Head Prep (U19) Girls Hockey Coach/Director of Girls Hockey
February 15, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
High School Sports
Coaching, Coaching - Ice Hockey
4 Year Degree
Culver Academies, an independent boarding school (grades 9-12) located on the shores of Lake Maxinkuckee, Indiana, seeks to fill the position of Head Prep (U19) Girls Hockey Coach/Director of Girls Hockey for the 2018-19 academic year. Culver seeks to grow and expand its Tier-I girls’ hockey program towards national prominence and is seeking a credentialed and driven coach for this leadership. This position will serve as the head coach the current girls prep team (U19) and build a nationally competitive program, adding a U16 team and additional coaching staff in 2019 or 2020.
Responsibilities of the position include providing on and off the ice coaching and player development, recruiting and prospect evaluation, utilizing video as a teaching tool, communicating with players and parents regularly, supporting players’ college exposure and placement, managing assistant coaches, and coordinating with the boys hockey director, coaches, and rink manager. The head coach will attend meetings as requested by the Director of Athletics, perform administrative tasks as required, and will collaborate regularly with athletic department and Culver Academies faculty, staff, and administration.
Requirements of the position include prior head coaching experience at the U16, U19 or collegiate level. Preferred qualifications include collegiate playing experience, nationally credentialed experience and background, prior experience coaching and developing girls, as well as a demonstrated ability in building and growing a program. The successful candidate should have, or be able to obtain, the appropriate USAH CEP level and Age Module and must complete full USAH SafeSport training each season. A valid driver’s license is required and a full background check and drug screen are a part of the hiring process.
Culver Academies established girls hockey in 1998 and has had national success at various points throughout its tenure. The program has produced numerous collegiate hockey players and prides itself on its student-athlete and leadership development, mirroring the school’s mission. The program is well resourced and supports a robust schedule, away travel, and post-season experiences as afforded. A student-athlete’s hockey financial responsibilities consist only of practice/team travel gear and her own equipment needs. Additional program amenities include pre and post season ice availability, video streaming and editing web platforms, on-site skate sharpening, and generous uniform and equipment purchasing schedules. Recently renovated Henderson Ice Arena is a short walk from the girls’ dorms and boasts two sheets of ice with video access, multiple renovated locker rooms including a new second locker room for girls, a performance center, and a player/parent lounge. The program competes in the Mid-Am District at the USAH Tier-I level.
Culver Academies is an independent college preparatory boarding school of 828 students comprised of Culver Military Academy and Culver Girls Academy. Culver’s mission is to educate its students for leadership and responsible citizenship in society by developing and nurturing the whole individual - mind, spirit, and body - through integrated programs that emphasize the cultivation of character. Coaching is one way our full-time teaching faculty or professional staff members at Culver Academies contribute to the lives of our students. This coaching position could be stand-alone or could be combined with other duties on campus for a greater compensation package, depending on a candidate’s background. Interested applicants are encouraged to reach out initially to:
Louise Ericson Director of Athletics Culver Academies 1300 Academy Road #147 Culver, IN 46511 574-842-8216 email@example.com
Josh Pretzer Dean of Faculty Culver Academies 1300 Academy Road #156 Culver, IN 46511 574-842-8091 firstname.lastname@example.org
Culver Academies offers exceptional benefits to full-time employees including excellent medical benefits with low employee premiums and an onsite medical clinic for employees and spouses, an incomparable TIAA-CREF retirement program, a very generous tuition remission program, strong financial support for professional development, daily meals in the Dining Hall for employees and their families, free dry cleaning, cell phone stipend as appropriate, and many others. The Culver Educational Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, visit www.culver.org.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
About Culver Academies
Culver Academies in Culver, Indiana is an independent college preparatory boarding school of 828 students comprised of Culver Military Academy and Culver Girls Academy. Culver educates its students for leadership and responsible citizenship in society by developing and nurturing the whole individual - mind, spirit, and body - through integrated programs that emphasize the cultivation of character. And, with 39 sports and 69 teams, Culver offers a wide variety of athletic opportunities to its students ranging from nationally ranked programs to developmental participatory programs. Culver Academies offers exceptional benefits to full-time employees including excellent medical benefits with reasonable employee premiums and an onsite medical clinic for employees and spouses, an incomparable TIAA-CREF retirement program, a generous tuition remission program, strong financial support for professional development, daily meals in the Dining Hall for employees and their families, free dry cleaning, and many others. Culver Academies is located in northern Indiana on the shores of Lake Maxinkuckee in Culver, Indiana. Culver's access to major metropolitan areas is South Bend, only 45 minute...s away, and Chicago and Indianapolis, both two hours away.The Culver Educational Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.