Kents Hill is seeking a Head Boys Junior Varsity Ice Hockey Coach who is passionate about the role athletics can play in the education and character development of student-athletes. The coach will be responsible for player and team development, and committed to building and sustaining a competitive program that will represent Kents Hill in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC).
The Head Coach is also responsible for the administrative operations of the team including managing and reporting player and team statistics, recording player attendance, filming games, coordinating game schedules and transportation, and other duties assigned by the Athletic Director in support of a safe and dynamic player experience.
Working in conjunction with the Admissions Office, they will recruit student-athletes and guide prospective athletes’ families through all stages of the admissions process. In addition, the Head Coach will work collaboratively with the College Counseling Office in helping student-athletes who wish to play at the collegiate level after they graduate.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to support players from a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, and athletic abilities and possess a strong ethical coaching philosophy with an emphasis on player development and positive team culture.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's degree preferred
3 to 5 years of coaching experience at the high school, club, or college level
Knowledge of NCAA college ice hockey programs and the recruiting process for student-athletes
Certifications appropriate to the relevant sport, division, or other regulating agency
Valid driver’s license
Positive attitude and collaborative spirit
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
How To Apply
This is a part-time stipend position with responsibilities from early November through early March. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kents Hill School, one of the oldest boarding schools in the country, has a foundation of caring and deeply engaged faculty members who truly know each student. Our 180 students, grades 9-PG hail from 25 states and over 20 countries. Our small size allows for a transformative educational experience rooted in community, character, and values. Our academic leadership team supports teachers, while also encouraging all members of the community to be lifelong learners as together we positively shape all aspects of student learning. Kents Hill fosters confident, forward-thinking young men and women who are striving to make a difference in the world. Our breathtaking 400-acre campus is nestled in the midst of the Belgrade Lakes, with access to our state-of-the-art facilities including the Bodman Performing Arts Center, the Alfond Athletics Center, and the O’Connor Alpine Center. Kents Hill is close to major ski resorts, the Maine coast, and the state capital. The state's largest city, Portland, with its lovely historic district and lively array of restaurants and shops, is only an hour away. With vigorous academics, vibrant arts programs, outstanding athletics facilities, and focus on cha...racter development, Kents Hill offers each student the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth in a safe and supportive community, and gives the Faculty the opportunity to live, learn, and enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle, and the ability to join a wonderful and supportive educational community