Casti Is

Assistant Varsity Coach - Lacrosse

REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics (AD)

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt, Hourly

SUMMARY:  In partnership with the Varsity head coach, provide leadership, supervision, and organization of the Varsity Program; and carry out this role while adhering to the objectives of Castilleja’s athletic program of Castilleja School.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Formulate objectives and goals for the upcoming season.

  • Keep abreast of new ideas and techniques by attending clinics and workshops, or reading publications relating to your sport being coach.

  • Be knowledgeable of WBAL and CCS rules and regulations concerning the specific sport.

  • Implement proper procedures for out of season practices and workouts according to CCS guidelines.

  • Represent Castilleja and the sport in a positive manner.

  • Model sportsmanlike behavior and maintain appropriate conduct towards players, officials, opposing coaches, spectators, parents and student athletes.

  • Mentor student athletes.

  • Timely communication efforts with the Athletic Department, student-athletes, parents and faculty and staff

  • Responsible for Clocking in and out when arriving and leaving from coaching responsibilities

  • Attend Pre and Post Season WBAL League Meetings.

  • Work with Castilleja’s Athletic Training Staff to ensure that the health and wellness of each student-athlete

  • Work with Jessie Starr for the team’s strength and conditioning workouts

SEASONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with other members of school staff to plan and put in place instructional goals and objectives to ensure the overall educational development of student athletes.

  • Encourage sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.

  • Apply discipline in a firm and positive manner to each athlete individually, and treat each team member with respect and in a fair manner.

  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, faculty, staff and members of the Athletic Department

  • Obtain season schedule from AD and attend pre-season meetings as required.

  • Provide AD with a current roster and update as needed and keep the AD informed in a prompt manner if any players quit or are released from the team.

  • Be aware of any medical problems, which might exist with any team members.

  • Notify parents immediately In case of injury.  If the injury is life –threatening, call 911 immediately.

  • Work collaboratively with the Athletic Training Staff

  • Assume responsibility for constant care of facilities and equipment being used.

  • Notify AD of any additional equipment needs.

  • Make sure all equipment and facilities are locked following every practice or game.

  • Organize and schedule practice sessions on a regular basis with the idea of developing the athlete’s greatest potential.

  • Arrive at school the practice site at least 15 minutes prior to the starting time.   

  • Attend coaches’ meetings as announced by the AD.

  • Promptly inform AD of conversations with parents.

  • Make sure all equipment and facilities are readied in sufficient time prior to games and practices.

  • Always have medical and emergency information of team members at all times.

  • Call in games results following each athletic contest to the school, any appropriate league representatives and/or newspapers.

  • Go over all rules, regulations, and expectations of athletes at the beginning of the season.

  • Following each athletic contest fill out a Post Game Report.

  • Always begin and end practice on time.

  • Take required CPR/concussion courses

POST SEASON RESPONSIBILITIES

(All items listed below should be completed and given to AD within one week following the final athletic contest.)

  • Inventory and check in all equipment with AD.

  • Properly clean and store equipment.

  • Attend WBAL Post Season Meeting

  • Submit an End of Season Report.

  • Turn in names of award winners.

  • Turn in keys if not coaching a following season.

  • Attend all Athletic Award assemblies corresponding to the season to present team and individual awards.

  • Meet with AD for a season coaching evaluation.

  • Attend the Celebration of Sports held each year in May.

For Consideration

If interested, please provide completed application, resume and cover letter to hr@castilleja.org and indicate LACROSSE in the subject field.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.  No recruiters please.

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