The Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles, CA, is seeking an Upper School Cross Country Head Coach beginning August 8, 2022. The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Serving 500 girls in grades 6-12, Archer’s joyful and ambitious program is founded on the latest research around how girls learn best. Archer provides a competitive athletics program that competes in the Liberty League. We are looking for a qualified Cross Country coach that will emphasize the values of leadership, sportsmanship, and values that lie at the core of the athletic program at Archer.
We are currently looking for an experienced Cross Country 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 4-5 days a week
Oversee Middle School Cross Country program
Collaborate with athletic support staff to meet team needs
Communicate with athletes and parents
Ensure proper safety measures are observed when conducting team trainings
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 meets and invitationals
Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competitions
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 Cross Country Coach:
Experience 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 running
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.
The Archer School for Girls, located in West Los Angeles, CA (Brentwood) is an independent school that provides a highly collaborative, creative, and intellectual college preparatory program for girls in grades 6-12. The School’s founders established Archer based on a compelling vision to create an educational environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best. Archer serves as a national model for modern single-sex education.