Assistant Crew Coach Spring 2024 Season

Phillips Exeter Academy | Exeter, NH, United States

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Posted Date 2/16/2024

TITLE: Assistant Crew Coach

REPORTS TO: Athletic Director

SCHEDULE: Sports teams have daytime practice Monday, Tuesday, Thursday ,Friday, with home and away games/matches Wednesday and Saturday. Schedule may vary according to departmental and Academy needs.

REVISION DATE: March 6, 2023

Pay Group



Fiscal Year Weeks







Sport Season




Position Purpose

Instruct or coach teams and individual students in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits, or to improve the athlete’s technique to prepare them for competition.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions with collaboration of Head Coach.
  • Provide training direction, encouragement, and motivation in order to prepare athletes for games, competitive events, and/or tours.
  • Keep abreast of changing rules, techniques, technologies, and philosophies relevant to their sport.
  • Adjust coaching techniques based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.
  • Instruct individuals or groups in sports rules, game strategies, and performance principles such as specific ways of moving the body, hands, and/or feet in order to achieve desired results.
  • Evaluate athletes' skills, and review performance records, in order to determine their fitness and potential in a particular area of athletics.
  • Represent the sports program in a professional manner and within the bounds of good sportsmanship and values of PEA.
  • Transport athletes to games with academy van or minibus.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Possess excellent management, leadership, and interpersonal skills, with ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students by building trust and credibility.
  • Respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as a strong customer focus.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Ability to recognize hazardous situations and adopt effective courses of action.
  • Ability to engage positively with students, employees, and guests.
  • Self-motivated and independent.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including extended hours, weekends, and evenings.
  • A strict adherence to confidential policies is required.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed.
  • High degree of organizational skills with the ability to be flexible and multi-task with accuracy.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions, maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, including stressful situations.

Direct/Indirect Reports


Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Candidates will be required to hold/obtain a NH Commercial Boating License and become CPR/AED certified


  • Has played sport in high school or college or has reached a level of expertise in the sport as an adult through participation coaching or through a formal coaching development program.
  • Experience in an academic institution preferred.
  • Experience working with adolescents in an educational setting preferred.

Physical Requirements

  1. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work and will require the ability to remain standing for extended periods of time, go up and down flights of steps, lift and push heavy objects as well as stoop, squat, bend, kneel, crouch, and lift.
  2. Physically able to act quickly in emergencies.
  3. Ability and dexterity to grasp and grip and safely operate sports equipment.
  4. Ability to lift and transport up to 25lbs without assistance.
      Employment Type
      Part time
      Athletics & Activities

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