candidates for the varsity team.
Hire an experienced coaching staff to assist with player development, practice planning, game management, scheduling, and outreach efforts.
Attend OHSAA mandatory parent/player meetings and other essential school-related functions.
Represent University School as a member of the Greater Cleveland Baseball Coaches Association.
Schedule team practices, winter training sessions, and summer captains’ practices within the OHSAA guidelines.
Coordinate both in-season and off-season strength and conditioning programs with the Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Communicate all program-related updates and changes to itineraries and schedules with players, parents, coaching staff, and the Athletic Department.
Design, implement, and log all practice plans.
Ensure appropriate on-field and dugout decorum is practiced by team members during games & practices.
Assist the Athletic Department in running the day-to-day operations of the program while overseeing all aspects of the program (i.e. hiring home game management personnel, travel coordination, disciplinary issues, equipment ordering, etc.)
Collaborate with the equipment manager to annually assess and inventory the program’s game uniforms and baseball-specific equipment.
Utilize the tremendous indoor and outdoor facilities at the Hunting Valley Campus to connect the varsity program with US boys in grades K-8 as well as the Northeast Ohio baseball community through developmental clinics and camps.
Submit postseason feedback to all Varsity and JV players while also providing evaluative feedback on all Varsity and JV baseball coaches to the Athletic Department.