Upper School Head Volleyball Coach

We are currently looking for an experienced Varsity Volleyball Coach with
  • exemplary coaching skills at the high school level
  • strong experience in school-based athletics
  • passion for teaching and learning from young people
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Plan, direct, and administer policies for all team practices and games/tournaments 5 days a week
  • Create purposeful practice sessions that engage all athletes and foster a lifelong love of sport
  • Inspire girls to become confident, ethical leaders, strengthening their voices through individual and team challenges.
  • Promote challenge-seeking and creative risk-taking through sport
  • Collaborate with athletic support staff to meet team needs
  • Communicate with athletes and parents
  • Ensure proper safety measures are observed when conducting team activities
  • Be responsible for the actions and conduct of the team whenever they are under your supervision
  • Work with the Upper School Athletics Director on the selection and scheduling of team competitions.
  • Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competitions (set-up and break down of court)
  • Attend appropriate athletic department staff meetings
  • Give appropriate attention, care, and follow-up to student-athletes who are injured or ill, including filling out injury report forms.
  • Experience as a club, high school or college-level Girl’s Volleyball Coach; expert at providing differentiated instruction to athletes of all levels.
  • Be organized and demonstrate a strong desire to build the program at all levels
  • Knowledgeable of the fundamentals and techniques of competitive volleyball
  • Be a positive role model
  • CPR/First Aid certificates preferred
Beyond competitive pay, Archer coaches enjoy working in a highly collegial, student-focused, and joyful community.  We seek coaches who will contribute to an equitable and inclusive athletic environment.
Submit resumes to Kim Smith atksmith@archer.org
The Archer School for Girls admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or other legally protected status to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or other legally protected status in its hiring or in the administration of its educational policies and programs, admissions policies, financial aid programs or other school-administered programs.