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Ultimate Frisbee Coach

Employer
Sidwell Friends School
Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024


Ultimate Frisbee Coach

Department:Athletics and Physical Education
Location:Washington, DC

Position Start Date:March 2024

Status:Part-Time/Seasonal

Sidwell Friends School, a coeducational Quaker day school, seeks a part-time seasonal Ultimate Frisbee Coach for the Washington, D.C. campus. Leading with Sidwell Friends School (SFS) values, the selected candidate will report to the Athletics Director, Associate Athletic Director for Physical Education, and Associate Athletic Director for Operations and is responsible for initiating various aspects of the Ultimate Frisbee Program participating in professional development activities that add value to coaching performance; and attending mandatory meetings, other training, and other SFS community programming. The season begins Tuesday, March 5, 2024, and ends Thursday, May 23, 2024. This is a stipend-paid position and is not eligible for benefits.

Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the development and promotion of the sport; assess players’ skills and assign team positions; determine game strategy based on the team’s capabilities; and follow established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury.
  • Student engagement, finding drills to improve skill technique, creating offensive/defensive plays and strategies.
  • Help students learn sportsmanship, responsibility, discipline, teamwork, and commitment.
  • Schedule games with other schools.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

  1. 1-3 years experience playing or coaching Ultimate Frisbee.
  2. Demonstrate effective coaching skills and techniques and be knowledgeable of the rules, regulations, and strategies.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, colleagues, school administrators, and parents.
  4. Ability to work Tuesday and Friday 2:45-3:45 p.m., Thursday 3:45-4:45 p.m., attend games, and attend the DCSAA Ultimate Frisbee Championship on Saturday, April 27, 2024.


Other Essential Requirements
  • The coach must abide by SFS and the District of Columbia State Athletic Association's rules and regulations.
  • As a condition of employment, the selected candidate will complete and clear a background and fingerprint screening before the first day of work. Upon hire, they will obtain CPR Certification, First Aid training, Bus training, and other requirements immediately, upon hire.
  • Coaches will maintain a high standard of integrity in all aspects of team management that fosters a culture that promotes the School’s Quaker values and the student’s academic experience and intentionally integrates the School’s core values as the framework for which to coach and build athletic programs. A thoughtful approach and desire to constantly improve and innovative thinking are essential to the success of this role.
  • To be considered, please apply and submit your resume via our online hiring platform.
Diversity Statement

Sidwell Friends School affirms the centrality of diversity and inclusion in all aspects of academic and campus life. Honoring a multiplicity of voices, we celebrate shared joys and address tensions productively. Together, we are guided by Quaker testimonies and seek to answer the question, “How do we nurture a sense of belonging in our community and demonstrate our commitment to a just world?”

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