Summary: Pacific Ridge School seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Coach of Girls Varsity Soccer. This appointment will be effective November 9, 2018. At Pacific Ridge School, our mission statement drives all of our work: In a community that fosters academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement, Pacific Ridge School prepares students for college and a purposeful life.
In support of Pacific Ridge’s mission, the Assistant Coach of Girls Varsity Soccer will coach the varsity program in the Winter season under the direction of the Athletic Director and the Head Coach. Pacific Ridge is a competitive D-3 soccer program in the Pacific League within the Coastal Conference. We are a no-cut school; although student-athletes are cut from teams, they are never cut from programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Coach the girls varsity soccer team (Winter season)
Teach soccer players the skills, techniques, rules, regulations, and ensure compliance of rules and regulations
Plan, direct, and administer policies, practices and game-day management (including dress code)
Be responsible for the general health and welfare of student-athletes and give appropriate attention to students-athletes who are injured and or ill (this includes filling out injury report forms)
Cooperate with the school Nurse and Athletic Trainer to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical and physical training services
Ensure appropriate safety measures are observed when conducting team activities
Be responsible for the actions and conduct of the team whenever they are under your supervision
Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competition
Attend all team practices and home and away contests
Monitor student-athlete academic performance
Practice the principles of being a Double-Goal Coach with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA)
Assist the Director of Athletics in any activities and school events as needed
Qualifications, include, but are not limited to:
Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
2+ years of soccer coaching experience
Collegiate level athlete or higher preferred
Pacific Ridge seeks to hire someone who takes initiative and responsibility for developing, nurturing, and growing our soccer programs. A strong candidate will be extremely organized and will have the ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments. Additionally, the head coach should be prepared to work on a high performing team and have demonstrated the ability to maintain a positive attitude in all situations. The coach should also be able to communicate effectively with all school constituents and display strong, positive interpersonal skills.
General Schedule: Monday- Friday 3:00 – 5:30 PM (away games will end later than 5:30 during the week and some might take place on Saturdays).
About Pacific Ridge School
Pacific Ridge School is a college preparatory co-educational independent school, offering a rich and challenging program to 560 students in grades 7-12. Pacific Ridge School opened in 2007; finished its permanent high school building in 2010, and its athletic center in 2012. We opened a permanent middle school/administration building and STEAM facility in 2015. Please visit our website at https://www.pacificridge.org/ for more information on our mission and programs.