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Career Center
December 10, 2018

Head Crew Coach

St. Paul's School
Brooklandville MD United States
Co-ed Day School, K-4, All Boys Middle and Upper
Position Starts: February 27, 2019
Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

St. Paul’s School, founded in 1849, is a college-preparatory day school in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, with a co-ed Lower School and all-boys’ Middle and Upper Schools.  The school’s mission, “Seek truth, knowledge, and excellence; live by faith, compassion, and integrity,” is the daily standard for all members of our community. 


Mission Statement

 Seek Truth, Knowledge and Excellence; Live by Faith, Compassion and Integrity.


Inclusivity Statement

We at St. Paul’s seek to be an inclusive community where all who come through our doors feel welcomed and embraced.


In our mission, we seek:


Truth - We challenge stereotypes, create awareness, and build understanding.

Knowledge - We view our differences as strengths and as opportunities to enhance learning.

Excellence - We recognize that to become our best selves, we must nurture the full potential in each other.


And live by:


Faith - We believe that everyone is a beloved child of God and deserves to be treated as such.

Compassion - We are courageous; we demonstrate respect and empathy for all people.

Integrity - We live up to our founding principles in order to change our community, our city, and the world.


Job Summary

School at St. Paul’s invites applications for the position of Head Crew Coach for the 2018 - 2019 school year.  This is a part-time position with essential duties and responsibilities including:


  • Lead a sport program which takes place 30 minutes away from campus
  • Develop and institute a program of sequential development for all teams and individuals.  Coaches should be using the same terminology and teaching the same techniques at all levels.
  • A coach must develop a good rapport with numerous individuals and community groups including but not limited to; team personnel, the student body, faculty, administration, maintenance, officials, media representatives, fellow coaches and parents of players.
  • The coach will work with coaches of other sports to encourage students to participate on other teams.  St. Paul’s does not encourage specialization.
  • Diligence, enthusiasm, integrity, honesty and love of the game are all part of the professional pride that should be exhibited by any coach.  Personal appearance and dress should be exemplary.  Public demeanor and decorum should always reflect positively on the school and the athletic department.
  • All coaches must constantly take advantage of the opportunity for self-improvement.  Regular attendance at rules clinics and training opportunities in specific fields is imperative.  Keeping abreast of current literature in professional journals, magazines as well as other media forms is also expected.
  • The use of sound and acceptable teaching practices
  • Run well organized practices using sound teaching progressions
  • Complete pre-season planning well in advance of the starting date and communicate with coaches their responsibilities.
  • Complete a scouting plan early in the season and communicate your expectations to all of the people involved in this plan.
  • Organize, communicate and direct a summer program for all students interested in crew.
  • Assist in the distribution and collection of equipment.
  • Objective criteria to assist in determining which students make which team and how students earn playing time.
  • Motivate students to improve individually and contribute to team improvement.
  • Hold a pre-season meeting with parents and players to inform them of the philosophy of the program as well as the rules and regulations (schedules, practice times, attendance, expectations, etc.)
  • Work with the Admissions Office to attract and secure prospective student-athletes who are interested in crew as well as other sports to St. Paul’s.
  • Develop game plans and efficient strategies in response to opponent offensive and defensive tactics.
  • Assist athletic personnel with pre-game preparation and post-game clean-up. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Must be highly organized and able to lead a sport robust program

Must have the knowledge and ability to teach crew and who understands the balance between athletics and academics.

Education and/or Experience


A minimum of 5 years coaching experience is required.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter and resume via the following link: https://www.stpaulsschool.org/page.cfm?p=7663&LockSSL=true


St. Paul’s School is an equal opportunity employer.


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