Ice Hockey Coach – Girls Varsity

Full-Time

Kents Hill School, Readfield, ME

About Kents Hill School

Kents Hill School is one of the oldest co-ed boarding schools in the country, located on 400 beautiful acres in Maine. We bring boarding and day students together from across the world to engage in self-discovery and growth, both in and out of the classroom. Diversity, equity, and belonging are integral to our community as we actively strive to be an anti-racist school through consistent and ongoing learning for all. Our caring and deeply engaged faculty members truly know each student, and because of that are able to create transformational experiences. With student-centered inquiry at its core, the academic curriculum merges the four dimensions of learning (knowledge, skills, character, and reflection) with PBL (project-based learning) to balance academic rigor with strong support. Students also have the opportunity to explore their passions in athletics and the arts and develop leadership potential with over 30 clubs and activities.

Position Overview

Kents Hill is seeking a Head Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Coach who is passionate about the role athletics can play in the education and character development of student-athletes. The coach will be responsible for player and team development, and committed to building and sustaining a competitive program that will represent Kents Hill in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC).

The Head Coach is also responsible for the administrative operations of the team including managing and reporting player and team statistics, recording player attendance, filming of games, coordinating game schedules and transportation, and other duties assigned by the Athletic Director in support of a safe and dynamic player experience. 

Working in conjunction with the Admissions Office, they will recruit student-athletes and guide prospective athletes’ families through all stages of the admissions process. In addition, the Head Coach will work collaboratively with the College Counseling Office in helping student-athletes who wish to play at the collegiate level after they graduate.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to support players from a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, and athletic abilities and possess a strong ethical coaching philosophy with an emphasis on player development and positive team culture.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of coaching experience at the high school, club, or college level
  • Knowledge of NCAA college hockey programs and the recruiting process for student-athletes
  • Certifications appropriate to the relevant sport, division, or other regulating agency
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Positive attitude and collaborative spirit
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

How To Apply

This is a part-time stipend position with responsibilities from early November through early March. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Human Resources at hr@kentshill.org

Kents Hill School

Readfield, ME
High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender