The Hun School of Princeton seeks a dynamic and creative Head Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Coach who reports to the Co-Directors of Athletics.
The Hun School Athletic Program is proud of our education through athletics. We have a strong athletic tradition at Hun, but success is broadly defined. Competition and winning are important aspects of any program, but do not control the scope of our athletic philosophy. The measurement of success will not be judged by the tangible evidence of victory or defeat, but by the intangible personal development and shared memories that make the effort and experience worthwhile. We participate in the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) as well as compete amongst the top independent and public schools in the region.
Serve as the Head Varsity Coach and Director of program;
To set goals for the entire program, and monitor progress in collaboration with the Co-Directors of Athletics;
Supervise and collaborate with the program coaches to create a cohesive and inclusive program;
Develop, plan, coordinate, and execute daily practices and training;
Instruct and demonstrate skill sets and techniques necessary for development and athletic achievement in the sport of (program), from beginner to elite athletes;
Observe the practices of each level at various times throughout the season and assist coaches with planning where needed;
Facilitate sessions (in season) for the other levels to teach skills and strategy;
Work with Athletic department to offer out of season opportunities for growth in accordance with the bylaws of the MAPL and within the values of the school;
Evaluate the coaches of your program in collaboration with the Co-Directors;
Effectively communicate and collaborate with Co-Directors, families, student-athletes, and other necessary stakeholders;
Promote the program within the school and in the community to actively support the admissions process;
Create a plan to assist players who are interested in the college recruiting process;
Continuous professional growth;
Ensure a positive environment aligned with our school’s mission;
Contributions to The Hun School community life beyond the practice and competition venue to assist in furthering the mission of the school.
Previous competitive lacrosse coaching/experience at the club high school or college level;
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong relationships with students, staff, parents, alumni, and community members;
Ability to foster a positive team spirit as well as individual skill improvement;
Availability to work a flexible schedule that includes some nights and weekends;
First Aid and CPR training - or have the ability to be trained;
Willingness to get certified as CDL Driver Class C;
A love for working with young people and a commitment to a diverse and inclusive community;
A desire to contribute to school life outside of the classroom on a lively boarding school campus.
The Hun School of Princeton is an all gender, private day and boarding school in Princeton, New Jersey. Individual attention and strong student-faculty relationships are the hallmarks of the School. On the 50-acre campus between Philadelphia and New York City, student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work. The Hun School is comprised of 645 students in its Middle School, Upper School, and Postgraduate Program. Our campus is home to students from twenty-two countries and fifteen states.
Our campus is located in historical Princeton, New Jersey, a short train ride away from both New York City (50 miles) and Philadelphia (45 miles). Home to Princeton University, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Theological Seminary, and an array of cultural centers and organizations, Princeton is regarded as one of the most academically-minded communities in the world. Often named one of the country’s best places to live, Princeton is a friendly, multicultural community surrounded by mountains, parks, and lakes. There are award-winning museums and theatres, celebrated public and private schools, destination restaurants an...d hotels, and a robust calendar of community events to enjoy.
The Hun School of Princeton empowers each student to thrive in a diverse and ever-changing world, by nurturing resilient character, providing individual mentorship, and inspiring vigorous and joyful learning.
In our mission of educating global citizens with resilient character, we actively seek candidates who can bring a diversity of experiences and perspectives to our community. The Hun School of Princeton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristics or activity protected by law.