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.

HEAD COACH BOYS' LACROSSE

Phillips Academy is seeking a Head Coach for Boys' Lacrosse. Typical responsibilities include the following:

  • Oversees all aspects of the boys' lacrosse program at Phillips Academy, a Class A member of the competitive New England Prep School Athletic Conference (NEPSAC).
  • Plans and executes 100-minute team practices with assistant coach(es) and coaches in all regular season scrimmages/games (18-19 game season). Coordinates and organizes pre-season spring break trip.
  • Adheres to policies established in Phillips Academy Coaches Handbook
  • Stays current in and expands knowledge of coaching techniques.
  • Working with the athletic director and others, engages prospective student-athletes and their families throughout the admissions process.
  • Partners with college counseling office to assist student-athletes who aspire to collegiate athletics.
  • Models and ensures diversity and cultural competency (respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing, and welcoming cultural differences) in all position responsibilities regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, social class, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, age, language, or origin.
  • The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • At least 2 years’ experience coaching in high school or college setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Played at collegiate level or higher
  • Ability to positively motivate, inspire and be role model to students, on and off the playing field.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with groups and/or individuals, and engage with peers, the public, students, and parents in a positive, empathetic, and professional manner.
  • Ability and willingness to manage a Monday-Saturday practice/game schedule which includes travel to away opponents.
  • Work Environment Characteristics and Physical Demands
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs including coaching equipment
  • Must be able to climb stairs
  • Some of the work will be performed in various weather conditions

Interested candidates should submit a résumé and one-page statement articulating coaching philosophy and/or vision for a varsity lacrosse program.

This position is not eligible for benefits except those required by law.

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.


ASSISTANT ATHLETICS EQUIPMENT AND LAUNDRY ATTENDANT

Phillips Academy seeks an assistant athletics equipment manager/laundry attendant to assist in the athletics stockroom operations. Responsibilities include fitting of athletics equipment as well as inventory; launder and care for athletic uniforms. Academic year position, 25-30 hours per week; Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 3:30pm with some flexibility required. Dependability and strong customer service skills required. Prorated benefits are offered. Full background check required.

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.


FITNESS CENTER MONITOR

Under the immediate supervision of the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, the Fitness Center Monitor is responsible for the oversight of the fitness facility ensuring the appropriate use of all fitness equipment and maintaining a safe and positive workout environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for opening, closing and securing the facility
  • Enforces fitness center policies and procedures
  • Educate students and/ or faculty on the safe and proper use of the equipment
  • Oversees the cleanliness and upkeep of the fitness center
  • Reports equipment malfunction/ damage or maintenance needs
  • Properly triage and report any first aid or injuries
  • Maintain positive and appropriate mentoring relationships with student population

Required Experience:

  • Working knowledge of anatomy, safe training procedures, and the proper use of aerobic, free weight, and related fitness equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Awareness of safety concerns and risk management
  • Ability to work with students of all fitness levels

Consideration:

  • CPR and First Aid Certifications will be required.

Education:

Physical Education and Exercise Science or Sport Medicine Majors highly preferred

Hours are 2-7 p.m. Monday – Friday, academic year. This position is eligible for prorated benefits.

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.