Employment Opportunities

Mount Saint Joseph Academy is seeking a Head Varsity Field hockey coach starting in August 2021. 1-3 years of experience is preferred. If interested please contact Janet Columbro at jcolumbro@msjacad.org or 215-919-0146.

WISSAHICKON HIGH SCHOOL - Ambler, PA

Assistant Field Hockey Coach: Interested applicants can contact WHS Athletic Director James Cairnes at jcairnes@wsdweb.org.

Germantown Friends School is accepting applications for the position of head coach for its highly competitive Field Hockey Program.  Additionally, there is a physical education position open for candidates with a PE undergraduate or master degree.  

 

GFS is looking for a skilled leader, mentor and communicator with proven coaching experience to help continue to build on a strong tradition.  High-level playing experience is preferred (college or beyond).  Candidates should be knowledgeable about the most current tactical and technical training methods that apply to Field Hockey.  It is preferred that applicants illustrate a strong commitment to professional / career development.   Most importantly we look to the head coach to engage with athletes in a meaningful and intentional way and demonstrate the ability to coach in a positive manner and maintain a competitive team while adhering to the values of the school, and the Friends Schools League. 

 

The head coach is responsible for leading the overall field hockey program (grades 6-12).  We will look to the head coach to work collaboratively with other coaches and teams within the program to establish consistent philosophies and teaching methods. S/he will be expected to mentor fellow coaches in their coaching development.  We also expect the Head Varsity Coach to conduct camps, clinics and individual training throughout the year.

 

This is a part-time position from August-November, each weekday afternoon and some Saturdays.  Practice is 3:45– 5:45 p.m., plus games.  Daily availability at these times is essential. 
 

Candidates with the aptitude and /or qualifications for classroom teaching, specifically PE or assistant teaching, are especially encouraged to apply.  Director of Summer Sports Camp position may also be open to candidates. Additional positions within the school are listed at https://www.germantownfriends.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/current-opportunities
 

Employment is subject to satisfactory completion of reference checks and proper clearances, as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  Current PA background clearances (PA Criminal, FBI/Fingerprints, PA Childline) are preferred.  

 

Send cover letter, resume and references to Katie Bergstrom Mark, Director of Athletics, at katieb@germantownfriends.org

Germantown Friends School:Varsity Assistant & JV Head Field Hockey Coach Positions Germantown Friends School is accepting applications for coaches for its highly competitive Field Hockey Program. Applicants need to be good communicators with a positive coaching philosophy and proven coaching experience, or the drive to learn the craft of coaching. Candidates should be knowledgeable about the latest techniques that apply to training, and most importantly be interested in engaging with athletes in a meaningful and intentional way. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to coach in a positive manner and adhere to the values of the school, and the Friends Schools League. The Varsity Assistant and JV Head Coaches will work collaboratively with our Head Varsity Coach to build tactical and skill progressions throughout our program. These are part-time positions from August-November, each weekday afternoon and some Saturdays. Practice is 3:45– 5:45 p.m., plus games. Candidates with the aptitude and /or qualifications for classroom teaching, specifically PE or assistant teaching, are especially encouraged to apply. Additional positions within the school are listed at https://www.germantownfriends.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/current-opportunities Employment is subject to satisfactory completion of reference checks and proper clearances, as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Current PA background clearances (PA Criminal, FBI/Fingerprints, PA Childline) are preferred. Send cover letter, resume and references to Katie Bergstrom Mark, Director of Athletics, at katieb@germantownfriends.org. Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school serving over 900 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school takes its identity from a constellation of four distinct elements: a vibrant intellectual community, an historic urban setting, a diverse school community and a grounding in Quaker principles. Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply. For more information about the school, please visit our website at www.germantownfriends.org.

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is looking for an Upper School Assistant FH Coach. The successful candidate will be a coach that is willing to develop our scholar-athletes while demonstrating strong character, professionalism, relational skills and be a positive role model appropriately utilizing the platform of their sport.

 Essential Functions

·  Assists with tryouts and all practices.

·  Helps players understand the program objectives.

·  Communicates clear expectations to the players and parents.

·  Represents the school in a manner that exhibits and promotes SCH’s mission.

·  Develops positive, productive relationships with the entire SCH community. 

·  Keeps Athletic Director informed of problems and/or concerns.

·  Assists student athletes wishing to play at the collegiate level.

·  Represents the school in a positive manner  

·  Other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications

·  Previous high school/travel club/college coaching experience.

·  Expertise, understanding and passion for the game

·  Proven dedication to and experience in working with children

·  Strong desire to contribute to the growth of the program.

·  Positive role model, mentor, and teacher of the game. 

·  Provide instruction to instill a strong work ethic, responsibility, teamwork, sportsmanship, self-discipline, leadership, and self-confidence in players.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

·  Must be available for all practices and competitions during the coaching season.

·  Must be able to deal with a diverse array of contacts.  

·  Must be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.  

 Application Procedures

Interested candidates, please e-mail a resume detailing educational, professional, coaching, and athletic experience, a cover letter discussing your interest in the position and contact information for three professional references to careers@sch.org.

Upper Dublin High School Athletic Department has an immediate opening for a varsity field hockey coach.  The candidate should have a desire to work with student athletes, be enthusiastic, patient, organized, mature, dependable and responsible.  They must be available for the times of games, practices and meetings. The candidate should have knowledge of the rules and fundamentals of field hockey and excellent communication skills.  In addition, knowledge of the PIAA rules and playing or coaching experience is preferred.  Contact: Eric Greiner, Director of Athletics

215-643-8900, egreiner@udsd.org

The Mt. Lebanon Field Hockey Association seeks experienced field hockey coaches for positions in its Youth and Middle School programs (3rd through 8th grade) for Summer Camps and the Fall 2021 season. Coaching commitment varies from 1-2 days/week to 5 days/week, dependent on program & age group. Playing experience required, coaching experience preferred. Pay rates vary, up to $30/hour based on experience. Please forward interest and availability to Tiffany Duffy, Mt.Lebanon Field Hockey Youth Committee Chair): tduffy2@yahoo.com or Cell: 412-525-5159 Youth Field Hockey Coach - Mount Lebanon, PA - Indeed.com