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Track and Field, Assistant Coach

Phillips Academy seeks an Assistant Track and Field coach for Spring 2023.  

  • Working under the Director of Track and Field and alongside the track and field coaching staff, the assistant track and field coach will have experience, competing and/or coaching, in the hurdle events (300m low hurdles and 110m/100m high hurdles) and/or high jump. 
  • The track and field assistant will have the ability to support novice and intermediate hurdlers and/or high jumpers by explaining effective and safe techniques, designing and teaching technical drills, providing feedback on form, etc. 
  • The track and field coach will exhibit a readiness to collaborate with other t&f coaches to implement speed/strength/endurance training plans, supervise practice sessions, assist with the management of meets, promote community values, and offer encouragement to student-athletes. 

Commitment is approximately 20-25 hours per week (Monday- Saturday) starting in the third week of March and continuing through the end of May.  Monday – Friday practices occur after school with Wednesday practices beginning mid-afternoon.  Track meets, home and away, on most Saturdays throughout spring term.  No benefits.   

The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications: 
• Ability to positively motivate, inspire and be role model to high-school aged students. 
• Be adaptable and enjoy working alongside the current coaching staff


Phillips Academy requires that all student-facing faculty, staff, and administrators, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, be up to date with their COVID vaccination, which includes any boosters that have been added to meet the CDC definition of up to date which now includes the new bivalent booster.

Phillips Academy is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service or any other characteristic protected by law.  Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Phillips Academy | 180 Main St. Andover, MA 01810 | 978-749-4000 |