Bridgton Academy is a wonderful community of people who work together to provide our students with a year that makes the difference. This community is characterized by a culture that respects ethics and diversity, and practices caring, collaboration, trust, civility, and fairness. Its success, and that of our students, depends on our motivation, perseverance, and commitment to teamwork and respect.
Head Lacrosse CoachBridgton’s lacrosse program, in alignment with the Academy’s Mission, aspires to develop young men into mature, independent, decision-making student-athletes who are prepared for college and beyond. The Head Lacrosse Coach will be engaged across the whole campus, serving a vital role in the classroom or in an administrative position, depending on the candidate’s experience.
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY AND DUTIES:
The Head Lacrosse Coach is responsible for a year-round program, managing coaching staff, and game scheduling. Responsibilities also include all aspects of leading, coaching, presenting, and, in partnership with the College Counseling Office, placing student-athletes at academically, residentially, and athletically appropriate colleges and universities.
Applications for the position will be accepted beginning May 7th, with a new coach named by June 8th. The position’s start date is immediate.
The position is full-time and features a comprehensive benefits package. In addition to a competitive salary, both on-campus housing options and school-calendar meals are offered.
REQUIREMENTS: At a minimum – a Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of demonstrated college level coaching experience as well as a strong, verifiable network of New England and northeastern college and high school coaches.
- Demonstrated ability to recruit high character student-athletes and placing them in college programs
- Exceptional organizational skills, including excellent computer skills
- Understanding of independent school culture, or a willingness to work toward that understanding
- Empathy, patience, tact, and collegiality
REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics, Director of Admissions
The Head Lacrosse Coach reports to two direct supervisors. The position works with the Academy Director of Athletics on oversight of all program management, operational, and budgetary concerns, while also collaborating with the Academy Director of Admissions to annually recruit and build a team of twenty five (25) student-athletes, each of whom ideally reflects the Academy’s focus on attracting high character, mission appropriate young men.
CONTACT: Qualified candidates should send a statement of interest and qualifications, resume, and three letters of reference to Aaron Izaryk, Director of Athletics. All documents should be emailed to email@example.com. PDF file format attachments are preferred. If necessary, documents may be mailed c/o Aaron Izaryk to Bridgton Academy, P.O. Box 292, North Bridgton, ME 04057.