Head Varsity Field Hockey


Milton Academy, Milton, MA

Head Varsity Field Hockey Job Description

Job Description:

Milton Academy is in search of a Varsity Field Hockey Coach for the 2023-2024 school year.  The field hockey program competes in the Independent School League (ISL) and is a member of the New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC). The field  hockey program has a tradition of excellence and has competed at the highest of levels.  The head coach will oversee the entire field hockey program at Milton Academy.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Direct entire field hockey program and comply with the institution, NEPSAC, and ISL protocols
  • Maintain athletic rosters.  It is the coaches responsibility to check attendance, note discrepancies and report any changes to the athletic department.
  • Design and implement practice plans for team along with assistance from assistant coaches
  • Coaches are required to submitting comments for all students to be included in grade reports following the conclusion of the season
  • Recruit and retain prospective students for the program
  • Recruit and retain potential coaches for the program
  • Oversee and mentor assistant coaches
  • Guide the Junior Varsity and Thirds program to ensure they have a competitive roster
  • Assist in the placement of students who have a desire to play field hockey at the collegiate level
  • Follow all safety practices and Academy policies as outlined in the school’s Student Handbook and Coaches Handbook, including the policy against hazing and bullying
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 5 years off field hockey coaching experience at either at a high school or college level and proven success at either level
  • Must demonstrate sportsmanship and role modeling behavior with athletes
  • Must show cooperative behavior, calm, and have a composed demeanor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required

Physical Demands

  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing
  • Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks and function in a fast-paced working environment

Work Environment

  • The Athletics Department is a busy work environment in which there is a significant amount of personal interaction
  • The Coach must be flexible, enthusiastic, hard-working, and responsible
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • The Academy is non-smoking campus

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Milton Academy

Milton, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender