Lakeside School, an independent 5-12 coeducational day school located in North Seattle is currently recruiting for middle school boys basketball coaches. The season begins Monday, November 11, 2019 and concludes in late February 2020. A required preseason coaches meeting will be held on Monday, October 28, 3:30-7:00pm.
Responsibilities These coaches, reporting to the boys basketball program head, will join an athletics program that includes 23 varsity teams, most of which have both sub-varsity and middle-school counterparts. The boys basketball program includes three teams at the high school level and typically two teams at every grade level at the middle school. A middle school boys basketball coach is responsible for coaching duties with their team, as well as other program-wide duties as assigned by the boys basketball program head. Specific responsibilities include:
Compliance with all Lakeside School and CYO policies and procedures;
Supervision and instruction of student-athletes during team activities;
Maintenance and inventory of team equipment and apparel;
Attendance at required program and interscholastic athletics program meetings;
Support of multi-sport participation for student-athletes;
Promotion of balanced achievement in all areas of school life for student athletes.
Requirements and Qualifications
At least 19 years of age.
Be available for all practices and competitions from 3pm daily during their coaching season with availability on weekends as required.
Experience coaching basketball at the club, middle school, high school or college level is preferred.
Demonstration of cultural awareness, including knowledge of themselves and the culture lenses they bring to interactions.
An understanding of different perspectives, the ability to interact respectfully with cultures other than their own, and ability to cultivate meaningful relationships with people who have different cultural frameworks.
Candidates must satisfactorily complete two criminal background checks and possess (or obtain) a current First Aid and CPR certification prior to the start of their season.
Compensation We offer a stipend schedule that compares favorably with peer schools and clubs both locally and nationally. Coaching stipends are paid in monthly installments during the primary competition seasons. Other benefits include Lakeside Athletics apparel and access to funds for professional development. Questions about this position may be directed to Joe Puetz.
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