Pingree School seeks an experienced Varsity Swim Head Coach to join our Athletics Department for the Winter 2018-19 season. The co-ed Varsity Swim team competes as part of the Eastern Independent League and competes annually at the NEPSSA championships.
The Head Coach directs and coordinates all aspects of the Varsity Swim program in concert with Pingree’s mission and values. Key responsibilities include preparing for and running daily practices, game day coaching, traveling to and from away games, attending program meetings, responding to requests from the media and prospective student-athletes, and handling administrative tasks as needed. The successful coach will be committed to working with and developing high school students within the context of a day school committed to promoting health and wellness, citizenship, teamwork, and sportsmanship.
To apply for the Varsity Swim Head Coach position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for two professional references to Laura Ogden, Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualification and skills required for position:
Ability to teach high level swim is required including strong technical knowledge of the sport
A minimum of 2-3 years’ coaching and/or swim experience preferred
Passion for working with and developing high school student-athletes
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Commitment to working collegially in a diverse community and communicating effectively with a diverse population
Must have valid driver’s license and successfully complete a criminal background check
Some evening and weekend hours are required
About Pingree School
Dedicated to academic excellence and development of high personal standards, Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Above all, Pingree strives to instill in its students integrity, decency, compassion, self-esteem and commitment to one another and to the world at large.