Sacred Heart Greenwich Seeks Head Squash Coach

Sacred Heart Greenwich has been empowering girls and young women since 1848 in a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education. This mission provides opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. Sacred Heart Greenwich integrates technology into the learning process through enhanced collaboration, exploration, discovery, and creativity.

The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education and then an all-girls experience from K-12 on our 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut.  We are proudly part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.

Position: Head Coach, Squash
Reports to: Director of Athletics
FLSA Status: Stipend, part-time position

Job Summary and Duties: 

Sacred Heart Greenwich is looking for a Head Squash Coach to lead our highly successful Squash program at the Upper School level for the Winter Season.

Duties include:

  • Serve as Head Varsity Squash Coach

  • Implement instruction and training programs to prepare student-athletes for competition; this will include plans for experienced and brand-new players

  • Develop a skill and tactical curriculum to be implemented by interscholastic squash coaches across all levels.

  • Collaborate with coaching staff to plan, organize and run daily practices

  • Attend all practices and competitions at the direction of the Director of Athletics

  • Supervise student-athletes during all team activities

  • Apply for, manage, and host US Squash Tournament, designed to generate incremental revenue for Sacred Heart and increase exposure for the school in the sport of Squash.

  • Initiate and manage squash clinics and tournaments to attract prospective students and to generate incremental revenue to the school.

  • Comply with Sacred Heart and sport-specific organization policies and procedures

  • Communicate effectively with parents, students, and other stakeholders

  • Assist in maintaining equipment and advising Athletic Director on program needs

Typical practice times are:

  • 4:00-6:00pm, Monday- Friday; occasional weekends for matches

  • Travel with the team for matches and tournaments is required.

Qualifications

The ideal coaching candidate will have experience with the sport at the college level, or equivalent, expertise in teaching sport-specific skills and strategy and the ability to relate and communicate effectively with young women.

The candidate should be energetic, approachable, knowledgeable, and eager to be an active member of a dynamic athletic and learning community.

As members of the international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting and retaining faculty with a passion for teaching, who demonstrate an active faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. Sacred Heart Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the cultural diversity of our community.

To Apply

Interested candidates please complete the online application on our website: https://www.shgreenwich.org/about-us/employment and submit a resume to the Director of Athletics at rousseaul@cshct.org