Girls’ Volleyball Head Coach

Staff / Part-Time

Middlesex School, Concord, MA

We are seeking a passionate and experienced Head Volleyball Coach to lead our team to success. As the Head Coach, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our volleyball program, including player development, strategic planning, and fostering a positive team culture. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who is dedicated to the growth and success of our athletes both on and off the court. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of our student-athletes as we strive for excellence both on and off the volleyball court! If you’re passionate about coaching, dedicated to player development, and ready to lead our program to new heights, we want to hear from you. Apply now to become our next Head Volleyball Coach and embark on an exciting journey of growth, success, and teamwork.

The Head Coach is responsible to take an active role in recruiting potential student-athletes to Middlesex and to communicate regularly with the Athletic Director and Dean of Admissions about these recruiting efforts.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Assigned Assistant Coaches

Essential functions


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Educates individuals, groups, or teams on the rules, strategies, and techniques for assigned athletics program.
  • Organizing and leading practice sessions.
  • Trains, encourages, and motivates athletes to prepare them for games and competitive events.
  • Teaches safety rules and regulations and ensures they are enforced.
  • Develops physical conditioning programs that equip athletes to meet their potential.
  • Evaluates team members to determine fitness levels and potential; advises the head coach on assigning positions or roles to athletes based on strengths and weaknesses.
  • Ensures athletes are using equipment properly and safely.
  • Identifies the strengths and weaknesses of players and modifies coaching strategies accordingly.
  • Remains current on changes in rules, coaching philosophies and techniques, and technology relevant to assigned athletics program.
  • Participates in the recruiting process through Admissions as requested.
  • Actively recruits student athletes to join the Middlesex program.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent leadership and motivational skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of assigned athletics program.
  • Ability to work with student athletes.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to remain calm in high-pressure situations.
  • Ability to work in teams.
  • Leadership

Work environment

  • In a gymnasium, on a field, or other match and practice venue as defined by the assigned program.

Physical demands

  • Remain standing for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to go up and down flights of steps.
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull heavy objects.
  • Ability to stoop, squat, bend, kneel, crouch, and lift.
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds at a time without assistance.
  • Ability to traverse various areas of the facility (including unpaved areas, dirt paths, uneven terrain, etc.) to conduct practice and attend competitions.
  • Communication skills using the spoken word.
  • Ability to see with normal parameters.
  • Ability to hear within normal range.

Travel required

  • Regional travel to away games within the New England market.
  • May be required to travel to a national camp for your assigned sport.

Required education and experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience at collegiate level or higher in assigned athletics program.
  • Experience as a coach at High School level or higher in assigned athletics program.

Additional eligibility requirements

  • Able to successfully complete CHRI, CORI, and SORI checks.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

FLSA Classification


Employment Category

Administrative Staff

Reports to

Assistant Director of Athletics – Operations

Benefits Eligibility

Temporary Part Time Non Benefit Eligible


The team will practice 4-5 times per week in the afternoon and have meets or other events 1-2 times per week (usually on Wednesdays and/or Fridays/Saturdays).

Middlesex School

Concord, MA
High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender