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Job Type:
Part Time
Apply To:
Upper School
Grade Levels:
Job Description:

Westtown School, a Quaker, Pre-K -12th grade, co-ed, private, college preparatory day and boarding school, located in Chester County PA., offers a challenging and diverse curriculum that emphasizes action-based education, critical thinking, collaboration, service, and social action. Committed to character innovation since 1799, Westtown inspires and prepares graduates to become stewards and leaders of a better world.


The school seeks a part-time Varsity Head Coach for our Girls Basketball team.


Position Description: The Varsity Head Coach - Girls Basketball reports to the Co-Director of Athletics.  The successful coach will instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary to realize a high level of individual and team success in their sport.  Instruction should lead to improved ability in the sport as well as good sportsmanship, self-discipline, self-confidence, a healthy attitude towards winning, and a sense of pride in the student-athlete’s accomplishments. A Westtown School coach will also promote the values of Westtown School and the Friends School League and uphold Westtown’s expectations of proper student behavior.


The Varsity Head Coach for Girls Basketball will:

  • Observe the rules of Westtown School, the FSL, and PAISAA
  • Present themselves with professional and appropriate attire
  • Attend Coaches Meetings
  • Evaluate Players and Select Team
  • Plan and Implement Daily Practices
  • Be responsible for team equipment and uniforms
  • Be responsible for team discipline
  • Initiate appropriate and regular communication with student-athletes and parents
  • Follow school procedures regarding transportation, injuries, participation, and meals
  • Report and follow up with athletic trainer about injuries
  • Will maintain current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Remain current with sport theories and techniques
  • Oversee assistant coach(es) and student manager
  • Keep scores and records current and available
  • Promote program via Twitter and other social media outlets
  • Assist in the enrollment of qualified student-athletes
  • Initiate program building activities with Middle and Lower School students
  • Report areas of concern immediately to Co-Directors of Athletics
  • Evaluate and Communicate program needs to Co-Director of Athletics at the end of the season
  • Write and submit individual comments on each student as scheduled


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous Successful Basketball Coaching Experience
  • Has the ability to manage and develop athletes at all levels
  • Demonstrates pertinent technical, theoretical and applied knowledge of basketball


A competitive salary, commensurate with experience, is available. 


Interested, qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Lana Valenzuela, Director of Human Resources, at and select Show All Job Openings.

Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 05/31/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
Position Level:
Upper School
School Name:  Westtown School
Street Address: 975 Westtown Road
City: West Chester
State: PA
Zip Code: 19382
Phone: 610-399-0123
Head of School: Victoria Jueds
Founding Date: 1799
Day / Boarding: Day & Boarding
Age / Grade Levels: PreK-12
Enrollment Size:
Social Media Sites:
Admissions Contact: Nathan Bohn
Admissions Email:

02/13/2018 975 Westtown Road
West Chester, PA 19382

975 Westtown Road
West Chester, PA 19382 School

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