The Athletics Department seeks three dedicated, dynamic, and experienced Baseball Coaches for its Athletics program beginning mid-February 2022 (two in the Upper School and on in the Middle School). Successful candidates will possess a strong background in coaching with an ability to provide leadership and direction to student-athletes, inspiring and motivating them to perform at high levels. The ideal candidate demonstrates a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic and athletic development of student-athletes, understanding the highest priority is the health, safety and welfare of students.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Athletics, the Baseball Coach is a part-time, seasonal position that is primarily responsible for the baseball program within the Athletics Department. The Baseball Coach will assist the Director of Athletics in the development of a consistent, high-level training philosophy for the entire sport program. The Baseball Coach primarily works in the Collegiate gyms in addition to traveling for away games. This position has primary responsibilities to build a strong team culture, develop the skills of players and instill confidence and community values with our student-athletes. A stipend is paid for the coaching position.
Develops a strong team culture and teaches to the core values of the Athletic Department;
Effectively uses video and statistical analysis as a teaching tool;
Assists in the development of a long-term program vision, plan, and curriculum for the entire baseball program;
Displays leadership and professional behavior and communication in dealing with student-athletes, parents, staff, and administrators;
Develops a strong working relationship with assistant coach/es, mentoring when necessary;
Completes and/or assists with all administrative duties including, but not limited to:
Tryouts and roster management, game-day operations, scheduling, score reporting, transportation, management of staff and student-managers, CPR and other trainings, distribution and collection of uniforms, attendance at coaches’ meetings, communication with internal and external constituents, attendance and participation at school and athletic department special events, and other administrative duties as assigned.
Exhibits the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to AAIS, NYSAIS, School, Division, and Department of Athletics rules and regulations;
Supports the mission of the School and the Athletics Department, while positively and effectively leading the student-athletes and managers;
Achieves competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence;
Performs related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university desired. Middle School, High School, or College coaching experience a plus.
Must be able to complete a background check with fingerprint clearance.
Must possess or obtain, prior to the start of the season, current First Aid and CPR certification.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Vision and creativity to develop a program philosophy that delivers athletic excellence;
Record of integrity and the ability to inspire students and athletes to perform at a high level.
Strong motivational, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage relationships at the administrative, student-athlete, and parent level.
Exhibits a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct during practice sessions and games;
Demonstrated ability to act as a role model of professionalism;
Ability to model honesty, accountability, understanding, tolerance, respect, love and kindness for the students;
Ability to keep calm under pressure and treat everyone with respect;
Enthusiasm for the role of athletics in an independent school setting, and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Displays curiosity, a positive attitude, flexibility and a good sense of humor;
Ability to follow all policies and procedures of the School as written in the employee and parent handbooks.
Physical Conditions and Work Contacts: Regularly required to stand; walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally and/or up to 30 lbs. frequently and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly to move objects.
Collegiate School is a K-12 boys school of 656 students located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Founded in 1628, it has maintained a reputation of excellence in boys education and is particularly known for the strength of its academic programs, for the warmth of its community, and for the loyalty of its students and alumni. Throughout the school, we seek teachers who are knowledgeable in their disciplines, passionate about teaching, and eager to help students become independent adults and responsible leaders. We seek teachers who are inspiring and supportive in their work with boys, who are willing to teach beyond the classroom, and who share our belief in the values of collaboration, respect, and equity.