Head Coach Job Description
Experience: Significant coaching experience at college or high school level. Residential camp experience is desirable.
The Role: A Head Coach must first and foremost be a positive role model who enjoys being with, and providing guidance to children. A head coach should possess mastery of his/her respective sport; have an established, successful methodology and be able to assess athlete skill levels, address areas of improvement and establish individual goals for athletes. A Head Coach should be patient, compassionate, and approachable, serving as a mentor for all staff on campus. A Head Coach should have a clear understanding of the mission and vision of camp.
Additionally, it is the expectation that a Head Coach will see themselves as a member of the greater camp community willing to participate in activities beyond athletic coaching responsibilities. He or she must see that every athlete makes friends, grows towards his or her potential, and enjoys doing so. As situations do arise, Head Coaches must have the ability to adjust plans accordingly and maintain a level of flexibility.
Care for the physical and emotional needs of each athlete
Conduct skill evaluations and assist athletes in setting individual goals
Complete end of session written evaluations for each athlete
In partnership with Athletic Director establish and execute skill development curriculum
Provide encouragement and positive, constructive feedback to athletes
Partner with coaches in day-to-day supervision and instruction of athletes
Be involved in daily lives of athletes and coaches; update directors with concerns on a consistent basis, seeking guidance when necessary
Participate in all-camp programs such as Color Wars and the 5K Run.
Supervise camper electives and other recreational activities
Attend daily coaches’ meetings and general staff meetings
Session 1: June 16- June 30
Session 2: June 30- July 16th
Session 3: July 16- July 29th
Coaches can elect to work to work 1, 2, or all 3 sessions.
Travel is reimbursed up to $375for flights or gas to get to and from camp
Room and Board:
Dormitory housing is provided as well as all three meals in the campus dining hall
Some information about 6 Points Sports Academy:
6 Points Sports Academy is located in beautiful Asheville, NC on the state-of-the-art athletic and camp facilities of Asheville School – which is widely regarded as the most beautiful boarding overnight camp facilities in the Southern part of the USA.
We are so proud of our growth – we opened in 2010 with 60 campers, and in summer 2022 we welcomed 850 campers to our facility to assist them in reaching their goals of becoming better athletes, Jews, and humans. At 6 Points, athletes from 35 different states and 7 different countries participate in a unique camping experience that offers top-level sports coaching and all the beloved traditions of overnight camping. Within our kind and nurturing community, campers form friendships for life while feeding their passion for their chosen sport - and achieve a higher quality of life as young Jewish athletes.
6 Points campers are entering 4th - 11th grade girls and boys who are looking to improve their skill level, meet new friends and explore their own Jewish identity(coaches do not need to be Jewish to work at camp).During each day of our two-week long session, campers participate in 4 hours of intensive skill development in one chosen sport (their sports major) and 2 hours of electives.
Our coaching staff is comprised of enthusiastic and competent professionals who are deeply committed to their sport and to the athletes that they coach.
Salaries start at $2200 a sessionWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.
Are you authorized to work lawfully in the USA?
Have you ever (1) been adjudged liable for civil penalties or damages involving sexual or physical abuse of a child, (2) been subject to a court order involving sexual or physical abuse of a child, or (3) had your parental rights terminated because of sexual or physical abuse of a child?
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What session(s) are you interested in working?