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1 Jul 2019

Part-Time Head Varsity Boys Soccer Coach

 Mendota Heights, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

Saint Thomas Academy seeks a dynamic candidate to hire as the Head Varsity Soccer Coach. This position will be responsible for all aspects of a comprehensive program for grades 6-12.

Saint Thomas Academy is a Catholic private school located in Mendota Heights, MN that offers college-preparatory, military/leadership for male students in grades 6-12. For more than 130 years, the Saint Thomas Academy community of students, parents, faculty, and alumni has prepared young men to succeed in college and life in an environment shaped by the message of Jesus Christ. Saint Thomas Academy’s tradition, discipline, and spirit influence the life of a young man long after graduation.


  • Hire coaches for all levels of the program
  • Hold organizational meetings for team prospects and encourages students to participate
  • Assess skills and assigns team
  • Develop a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development
  • Work with the Athletics Director in scheduling facilities for practices, events and performances
  • Coach and instruct students, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport
  • Observe students, during events and practice to determine the needs for individual or team improvement
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior and provides proper supervision of team members at all times
  • Monitor the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met
  • Follow established procedures in the event of an injury
  • Conference with parents/guardians, as necessary
  • Follow state, regional, and district regulations governing the program
  • Model sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards students, officials, and spectators set forth by the standards of Saint Thomas Academy
  • Follow established procedures for supplies and uniforms
  • Work with the Athletic Director to develop a policy for awards and submits a list of award winners at the end of the season
  • Participate in special activities to include Parents’ Night, Open House, student orientations, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies
  • Maintain eligibility forms, emergency data cards, insurance records, equipment inventory, and other related records
  • Model nondiscriminatory practices in all activities
  • Participate in required MSHSL training and education
  • Participate in off-season clinics, camps and program activities as directed by the Athletic Director

Job Qualifications: • Coaching experience at the high school or college level is required • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students. • To emphasize the proper ideals of sportsmanship, ethical conduct and fair play • To demonstrate courtesy and respect for all involved in any athletic event: opponents, fans and officials • To encourage leadership, initiative and good judgment by the players on a team • To recognize that the purpose of athletics is to promote the physical, spiritual, mental, moral, social and emotional well-being of individuals • To stress values derived from playing the game fairly • An appreciation for the Catholic spiritual and intellectual traditions, and a willingness and comfort infusing the Catholic faith and values throughout the entire program

Organizational Name: Saint Thomas Academy

Organizational City: Mendota Heights

Position Contact Name: Debora Berglund

Position Contact Title: HR Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: (651)683-1513

Benefits: Not Included

Experience: Required

Setting: Suburban

School Enrollment: 601-800

Minnesota Teacher's License: Information Not Provided

Number of Classrooms: Information Not Provided

Number of Faculty: 51-75

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and references to: Deb Berglund, HR Payroll and Benefits Specialist, via email to or mail to Saint Thomas Academy, 949 Mendota Heights Road, Mendota Heights, MN  55120 Position will remain open until filled

Job Categories: High School. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: To Be Determined.

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