Head Football Coach, Varsity

@IMG Academy in Coach
  • Bradenton, Florida, United States
  • Post Date : May 6, 2024
  • Apply Before : August 2, 2024
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About IMG Academy

Named by Sports Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work in Sports in 2024, IMG Academy is the world’s leading sports education brand, providing a holistic education model that empowers student-athletes to win their future, preparing them for college and for life. IMG Academy provides growth opportunities for all student-athletes through an innovative suite of on-campus and online experiences:

  • Boarding school and camps, via a state-of-the-art campus in Bradenton, Fla.
  • Online coaching via the IMG Academy+ brand, with a focus on personal development through the lens of sport and performance
  • Online college recruiting, via the NCSA brand, providing content, tools, coaching and access to a network of 40,000 college coaches

The Head Football Coach, Varsity is responsible for all aspects of training and coaching student-athletes.

Position Responsibilities

  • Prepares a training program for all student-athletes.
  • Assesses the skill development of each student-athlete, and partners with school staff and performance coaches to ensure their ongoing comprehensive development.
  • Assists with the psychological preparation of the student-athlete in both pre-game and post-game.
  • Develops motivational approach to practices and games.
  • Interacts with the student-athlete as a mentor and as an educator of the sport.
  • Responsible for delivering a high-quality program that aids in the annual retention of student-athletes.
  • Assists in the college placement of the student-athlete.
  • Supports and maintains a high level of understanding of the four-year model for the Academy program student-athlete.
  • Effectively communicates to student-athletes and their parents/guardians.
  • Partners with the student-athlete’s parent/guardian regarding their overall development.
  • Assists sport advisors in generating new leads and maintaining an accurate pipeline for enrollments.
  • Assures that proper safety is maintained.
  • Travels to tournaments and other events as needed.
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Experience in coaching and/or playing at the professional and/or collegiate level
  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field
  • Proficiency in training and instructional techniques
  • Strong commitment to student-athletes and their development academically, athletically, and socially
  • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to comprehensive excellence

Preferred Skills

  • Bilingual
  • CPR Certification
  • Valid driver’s license with ability to drive for tournaments, games, travel

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to handle outdoor conditions for a reasonable period of time
  • Ability to move around campus including gym, turf, fields, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays

Background Requirements:

  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug test upon offer

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfect with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
 

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IMG Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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