Assistant Coach for Varsity Girls Basketball Program
University Liggett School, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
September 25, 2018
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
Contract - Faculty
University Liggett School seeks an assistant coach for the varsity girls basketball program. The position is for the 2018-2019 winter sports season, which begins in early November.
Previous coaching experience and/or collegiate playing experience is preferred. Depending on availability, this position could also be expanded to coaching middle school students in University Liggett School’s rapidly growing basketball program.
The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate a passion for the sport and for working with adolescents. Attention to detail, a sense of humor, patience, flexibility, and excellent oral and written skills are a must.
At University Liggett School, we take a whole school approach to athletics. Therefore, assistant coaches are seen as an integral part of the team for developing and implementing sport specific curriculum that is age and ability appropriate. All assistant coaches will coordinate with the varsity head coach in order to institute a cohesive program.
Additional assistant coach expectations are as follows:
Assistant coaches are expected to help plan and execute daily practices that appropriately challenge the student athletes in order to help them achieve their potential.
Teach fundamentals, rules, techniques, and advanced strategies with a positive, energetic, and constructive approach.
Coaches are expected to plan and foster the development of students as athletes and human beings.
Assist the head coach to ensure administrative coaching duties are completed.
Communicate often and consistently with players, parents and school administration.
Assist athletes who wish to play at the next level.
Be a positive role model.
Strengthen and grow the University Liggett School basketball program.
Please send a resume and cover letter to Director of Athletics Alan Parish: email@example.com
About University Liggett School, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
A thriving independent school welcoming more than 600 students in grades PK through 12, Liggett is located in the idyllic small town of Grosse Pointe Woods, situated along the banks of scenic Lake St. Clair and 15 minutes from the dynamic city of Detroit. The school is in its 138th year, making it the oldest, coeducational independent school in Michigan. This long tradition of excellence lives alongside substantial academic, athletic, and artistic successes in recent years as the school has shifted toward an innovative curricular and pedagogical approach under the Curriculum for Understanding. This progressive approach ably supports Liggett's mission to empower students to develop intellectual curiosity, leadership and confidence to contribute to a complex and changing world. We challenge students to excel and to achieve their highest potential. We create opportunities for discovery and achievement by developing a faculty who foster the strengths of each student. We teach and practice the values of respect and responsibility in an emotionally and physically safe environment.