Wooster School seeks an experienced Basketball coach to join our Athletics Department for the winter 2019-20 season, who possesses strong leadership skills, a positive, education-based approach to athletics, and deep understanding of the sport of Basketball. For our Varsity Head Coach we need a program builder who can coordinate all aspects of the girls’ basketball program in concert with Wooster’s mission and values. Key responsibilities include oversight and mentorship of assistant coaches, planning and running daily practices, game day coaching, travel to and from away games, attending meetings, responding to requests from prospective student-athletes, overseeing care and maintenance of all equipment, and handling administrative tasks as needed. The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, and motivated, and committed to working with high school students within the context of a day school committed to promoting health and wellness, teamwork, good citizenship, and sportsmanship. This position reports to the Director of Student Life.
Qualifications and skills required for the position:
Adhere to the Athletics philosophy of Wooster School.
Attend all preseason and postseason meetings scheduled by the Athletics Department and NEPSAC.
Demonstrated knowledge of the sport and experience leading/organizing a team.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Passion for working with high school students.
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.