The Assistant Coach of Girls’ Ice Hockey assists in all aspects of the team including coaching, motivating, mentoring, recruiting and program administration.
A high school diploma is required; Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. Required skills include: Knowledge of ice hockey skills and strategy and the ability to effectively teach them; ability to motivate and effectively communicate with young student-athletes; willingness and ability to actively recruit qualified candidates to Cushing Academy; commitment to being a positive member of the Athletics Department, the prep school community, and the ability to influence his/her athletes to do the same.
Administrative skills such as prioritization and organization are needed. The coach must be self-directed and motivated and be able to work independently in a stressful environment. Current CPR and First Aid certification must be maintained. A valid driver’s license and ability to meet the standards of Cushing Academy’s current Motor Vehicle Policy are required.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents:
Significant experience with Women’s Ice Hockey, as a player at the college level or as a coach at the secondary level or above, is strongly preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Standard Work Days and Hours:
Coaches are expected to be on campus during the hockey season (mid November – early March) during all practice and game times, generally held between the hours of 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm Monday - Saturday. Practice hours vary in length depending on off-ice training and scheduled video meetings. Game are consistently held on a Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Two overnight trips with student athletes are required during the hockey season. In the off season and summer, it is expected that coaches will assist the head coach in recruiting at regional and national tournaments and camps. Additional travel is required during in season and will be delegated accordingly. Occasionally it is requested by the Administration or the Athletic Department that we attend various school events, these are advised and at times required.
This position may require additional assigned duties such as dorm duty, library duty, study hall duty or as needed.
Please apply online to Jennifer Viana, Director of Athletics at email@example.com with a resume, and 3 references no later than October 12, 2018. Salary is commensurate with experience. Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks
Cushing Academy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.
About Cushing Academy
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