Sports teams have daytime practice Monday, Tuesday, Thursday ,Friday, with home and away games/matches Wednesday and Saturday. Season begins Feb 27 through May 25th. Schedule may vary according to departmental and Academy needs.
Fiscal Year Weeks
Spring Sport Season
Instruct or coach teams and individual students in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits, or to improve the athlete’s technique to prepare them for competition.
Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions.
Provide training direction, encouragement, and motivation in order to prepare athletes for games, competitive events, and/or tours.
Keep abreast of changing rules, techniques, technologies, and philosophies relevant to their sport.
Adjust coaching techniques based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.
Instruct individuals or groups in sports rules, game strategies, and performance principles such as specific ways of moving the body, hands, and/or feet in order to achieve desired results.
Evaluate athletes' skills, and review performance records, in order to determine their fitness and potential in a particular area of athletics.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
Possess excellent management, leadership, and interpersonal skills, with ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships.
Demonstrated ability to work with students by building trust and credibility.
Respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as a strong customer focus.
Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
Ability to recognize hazardous situations and adopt effective courses of action.
Ability to engage positively with students, employees, and guests.
Self-motivated and independent.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including extended hours, weekends, and evenings.
A strict adherence to confidential policies is required.
Proficient in MS Office.
Willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed.
High degree of organizational skills with the ability to be flexible and multi-task with accuracy.
Ability to follow verbal and written directions, maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, including stressful situations.
High school diploma or GED required.
College degree preferred.
Has played sport in high school or college or has reached a level of expertise in the sport as an adult through participation coaching or through a formal coaching development program.
Experience in an academic institution preferred.
Experience working with adolescents in an educational setting preferred.
Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work and will require the ability to remain standing for extended periods of time, go up and down flights of steps, lift and push heavy objects as well as stoop, squat, bend, kneel, crouch, and lift.
Physically able to act quickly in emergencies.
Ability and dexterity to grasp and grip and safely operate sports equipment.
Ability to lift and transport up to 25lbs without assistance.
Successfully complete a criminal background check (reviewed every 5 years).
Clean Driving record (reviewed annually).
COVID Vaccine Policy:
Phillips Exeter Academy requires all community members to be fully vaccinated* against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters.
*With the exception of a PEA-approved medical or religious exemption.
Phillips Exeter Academy, a co-educational residential school serving students in grades 9 through 12, and post-graduate level, was founded in 1781 by John Phillips. Exeter has a tradition of academic excellence, a distinguished faculty, and a long history of educating young people to find their place in the world. The 671-acre campus with academic and residential buildings, a 309,432 volume library, playing fields and green lawns is located in Exeter, a southern New Hampshire town which retains its 18th-century New England charm. The Academy enrolls more than 1000 students from around the world. Exeter offers a rich curriculum with over 400 courses taught by over 200 faculty in eighteen academic departments. The Academy employs approximately 495 staff who support the living, learning and teaching environment of a diverse student body. The Academy's longstanding commitment to excellence has made the school one of the finest in the country. To learn more about Phillips Exeter Academy, visit http://www.exeter.edu/.
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