Athletics Department & Coaches

Please visit our application portal to view all open positions. If you are interested in multiple positions, please apply separately for each. Human Resources will acknowledge receipt of resumes through email and will contact qualified applicants directly.

Full background checks are required for all positions including fingerprinting, as required by MA State Law. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Phillips Academy seeks an Assistant Athletic Trainer to start as soon as possible. The Assistant Athletic Trainer, along with four certified/licensed athletic trainers, provide sports health care for all Academy students. An academic year position, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will provide athletic training services (injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation along with sideline injury care, game day coverage). Generally, the schedule will be Monday - Saturday with a 40-45 hour work week, depending on the needs of the department and athletic schedule. This is a full-time, exempt position.

The qualified candidate will have certification by the NATABOC to qualify for a Massachusetts State License to practice as well as a BS degree in Athletic Training; A Master’s Degree preferred. Five years working as an Athletic Trainer, preferably with adolescents.

The candidate should be detail-oriented, not only in developing appropriate rehabilitative plans, but also keeping meticulous records of student-athlete progress. The Assistant Athletic Trainer should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills while working one-on-one with student-athlete on a regular basis. This position requires compassion for the injured student-athlete while employing sound communication skills in communicating with student-athlete and parents/guardians alike. The candidate must have the physical stamina and strength to work on her/his feet throughout the day, lift student-athletes, as well as carry athletic training equipment. This is considered an essential employee of the Academy which would require the employee to be present during weather emergencies.

If interested, apply online and include a resume and cover letter outlining your interest in this position.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.


PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ATHLETIC TRAINER

Along with four certified/licensed athletic trainers, provide sports health care for all Academy students. The physical therapist/athletic trainer will spend approximately 50% of their time providing physical therapy services during scheduled physical therapy appointments, and approximately 50% of their time providing athletic training services (rehabilitation, sideline injury care, game day coverage). Generally, the schedule will be Mon-Sat, depending on the needs of the department and athletic schedule. This is an academic year position, .80 FTE.

Qualifications:

Certificates/License: Certification by the NATABOC to qualify for a Massachusetts State License to practice.

Advanced Degrees in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training; three to five years preferred experience working as an Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist, preferably with adolescents.

The candidate should be detail-oriented, not only in developing appropriate rehabilitative plans, but also keeping meticulous records of patient progress. The PT/AT should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills while working one-on-one with patients on a regular basis. This position requires compassion for the injured student while employing sound communication skills in communicating with patients and parents alike. The candidate must have the physical stamina and strength to work on their feet throughout the day, lift patients, as well as carry athletic training equipment.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.


Equipment Manager

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, Phillips Academy seeks an Equipment Manager who will co-manage all matters relating to athletic uniforms and equipment: purchasing, issue, collection, laundering, care, fitting and inventory. Schedules and supervises, and evaluates equipment room staff. Interacts with student-athletes, coaches, administrators, faculty, staff, vendors, parents, and visitors. Academic year position, 34-37 hours per week with rotating Saturday hours required. Dependability and strong customer service skills required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administration and organization: plan, implement, and maintain policies and procedures to provide necessary equipment room operation. Establish a work schedule and supervise staff.
  • Equipment accountability: maintain inventory records, documenting lost or damaged items and replacement or restoration of these items.
  • Purchasing: determine inventory needs based on use and demand.
  • Maintenance: continuously evaluate inventory. Establish a laundry protocol following manufacturer's recommendations for care. Evaluate and repair protective equipment in accordance with NOCSAE, NCAA, and NFHS standards.
  • Fitting of clothing and equipment.
  • Management and professional relations: hire and schedule equipment room staff.
  • Provide support to the Director of Athletics and athletic administrators and staff to maximize the efficient operation of the Department.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Minimum 3 years experience supervising an equipment room in an educational environment, or equivalent.
  • B.A. preferred, AEMA certification preferred (or obtained within 3 years of hire).
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software Excellent supervisory and multi-tasking skills.
  • Positive attitude; routinely interacts with students, faculty, staff, parents, and visitors.
  • Problem solver; must be able to anticipate problems and pursue solutions.
  • Disposition; must be able to handle adversity and unexpected developments in a fast-paced, student-center work environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.