Description:  Head Varsity Coach for Girls HOCKEY

Job Summary:

  • Coordinate the organization and implementation of the athletic program;
  • Provide coaching and instruction to high school girls in a competitive program.
  • Work collaboratively with athletic director to implement a coaching philosophy that is supportive of student/athletes’ development.
  • Help coaches in the program organize and implement practice plans, periodically attending practices at all age groups and levels;
  • Must have strong interest and commitment to student athlete development, with an emphasis on the student as a person;
  • Coordinate the selection of players for the Varsity team and all high school levels;
  • Design and implement practice plans and game strategies;
  • Serve as both a teacher and a role model on and off the ice;
  • Foster a fun, supportive learning environment for all players;
  • Prioritize the safety of all players on and off the ice;
  • Promote the high ideals of the Orono Public Schools in positive character development of all participants by discussing the importance of education, teamwork, effort, and respect;
  • Interact with and engage parents in a respectful and cooperative manner;
  • Establish rules for the team in partnership with the Athletic Director and consistent with MSHSL requirements pertaining to on and off-ice behavior and eligibility requirements;
  • Motivate student athletes to demonstrate the highest levels of performance and ethics in interscholastic athletics.
  • Communicate effectively with student/athletes, coaching staff, parents, and building administrators, regarding program needs and developments.

Qualifications:

  • Must have strong experience in playing/coaching/evaluating;
  • Head high school coaching experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in a supervisory role.
  • Must possess strong organization and communication skills.
  • Must be a positive role model with strong work ethic and a huge passion for the sport.
  • Coaches will need to be certified to coach through one or more of the following prior to beginning coaching assignment:
    • Valid Minnesota teacher certification, and/or
    • Valid coaching license from accredited college, and/or
    • Completion of the NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching class per MSHSL policy.

Bargaining Group and Level:  NA

Application Procedure:

All applicants must apply online at:     http://bit.ly/oronojobs
or   www.orono.k12.mn.us   >>  District Office  >>  Human Resources

District Website:  www.orono.k12.mn.us

Contact:
Mr. Bucky Mieras, Activities Director
952-449-8414  bmieras@orono.k12.mn.us
or
Dr. Scott E. Alger, Executive Director of Human Resources
952-449-8307  salger@orono.k12.mn.us