Job Listing
December 3, 2021
Upper School Cross Country Head Coach
Position Start Date: August 8, 2022

The Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles, CA, is seeking an Upper School Cross Country Head Coach beginning August 8, 2022. The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Serving 500 girls in grades 6-12, Archer’s joyful and ambitious program is founded on the latest research around how girls learn best. Archer provides a competitive athletics program that competes in the Liberty League. We are looking for a qualified Cross Country coach that will emphasize the values of leadership, sportsmanship, and values that lie at the core of the athletic program at Archer.

We are currently looking for an experienced Cross Country Coach with
• exemplary coaching skills at the high school level
• strong experience in school-based athletics
• passion for teaching and learning from young people

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Plan, direct, and administer policies for all team practices and games 4-5 days a week
• Oversee Middle School Cross Country program
• Collaborate with athletic support staff to meet team needs
• Communicate with athletes and parents
• Ensure proper safety measures are observed when conducting team trainings
• Be responsible for the actions and conduct of the team whenever they are under your supervision
• Work with the Upper School Athletics Director on the selection and scheduling of meets and invitationals
• Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competitions
• Attend appropriate athletic department staff meetings
• Give appropriate attention, care, and follow-up to student-athletes who are injured or ill, including filling out injury report forms.

• Experience as a club, high school or college-level Cross Country Coach:
• Experience at providing differentiated instruction to athletes of all levels.
• Be organized and demonstrate a strong desire to build the program at all levels.
• Knowledgeable of the fundamentals and techniques of running
• Be a positive role model
• CPR/First Aid certificates preferred

Beyond competitive pay, Archer coaches enjoy working in a highly collegial, student-focused, and joyful community. We seek coaches who will contribute to an equitable and inclusive athletic environment.

Submit resumes to Kim Smith at [email protected]
Kim Smith
[email protected]