JV Field Hockey Head Coach

  • Temporary
  • New Rochelle, NY, USA
  • $3,500 - $4,000 USD / STIPEND
  • Season Start Date: August 1, 2024

The Ursuline School

Job Title: JV Field Hockey Head Coach

Job Classification: Seasonal, Stipend

Start Date: August 1, 2024

Salary Range:  $3,500 – $4,000

Practices are usually in 90 or 120 minute blocks and can happen anytime between 3:00 – 8:00.  Games are typically double headers with start times between 4:30 – 6:30pm.

The Ursuline School is a private, independent, Catholic, college preparatory girls’ school, grade 6 through 12.  The school was established in 1897 in the spirit of St. Angela Merici, foundress of the Ursuline Order.  The Ursuline School is a part of a network of educators at secondary schools and colleges of the Ursuline Sisters across the United States and 36 countries.  The school is known for its rigorous academic program, its robust service opportunities, and its dedication to the education of the whole person.

Job Summary

The Coach is responsible for coaching student athletes in game strategies and techniques to prepare them for interscholastic competitions.  This position motivates student athletes to develop an appreciation of the sport.

Essential Duties

  • Assesses player’s skills and assigns team positions.
  • Coaches and instructs players, individually and in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
  • Observes players, during competition and practice to determine the needs for individual or team improvement.
  • Determines game strategy based on the team’s capabilities.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of decorum and provides proper supervision of athletes at all times.
  • Responsible for driving school minibuses to local and possibly non-league games. 
  • Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury.
  • Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding the athletic performance of their student.
  • Follows state, regional, and district regulations governing the athletic program.
  • Models sportsman-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
  • Follows established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, and requisitioning of
  • equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
  • Works with the Athletic Director to develop a policy for awards and submits a list of award winners at the end of the season.
  • Maintains eligibility forms, emergency data cards, insurance records, equipment inventory, and other related records.
  • Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities.
  • Attendance at all required coaches’ meetings set forth by administration is required.

Minimum Qualifications 

Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills, a thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport., and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students. Must be CPR/AED/First Aid certified by an accredited institution. Valid driver’s license is required, and submission of a background check is required. 

The Ursuline School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring faculty, administration, and staff of diverse backgrounds. Our community promotes a respect for individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other state or federally protected classification.

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