BU Academy is a high school located on the BU campus. We are looking for a graduate student or undergraduate student to coach our Boys Basketball team. Applicants should have a solid knowledge of the game and a passion for helping student athletes develop within the game. Previous experience with coaching or instruction of youth teams/clubs/camps is preferred.
The program holds practices on weekdays between 3:00 – 5:00pm at the BUA gym located on the school grounds at 1 University Rd. On game days the afternoon time commitment can expand to 2:30 – 6:30pm depending on location.
Position Major Duties include:
Plan, lead, and execute daily practices which develop and inspire individual skill levels, endurance, and team chemistry.
Manage and strategize player’s roles and team roster to maximize commitment, inclusiveness, and competitiveness.
Develop on field game strategy and balance respectful playing time for all team members as much as possible.
Supervise the well-being of the players in your care and report all injuries, or concerning player issues, to the Director of Athletics.
Demonstrate the highest level of respect and sportsmanship toward players, opponents, officials, and spectators.
To apply please email the Interim Director of Athletics, Brett Kelly at email@example.com
Passion for teaching and coaching young student athletes.
First Aid & CPR certification preferred. We will provide and pay for certification training.
Ability to drive a BU 12 passenger team van when needed (valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and completion of BU safe driving online course)
Founded in 1993, Boston University Academy (BUA) is an academically rigorous independent day school located on the Boston University campus. BUA is the only high school in New England that is part of a major research university, offering a distinctive curriculum to students in grades nine through twelve. BUA provides students with an unparalleled college preparatory program that combines liberal arts coursework with classes at Boston University. At BUA, students’ zeal for learning takes them as far as they are capable. Small class sizes and close relationships with faculty allow students to pursue their passions and nurture their talents. In eleventh and twelfth grade, students regularly complete up to 12 courses (equivalent to approximately 48 college credits) from the University’s undergraduate curriculum. BUA students in good academic and disciplinary standing gain automatic admission to Boston University. The school’s 202 students come from 55 cities and towns in the Greater Boston area.
BUA’s Mission: In our caring high-school community, students who love learning are challenged to think critically and read deeply, and to explore adventurously the wider world of learning at Boston University.