Varsity Cross Country Head Coach


Watkinson School, Hartford, CT

Watkinson School, offering inventive teaching and learning to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks an energetic and qualified individual to be its Head Coach of Varsity Cross Country for the 2022-23 season.

This position will run mid-August through mid-November. Practice times are 3:00 – 4:30 Monday through Friday (Wednesdays are 2:00 – 3:45). Race days vary throughout the week and include Saturdays.

This position requires a dynamic, inspirational leader who can be a role model. Duties involve promoting the values of leadership and sportsmanship, planning productive practices, executing effective training and race strategies during practices and meets. And working with the Athletic Director and assistant coaches to develop a competitive program that reflects the mission and culture of the Watkinson community. We seek candidates who enjoy interacting with a diverse group of students.

Other Qualifications

  • Coaching experience with a school or club program
  • College and/or high school racing experience
  • Ability to generate enthusiasm for the sport among current students
  • Ability to attract prospective students to Watkinson School

Watkinson School is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community. We seek candidates of diverse backgrounds. This is a part-time, stipend position. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and three references to

Watkinson School

Hartford, CT
Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender